We are
WEHOLDEN


We get our hands dirty to create, build, and maintain brands for our partners and ourselves.

As a brand think tank, we specialize in identifying consumer insights and market opportunities. From design to advertising to film production,
we help our partners create and position products and services that meet those opportunities by developing conventional and unconventional programs and pieces that attract the right consumers and build business in a meaningful way.

If you'd like to work with WeHolden, send us an e-mail or give us a call to discuss your brand. We typically partner with clients through retainer-based work, equity arrangements or work-for-hire projects.



Here's what we do:
Brand strategy, design & development
Social media strategy and execution
Digital Strategy, Design, and Development
Event strategy and concepts
Media Strategy
TRADITIONAL & NON-TRADITIONAL Advertising
Retail strategy and concepts
Trade strategy and concepts
Film production and post-production
Hovercrafts (thanks, Kanye)


KIRK BRAY

Art Director

Kirk Bray is an award-winning art director whose work has been recognized by The One Show, The Art Directors Club, AIGA, and numerous design publications. In 2011, CMYK Magazine named him to their list of Top 100 New Creatives. During his few moments of not art directing for WeHolden, Kirk builds furniture, brews his own beer, complains routinely about DJs, and plays music as DJ Romantic Scented Candle. He holds a BFA from Tyler School of Art and a near perfect Lulu score.

ERICH WEISS

Partner

Erich Weiss is an award-winning creative director, filmmaker, and polymath, who has worked in advertising and editorial for more than 15 years. Beginning his career as an art director, Mr. Weiss created work for such clients as Comcast, ESPN X-Games, and Sony Entertainment. Traveling the world for six years as a documentarian, he has directed numerous music videos, TV advertising spots, and films. His directorial film work has appeared in The South By Southwest Film Festival, New Orleans Film Festival , Portland Museum of Art, Honolulu Museum of Art, and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image. Prior to founding WeHolden, Mr. Weiss also served as the editor-at-large of Inked Magazine. Prior to this bio, no one has ever referred to Mr. Weiss as a polymath or as Mr. Weiss.

CHRIS HOLDEN

Partner

Chris Holden has created advertising and brands for Toyota, ESPN, Discovery, Sprout, Hallmark, FEARnet, Fancast, Xfinity, Comcast NBCUniversal, Fandango, Bank of America, and Sony. He is the former creative director and director of advertising for Comcast NBC Universal where he developed brand strategy, positioning, advertising, and creative for all existing cable services and product launches including On Demand, DVR, and Digital Voice.

 

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