My name is Thomas Böttcher and Tom Cooper Design is the label of my design office, which has been successfully established in Berlin for more than 20 years. Have a look at my brief vita here.
1951 Born In Geislingen / Steige, Germany
1974 - 1978 Studies FH Niederrhein, Krefeld, Germany
(Visual Communication and Graphic Design)
1978 - 1979 Junior-AD, Grey Düsseldorf, Germany
1979 - 1982 Junior-AD, BBDO Düsseldorf
1983 - 1984 AD, R.W. Eggert Düsseldorf
1984 - 1985 AD, A.B.S. (Boebel, Bieberstein) Frankfurt/M, Germany
1985 AD, HCM Düsseldorf
1985 - 1990 AD, BMZ/FCB Düsseldorf
1990 - 1993 AD, Scholz & Friends Hamburg, Germany
1993 - 1998 CD, Scholz & Friends Hamburg
1998 - 1999 CD, Grey Prag, Czech Republic
2000 CD, Dorland Berlin, Germany
2001 - Freelance Creative Director, Concept Developer,
Webdesigner And Illustrator In Berlin
I have more than 40 years of experience as a creative. And from this, more than 35 years as an art- and creative director for the following accounts and clients:
Michelin, Toyota, Leonberger Bausparkasse, BMW-Automobile, BMW-Rolls & Royce, Tchibo Non Food, Schwarzkopf & Henkel Cosmetics, Provinzial Assurance, Apollinaris, Heppinger, Bank 24, Bankingshop, Skoda Automobile Cz+ International, Messe Berlin (Internationale Grüne Woche, Innotrans, ILA) and Volvo Germany.
Since 2001, I am a freelance creative director, concept developer, webdesigner, photographer and illustrator i.a. for:
PDA Europe, Grimm Holding, Harf Lampe Events, MRT- Akademie, Papao Anjo Coffeebars, Stiftung Zukunft Berlin, Berlinwasser, Verband Der Privaten Bausparkassen , Bundesverband Der Deutschen Entsorgungswirtschaft, CSU-Landesgruppe, Linuxtag, Linuxverband, Newthinking Communications, miscellaneous new-business-presentations and projects.
Since 2013 I present on my photo site "toms auge“ (toms eye) selected images from my travelling and my jobs.
My work has received many national and international awards in the past. Awards for my work are from the Art Director's Club of Germany, from the Art Director's Club New York, from the Art Director's Club Prague, from the International Advertising Festival In Cannes (Lions) and from the Zlatã Pecka (Golden Stone) in CZ.