- Englewood, NJ, US
- £25 /hr
- Available now
New Jersey-based graphic designer and production specialist Laura Dapito is an off-site work-for-hire creative consulting solution for your company, small-business, or personalmore...New Jersey-based graphic designer and production specialist Laura Dapito is an off-site work-for-hire creative consulting solution for your company, small-business, or personal project.
Laura Dapito has most recently consulted as a Graphic Designer and Production Director for up-and-coming boutique agencies all over New York City including playworkgroup/Paganucci Wolfington, ByrdBarlage, and HK Creative as well as the creative and luxury operational consultancy Gorgeous Group in London. Her principal agency experience was earned as a Graphic Designer at the seminal New York advertising and brand imaging company Laird + Partners. Working with renown Creative Directors, Laura supported the creative teams for Juicy Couture, DeBeers, GAP, Donna Karan International, and Nautica as well as all new business accounts and acquisitions including clients such as Sarah Jessica Parker’s Lovely Fragrance for Coty, Tanqueray No. 10, and Cîroc Vodka.
Laura has worked with a broad range of clientele including photographers, major fashion brands, fragrances, electronics, beverages, and health services, and an independent practice on a solid foundation built upon several years of design experience in marketing, advertising, and studio environments focusing primarily in design and concept execution for print collateral and advertising campaigns as well as web site design services.
Area Covered: Englewood, New Jersey, New York, Bergen County, Greater NYC Area
Work Experience Summary: Freelance History and Clients
Paganucci Wolfington, New York, NY,
Freelance Graphic Design and Production Director, August 2008 to Present
Laird & Partners, Advertising And Brand Imaging, New York, NY
Freelance Art Director, July 2005 to Present
Marion Graphics, Englewood, NJ
Freelance Graphic Designer, March 2009 to Present
HK Creative, New York, NY
Freelance Graphic Designer, November 2008
Columbia University, Print Services, New York, NY
Freelance Graphic Designer, October 2007 to Present
Gorgeous Group, LLC, London, England, United Kingdom
Freelance Graphic Designer, July 2005 to Present
Full-time Employment History
Paganucci Wolfington, A Creative Services Company, New York, NY
Graphic Design and Production Director, June 2007 to August 2008
Design, research and development of special publications, advertising campaigns brand imaging, and promotional material for fashion, music and entertainment clients; manage printing, production process and development for all projects.
Laird & Partners, Advertising and Brand Imaging, New York, NY
Graphic Designer and Production Designer, September 2003 to July 2005;
Design, research and development of advertising campaigns and brand imaging.
Clients Include: Donna Karan Int’l, Inc.; Nautica; GAP, Inc.; Schweppes, Diageo Brand Liquors, Coty/Lancaster Fragrances: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kenneth Cole, Juicy Couture, Halle Berry Fragrance, Karl Lagerfeld.
Sonnenberg, Haviland & Partners, Marketing, Ridgewood, NJ
Junior Art Director, February 2001 to February 2003
Education Summary: Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN
Master of Fine Arts, Visual Studies, May 2007
Montclair State University, Department of Art & Design, Upper Montclair, NJ
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design, December 2002
School of Visual Arts, Department of Continuing Education, New York, NY,
Continuing education courses in motion graphics, 2001
Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY,
Associate of Applied Science, Advertising Design, December 2000
Freelance Graphic Designer, Websites & Print