About Us

Founded in 1999 The Concept Studio focused on creating, enhancing and extending the dialogue between consumers and brands to deliver revenue generating & business building results. That focus hasn't changed. The foundation of everything we do remains our marketing expertise, strategically driven creative ideas, production and flawless execution services.

How we do it has changed a great deal.

With a team of industry leading technology partners we have created an end-to-end digital marketing solution and services suite. TCS has brought together strategy, ideation, marketing and media planning and purchasing, promotion, experiential, social media mastery, technical excellence, data management and analysis.

Today we work boldly and energetically on the leading edge of digital marketing. Blending years of knowledge and traditional marketing skill with the latest in digital, social and mobile technology to create

Digital Convergence Marketing.

Our Services

Ideas

Ideas

"A solid strategy will keep you in the game, a big idea will win it." A boundless approach grounded in strategy and insights powers our pursuit of delivering business changing ideas.

Technology

Technology

Capitalizing on the convergence of web, mobile, social, NFC, big data, and traditional media TCS aggressively pursues and adapts technology to power digital marketing campaigns.

Social Media

Social Media

TCS develops strategy and custom promotional campaigns to amplify customer marketing utilizing social media. TCS creates and executes contests, sweepstakes, coupons, apps and more to drive engagements and social ROI.

Social Advertising

Social Advertising

TCS takes a specialized approach for audience mapping and targeting, message creation and delivery within Social Media. With over 280,000,000 personal profiles developed from Social Signatures on Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo & You Tube

Promotions

Promotion

TCS specializes in sweepstakes, contests, games and special offers. From concept development, execution & management, data capture, prize procurement, fulfillment to bonding, registration, official rules and legal.

Mobile

Mobile

TCS specializes in mobile phone and tablet marketing with SMS, MMS, geo location, campaigns supported by dedicated and responsive sites and custom apps that are optimized per the user’s device and OS.

Advertising

Digital Advertising

Partnering with industry leaders in media purchasing and planning, TCS delivers the creative advertising strategies that drive brand awareness, engagement and conversion.

Email

On Location

TCS proprietary mobile web app developed specifically for enhancing brand activation and fan engagement at concerts, festivals and sporting events. More Details

Email

Email

TCS has a deep strategy, content, creative, technical and executional understanding of email marketing. Employing industry-leading solutions TCS manages email campaigns from concept through execution, analysis and reporting.

Creative

Creative

Creating inspirational design and copy to motivate the target to engage. Our branded engagements are optimized for each medium inclusive of web, mobile, tablet, print, OOH, experiential and radio.

Experiential

Experiential

Live engagements for tours, events and guerrilla marketing, supported by professional brand ambassadors, wrapped vehicles, custom displays and digital technology to capture real-time data for follow up marketing activities and to establish future insights.

Road Shows

Road Shows

The TCS Customer Invitation Center allows sales representatives to invite customers to register for an event via a custom-built microsite. The Concept Studio manages customer and employee communications, on-site details, post event communications and surveys.

Video

Video

TCS provides a full suite of video production services including concept, storyboard, illustrating, voice-over, videography, animations, talent production, editing and hosting.


Presentations

Presentations

TCS develops strategy, content and creative for highly successful and persuasive sales and marketing presentations.

Presentations

Performance Tracking & Analytics

Establishing custom benchmarks and ROI target goals with real time reporting for each campaign. We leverage our performance tracking to capture key insights and course optimization while campaigns are live.

Target, Track, Analyze and Optimize Across All Things Digital

Our Work

FX Fearless Arena

FX Networks

Comic-Con San Diego 2015

FX Networks relied upon the TCS On-Location mobile web app to promote multiple show-themed on-site activations at the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con.

Through the app, guests were able to register and receive digital tickets to activations for, The Strain, American Horror Story: Hotel and The Bastard Executioner which had an 18+ age restriction for participation. Registration also entered users into an American Horror Story: Hotel sweepstakes.

Agency Services:
Technology, Mobile, Ideas, Creative

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AT&T Field Solutions - Power of Now

AT&T Field Solutions

The Power of Now

To launch the new integration features in the Field Solutions suite that provide field service companies with more efficient communication, improved coordination between the field and the office and improved efficiency. The marketing program included a video, infograph, sales brochure, industry report and sales presentation delivered on a customized USB drive.

Agency Services:
Ideas, Creative, Video, Presentations

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AT&T PSNC 2.0

AT&T Business Solutions

Product Service Notification Center 2.0

In 2015 TCS supported an upgrade to the AT&T Product Service Notification Center. Originally conceived as providing important service messages to AT&T business customers, the PSNC would now become a communications hub for product managers to communicate with sales personnel and for sales to communicate with customers and prospects. PSNC 2.0 also saw the creation of a comprehensive training and on-boarding registration for AT&T Enhanced Push-to-Talk.

Agency Services:
Technology, Ideas, Creative, Execution

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AT&T Smart Limits

AT&T Smart Limits

Facebook Mobile Campaign

With an objective of driving app downloads TCS created a Facebook Mobile campaign targeted at users of iPhone and Samsung devices. Multiple creative versions in three ad categories, photos, animations, and videos were optimized over the course of the campaign to deliver maximum results.

Agency Services:
Creative, Mobile, Social Advertising, Video

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myAT&T Trivia Challenge

myAT&T

myAT&T Challenge

To help introduce and bring awareness to the myAT&T spokesman, Owen, TCS created the myAT&T Trivia Challenge hosted by Owen. A digital trivia game featuring head to head competition to answer questions about myAT&T, AT&T trivia and general pop-culture trivia. At AT&T conferences high scorers on the Leader Board were invited to take part in a live Family Feud style game show hosted by Owen.

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AT&T PSNC 2.0

Ct Challenge

Fund Raising Ride Website

TCS created a new brand identity and website for the CT Challenge Fund Raising Bike Ride. To help further rider recruitment TCS developed an inspirational video featuring a CTC Survivor. TCS partnered with the CTC team to create effective social media and email campaigns as well as developing off-line marketing materials including Rider Jerseys, car magnets, posters and event banners.
Team TCS also Rides!

Agency Services:
Technology, Ideas, Creative, Execution

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Clients

  • Z2 Games
  • Watch EPSN
  • AT&T
  • Millenial Media
  • White Pages
  • NASCAR
  • AT&T U-verse
  • FX Networks
  • Watch Disney
  • MobiTv
  • ABC

Meet the team

Stephen O'Shea

Stephen O'Shea

President & Founder

Stephen founded The Concept Studio in 1999. Stephen has guided the agency through 13 years of growth by leading strategic initiatives and ensuring that all client deliverables are met with the highest degree of quality, innovation, professionalism & accountability. He has secured longstanding client partnerships with companies such as AT&T, Whitepages, AT&T U-Verse, NASCAR, MobiTV and Disney.
Jake Pavel

Jake Pavel

Director of Digital Services

There’s a rhythm to everything Jake does; from banging out code to banging on his drums. Jake builds and maintains The Concept Studio's digital programs and infrastructure. Additionally, he develops and manages custom program performance analytics solutions that provide TCS clients key insights into the impact and effectiveness of their campaigns. Jake serves as the digital lead and developer for all agency initiatives across clients such as AT&T Mobility, AT&T U-verse, Whitepages, Disney and MobiTV.
Tom Lennox

Thomas Lennox

TCS Partner, FLOW Founder
Chief Strategy Officer

Tom joined TCS in 2015 bringing with him strategic corporate leadership and marketing communication expertise from Pelotonia where he was the Chief Executive Officer and Abercrombie & Fitch where he was the VP of Global Communications. Tom has redefined what success looks like for fundraising to end cancer through Brand and Movement creation. Tom is keeping the agency moving in more ways than one.
Paola Sierra

Paola Sierra

Project Manager
Promotional Law Specialist

Paola brings her Spanish/English bilingual, organization and management skills to the agency, clients and projects. Her focus is within Promotional Legal and project management on Hispanic marketing initiatives. Paola is definitely a quiet force in the agency.
Partick Sean Flaherty

Patrick Sean Flaherty

Executive Creative & Business Development

Patrick is an award winning Idea Developer and Creative Director. Patrick spearheads multi million-dollar branding, web and video productions. Patrick has worked with some of the largest communication entities and has been honored with the Cannes Lion Creativity Award.
Stephen Macklin

Stephen Macklin

Director of Creative Services

Steve brings agency and corporate experience on major international brands including food and beverage, apparel, office products, personal care and automotive. He is a creative thinker, designer and writer who consistently delivers our clients’ messages in a way that has meaning and impact. Steve’s mission is developing, designing and maintaining the creative look, feel and standards for all of the agency's clients. Occasionally he’d rather be sailing.
Colin O'Shea

Colin O'Shea

Designer

Colin is a multidisciplinary designer with a focus on the digital environment (websites, social content creation, etc.). Colin pushes the creative boundaries and has a passion for many different things including contemporary art theory, identity branding, and fashion. He tries to envision a company's identity while providing more atypical approaches to marketing. Colin has been instrumental in designing digital and print campaigns for AT&T, AT&T U-verse, Disney and FX. Colin is a 2013 graduate of the University of Southern California.

careers

We are always on the lookout for difference makers. If you are in search of a great opportunity to enhance your career and make a difference within a dynamic agency and with its clients — contact us.

Send us an email with your resume, portfolio or samples of work. Let's talk.

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