Past and current accounts:

Toyota

Epson

Taco del Mar

Nike

Yahoo!

Wasatch Brewery

Street of Dreams

Children's Gym

Suzuki

Fidelity Funds

Microsoft

First Tech Credit Union

Gateway Computers

Knowledge Universe/Kindercare

Navallier Funds

Massey & Quick

Wells Fargo

Intel

Biamp

Mentor Graphics

Rolling Rock

Harry & David

CareSource Health

Argent Mortgage

Bridgeport Brewing

Adidas

Franz Bakery

Mid Rogue IPA

Portland Clinic

John Hancock

Eastland Golf

Beth Israel

Southern Oregon University

Northwest Education Association (NWEA)

Advantage staffing

Aria consulting

Salomon

K2

Mitsubishi

Rockwell Semiconductor

Lotus Software

On Semiconductor

 

SUMMARY

I’m an award-winning writer/creative director with nearly two decades of professional experience. My work has included consumer and B-to-B communications in the vertical markets of Healthcare, Finance/Banking, Beverages, Outdoor/
Leisure, Technology, and a few others. I work closely with my clients to understand their business needs and objectives whether for branding issues, sales goals, competitive pressures, market forces/trends or current events. Specializing in General Advertising, Strategy Development, Product and Brand Launches, Digital Advertising, and Public Relations.
Portfolios: www.tomluxads.com and www.commercialspelunking.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

Tom Lux Ads
Portland, OR 2007-Present
Work with companies and agencies to create high quality communications and provide marketing and creative consultation. Partial client list: AllCare Health, Wasatch beers, The Walter Collective, Nike, Harry & David, Portland Clinic, and Beth Abraham Hospital.

Harry & David

Medford, OR

2005-2007

Copywriter responsible for creating TV spots, retail advertising, POP and catalog to develop a unified brand approach to build market awareness and drive sales.

The Woo Agency

Los Angeles, CA

2004-2005

Associate Creative Director responsible for direct mail and catalog writing.

Saatchi & Saatchi

Los Angeles, CA

2002-2004

Freelance writer working on Toyota and Suzuki accounts creating car brochures, POP, and digital campaigns.

DDB

Los Angeles, CA

2000-2001

Staff copywriter creating print and radio advertising for Epson and Wells Fargo.

Hill Holliday

Boston

1998-1999

Staff copywriter creating print advertising for John Hancock, Rolling Rock Beer and Lotus Software.
1998-1999

 

INDUSTRY AWARDS

Rosey: the Walter Collective Gin (2015)
Rosey Merit: the Children’s Gym (2009)
Multi Channel Merchant Gold: Harry & David (2006)
Belding: Toyota.com (2001)

EDUCATION

Master’s degree in Communications, University of Wisconsin 1989

PUBLICATIONS

Essayist/humorist published multiple times in: The Medford Mail Tribune, Minneapolis Star Tribune and
St. Paul Pioneer Press Dispatch.