It's not just about great design but a greater impact.  An impact that's fueled by inspiration, aspiration, and imagination. An impact that influences people to relate, resonate, retain, and respond to. An impact that disrupts standards, pioneers trends, and expands boundaries.

Background

With over a decade of professional experience in the areas of creative direction, visual design & consumer communication, Thomas Rafael is humbled to have the opportunity to work with some of the most influential companies in the world. Equipped with strong visual aesthetic, conceptual processes, leadership abilities, a proven results-driven approach, and a profound respect for his craft—Thomas Rafael has contributed exceptional creative for multi-industry, multi-level, domestic & international businesses.

Precept

Conceive. Create. Captivate. Conquer.

Conceive the purpose, the strategy, and the creative direction that sets you apart from competitors while bringing you closer to your audience
Create all collateral needed to drive results, increase return, improve value and deliver overall success with strong visual aesthetics, humanized communications, and emotional and intellectual connections
Captivate your audience, intellectually and emotionally, with memorable and timeless creative that educates, inspires, connects, and excites
Conquer the world—together

Expertise

Brand Identity, Messaging, and Culture
Creative Direction and Creative Strategy
Visual Design and Art Direction
Creative Problem Solving
Digital, Video, and Social Media Campaigns
User Interface and Experience Design
Exhibition and Interactive Installations
Product Design, Positioning and Packaging
Corporate Presentations and Collateral
Creative Team Management & Leadership

Education

Thomas Rafael received a Bachelor’s Degree with Honors from Steven’s Institute of Technology – Art & Technology. He also holds Secondary and Tertiary Degrees for Music & Technology and Minority, Gender, and Cultural Studies respectively from Steven’s Institute of Technology.

Reflection

Do not neglect the gift that is in you, which was given to you by prophecy with the laying on of the hands of the eldership. Meditate on these things; give yourself entirely to them, that your progress may be evident to all.

— 1 Timothy 4:14-15 NKJV