Our Services

  • Branding and Identity

  • Website Design & Programming


About CreativePickle

Who We Are

CreativePickle is a small creative agency in Austin, Texas. We’ve been creating high-quality web and print products for a diverse group of clients since 2001. Our clients range from private individuals to large corporations, from local non-profits to large international firms. We pride ourselves on applying the same level of attentiveness, creativity, and service to every project, regardless of its size.

We are fun-loving, energetic, creative people. But we’re also professionals, and we know how to listen to your needs, understand your market, and turn your ideas into high-quality, exciting marketing materials.


Dorie Pickle

DORIE PICKLE is CreativePickle’s founding principal and directing manager. Dorie started her career in the frenzied dot-com boom in the late nineties in Austin, Texas, as a project manager and graphic designer in one of the first dot-com start-ups. Dorie then became a Junior Partner in a start-up web consulting firm, helping to design and build large, database-driven websites for small to mid-sized companies.

Dorie has spent the past twelve years assembling an experienced and highly effective in-house team as well as a broad network of highly skilled subcontractors with talents to suit all client needs. Under her leadership, CreativePickle has grown to become one of Austin’s best creative design companies. Dorie holds Bachelors and Masters degrees from the University of Texas at Austin.


Andrea Couch

ANDREA COUCH is a Senior Graphic Designer with CreativePickle with over 10 years of professional experience in print and web design. Andrea excels at corporate identity projects including logos and related print products. In addition, she is highly skilled in website layout and design with a clear working knowledge of HTML and CSS. Andrea has more than a decade of in-depth experience with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.

Andrea joined CreativePickle in 2008 and has a Bachelors degree from the University of Texas in Multimedia Journalism with a focus in Web Publishing.


Ben Pickle

BEN PICKLE is Senior Web Developer and Principal with CreativePickle. Ben’s background as a professional editor and writer gives him an eye for detail that is critical to quality web development. Ben is highly proficient in CSS/HTML, JQuery, and WordPress/PHP customization.

Ben has served at CreativePickle as a consultant and freelance developer since 2001, and joined the company full-time in 2007. Ben holds a Bachelors degree from the University of Texas and a Masters degree from Texas State University.


See Our Work

Hear From Our Clients

  • Sarah Thomas
    Sales Team Leader

    PSW Real Estate

    CreativePickle continues to exceed my team’s expectations. Not only is their client service top notch, they also bring us new and innovative ideas that help us service our clients. We highly recommend CreativePickle as they have been an amazing asset to PSW Real Estate.


  • Ashwin Gowda, MD
    Founding Partner

    Texas Sleep Medicine

    It has truly been a pleasure working with the CreativePickle team. They have excelled at all levels – great design skills, excellent customer service and continued involvement to ensure we were more than satisfied with the website. We have gotten compliments from our customers on the quality of the website. Thank you for your exceptional work.


  • Caitlin New
    Director of Company Branding

    Ketner Group PR

    The CreativePickle team is full of extremely talented and artistic people. They knew exactly what we wanted and created a concept that illustrated the fun-loving creative, yet professional, culture of our company. CreativePickle did a complete overhaul of our website design and was able to easily work with our tight deadline—going above and beyond what we expected. We wholeheartedly recommend them to anyone looking for a design team that can take your vision and turn it into a reality better than imagined.


  • Jas Shelton
    Director of Photography

    Jas Shelton Cinematrography

    CreativePickle has had a profound impact on my business as a director of photography. They have a uniquely intuitive and creative approach to my specific brand and the specific work that I do. The site that they created has brought me new clients as well as provided a platform for my existing clients to see my new work.


  • Kevin Vela
    Founding Partner

    Vela | Keller

    CreativePickle is my go-to firm for all of my design needs, and I frequently recommend them to clients, friends and associates. They are talented, creative and resourceful, and to top it all off, they are a blast to work with.


  • Chad Sarno
    Professional Chef & Food Lover

    ChadSarno.com

    Working with CreativePickle was a fantastic experience. From the get-go, they helped me iron out how my concept could take shape visually, with custom design. Their patience, professionalism and skill made my site launch a huge success. I have heard nothing but rave reviews of my site, its functionality, and simple, crisp design. They are on task, and meet all deadlines set from the initial meetings together, and persistent to help you do so as well, which was very helpful. Following the completion, the tutorial and step by step videos given on how to manage my own site was a life saver. I highly recommend them!


  • Lindsey Long
    Principal

    Lollipop Cupcake Shop

    Thank you, thank you CreativePickle! Your expertise and imagination has been extraordinary. From day one you listened to my vision and delivered beyond my expectations. A great portion of my success I owe to you. AND THAT IS THE @#!% TRUTH!


  • Robbie Jane Paup
    Director of Marketing and Communications

    Explore Austin

    I had very little web experience when I started working with CreativePickle, but their team has gone above and beyond to teach me how to use our website’s programs, as well as show me how I can maintain and update our organization’s site in a very user friendly fashion. CreativePickle always responds to my questions in a timely and professional manner. I am continually impressed with their creativity in design, ability to problem solve, and excellent customer service.


  • Jen Smith
    Founder / Manager

    Jen Smith Social

    The team at CreativePickle will knock your socks off!  In my entire career, I have never worked with a web development firm that meets ALL three of my most important criteria from a web company – Creative, Technical and Follows Through.  You get all three with CreativePickle.  They are downright amazing and they definitely Do It Right.


  • Laura Kelso
    DishLit.com creator & writer

    Dishlit

    “The first thing I was struck by is the fact that CreativePickle listens. Really listens. They not only want to understand your business, but they care about your dreams and goals as much (and sometimes more) than you do. They bring fresh, creative and razor sharp ideas to the table, all while keeping your perspective in mind. In my experience, their execution consistently exceeded expectations. They are excellent communicators, and all-around fun, lovely people. I cannot recommend CreativePickle highly enough!”


  • Dr. Joanne Gordon
    Naturopathic Physician

    Natural Health Works

    Changing my website designer to CreativePickle has been the best business decision I have made. My website and new logo are now clean and professional, and my clients have increased trust in my work due to my online appearance. CreativePickle’s staff has been flexible with my needs and easy to work with. I would recommend them to anyone who needs a website designer, logo, or marketing materials.


  • Mary Kay Hyde
    Director of Marketing

    HotSchedules

    The CreativePickle team was thoughtful, tenacious, engaged, creative and expert.  Their responsiveness and above-and-beyond service levels continued throughout the project, which was complex and involved for a number of reasons. As a result, we now have a site that makes us proud and delivers a great user experience.  The WordPress CMS they helped us transition to is a breeze to navigate and manage, and it makes updating our site as easy as updating your Facebook status.  If you are looking for an agency to design and build a stellar web site, you found the right agency in CreativePickle!


  • Rosemary Whaling
    Vice President Business Development

    Heat Genie

    CreativePickle does amazing work for our company. They have worked on every piece of brand communication—from logo to marketing pieces to our new website—and completely transformed them to appealing and informative pieces of creative. Not only are they creatively talented, they are affordable and responsive too! I highly recommend them.


  • Jennifer Johnson
    Marketing Consultant

    Balboa Horizons

    Working with CreativePickle is wonderful. They have the unique ability to understand business objectives and deliver exceptional design layouts with very little revision required. I can’t say enough about the high quality custom design, creative problem solving and tremendous customer service they provide. We are so happy with our new website; we would gladly recommend CreativePickle as a website partner to anyone.


  • Lonny Stern
    Director, STEM Council

    Skillpoint Alliance

    CreativePickle maintains a transparent and collaborative working process through all stages of the project — from initial consultation, bidding and brainstorming, to draft development, engineering and final launch. Their work product is consistently excellent, and they go to great lengths to ensure that each project has its own unique look, feel, and functionality.


  • Jessica Galfas
    STEM Programs Coordinator

    Skillpoint Alliance

    Working with the CreativePickle team was an amazing experience. They are as visible as you need them to be. A lot of the time, it seemed like they worked like ghosts- making everything happen out of nowhere. Nevertheless, when I needed something, support came out of the woodworks, and fast! Thank you CreativePickle!


  • Babak Zafarnia
    President

    Praecere Interactive

    When we launched our business, we needed a strong site as our storefront and to distinguish us from other PR firms. CreativePickle delivered a blend of traditional and modern communications themes into a site that continues to get rave reviews. We loved our site so much that we’ve referred several of our own clients to them, with consistent success and professionalism at every step of the way.


  • Kristin Marcum
    Vice President, Account Management

    Elizabeth Christian PR

    Elizabeth Christian & Associates Public Relations worked with CreativePickle on a complete rebrand for our firm. Their team developed a new logo, website, mobile site, collateral materials and style guide for us. We were pleased with the creative development process and couldn’t be happier with the final products! Creative Pickle’s team is professional, responsive, talented, and of course, creative!


  • Elaine Grogan Luttrull
    Founder

    Minerva Financial Arts

    What a pleasure it is to work with the team at CreativePickle! They displayed professionalism, proactive communication, responsiveness, and creative brilliance throughout the project, and they made the process from inception to completion a breeze.


  • Mark Whaling
    CEO

    Austin Concrete Development

    We recently hired Dorie and her extremely talented creative team to do a complete re-branding of our company,  including a new logo design, web site and magazine ads.  The bottom line is that Dorie simply gets it.  She was quick to understand our vision for the brand, and we were smart enough to stay out of her way and let her and her team take it from there. Referrals are the highest compliment that any customer can give, and I’ve recommended CreativePickle to a couple of associates already, with complete confidence that they will have the same experience.


  • Dr. Brady Rembleski
    Founding Partner

    River City Doctors of Optometry

    Working with CreativePickle was a streamlined process from start to finish. The website is beautiful, and I ended up with a logo design that fits our target market perfectly. I found myself enjoying the project, and I am very pleased with the end result.


  • Dr. Kyler Brown
    Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician

    Austin Sports Therapy

    “CreativePickle is a high-level design and development company.  Deliverables, accountability and creativity all exceeded our expectations.  A completely professional experience done in the personal, Austin way.”


  • Larisa Chavarría
    Visual Communications Coordinator

    Girl Scouts of Central Texas

    Working with CreativePickle made me wish they could deliver ALL of our business needs. Their process was immaculate, professional and on-target. They carefully listened and understood our needs in order to deliver a beautiful product on time.


  • Dave Cutherell
    Founder

    Explore The Greenbelt

    CreativePickle has been fantastic! I have worked with many creative firms and they are one of the best I have ever worked with. They not only gave me lots of solid ideas, they kept me on track and helped steer me through the process in a logical, thoughtful, and fun way. I could just keep going….


  • Ketan Patel
    Art Director

    AW Media

    The team at CreativePickle was so helpful in re-launching AW Media’s online presence. They were a top-notch resource for the design and development of our media and were equally impressive in their project management abilities. They were able to understand our enormous vision and break it down into manageable pieces for our company to maintain and our readers to enjoy for years to come. We are thrilled with our new family of websites and know it was made possible through CreativePickle’s hard work and dedication to our idea.


  • Rosemary Wynn
    Owner

    Oat Willie’s

    I highly recommend CreativePickle to anyone looking to create or revamp their business’ website.  Our new site is so creative and fun!  They also did a great job of explaining how to work with the site on our own so that we can update it without having to go through them.  We were very pleased with the outcome of Oat Willies’ new website!


  • Randall Crowder
    Managing Partner

    TEXO Ventures

    Having worked in the startup community for some time, we have had the pleasure (and displeasure) of working with a variety of web development firms. It’s this experience that allows us to say with the utmost confidence that CreativePickle is our #1 choice and we will never use anyone else if it can be helped…Dorie helped us tell our story in a more compelling manner and easily exceeded our expectations. What we didn’t expect was the enterprise level of professionalism that CreativePickle brings to the table.


  • Eric Clymer
    Creative Principal

    App’d

    CreativePickle possesses the rare ability to take feeling, intuition and emotion and turn it into a tangible, thought provoking product. In addition, their professionalism and responsiveness is unique and refreshing. I would recommend them without reservation.


  • Andrea Beithon
    Operations Manager

    OpenSourcery

    For every project where we have collaborated (of which there have been several), CreativePickle has been an absolute joy to work with. Not only are they business savvy, straight-forward and professional, but their originality and their passion for the creative process are a breath of fresh air. Another fantastic quality about CreativePickle is their ability to make gorgeous designs that keep the web development perspective in mind.  Our developers leap at the chance to bring CreativePickle’s designs to the world of Drupal!


  • Lisl Friday
    Director

    Athena Montessori Academy

    Working with the team at CreativePickle on our new website was a fun and extremely rewarding experience. They did a stunning job, capturing the essence of our school beautifully in pictures, graphics, movement, layout, design and text. They guided us through the process making it easy and time-efficient. We couldn’t be happier!


  • Sara Evans
    Practice Manager

    Evans Dermatology

    One of the things that really sets CreativePickle apart is that they do such a great job of supporting our ongoing design needs. They always cheerfully help out on our ‘small requests’ like keeping the web page current, designing additional ads to suit different publications, making changes to our collateral literature to reflect staff changes, etc. As a result, our look is consistent and professional. We get a lot of compliments on our printed materials as well as our website.


Make Contact With Us

Feel free to contact us by phone at 512.796.5405 or by email at info@creativepickle.com, or use the form below. We hope to talk to you soon!

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