Charley Sexton

Partner | Chief Creative Officer
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Charley finds creative solutions to accomplish clients’ communications goals and leads the web development and design teams.
  • Became CCO and a partner in 2022.
  • Manages creative projects for almost every client as well as a highly creative and talented staff of graphic designers, web designers and developers and outside production vendors.
  • Provides full spectrum support for website projects from developing user personas and design through development, training and backend support.
  • Designs all manner of graphic art and marketing materials.
  • Maintains a stable of superior printers, web development vendors, photographers and videographers to leverage the best quality at the best cost.
  • Keeps up with design and web trends and provides strategic direction for all creative projects.
  • Elevates brands through logo creation, brand identity, branding guidelines, print and digital graphics.
How Charley creates magic
  • Charley helps clients create or reimagine their brands to resonate with their culture, charm audiences and invigorate identity.
Successful project snapshot
  • Launched OrthoTennessee’s comprehensive website to unify all practices and sites for improved user experience and efficient backend management of physician listings and specialties.
  • Concepted new Leadership Knoxville logo to bring a bold, modern look to the well-established but evolving organization.
  • Designed Villa Collina hardback book with rich photography and history of largest house in Tennessee.
  • Built Johnson Architecture website to highlight expertise of work with vibrant photography.
Education & experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, University of Tennessee (2000)
  • Charley’s first job was as a graphic designer for Clarence Brown Theatre, where he created print advertisements and other marketing materials; he then moved to Moxley Carmichael, steered the creative vision of the firm for two decades and became an owner.
Joined firm in
  • 2001
Community involvement and recognition
  • Leadership Knoxville, Class of 2021
  • East Tennessee Community Design Center board of directors
  • Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Counselors Academy member
  • American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) member
  • Zoo Knoxville’s Circle of Friends Leadership Council founding member and Ambassador of the Year in 2015
  • News Sentinel 40 Under 40, Class of 2016
  • Previous: Young Professionals of Knoxville founding member and past president
A little more
  • Lives in Powell.
  • Wife, Linnie; daughters, Haley and Riley; screened-porch cat, Millie.
  • Enneagram 2: The Helper / Giver

 

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Charley Sexton

Partner | Chief Creative Officer
Contact Me
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vCard icon

 

Charley finds creative solutions to accomplish clients’ communications goals and leads the web development and design teams.
  • Became CCO and a partner in 2022.
  • Manages creative projects for almost every client as well as a highly creative and talented staff of graphic designers, web designers and developers and outside production vendors.
  • Provides full spectrum support for website projects from developing user personas and design through development, training and backend support.
  • Designs all manner of graphic art and marketing materials.
  • Maintains a stable of superior printers, web development vendors, photographers and videographers to leverage the best quality at the best cost.
  • Keeps up with design and web trends and provides strategic direction for all creative projects.
  • Elevates brands through logo creation, brand identity, branding guidelines, print and digital graphics.
How Charley creates magic
  • Charley helps clients create or reimagine their brands to resonate with their culture, charm audiences and invigorate identity.
Successful project snapshot
  • Launched OrthoTennessee’s comprehensive website to unify all practices and sites for improved user experience and efficient backend management of physician listings and specialties.
  • Concepted new Leadership Knoxville logo to bring a bold, modern look to the well-established but evolving organization.
  • Designed Villa Collina hardback book with rich photography and history of largest house in Tennessee.
  • Built Johnson Architecture website to highlight expertise of work with vibrant photography.
Education & experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, University of Tennessee (2000)
  • Charley’s first job was as a graphic designer for Clarence Brown Theatre, where he created print advertisements and other marketing materials; he then moved to Moxley Carmichael, steered the creative vision of the firm for two decades and became an owner.
Joined firm in
  • 2001
Community involvement and recognition
  • Leadership Knoxville, Class of 2021
  • East Tennessee Community Design Center board of directors
  • Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Counselors Academy member
  • American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) member
  • Zoo Knoxville’s Circle of Friends Leadership Council founding member and Ambassador of the Year in 2015
  • News Sentinel 40 Under 40, Class of 2016
  • Previous: Young Professionals of Knoxville founding member and past president
A little more
  • Lives in Powell.
  • Wife, Linnie; daughters, Haley and Riley; screened-porch cat, Millie.
  • Enneagram 2: The Helper / Giver

 

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