Peter Karpick at work in his studio
Photo: Chilly-O
I'm Peter Karpick, the creative behind Tender Situations.
As a seasoned Creative Director, my expertise spans a spectrum of design fields, including product design, UI/UX, animation, graphic design, branding, and illustration.

My professional journey has led me to collaborate with clients of various sizes, from large corporations to emerging startups. My design ethos is versatile, ranging from the subtle nuances of minimalist aesthetics to the adventurous and bold. Over the course of my career, I've contributed my skills both within creative agencies and as an in-house team member for companies entrenched in the entertainment space.

Beyond the professional sphere, I am happily married and am the father to two wonderful boys who constantly inspire me. Outside of work you'll often find me indulging in my passion for skateboarding, casting a line, or immersed in the restoration of vintage Volkswagens.

I am on the lookout for exciting opportunities, be it freelance projects that allow me to bring creative visions to life or full-time positions that provide a platform for continuous growth and collaboration. Join me on this journey, and let's create something extraordinary together.
2022 - 23
Design Director
2012 - 21
Warner Media
Creative Director - Adult Swim
2008 - 12
Sr. Art Director
2005 - 08
IQ Interactive
Art Director
"Peter consistently urged our team to push the creative envelope and to think unconventionally in terms of design and animation. He fostered an environment in which my colleagues and I were free to sketch and spitball our weirdest ideas in order to deliver the best possible creative—and it worked!"
Lauren Payne
Designer and Animator
"Not only is he uber talented and creative, but Peter is also a really good leader. He is empathetic and kind while providing clear and calm direction even in stressful situations with unrealistic timelines and ever changing requirements. He respects others and they him - from the highest-level executive all the down to the first day intern."
Dene Sheperd
Project Manager
"Peter is skilled at communicating with third party vendors such as App Developers. He has the same ease in working and communicating with Technical Directors, Project/Program Managers, and executives across projects."
Kristy Sottilaro
Senior Technical Program Manager

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