12/98 - Present: Creative Director, Vision Marketing Group, Westport, CT
Responsibilities: creative concepting, design, illustration, mechanical production, image color correction, product design, pencil roughs, computer comps, management and direction of staff artists, freelance artists and photographers. Client list includes: Allied Domecq Spirits, Atkins Nutritionals, George Weston Bakeries (Arnold, Thomas, Entenmann’s), Mott’s, Pepsico Foodservice, William Grant & Sons Spirits, Wise Foods and others.
Project Experience: Free standing inserts (FSI’s), In-store point-of-sale displays, in-store permanent and non-permanent rack displays, consumer packaging, specialty liquor packaging, brochures, sell sheets, recipe booklets, sweepstakes materials, header cards, banners, posters, in-aisle danglers, static-cling signage, counter signage, tear pads, consumer and trade magazine ads, powerpoint presentations, banner ads, website design, custom glassware design, custom bar/beverage items, custom wearables and textiles, trade project ring binders, CD sleeves and faces.
9/90 - 12/98: Art Director, Young Advantage, Westport, CT
Responsibilities: creative meetings, graphic design, illustration, hi-res mechanical production, hi-res color correction, product design, pencil roughs and computer comps. Client list includes: Crayola, Dannon, General Mills, Lever, M&M Mars, Miller Brewing, Valvoline and others.
5/82 - 8/90: Graphic and Industrial Designer, John Cuccio Design, Westport, CT
Responsibilities: Product design, package design, graphic design and detailed product rendering for such companies as General Electric, RCA, Remington Shavers, Tie Communications, Hamilton Beach, The Danbury Mint (MBI).
11/86 - 8/87: Art Director and Illustrator, Communication Control Systems, Inc., Port Chester, NY
Responsibilities: Design of various magazine ads, brochures and catalogs. Creation of over 175 illustrations for unique international multi-lingual
9/80 - 5/86: University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT
BFA degree in Illustration, plus extensive courses in Industrial Design, and Graphic Design
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