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This is me,

Tim Zuellig

I am a professional Creative Director.
I am a Product Marketing Manager.
I design User Experiences for brands and products.

I make your product stand out.

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Spotlight work:

YARDMAX Creative Direction, eCommerce, and Experience Design

Launching a new brand into the world may seem easy. Creating every brand touchpoint and shaping the narrative is a little more involved. Going from startup to $20M in sales 4 years later means there’s a lot of touchpoints to consider. If it showed up, I had a hand in creating it.

Zoopass Mobile App

Complete design and UI for mobile App for the Zoological Society of Milwaukee, at Milwaukee County Zoo.

Brand Design and Development: Full Boar

Full Boar is a new brand of outdoor power equipment in development since 2018. From the brand name to the color of the products, and the creation of everything in between, take a look at my involvement and what I did.

Design Development and Direction

One of the things I love about being a designer is when I get to use every square cell of my brain. Which was the case when we were founding and creating this digital publication way back in the 1990s. Still, it remains one of my favorite projects of my career.

What do I do, anyway?

Creative Direction

Seasoned and innovative Creative Director, where I’ve managed teams of one to 10 in many capacities and environments. I’ve worked all sides of all aisles in this capacity, overseeing and generating copy, campaigns, digital and interactive, video, and large-scale web environments.

User Experience Creation

The term “UX” has been thrown carelessly around so often its meaning is murky even to industry professionals. I define it as anything that exists anywhere that a customer experiences with one or all of the five senses. Where it relates to what I do is in the creation of any materials that reflect on the brand, and how a person’s interaction with that will shape their perception of your product, service, or organization.

UI Design and Direction

I’ve been designing user interfaces for many moons. From Facebook games to simplifying complex menu structures in document libraries, I always strive to make the interface “disappear,” making interaction with the information as seamless and enjoyable as possible. 

eCommerce Design/Implementation Specialist

eCommerce creation of responsibility for all content, landing pages, and product data on retail sites. In-depth knowledge of EDI systems, connections to CRMs, and transactions on large-scale online retail systems (Home Depot, Amazon, Lowe’s, Walmart, COSTCO) from upload to fulfillment. Troubleshooting systems and transactions from initial onboarding through shipment. Optimizing product data, and utilizing those systems’ built-in advertising to keep products visible and sold, and to launch new products and maintain entire storefronts of products.

Integrated Marketing Programs

A fully integrated marketing campaign involves the use of two or more platforms working in concert.  Keeping information consistent, measuring feedback, adjusting on the fly – everything must work together and enhance the other. These are some of my favorite types of projects, as it involves a multi-disciplinary approach and a diverse team of people.

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Everything Else Here

Throughout my career, I’ve continued to write content for marketing, advertising, corporate communications, technical manuals, instruction manuals, videos, blog posts, social media, and pretty much anywhere you would have the opportunity to read. 

Testimonials

Shad Shafer

YARDMAX®

Tim is truly one in a million…he brings a creative zest to all elements of his work, an attention to detail like no other, and a relentless work ethic. His wide range of skills and a true love of learning new things makes him an asset to any organization. To top it all off he is as genuinely as good of a guy as you can meet. I hope we have an opportunity to work together again one day.

Will Fowler

Director of Innovation

Having worked with and hired creatives for many years I’m usually hoping to zero in on one or two core competencies in a candidate. Not the case with Tim he has the broadest skillset of any creative I have ever worked with. He is a stellar graphic designer with decades of experience in print design, branding, UI/UX. He is a master of communication both written and verbal. He also has extensive experience in web design, and video creation for television and web. Despite his many years of experience he has managed to expand his skillset into each new technology, blending proven design principles with modern communication mediums like social media and mobile.

Chase Baker

OneTouchpoint

I had the privilege of working on a creative team directly under Tim’s leadership. In a very short time I learned how dedicated Tim is to both his profession and his staff. Despite that fact that he has being doing his job for quite some time he still brings energy and passion into the office every day to lead his team by positive example. When working on creative, Tim somehow manages to consistently bring strong ideas to the table. Unlike some creative leaders in the industry Tim very much values the input and ideas of others on his team, encouraging them all to reach for and achieve their highest potential. This kind of strong leadership and positive environment allows for new ideas to flow freely and yielded many strong creative projects for our team. Wherever Tim goes in the future he will bring an unmatched dedication to creativity and a love for the arts with him. I would give Tim my highest recommendation for any senior creative positions — which is not given out lightly.

Laura Sivak

Wolters Kluwer

Tim is one of the most hardworking people I’ve ever had the pleasure of working alongside. He tirelessly strives to create impactful and striking designs which engage the customer. Constantly brings fresh ideas to brainstorming sessions and isn’t afraid to step outside the proverbial box. He is able to effectively convey those ideas across various teams, from designers to production managers. Tim integrates both digital and print design to create a solid campaign package including email, banner ads, landing pages and print media.

Get In Touch

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Phone

312 888 0073

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