Zach Kotel

Zach Kotel

Senior Designer

Zach’s background lies in fine art, specifically painting and drawing. With many years of experience in almost all traditional art media, Zach has an exceptional eye for composition, leading to conceptually sound designs. A skilled writer with experience in advertising, Zach is also keenly aware of brand perception. He has designed logos and identities, environmental graphics, storyboards, packaging, merchandise, advertising and signage concepts for a wide variety of clients.

At ArtHouse, Zach brings a unique artist’s perspective to his work. He plays an integral role in all facets of the design process and excels when it comes to branding and progressive design concepts. Constantly searching for new inspiration, Zach is also responsible for many of ArtHouse Design’s marketing initiatives and his collaborative personality is a useful contribution to client meetings and presentations. With a creative, versatile and big-picture approach to problem solving, Zach is an important member of every project team he works on.

Zach holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art, with an emphasis in Painting, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in French Literature, from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA. He has also studied at the Institut Catholique de Paris and the Académie de la Croix-Nivert in Paris, France.

Zach continues to create art in his free time and has a woodcut in the Hubei Institute of Fine Arts’ permanent print collection in Wuhan, China. Zach’s passions also lie with anything francophone and, having lived in France, he speaks fluent French. Zach’s love for food and cooking has led him all over the world, trying exotic new delicacies and always with a camera in tow.