www.fostercreative.com marketing communications ABOUT US OUR HISTORY Foster Creative, Inc. was established in 1992 by Esther Foster. Throughout our involvement in the marketing communications industry, we have maintained an enviable reputation for designing engaging materials delivered by professionals who care about their clients’ goals and results. Building sound client relationships has been the foundation of our success. Our team combines years of marketing and creative services experience to provide our clients with quality and effective business communication solutions. OUR PHILOSOPHY We believe in working in partnership with our clients, as an extension of their business – to project and protect their corporate image at all times. We fully understand and advocate the need to adhere to an organization’s existing corporate branding requirements. We see ourselves as part of each client’s marketing team, providing strategic input and conducting research as required. The long term relation- ships we’ve maintained with our clients is testimony to the success of our philosophy. CERTIFICATIONS Small, Minority, Woman Owned Business South Central Texas Regional Certification Agency www.sctrca.org Historically Underutilized Business State of Texas www.window.state.tx.us 2The contents of this proposal are confidential and may not be shared withany third party without the prior written permission of Foster Creative, Inc.
www.fostercreative.com marketing communications CAPABILITIES Foster Creative has the technology, resources, team and experience to produce a wide variety of corporate communications material, ranging from complete brand strategies, corporate identity programs and all types of print collateral, advertising, Web site design and development, and trade show signage and displays. SERVICES • Corporate Identity/Brand Strategy • Marketing & Advertising Creative • Social Media Marketing • Graphic Design (print & web) • Art Direction (print, web, photo & video) • Web sites & Internet Marketing • Signage & Displays We are known for producing consistently high quality work and providing exceptional service for our clients. Our unique combination of design skills and production expertise enables us to have control over all stages of the creative process, ensuring that the end product meets our high standards. Our work for and strong relationships with our clients is testament to our creativity and client service excellence. PARTIAL CLIENT LIST • Texas Department of Agriculture • UTSA Small Business Development Center • Leisure Pools USA • Help Me! Computers • Spurs Sports and Entertainment • San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo • Texas Watercolor Society • Summit DME San Antonio • Roy Maas Youth Alternatives Center • Random, Inc. • Hope Church • Texas Watercolor Society • Brake Check • The Poet Magazine • Amistad Construction • University of the Incarnate Word • Fintan Technologies • Als Gourmet Nuts • Go To Concierge • UTSA College of Education • Chase & Chase CPA • Bertsch Law Office • Healthy Woman • Street Fund, LLC • Realign • Unifresh Produce • Texas Wildlife Association • Clear Channel Radio 3The contents of this proposal are confidential and may not be shared withany third party without the prior written permission of Foster Creative, Inc.
www.fostercreative.com marketing communications CLIENT TESTIMONIALS Leisure Pools has worked with Foster Creative for several years and has enjoyed a professional relationship that we can always count on. Esther and her team bring a vibrant new approach to our design, brochures and advertising needs and we hold them in the highest regard. Ashley Gill, CEO • Leisure Pools ••• Working with Foster Creative means turning a project over to an experienced firm who will create exactly what you want. Wonderful follow-up on projects, great ideas and creativity that you are proud to share with others. Laurie Miller, Chairman • San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo ••• Foster Creative has been a pleasure to work with over the years. They are always very professional and never fail to produce creative, eye-catching designs for whatever our needs may be. Foster Creative has helped me out on several occasions where I was in an emergency situation and didn’t think anyone would be able to deliver in the unrealistic time frame that I was requesting, but somehow Esther has always managed to come through! Dawn Keen, Marketing • Spurs Sports & Entertainment ••• Foster Creative designs our publication of the fine art catalog for the Texas Watercolor Society each year. Their work is excellent; attention to detail is stunning; and facility with correct sizing and color of the photos of paintings is painstaking and quite accurate. Foster Creative is a pleasure to work with; always accommodating; going out of their way to insure we are pleased. Dona LeCrone Walston, President, Texas • Watercolor Society ••• When I moved to San Antonio in February, 2001, I immediately began looking for a visual expert to assist me with magazine articles, direct mail pieces, logo design, and billboard layouts. With one phone call and after one meeting, I knew Foster Creative was the perfect choice for assisting our 7 San Antonio radio stations. From brainstorming ideas to finishing projects, Foster Creative over delivered everytime they were asked. Tim Kiesling • Clear Channel Radio 4The contents of this proposal are confidential and may not be shared withany third party without the prior written permission of Foster Creative, Inc.
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