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Advertising is all about the work. Every headline we write is just a starting point. Where we take an idea depends on where we want it to go. In the following examples, you’ll get a small glimpse of how we breathe life into good ideas. And you’ll also discover something else we’ve known for a long time: the better the work, the shorter the case study.

Honor
Morgan Jewelers
Superhero

Great Work. It's what put us on the map.

As our clients’ revenues and brand presence continue to grow, so do we. Which helps us keep our handshake/email ratio exactly where it should be. We’ve got fully staffed offices in key markets all across the country, so we can be there when you need us.
Literally.

Leadership

Our blueprint for success has been simple: how we accomplish our mission is just as important as the mission itself.
It takes brains, talent and passion. Everything this team takes the lead on.

Dave Thomas

Principal, Chief Executive Officer

Sharon Rask

Principal, Chief Operating Officer

Tom Scandaliato

Principal, Managing Director, New York

Troy Thomas

Principal, President, Chief Creative Officer

Anne Wood

Principal, President, Chief Marketing Officer

Matt Thomas

Principal, Film and Motion Director

Alan Hills

Executive Director, Strategic Performance

Jeff Olsen

Executive Director, Creative Strategy & Client Service

Lance Oscarson

Executive Director, Creative

Mark Brooks

Executive Director, Technology

Tom Pratt

Executive Director, Creative and Business Development

Russ Nelson

Chief Financial Officer

Our Specialties

Great work gets you noticed. And great companies notice why. To inspire confidence in our clients, we continually need to hit the mark on a target that’s always moving. And how do we do that? It’s simple.  We evolve. And then deliver our signature product: thought, well executed.

Business Strategy
Creative
Content Marketing
User Experience
Social Media
Research & Analytics
Media Planning
Public Relations
Interactive Development
Branding

A Few of Our Clients

In all our years of advertising, there’s one thing we’ve continually stressed to our clients: you’ll do more for your brand by breaking the rules than by following them.
Listed below are a handful of incredible companies we’ve been fortunate enough to work with—You’ll quickly see why their campaigns are also our latest success stories.

How We Work

Without a good execution, a strategy is only a plan — something you intend to do. We call ourselves problem solvers because that’s what we do. And we’re really good at it. We can spot opportunities where others can’t. And it’s probably because we have more “a-ha” moments per capita than anyone else.

Problem
Problem

Ever wonder why some businesses don’t grow as fast as expected or why their profit margins are so skinny while their competitors are thriving? We sure do. And that’s where we start our focus.

Insight

Once we’ve identified the relevant problem, we spend a lot of time trying to understand it, to gain a new perspective of it. This usually happens after we’ve looked at it from a million different angles and turned it upside down and inside out.

Insight
Validation
Validation

Just like any smart researcher, we do our homework. We run tests. We gather analytics. We test those analytics. We poke and prod and shake our insights to see if there are any holes. And once we’re satisfied, we let the magic happen.

Solution

This is the toughest part of the process. It’s also the most satisfying and rewarding. Arriving at the big idea can transcend any strategy. And that’s what we’re after. Something brand-new and completely unexpected. Something that really moves the needle for our clients.

Solution

Portfolio

It takes artistry and know-how to create a memorable campaign. And of course, just the right amount of magic.

Zions Bank
Honor
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Key Garff: Tips By Tots
Tips By Tots
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Zippy Shell: Bear
Bear
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VSP Vision Care: Superhero
Superhero
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Morgan Jewelers Website
morganjewelers.com
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VSP Vision Care: Look
Look
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AARP Driver Safety: Tips By Tots
Tips By Tots
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Zions Bank
Playing the Branch
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Ken Garff: A Really Soft Bargain
A Really Soft Bargain
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What can we do for you?

It’s true that good ideas can come from anywhere. But ThomasARTS is a great place to start.

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Our Offices

The teams that know how to win big are the ones who can take it coast to coast. Stop by one of our national offices and say hello.

Utah

UT

240 South 200 West
Farmington, UT 84025
Office: 801-451-5365

California

CA

3070 Bristol St. Suite 340
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Office: 714-375-7800

Washington, D.C.

DC

1300 L St. NW, Suite 900
Washington, D.C. 20005
Office: 202-450-1843

New York

NY

55 Broadway, Suite 1801
New York, NY 10006
Office: 646-572-7500

Minnesota

MN

11000 Prairie Lakes Dr., Ste 275
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Office: 952-252-1900

Texas

TX

4400 Post Oak Parkway
Houston, Texas 77027
Office: 281-972-5365

It’s Not a Franchise Without The Players.

Everybody here is in the game. There are no sidelines. If you’re looking for your next big job opportunity, this is it.

Front End Developer - Farmington, UT

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We are seeing a Front End Developer who must have a deep understanding of graphic design, page layouts, Javascript, SASS, and responsive design principals, and keeps on top of emerging technologies. This developer is capable of, and passionate about creating kick a** websites.  This is a hands-on role in a team environment. Flexibility, adaptability and the ability to communicate effectively in various technical and creative environments are a must. Our developer delivers clean code and quality work while adhering to strict coding standards. We are looking for a leader that will contribute to growth of the team. Understanding of Back End frameworks is required.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Leading the team in front-end development technologies.

• Building pages, layouts, and templates from design files for new sites.

• Adding and suggesting site features, updating and improving client’s current websites.

• Coding front-end site features such as form validation, popup boxes, input dialogs. Dynamically generate and manipulate page content.

• Assist team in determining work difficulty and project / task time estimates.

• Designing rich media advertisements and stand-alone assets in HTML5.

• Implement, document, enforce, and maintain code specifications, coding standards, and best practices for the development team.

• Assisting team members in growing and developing their abilities.

• Other duties as assigned.

Skills Required

1. You have a BS degree in web design, multimedia design, computer science, or related field, or possess equivalent career experience.

2. You are very proficient in HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3, PHP, responsive designs, and graphic design products (Adobe CC).

3. Background in JavaScript and jQuery is a plus.

4. Strong understanding of cross browser compatibility.

5. You have the ability to integrate front end pages with backend languages; usually PHP and Ruby. i.e. create templates, make and handle ajax calls, etc.

6. You are excellent with with JQuery, Bootstrap.

7. You have a solid understanding of usability and user experience principals.

8. You can operate effectively as a member of the development team, contributing your expertise and providing advice for decision makers.

9. You meet expectations and deliverables on time while maintaining quality and taking great pride in your work. Effectively writing clean, well structured, and maintainable code.

10. You have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills effectively communicating and building positive working relationships.

11. Demonstrates strong creative skills as well as coding.

Prefered Qualifications

1. Experience with GIT source control.

2. Comfort at a *nix command line.

3. Asset compilers and managers like Assetic and Compass.

4. Frontend JS libraries such as Angular, Polymer, Backbone.

5. Experience coding Wordpress and Drupal templates.

6. Experience with php tinplating libraries like Twig and Smarty.

7. Experience with Agile Scrum.

8. Experience using PHP MVC frameworks.

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User Experience, Information Architect - Farmington, UT

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A User Experience/Information Architect is needed in a healthcare corporate environment to map current state and future state sites to improve overall consumer experience. Person will be responsible for identifying online steps and process in order to document and communicate to development team. Web user experience expertise is essential and familiarity with health insurance purchase process would be valuable. UIUX, information architect or business analyst previous experience would provide candidate with best experiences to handle this work. The assignment will to be review Medicare-specific web experiences for two company websites. Medicare or healthcare experience is not required. The first assignment is to map current state information architecture diagram of these sites and to make recommendations on improvements, prioritizing them and communicating to business and marketing leads. Once decisions are finalized this person will work with and communicate plans to our web development team. The second area of responsibility is to visually map online and offline processes, demonstrating the consumers’ end to end user experience for internal discussions and implementation.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Create wireframes for business and marketing personnel (high level, not for developers) and process flows to demonstrate current

• Determine optimal user experience for the sites, communicating with business team

• Create consumer personas, prepare storyboards, taxonomies, and/or user flows

• Project outcomes for future state experiences, work with business lead to determine metrics and measurements for the site

• Map future state consumer experience for business leads with documentation and plan for developers

• Effective communication with business and marketing teams as well as development teams

Skills Required

• Intermediate level or above understanding of user-centered design / web usability best practices

• Experience with one or more diagramming or prototyping tools (e.g., Visio, or Axure)

• Effectively communicate current/future state ideas visually

• Experience in all phases of the front end project cycle from concept to wireframes, design and development needed

• A PLUS (not required) would be knowledge of research and evaluation techniques such as card sorting, heuristic review, usability testing and web analytics analysis.

• Knowledge of latest web design standards and interaction models

• Understanding of site audit processes to achieve optimal results for search rankings

• Business analyst knowledge of web development processes preferred

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, and on the basis of disability.

Prefered Qualifications

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Account Planner - Farmington, UT

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The role of the Account planner is to represent the consumer in the development of marketing campaigns. By understanding both emotional and rational needs of consumers, the account planner helps lay the strategic framework that connects consumers with the client’s brand. These insights serve as the foundation for the development of strategic marketing plans. Candidate will demonstrate ability to work on multiple client plans simultaneously as well as coordinate with internal service areas and external service providers.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Working with client and account management teams to clearly define measurable client objectives and goals.

• Identify key insights related to consumers, clients, competitors and industry trends.

• Oversee client sponsored research, including qualitative and quantitative projects.

• Develop strategic marketing plans, including brand messaging hierarchy.

• Collaborate with media and business intelligence teams to analyze campaign results and make campaign optimization suggestions.

• Project management skills, including building Gantt charts, managing deadlines and holding others accountable to commitments.

• Other duties as assigned.

Skills Required

• 2 to 3 years of Account Planning, Marketing, Advertising, Research or Account Management helpful.

• 4-year degree in Marketing, Business, or Communications.

• Experience in the Market Research industry, preferred.

• Ability to analyze data and provide meaningful reporting.

• Experience with Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel.

• Ability to manage own time and work to tight deadlines.

• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with internal teams and service providers.

• Ability to present information in a professional and confident manner.

• Excellent attention to detail.

• Be self-motivated and have a drive to achieve.

• Have a positive ‘problem-solver’ attitude.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, and on the basis of disability.

Prefered Qualifications

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Senior Account Manager - Farmington, UT

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The Senior Account Manager’s role is to serve as the liaison between the agency and the client. It is similar to the Account Manager but will serve larger clients with larger budgets and include more strategic thinking. The Senior Account Manager represents the agency’s point of view in making recommendations to the client and represents the client’s point of view within the agency in order to facilitate the creation of effective strategies and work. The Senior Account Manager must become familiar with the client’s business and brand in order to understand how strategies will affect their business results. They liaise between the client and a range of agency staff in order to coordinate the details of advertising campaigns.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Develop marketing plans with strategies that will enable the campaign or agency work to meet the client’s objectives. This may include creative and media briefs to direct the internal teams’ work for the client.

• Work closely with clients to understand business opportunities and how the agency work will impact their business.

• Develop budgets for the client projects that meet the requirements of the programs and provide adequate agency income.

• Lead the development of the agency’s recommendations for clients or prospects using internal service areas and departments.

• Forecast and monitor the profitability of accounts, analyze results and approve billing.

• Presentation of agency work or capabilities for current and prospective clients.

Skills Required

• Proven leadership abilities

• Strong marketing and business knowledge

• Project Management skill set

• Team facilitation and strong interpersonal skills

• Computer proficiency in Word, Excel and Power Point as a minimum

• Ability to think and communicate strategically and conceptually

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, and on the basis of disability.

Prefered Qualifications

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Account Manager - New York City, NY

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The Account Manager’s role is to serve as the liaison between the agency and the client. They represent the agency’s point of view in making     recommendations to the client and represent the client’s point of view within the agency in order to facilitate the creation of effective work. The Account Manager must become familiar with the client’s products, culture, markets and brand. The Account Manager is responsible for the day-to-day execution of their clients' campaigns. They liaise between the client and a range of agency staff in order to coordinate the details of advertising campaigns. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop campaign or media briefs to direct the internal teams’ work for the client.
  • Work closely with clients to obtain the necessary information, budget approvals or data to provide to the agency service teams to produce the work.
  • Develop or assist in the development of marketing plans or communication plans or budgets.
  • Arrange client meetings and other agency staff, determining the specifications for campaigns and oversight of the project plans. 
  • Assist with the formulation of strategies to grow the client business or for communication plan development.
  • Execute tasks as assigned to monitor the profitability of accounts, analyze and report on results, track estimates and prepare billing.
  • This position may present creative work to clients for approval or modification to meet deadlines and prioritizing tasks.
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills Required

  • Understanding of marketing, business and communications
  • Project management skills
  • Computer proficiency in Word, Excel and Power Point as a minimum
  • Strong ability to organize, follow through and handle multiple projects at one time
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated professionalism

Prefered Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred
  • 3 to 5 years agency experience
  • Experience with outside sales a plus

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, and on the basis of disability.

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Associate Account Manager - Farmington, UT

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The Associate Account Manager’s role is to serve as the liaison between the agency and the client. They represent the agency’s perspective in making recommendations to the client, and represent the client’s perspective within the agency in order to facilitate the creation of effective work. Associate Account Managers are responsible for day-to-day execution of campaigns, coordinating with internal teams, project profitability, and managing Account Coordinators if applicable. High standards for accuracy and professionalism are expected.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Develop campaign briefs to direct internal teams on project scope

• Work closely with clients to obtain budget approvals, data, and other assets to provide internal teams in order to produce the work

• Develop marketing and/or communications plans and budgets

• Arrange and lead client meetings, coordinating with other agency staff as needed

• Develop estimates for work, overseeing monthly billing in conjunction with Accounting department and Account Coordinator if applicable

• Assist with formulation of strategies to grow client business

• Execute and oversee project tasks, provide deliverables directly to clients, monitor account profitability, analyze and report on results

• Develops proficiency in understanding the clients’ brand guidelines, project background, and other details; proofs documents and versions before moving them to the next stage

• Other duties as assigned

Skills Required

• 2-4 years of account management experience

• Project management skills

• Highly proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe documents for mark up

• Strong client-facing and interpersonal communication

• Strong ability to organize and fulfill projects with demonstrated professionalism

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, and on the basis of disability.

Prefered Qualifications

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Account Manager - Washington, D.C.

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The Account Manager’s role is to serve as the liaison between the agency and the client. They represent the agency’s point of view in making recommendations to the client and represent the client’s point of view within the agency in order to facilitate the creation of effective work. The Account Manager must become familiar with the client’s products, culture, markets and brand. The Account Manager is responsible for the day-to-day execution of their clients' campaigns. They liaise between the client and a range of agency staff in order to coordinate the details of advertising campaigns.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Develop campaign or media briefs to direct the internal teams’ work for the client.

• Work closely with clients to obtain the necessary information, budget approvals or data to provide to the agency service teams to produce the work.

• Develop or assist in the development of marketing plans or communication plans or budgets.

• Arrange client meetings and other agency staff, determining the specifications for campaigns and oversight of the project plans.  

• Assist with the formulation of strategies to grow the client business or for communication plan development.

• Execute tasks as assigned to monitor the profitability of accounts, analyze and report on results, track estimates and prepare billing.

• This position may present creative work to clients for approval or modification to meet deadlines and prioritizing tasks.

• Other duties as assigned

Skills Required

• Understanding of marketing, business and communications

• Project management skills

• Computer proficiency in Word, Excel and Power Point as a minimum

• Strong ability to organize, follow through and handle diverse, multiple projects at one time

• Excellent communication skills and demonstrated professionalism

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, and on the basis of disability.

Prefered Qualifications

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IT Support Specialist - Farmington, UT

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ThomasARTS is seeking an enthusiastic and technical individual to join the IT Helpdesk Team. This Tier 1 Support position is a great opportunity for anyone who is going to school for a career in IT. This position will require you to help provide support to over 150 end users across multiple office locations. This position does require manual labor, such as moving equipment, running network cables, cable management to end users and the data center.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Provide first level user support for technology related issues.

• Assist with servicing, upgrading, and deploying computer systems and peripherals.

• Properly coordinate and escalate unresolved issues to other support tiers.

• Diagnose and correct problems with computer software and hardware.

• Follow up with end users, provide feedback, and direct issues through resolution.

• Create documentation such as knowledgebase articles, procedures, and resolution steps.

• Assist with network cabling, punch down, and crimping.

• Miscellaneous duties as assigned.

• Properly coordinate and escalate unresolved issues to other support tiers.

• Proactively ensure conference rooms are ready for use.

• Proactively ensure data center is presentable for client viewing.

• Experience with replacing computer parts (memory and drives).

• Able to multitask and handle fast paced environments.

• Other duties as assigned.

Skills Required

• Excellent Communication Skills.

• Possess strong analytical and problem solving skills to identify and resolve issues in a timely manner.

• Must possess strong customer service skills.

• Ability to become a reliable member of the support team.

• Ability to adapt in a fast-changing environment and quickly learn new technologies.

• Strong Organization Skills.

• Must be able to lift 50lbs.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, and on the basis of disability.

Prefered Qualifications

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Digital Media Campaign Manager - Farmington, UT

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The Digital Media Campaign Manager is responsible for launching and the ongoing execution of paid digital media campaigns for assigned clients. The primary responsibility will be to provide execution and optimization of approved tactics.  The Digital Media Campaign Manager will handle client team communication on the status of ongoing campaigns and assist with any needed client work as requested by client teams and the media supervisors. This includes routine performance reports and campaign recommendations for various digital channels. High standards for accuracy and professionalism are expected.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Assist in campaign set-up, ongoing optimization, maintenance, and growth of all agency digital media clients and digital media spend in channels including display, search, pre-roll, paid social and mobile

• Manage day to day delivery of online campaigns including analysis of web metrics and other key performance indicators

• Work with the analytics team to develop comprehensive reporting, with recommended optimization insights when appropriate to improve media performance

• Identify and evaluate new digital marketing methods and technologies for best application to current client and future new business opportunities

• Be a digital advocate to clients and demonstrate the value of digital services for their business

• Stay abreast of top of industry trends and communicate those developments internally and with clients

• Other duties as assigned

Skills Required

• Two to three years of digital media experience; More experience a plus

• Proven experience in planning and managing paid search, display, pre-roll, social advertising and mobile (preferred AdWords Certification); Knowledge/experience with third party bid management tools a plus

• Strong analytic skills, detail oriented and very good organizational skills a must

• Excellent understanding of online media buying, implementation and optimizations

• An understanding of how digital works with other channels in the media mix

• Working knowledge of SEO very helpful

• Working knowledge of Google Analytics; knowledge of Adobe Analytics a plus

• Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office with a strong proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint

• Team collaboration skills

• Project management skills

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Contribute to a positive, pleasant work environment

• Ability to work under tight deadlines and pressure

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, and on the basis of disability.

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