President & Creative Director
Paul Kiesche is the President and Creative Director of Aviate Creative. Before founding Aviate Creative (formerly Paul Kiesche Design) in 2005, Paul held positions as Creative Lead, Art Director, Designer and Illustrator for several design firms throughout New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Paul has designed for clients such as Fedex, Lenovo, the NBA, Kraft, Disney, GE, Johnson & Johnson, ADP, Novartis and many more. In addition, Paul has been published hundreds of times as an illustrator and is an exhibiting Fine Artist. Throughout his career, Paul has received over 38 awards and has been featured in several publications and TV shows. Recently, Paul was recognized as one of the top professionals under 40 by NJBIZ 40 Under 40 and Jersey's Best Marketing & Communications Professionals Under 40 by NJ Ad Club and JSPRAA.
Paul received his Bachelors of Fine Arts in Illustration from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He also has an Associates Degree in Graphic Design from the County College of Morris in New Jersey.
He is also actively involved in education. He has had the privilege of teaching as an Adjunct Professor at the County College of Morris since 2005. He also a speaks and presents workshops to a variety of ages at several events each year.
Paul founded and runs the Marketing Dinner Club, a bi-coastal organization of over 570 members. He is also an active member and volunteer for several other nonprofit and industry associations.
Paul is also an exhibiting fine artist. He began painting his fine art series of oil landscapes in 2000. Paul showcases his paintings in several galleries and shows a year. His work is available to see at paulkieschefineart.com.