Tommy Kane

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Tommy Kane

Tommy Kane
Birth Name Thomas Michael Kane
Born Jamaica, Queens
Occupation Creative Director, Illustrator, painter
Websites Tommy Kane
Tommy Kane Illustration
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Blog Tommy Kane

Tommy Kane has created print ads and television commercials for major corporations over the past 25 years. Sony, IBM, Samsung, BASF, and Barnes & Noble to name a few. Steve Madden came to him 12 years ago as a three million dollar shoe company. Kane created one of the most memorable advertising campaigns of the last decade. Steve Madden said it was a major reason his company grew to 100 million in sales. A few years ago he did a campaign for Yellow Tail Wine. It was the most successful launch of a wine brand in US history.

  • The Barbarian Group

    Creative Director

    January 2010 — Present
    Oversaw the photography of all Samsung products used in print and online worldwide. Created online content.
  • Cheil USA

    Creative Director

    December 2006 — January 2010
    Created advertising for Samsung electronics. Print and television campaigns for cell phones, HDTV flat screen televisions and home appliances. He also developed concepts to be executed online and off.
  • Cramer Krasselt Advertising

    Creative Director

    June 2004 — June 2006
    Created ads for HBO, Royal Velvet sheets and towels, Yellovvtail Wines, Steve Madden Shoes, BASF
  • Tucker Advertising

    Creative Director

    3 June 2003 — June 2004
    Created advertising for Liz Claiborne, George Duboeuf Wines, Comcast, Neuberger Berman
  • Hampel Stefanides Advertising

    Creative Director, Vice President

    June 1992 — June 2003
    Brezhoneg Created advertising for BASF, Aer Lingus Airlines, Steve Madden Shoes, Beatle Hartford Insurance, Castrol Motor Oil, NEC
  • Geer DuBois Advertising

    Art Director, Senior Vice President

    June 1982 — June 1992
    Created ads for IBM, Life Magazine, Brown & Williamson, Amaretto Di Sarrono, Sony

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