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theGKWco is an Austin, Texas based Creative Strategy & Execution Agency with a focus in Brand Development, Web, Interactive & Mobile Experience Design & Development.
DISCOVERY
We audit and analyze your existing digital brand.
Digital BRANDSTRATEGY
We develop a tactical plan to influence the digital brand and technical direction.
ConceptualEXPLORATION
We develop the visual, verbal, and technological approach based upon the Digital Brand Strategy.
CreativeExpression
We implement the concept in client specific print and digital mediums.
Digital BrandManagement
We provide the tools to maintain the integrity of the digital brand.
Our Process
  • Discovery

    We audit and analyze your existing digital brand.

  • Digital Brand Strategy

    We develop a tactical plan to influence the digital brand and technical direction.

  • Conceptual Exploration

    We develop the visual, verbal, and technological approach based upon the Digital Brand Strategy.

  • Creative Expression

    We implement the concept in client specific print and digital mediums.

  • Digital Brand Management

    We provide the tools to maintain the integrity of the digital brand.

Our Work

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Well ain't that purty.

  • Torchy’s Tacos
    Branding + Interactive
  • Henley Bond
    Branding + Identity + Web
  • CCW
    Branding + Identity + Web
  • Colleges of Distinction
    Branding + Identity + Web
  • TXHSA
    Branding + Identity + Web
  • Human Rights Campaign
    Branding + Identity + Web
  • NEI
    Branding + Identity + Web
  • College Forward
    Web
  • Jack Ryan Jewelers
    Branding + Identity + Web
  • Cinematic Arts Experience
    Branding + Identity + Web
  • Moniker
    Web
  • uStudio
    Web

Our Clients Include

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A snapshot of our recent client list. Each and every one of you are special to us.

  • Predictive Science is a GKW client
  • Human Rights Campaign is a GKW client
  • Redfan is a GKW client
  • Torchy’s Tacos is a GKW client
  • HAAM is a GKW client
  • Austin Film Festival is a GKW client
  • Acton MBA is a GKW client
  • Barnett Financial is a GKW client
  • Moniker is a GKW client
  • Colleges of Distinction is a GKW client
  • Henley Bond is a GKW client
  • NEI is a GKW client
  • TXHSA is a GKW client
  • College Forward is a GKW client
  • Compass Learning is a GKW client

A brand image belongs not to a brand – but to those who have knowledge of that brand.

- Jeremy Bullmore

What We Do

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We make all things with all our heads, hands and hearts providing solutions that transform brands and grow businesses through combining the strongest elements of research, strategy, design, marketing and technology.

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Branding + Identity

A brand is the idea or image of a specific product or service that consumers connect with, by identifying the name, logo, slogan, or design of the company who owns the idea or image.

  • Brand Strategy
  • Naming
  • Research
  • Concept + Ideation
  • Product Branding
  • Experience Planning
  • Logo Design
  • Positioning
  • Design methodologies
  • business & product planning
  • conceptual design & mapping
  • creative workshop facilitation
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Web + Development

We develop tactical plans to influence the digital brand and technical direction.

  • Planning + Strategy
  • Mobile + App Design
  • Interface + User Experience
  • Social Strategy
  • Architecture + Wireframing
  • Visual Site Design
  • Hosting + Scaling
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Design + More

We implement the concept in client specific print and digital mediums.

  • Advertising Campaigns
  • Creative Copywriting + Editing
  • Collateral Design
  • Illustration + Photography
  • Environmental Design
  • Video + Motion Design
  • Package Design
  • Iconography

Head Honchos

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We create an environment where people can do the best work of their careers. Our large network of talent includes photographers, motion designers, developers and copywriters. We assemble the team most suited to the task at hand.

  • Chris Ollier

    Founder + Creative Director

  • Sara Carter

    Founder + Managing Director

  • Randall Macon

    Strategy + Innovation

You’re probably wondering what GKW stands for… there’s a large group people who wonder as well. Unfortunately for you, there are only three people in the world who know what it stands for. We’ve been offered bribes and even a first born child to give it up, but we’re not budging. Here are some of the guesses.

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    Gifted Kick-ass Workerbees
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    Galloping Kamikaze Warriors
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    Guidance Knowledge Willpower
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    Grassy Knoll Witness
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    Calvinist Hopper Penguins
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    Geminis Keep Wowing
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    Giant. Killer. Whales.
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    GOTTA KEEP WORKIN!
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    Good Kindhearted Woman
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    Going to Kiss Willie!
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    God Knows What
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    Go Kiss Willie!
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    God Knows What?
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    Geminis Keep Wowing
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    Grab Kick Whistle
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    Good King Wenceslas
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    George Kills Witches
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    Gnomes ‘n Kinky Wizards
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    Good Kids Win
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    Good Karma Works
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    Gallery King Wrestler
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    God Knows What