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Angelo LaCalandra  
Art Director
 
To Whom It May Concern, 

I am looking for a position as an art director in an ad agency, private company, consumer trade or pharmaceutical agency, working on creative concepts from start to finish for direct mail, ads, logos, etc., hands on digital layout and design, illustrator, photoshop, indesign.


Thank you for taking the time to look thru my work. 

Yours truly,
         	Angelo LaCalandra
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EXPERIENCE

Avrett Free & Ginsberg     Art Director 10/2000 - January 2016
Responsible for creative concepts from start to finish, hands-on digital layouts and design on traditional advertising campaigns, TV media, web design, point of sale, promotional materials, packaging,  brochures, and logos. Clients include: Bacardi, Zenith TV, FreshDirect, Mrs T’s Pierogies, Ludens and Lorillard (All brands)

Brancaccio/Christofer/Shields     Art Director   8/94 - 10/2000 
Creative concepts, on traditional advertising, promotional materials, packaging, point of sales, brochures and logos supervised art directors, freelance artists, photoshoots  and vendors. Clients include: Beech-Nut, Andrew Jergens,Colgate-Palmolive, Breckenridge Pharmaceuticals, Playtex, Kal-Kan, Lysol, Stouffer Foods, Zhumir Liquor .

Young & Rubicam, Inc.   Art Director/Studio Manager   11/89 - 2/93
Creative concepts, hands-on digital layouts and design on traditional advertising campaigns,  designing packaging, POS, ads, and billboards. Studio Mgr./Y&R NY; redesigned studio, all Y&R accts. supervising studio personnel, traditional & computer. Clients include:  RJR (All brands) Camel, Winston 

Biederman & Co.  V.P. Art Director/Studio Manager    9/84 - 3/89
Created in-house design studio. Hired and supervising freelancers and vendors. 
Creative concepts from comp to finished mechanicals. Accounts: New York University, 
ITT, Canadian Imperial Bank, Cadillac.

Della Femina,Travisano & PartnersStudio Manager  1/79 - 9/84
Started as assistant, advanced to manager. Hired freelancers, hands on mechanicals, brochures, promotional materials. Took over in art direction as needed, for accounts which included: Rolls-Royce, CBS-TV, Great Adventure, Isuzu and more.

EDUCATION SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, NEW YORK.
Graduated, majored in Advertising. Also took package design,print production & photography.

AWARDS 1999 BOLI 26/ GOLD AWARD  Category Posters Design.

AASSOCIATION OF GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS.  
1996 54th Annual Graphic Arts Exhibition (Award Of Special Merit).

1987  JOHN CAPLES CREATIVE AWARD.  
First prize for multi-media consumer campaign New York University.

SKILLS  Proficient in QuarkXpress, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop; 
knowledge of IBM Pagemaker & Corel Draw. 

PORTFOLIO / REFERENCES Available Upon Request.
Angelo LaCalandra
Seeking
Full-time, Part-time, On-site, Permanent position, Freelance/contract
Experience
Senior
Skills
Art Direction, Design
Industry
Advertising, Print
POST DATE: 01.09.2021
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Virginia Beach, VA
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