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.

How we do it has changed a great deal.

The foundation of everything we do remains our promotional marketing expertise, strategically driven creative ideas and flawless execution services. To this core we have added, digital marketing expertise, 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

Advertising

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

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 guerilla 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.

Our Work

Trackside Stakes

myAT&T

Trackside Stakes

A historic integrated marketing campaign to help drive downloads, installations and usage of the myAT&T app. The promotion offered users a chance to be trackside at one of the 2012 Triple Crown Races.

Agency Services:
Ideas, Promotion, Creative

FX The Strain

FX Networks

Spread the Strain

Created a Facebook sweepstakes in which fans could enter by commenting on sweepstakes posts naming whom they would infect with The Strain. Ten winners received an iconic show prop heart!

Agency Services:
Idea, Creative, Social Media

Girl Meets World

AT&T U-verse & Disney

Girl Meetws World

An integrated marketing campaign for AT&T U-verse to drive authentications around the premiere of Girl Meets World, offering a chance to win a vacation to the Disney Aulani resort in Hawaii.

Agency Services:
Creative, Mobile, Advertising

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AT&T Business Community

AT&T Business Community

Starbucks Offer

To help increase community membership, a promotion offered a $5 Starbucks gift card to all new community members.

Agency Services:
Ideas, Creative, Advertising

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Z2

Z2

Metalstorm: Aces

Developed a Facebook Marketing Campaign for Z2 Games in support of the Mobile launch of their popular online game MetalStorm: Aces.

Game enthusiasts who purchased the in-app “starter kits” for $4.99 were entered into the sweepstakes for a thrill of a lifetime flight experience over the skies of Nevada.

Agency Services:
Ideas, Creative, Social Media

AT&T Back To School

AT&T

Back to School

A bilingual promotional/ sweepstakes campaign for the new Samsung Galaxy S5 Active via targeted Facebook posts and a desktop/mobile site with engaging content stories of phone features tied into student’s academic and recreational activities.

The sweepstakes winners received $1,000 towards their college tuition.

Agency Services:
Ideas, Creative, Social Advertising

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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.
Tatiana Doroshenko

Tatiana Doroshenko

Account Executive
Social Media Specialist

Tatiana brings her organization and management skills to the agency, clients and projects. Her focus within the agency is leading our Social Media efforts, community creation and content management. Tatiana is setting the agency on fire – and doing it with a smile.
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.
Eric Bailey

Eric Bailey

Project Manager
Trends & Insights Specialist

An avid golfer, Eric takes his creative problem solving and management off the course and brings it to the TCS team. Having expertise in project management he is a dynamic thinker with an intuitive analytic and reporting skill set. He has a passion for ideas, which he utilizes in driving fulfillment, project budgets and timelines while keeping & creating relationships with clients and their projects. 
Partick Sean Flaherty

Partick 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.
Jason Smith

Jason Smith

Software Engineer

With 20+ years of experience with internet, telephony and mobile technologies, Jason brings a wealth of knowledge to TCS and its clients. He has managed mission-critical data center operations and uses that experience to ensure that TCS applications are bullet-proof and highly scalable. Aside from being a Technical Ninja Jason also possesses ridiculous racquetball skills, probably because he's not afraid of fast moving objects (and projects).

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.

Contact Us

The Concept Studio

165 Kings Highway North
Westport, CT 06880

 203 227 7444

  203 227 7010

 info@theconceptstudio.com