Brian founded Brian Hock Design in March 2003. The objective was to utilize the business and design skills he developed in his previous positions and establish a stable business offering companies in the region a design resource that delivers high-end design services at a fair price.
Before March 2003, Brian was the Vice President of Design at DeanHouston, Inc., an integrated marketing communications company that caters to business-to-business clients, where he oversaw all design projects and managed them from creative to production. Brian worked on national-level clients such as Scientific Games International, LSI Industries, Cintas Corporation, OPW Fueling Components, Champion Laboratories, and Eagle Realty Group. In his seven plus years he worked on a variety of client communication and design projects.
Brian had been a senior designer with Brewer, Jones, & Feldman (now Influence Inc.) where he worked with such clients as AC Technology, Ohio Casualty Insurance, Setco, Sweco, and Sweetwater Corporation. Before joining BJF he worked as an Art Director on two national magazines for F&W Publications in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Brian completed a 2-year term as President of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Cincinnati Chapter in June 2004. Membership during those two years grew from 186 in 2002 to 344 in 2004.
Brian has been recognized and won awards from the AIGA, Direct Marketing Association, Art Director's Club of Cincinnati, International Economic Development Council, APEX and The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber (Customer Focus Award).
He is a graduate of Bowling Green State University and regularly lectures about design at various universities.