XYZ Graphics Hires Steve Thompson as Creative Supervisor
April 06, 2011
XYZ Graphics, a leading creative service, image creation and post-production studio announce today, the recent hire of Steve Thompson as Creative Supervisor. Coming to XYZ with more than fifteen years of experience Thompson will be responsible for the growing creative, interactive and digital need of its clients.
“Steve is a proven and respected visionary who has built and launched many brands into category leaders,” said Steve Waterloo, President of XYZ Graphics. “Now, more than ever, our clients are looking to us as their creative partner and problem-solver. With the continually shifting landscape of our industry I’ll be looking to Steve to head up our creative team and become the conduit for our clients creative needs.”
Thompson has spearheaded creative and marketing initiatives for both international and domestic brands, including, Nike, ESPN, ABC, Diesel, 7 for All Mankind, and New Balance. Most recently his position as Owner and Chief Creative for Steve Thompson Design enabled him to partner with brands to build marketing and design solutions specifically for creating desire, brand recognition and profitability.
“With XYZ I feel like I found the perfect mix of creative and technological possibilities,” Said Thompson. “They are not afraid to adapt or evolve and they always know that keeping their clients fresh and relevant is job #1; I’m looking forward to an exciting future with XYZ.”
Thompson, lives with his family in the SF bay area, and will be based out of the San Francisco studio, where he will oversee creative projects in all three XYZ locations.
XYZ creates and alters still and motion imagery for advertising using state of the art creative technologies. Founded in 2001 by Steve Waterloo and Sean McGlynn, the company has become the go-to solution for those who believe the creative process doesn't stop until their brand is in front of the public. The company has a client roster of award-winning advertising agencies and brands such as: Goodby Silverstein & Partners, Venables Bell & Partners Crispin Porter Bogusky, Draftfcb, BBDO West, Saatchi & Saatchi, Deutsch, Cisco, Williams Sonoma among others. XYZ has studios in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Boulder, CO. Additional information can be found at www.xyzgraphics.com