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PROFILE/RESUME
Danielle Gallo  
Creative Director/Designer
 
360° Creative Director with a proven track record of award winning creative work from a diverse industry range of formidable clients. Expert in delivering a full spectrum of brand marketing, graphic design, web design, digital marketing, experiential design, identity development, event graphics, communication programs, and innovative advertising solutions in deadline driven environments. Outstanding hands-on creative, strong presenter and organized team leader that manages, inspires, trains and motivates creative teams. Strong communication skills contribute to success in building collaborative relationships that benefit client objectives. Intelligent strategic problem solver, quick to interpret each client’s creative needs, visualizing the big picture with the ability to work across platforms to deliver cutting edge integrated marketing campaigns. Possessing that extraordinary spark that unites imagination and intelligence.
Resume
Experience
Danielle Gallo 360º Creative.
Clients
American Express, Ann Taylor.com, Baume & Mercier, Breakwater Yacht Club, Chase, DuPont, Estée Lauder, Exxon, FAO Schwarz, Fuji Film, Gaia Real Estate, Good Schmitt Jams, Lincoln Center, Manhattan Yacht Club, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NFL, North Sails, Oakcliff Sailing, Origins, Pfizer, Ricola USA, ReeWheel Vintage Motorcycle Restoration, RG Productions, School of Practical Philosophy, SoHo Style Magazine (Vogue/ Butterick Co.), Starwood.com–St. Regis & The Luxury Collection, Strategic Event Design, Thompson Reuters, Time Warner, Weider Publications, Inc. (Shape, Men’s Fitness, Muscle & Fitness), Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbour.


American Women's Yacht Racing, Inc., NYC.
Founder and President-Created company, strategy and creative. Spearhead sponsorship and fundraising, build team. U.S. Coast Guard 100 ton Masters Captain, ranked 6th in US Women’s Match Racing. Manage/compete locally, nationally and internationally in regattas. Train/organize events for the team. Winner of Sportsmanship of the Year Award, Best Women’s Performance in One Design Racing. Written up in the Sunday New York Times Sports section while competing in the Rolex International Women’s Keelboat Championship.


Past Experience
Rowland Worldwide, Division of Saatchi & Saatchi, NYC.
Vice President, Associate Creative Director-Rowland Promotion & Design Developed and produced strategic, creative communication programs/solutions for a broad range of clients. Responsible for market strategy, concept development, design direction, staff management, estimating, and scheduling. Worked with designers, account executives, PR, production and traffic. Commissioned photographers, illustrators, producers and directors. Supervised freelancers & vendors. Built, trained and oversaw staff and all projects. Projects included: ad campaigns, new business pitches, print collateral (brochures, posters,invites...), videos, websites, commercials, exhibition design, package design, trade shows, signage, identity programs, style guides, advertorials, t-shirt designs, product launches and special projects.

Estée Lauder Inc., NYC.
Art Director-Estée Lauder Creative Services Worldwide
Responsible for concept through completion of collateral projects: product launches, mailers, counter cards, posters, ads, demo cards, invitations, counter displays, exhibitions, in-store transparencies, t-shirt designs, product enclosures, identity programs, special events and Lauder family projects. Developed strategies, design, commissioned photographers/ illustrators, wrote contracts/estimates, worked with production, marketing and traffic, supervised vendor comps/work, engaged in team projects/research.

FAO Schwarz, NYC.
Visual Display and Graphic Design
Design and execution of posters, store exhibits and windows.

NFL Properties Licensing Department, NYC.
Freelance Art Director
Developed logos, designs and concepts for new apparel lines.

General Media, NYC.
Art Director-Penthouse Letters magazine, Girls of Penthouse magazine, 
Penthouse Special Projects, Penthouse Entertainment Television. Responsible for planning/conception through execution of monthly and bi-monthly magazines, special projects, television advertisements. Design, management of design team,commissioned art selection, legal rights, contracts, phases of production, schedules, research/recruited artists, and administration.


AWARDS
Art Director's Annual, 4 awards
First Annual Dimensional Illustrator's Award Show 
1 silver award, 10 merit awards
Graphis Design Annual, 2 awards
JCA Annual 8, featured Art Director
Magazine and Bookseller's Best Newsstand Cover
2nd Place award, 1 merit award 
Print's Regional Design Annual, 4 awards
Society of Illustrators, 4 awards
Society of Publication Designers, 4 awards


TECHNICAL SKILLS
MAC: InDesign, Quark Xpress, Adobe Illustrator, 
Adobe Photoshop, Flash, Director, PowerPoint, Image Ready,
Premiere, SoundEdit 16, video, Microsoft Excel, 
B&W and color photography, airbrush, hand lettering.


URL
www.corinthiancollection.com
www.breakwateryc.org
www.ricolausa.com
www.anntaylor.com
www.starwood.com (all brands)
www.strategiceventdesign.com
www.starstationone.com
www.dupont.com/sleepproducts
www.dupont.com/coolmax
School of Practical Philosophy ad banners
Exxon ad banners
 
MEMBERSHIPS
American Institute of Graphic Arts 
Art Directors Club 
Society of Publication Designers 
Manhattan Yacht Club
Oakclliff Sailing Center

Cambridge Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals

EDUCATION
New York University, New York, N.Y.
Graduate Certificate: Intensive Multimedia Program

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, R.I.
BFA: Graphic Design

School of Visual Arts, New York, N.Y.
Advertising Graduate Studies

Brown University, Providence, R.I.
Communications
Danielle Gallo
Seeking
Freelance/contract
Experience
Executive
Skills
Creative Direction, Art Direction
Industry
Advertising, Print
POST DATE: 04.07.2021
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