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Bio
Schooled in both visual communications and engineering, Ben Thoma is a visual problem solver. Before advertising he was a college mascot, home repair supervisor and Mac Genius. As an art director, his clients have been as varied as his experience, with digital and above-the-line work for: TIME Magazine, Lufthansa,… Read More
Schooled in both visual communications and engineering, Ben Thoma is a visual problem solver. Before advertising he was a college mascot, home repair supervisor and Mac Genius. As an art director, his clients have been as varied as his experience, with digital and above-the-line work for: TIME Magazine, Lufthansa, U.S Air Force, Frank's RedHot Sauce, Dos Equis, and Volvo. He founded the Austin chapter of CreativeMornings and currently leads the organizing team presenting monthly, inspiring talks over breakfast tacos. Read Less
Awards & Honors
Gold / Austin ADDYs / 2014
Mobile Site of the Day / FWA / 2013
Gold / Reggie Awards / 2010
Silver / The One Show / 2009
Honoree / Webby Awards / 2009
Finalist / Creativity's "Hearts & Minds" Book Cover Competition / 2008
Conferences & Events
Ongoing CreativeMornings
2013-14 SXSW Interactive / Presenter
2009 TED Conference / Palm Springs
2008 OFFF Conference / Lisbon
Full Resume
Work Experience
  • Creative Director
    R/GA // Austin, TX, USA
  • Senior Art Director
    GSD&M // Austin, TX, USA
  • Senior Art Director
    Razorfish // New York, NY, USA
  • Visiting Instructor
    Pratt Institute // Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Senior Art Director
    Profero NY // New York, NY, USA
  • Art Director
    Euro RSCG // New York, NY, USA
  • Art Director
    Freelance // New York, NY, USA
  • Art Director
    Source Marketing // Westport, CT, USA
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