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We understand the complexities of today’s business. We know you need to communicate across many channels, to many different customers all over the world. We know how to work with you to bring employees together to rally around a brand and bring that brand to life in your market. We know how to simplify the core essence of who you are and create a common culture of brand experiences that ultimately build your business.
We connect brands to business with an unwavering focus on the customer. Economic value comes from emotional connection with a brand. When a brand creates preference, it speaks to people. It cuts through the noise, the email, the myriad of marketing messages and says: experience me. It makes people want to embrace it. It doesn’t matter if it is a product or a service, if it’s b2b or b2c or b2g...your brand still needs to pull, persuade and make people believe in it.
We pride ourselves on creating websites and applications that are creative, unique, and adaptable. All businesses are unique, so we believe all websites should be. Whether we are building a brochure website or a complex e-commerce application, we’ll learn your business to create a strategy that best serves you and your customers.
Using that strategy, we’ll create a blueprint of your site that demonstrates the user experience, followed by creating the site’s visual voice to define its look and feel. We will then use best coding practices and cutting edge technologies to create a platform that will scale with your business and provide you a flexible, efficient tool to manage your content and messaging.
Your website is your online brand which merits thought, strategy, and effort. We do it the right way and give your project the attention it deserves. Working with you we’ll create a website that is dynamic, informative, unique, and lasting.
We specialize in visual communications that capture the tone and spirit of your organization to attract your audience and ultimately improve your bottom line. Our strategic branding services include naming companies, products and services, as well as, developing timeless logos, tag lines and messaging.
Each project we tackle, large or small, is tailored to fit our client’s marketing objectives.
Award winning designs. Over 17 years in business. An exceptional and talented team. We have a lot to be proud of. But we are more excited about what we’ve helped our clients achieve.
We are an award-winning, Austin-based agency that knows how to navigate today’s rapidly changing environment with marketing as dynamic as the marketplace itself. We serve as a trusted partner and advisor to a wide array of organizations across multiple industries. A3 helps clients cut through the clutter with savvy campaigns that balance traditional media with cutting-edge digital capabilities.
Dee Dee Ritzinger
President & Creative Director
Dee Dee is our founder and CEO. Known for her strategy and marketing prowess, she directs her team to create successful award-winning print and online campaigns for our clients. When she's not hiking 14,000 ft. mountains, she enjoys art, road cycling, and running with our Aussie office greeters, Joules and Jacques.
Dee Dee is a board director for Austin Smiles and past member of Austin Advertising Federation and Entrepreneur’s Organization. Dee Dee holds a BFA in Design and Communications from Texas State University and a marketing certification from the McCombs School of Business at UT.
Senior Vice President, Managing Director
Glen’s renown as a pioneer in digital, integrated strategy and storytelling is matched only by his impressive resume. He was Executive Creative Director at Modem Media, AKQA and T3 here in Austin; CD North America for Y&R Brands and Sr.VP at GSD&M. His client list includes: Microsoft, Visa, Expedia, Xbox, Coca-Cola, Nike, Dell, PlayStation, Mattel, and JP Morgan Chase. Glen has a passion for helping build collaborative cultures, which have won most of the biggest awards in our industry. A San Francisco native, he went to film school and had a punk band before being bitten by the technology bug. He now calls Austin home where he enjoys music, gaming, his four-legged “kids”, and the San Francisco 49ers.
Gaby is positively authentic; from the way she likes her Mexican food to every one of her extraordinary designs. She is A3’s longtime icon builder. As our art director, Gaby transforms our client’s businesses from local favorites to the best in the Nation with her exceptional direction.
Gaby received her BFA in Communication Design from Texas State University and has won numerous awards from industry standard-bearers such as Graphis, LogoLounge, and others. She is also a world traveler, painter, screen printer and Single Mom-extroidinaire.
Stacey is driven by her belief that creative potential exists in each person and every situation. She has over 20 years of experience as a writer, producer, project manager, innovative thinker, and photographer. She loves collaboration and has connected people, dots and ideas in a myriad of public and professional settings.
A native of San Francisco, Stacey came to Austin to attend the University of Texas and never left. Besides Austin's diversity and creative juice, she loves art, film, yoga, Barton Springs and traveling to far-flung places. She serves on the boards of Austin Art Alliance Pecha Kucha, and Community TechKnowledge Software.
Lily graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas State University in Communication Design. She honed her skills by interning at Ilfusion and Blackboard Co. before coming to A3. We love her wholistic artful sensibilities which allows her to create beautiful graphic designs while simultaneously navagating complex back-end development.
The only child of a high-powered businesswoman and a buddhist philosopher, Lily is also an accomplished painter (see Darwin - oil on canvas). She enjoys reading, travel, and the love of her cats, Barney and Gigi.
Cici is A3’s energetic and uber organized Studio Manager. She comes to us with over 25 years of management in creative settings. Her ability to juggle multiple projects while coordinating meetings, handling finances, and ensuring everyone else gets their needs met, continues to blow us away. She also has the most contagious laugh in Austin.
When Cici’s not taking care of business at A3, she’s communing with animals and nature, working in her home garden shop or flying off to Santa Fe to revel in the high dessert landscape, indigenous food, and stunning art that she loves so much.
David's fascination with tech began when, as a kid in Indianapolis, he began designing and programming games on his PC. After graduating with a degree in Computer Science, he headed to Spain to teach English and travel. David arrived in Austin in 2012 and began freelancing. Besides technology, he has a huge passion for what he calls “the narrative arts”. He's currently setting up a website to showcase short films made by Austin filmmakers.
A Purdue computer science graduate, Jon has 9+ years in web development, designing, coding, and maintaining online products including object oriented design principles, API design, user friendly interfaces, database design/queries, and interactive web design. He helped clients at Booz Allen Hamilton transition from legacy software to new web based versions built with technologies; from big data processing with Storm, Hive, and Spark to front end manipulation with Angular JS, ExtJS, D3 JS and jQuery, and content management with Bootstrap and Foundation frameworks.
Amelia is our digital marketing maven who relishes in rolling up her sleeves and getting the job done. This highly organized, resourceful, collaborative leader, brand and creative advocate and multi-tasking guru started her career in the early 2000s and hasn't looked back. Since then, she's collaborated with top minds at JPMorgan Chase, Allstate, Coca-Cola, Aston Martin & HP.
Liz Cook recently graduated from Texas A&M University with a BBA in Marketing. She first joined A3 as an intern in the fall of 2014 and returned upon her graduation as our finest marketing coordinator. Liz focuses on a range of marketing processes and projects. She helps with marketing development and client relations to ensure that client collateral and other communications accurately reflect the brand.
Other than sharpening her project management skills, Liz loves to travel and the outdoors. She grew up with a Dutch father giving her international experience at a very young age and most recently lived in Australia for a brief time period. She often calls on Dr. Suess for inspiration: "You're off to great places. Today is your day. You're moment is waiting. So get on your way."
Designer and photographer currently living and working in Austin, TX who continues to enjoy learning, growing, and exploring through her two different creative outlets of design and photography. The benefits and creative lessons that each of these disciplines have taught her, from the personal to the professional, have been rewarding experiences, and ones that she expects will continue to grow and shape her.
When she’s not honing her creative skills, she can be found at the local watering hole, venturing off to Big Bend country to reconnect with nature, or sitting on her couch enjoying a good book with the company of her cats, Binks and Earl.
Joules Rules. What else can we say? Joules is from South Dakota where she received her puppy PhD. She keeps her pack of A3 team members and clients in line and on point. You often see her sitting in a chair at our conference room table listening in on meetings. Joules is not shy and will let you know how much she appreciates you with a big doggy kiss. When she is not working, Joules enjoys, swimming, climbing 14K foot mountains in Colorado and running at the Austin Greenbelt.
Jacques' key responsibility as Studio Greeter is to announce newcomers and herd them to our reception area or the conference room. Once he has guided the individuals to their designated area, Jacques stays vigilant for the next incoming client or delivery professional. Jacques also endorses recycling. You can often find him scoping out the bins to see if anyone has dropped food containers that were not properly cleaned. In his off time, Jacques loves the great outdoors and dreams of being an agility competitor.
A3 was founded in 1996 by our President and Creative Director, Dee Dee Ritzinger. Our offices are in downtown Austin.
Our core team is comprised of marketing strategists, branding experts, graphic designers, and programmers.
Junior Front End Developer
A3 Creative offers a fun, vibrant work environment in downtown Austin. You will have the opportunity to learn and grow your skill-set, while making a real contribution to a rapidly expanding agency.
The Junior Front End Developer is a unique position that requires many hats. On a typical day, our Front End Developer could be developing HTML and CSS for a mobile website. The next day, you may be updating a website in Expression Engine, our content management system. Because our web team is a specialized group of three, the Front End Developer must be able to step into many different roles and help out where they can.
To apply, please send your resume and portfolio (both are required) to firstname.lastname@example.org.×
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A3 never shares our clients' personal information with outside parties. We do not sell, rent or disclose your personal data. It's as simple as that.
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