Nelson Kunkel

Nelson Kunkel

Director / Design @ Deloitte Digital

Location
San Francisco Bay Area
Industry
Design

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Nelson Kunkel's Summary

I have been a professional creative thinker, designer and problem-solver for over 19 years -- and non-professionally since I can ever remember. Within me is an unsatisfied burning desire to create, to build and to make things better. With this, I have consulted with Fortune 50 companies, built agencies, created brands and spent the better half of age eight naively attempting to turn my grandmother's 13-inch black and white television into a color monitor. I ruined it, by the way, save a single, potentially (but unverified) greenish line across the middle of the screen.

In 1994 myself and two other visionary souls (now famed entrepreneurs David Kidder and Steve Skewes) founded an interactive design studio tragically named: Net-X. Propelled by a drive to understand this new digital frontier and an odd and illusive partnership with Silicon Graphics, we became a success known for web-authoring software services on the backs of clients such as Xerox, Bausch & Lomb, Ray Ban and Young & Rubicam. In March of 1996, we sold Net-X to Target Vision and thus began a love affair with building businesses.

Since then, I have spent an obsessive amount of my life daydreaming about how to improve the world around me.

Along the way, I've worked with and learned from some unique characters, including James Wondrack (who taught me about the art of detail, the purpose of things and the awareness of physical objects in a flat mediums), Dave Rollert (from whom I am reminded to always be curious, even in the face of corporate thinking), Karen Dawson (who believes in leading gracefully and taught me to find inspiration in everything), Tony Fross (who is still teaching me about the human world and the art of communication) and Giles Dickerson (who teaches us all to connect with what we do and stay away from that which is not authentic).

Nelson Kunkel's Experience

Director / Executive Creative Director

Deloitte Digital

June 2011Present (3 years 4 months) San Francisco Bay Area

Nelson Kunkel's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Poverty Alleviation
    • Organizations I support:

      • charity: water

Nelson Kunkel's Skills & Expertise

  1. Interaction Design
  2. Graphic Design
  3. Digital Branding
  4. Creative Strategy
  5. Online Marketing
  6. Creative Problem Solving
  7. E-commerce
  8. Corporate Identity
  9. Brand Architecture
  10. User Interface
  11. Information Design
  12. Online Advertising
  13. Marketing
  14. Interactive Media
  15. Mobile Applications
  16. User Experience
  17. Creative Direction
  18. Interactive Creative Direction
  19. Integrated Marketing
  20. Experience Design
  21. Advertising
  22. Strategic Communications
  23. Digital Marketing
  24. Information Architecture
  25. Digital Strategy
  26. Entrepreneurship
  27. Strategy
  28. Badassery
  29. Start-ups
  30. Art Direction
  31. Brand Development
  32. User Interface Design
  33. Content Strategy
  34. Corporate Branding
  35. Web Design
  36. Branding & Identity
  37. Brand Management
  38. Concept Development
  39. Digital Media
  40. Email Marketing
  41. Interactive Advertising
  42. Interactive Marketing
  43. Mobile Marketing
  44. User Experience Design

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