Kevin Palmer

Creative Director, Marketing and Communication

Kevin has been in the creative industry for more than 20 years. His experience includes areas such as 3-D animation, photography, videography, audio/music and advertising. 

He started his career as an Applications Engineer for Alias|Wavefront, a 3-D animation software company widely used in the movie and automotive design industries. From there, he worked for Anadarko Petroleum as a Dynamic Projects Supervisor, handling everything from 3-D visualization and interactive projects, to photography and video. His next position was as an Art Director for Jennings Ad Agency on the east coast. Clients included Volvo Trucks, UNC Health Care, Häfele, Eurosport (Soccer.com). Prior to working at Rice, he ran a creative agency, servicing clients such as The Discovery Channel, The Learning Channel (TLC), United Way, Igloo, John Deere, Travelocity, Advertising Age and Betsey Johnson. One of his clients was Rice Business, which ended up offering him a full-time position. Currently, he works remotely from Canyon Lake, Texas, where he lives with his wife and two children. 

Kevin earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in advertising and graphic design from Sam Houston State University and an Associate of Applied Science in Music Business Specializing in Audio Engineering from San Jacinto College Central (attended on vocal scholarship).