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Andrea Wofford
Creative Director

Andrea Wofford is CreativePickle’s Creative Director. She has over 17 years experience producing fresh, original work that reflects her clients’ aesthetics and meets their professional goals.

Andrea is certified in UX Design and is highly skilled in UI and product design, including fluency with Figma and Adobe XD. She excels at branding identity projects, including logos and related print products. She is always on the lookout for new technologies and design trends to elevate the user experience.

Andrea joined CreativePickle in 2008 and has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas in Multimedia Journalism with a focus in Web Publishing. A lifelong Texan, Andrea lives in Austin with her husband, son, and loyal Schnoodle, Beatrice. She loves horror movies and typography, and probably has way too many shoes. 

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Ben Pickle
Lead Developer

Ben Pickle is the Lead Developer and Principal with CreativePickle. He has more than ten years of hands-on, always evolving web development experience. Ben is highly proficient in CSS/HTML, JQuery, and WordPress/PHP customization.

Ben’s attention to detail and natural creativity have made him one of the best developers in the business. He is also able to break very technical things down for non-programmers, making the rare combination of a professional with expert-level technical abilities and the ability to communicate with our clients and our team in plain English. Ben is dedicated to keeping his code forward-looking, clean, and highly organized. 

Ben has served at CreativePickle as a consultant and freelance developer since 2001, and joined the company full-time in 2007. Ben holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas and a Master’s degree from Texas State University. In his spare time, Ben likes running, playing guitar, swimming at Barton Springs, and eating tacos. Ben lives in Austin with Dorie and their two boys.

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Dorie Pickle
Managing Director

Dorie Pickle is CreativePickle’s Founding Principal and Managing Director. With roots in the frenzied dot-com boom in Austin, Dorie started CreativePickle in June 2001.

Dorie is a big-picture thinker, with real-world, hands-on experience managing the creation of hundreds of brands, websites, and graphic materials. Dorie works with clients to help create a vision for their brand, and implement that vision from the ground up as a partner at the table.  She has spent the past several years assembling an experienced and highly effective in-house team as well as a broad network of skilled partners with talents to suit all client needs. Under her leadership, CreativePickle has grown to become one of Austin’s best creative design agencies. 

Dorie enjoys meeting with clients and speaking at conferences about tech trends, building brands, and digital marketing.

Dorie is creative, reliable, and loves her work and her clients. Dorie has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. In her spare time, Dorie loves star-gazing, running, yoga, and campfires. She lives in South Austin with Ben and their two boys.

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Jodi Egerton
Project Director

Jodi Egerton is the Project Director at CreativePickle. She joined CreativePickle in 2015, holds a PMP certification, and has over a decade of project management experience at small web design companies and independent schools. She thrives on creating systems for smooth teamwork and effective communication. Jodi collaborates with CreativePickle’s clientele regarding print and web projects, helping move projects from beginning to end through our well-established creative process. Jodi makes things happen and sees projects through to completion. She serves the important role of taking care of internal business, solving problems (both professional and personal), and is as enthusiastic as a person can be about organization and systems that work. 

 Jodi has a Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Texas. With her husband Owen Egerton, Jodi co-wrote the creativity and writing craft book This Word Now. Jodi moonlights as a wordslinger for Typewriter Rodeo, crafting custom poems on vintage typewriters at all kinds of events–from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, to the beach in Cabo San Lucas, to Willie Nelson’s ranch in Luck, Texas. Jodi and Owen live in Austin with their two kids and rambunctious puppy.

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Kim Hudson
Visual Designer

Kim Hudson is a Visual Designer at CreativePickle.  She joined the team in 2017 with more than eight years of professional graphic design experience. She enjoys creating high-quality and well-designed branding and graphics, while paying close attention to detail. Kim plays a critical support role at CreativePickle by helping with everything from logo design to truck wrap layout, as well as print management and setup. Kim has Bachelor’s degrees in both Graphic Design and Business Marketing from Colorado State University.

Kim grew up in Colorado and moved to Austin shortly before joining the CreativePickle team. She is a world traveler and is always up for a new adventure. During her free time, you can almost always find her outside. She loves running, paddle boarding, skiing, and spending time with family.