Look Who’s New at Tool

Look Who’s New at Tool

Meet Tara Noel, graphic designer with five years in the biz

We’re excited to introduce you to this Kansas native who brings some unique, “America’s heartland” perspective to the creative team here at Tool.

This K-State grad cut her teeth on grassroots community ad campaigns such as outdoor music festivals and city-wide tasting events.

She's also directed high-end instructional videos for the Kansas Pork Association (did somebody say bacon?!), and redesigned the logo for the Kansas Association of Wheat Growers.

Her nonprofit work includes the Golden ADDY award-winning television commercial she produced for a local health center, and a pro bono rebrand for a summer camp serving underprivileged teens. 

But if it’s print collateral you need, Tara’s produced dozens of menus, brochures, posters and flyers for restaurants, movie houses and downtown organizations. She’s also incorporated a number of techniques—like hand drawing and vector graphics—into logos destined for the craft beer industry, several retailers and university athletic departments.

If you wonder if she'll be able to capture the subtle nuances of your brand in her designs, we'll just say she also won an award for a 1920s-inspired logo for the bar, 324 Speakeasy, and her logo redesign for a Flint Hills-area nonprofit made the founder cry (with joy).

So if it’s a well-rounded designer with a proven track record you’re looking for, she’s here in the ToolBelt.