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With over 14 years of experience, Anthony is an accomplished Graphic Designer with a proven ability to create compelling visual concepts and coordinate production of print projects from inception to delivery.
Anthony commands a wealth of knowledge and talent. Having worked with clients as diverse as RE/MAX and Belmont Race Track, his experience also covers a wide variety of business categories. Anthony works with companies to help them reach their marketing goals by providing smart, articulate, impactful and results-oriented direction.
Anthony has been successfully self-employed for years with many continuous clients and has a well-equipped home office.
15 YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL GRAPHIC DESIGN EXPERIENCE
ASTOR Graphics, Inc., Floral Park, N.Y.
January 2002 - present
• Design corporate identity, including logo design, business cards, brochures,
newsletters, in-house forms.
• Assist with the creation of content for websites, brochures, media kits, marketing kits
and educational pamphlets, to ensure that marketing materials effectively
messages to target audiences.
• Insure marketability and brand recognition through procurement and imprinting of
promotional products and decorated apparel.
• Work in collaboration with Public Relations agencies to create brand recognition
through media exposure.
• Conceptualize and shoot and/or oversee photography for marketing materials.
Designatronics, Inc. , New Hyde Park, N.Y.
April 1995 - January 2000
Assistant Art Director
Designed page layouts; type set new product catalog pages, operator manuals,
marketing and advertising materials, company newsletter; conceptualized and
designed catalog covers, division logos, corporate identity; scan and process product
pictures for printed publications, CD-ROM and World Wide Web data bases; oversaw
and organized the maintenance of over 3000 computer and hard files. Newsletter
Editor, Bowling League President, Picnic Committee Chairperson. Interviewed
potential new staff members.
ANTHONY CASTORO 5829 Meadow Drive, Orefield, PA 18069 • 516-616-4494 • [email_address] Unique Music Corp. , New Hyde Park, N.Y. December 1993 - August 1994 Graphic Artist Managed layout and design of nationally distributed monthly music catalog, trading card catalog, and newspaper mailer. Conceptualized and designed music advertisements for globally recognized music producers. FREELANCE Rubie’s Costume, Co., Richmond Hill, NY December 2000 - May 2001 Production Designer Responsible for lay-out of costume packaging, technical drawing, type setting, and color correcting. Adhering to licensing standards. Fortunoffs Department Store, Uniondale, NY April 2000 ﾐ December 2000 Freelance Artist Designed posters, billboards, in-store signs following direction of Art Director and design standards. Novara Comp Services, Jamaica, NY January 2000 - March 2000 Art Director In charge of corporate identity, logo design, collateral, and web design. EDUCATION CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design Founding Father Sigma Phi Epsilon California Upsilon Fraternity Chaplain: Implemented and maintained national bylaws; Standards Committee and Judicial Board Chairman; Chapter Art Director; Installation Committee; Fund-raising Chairman School of Visual Arts, New York, Web Design, HTML
DESCRIPTION: Large format Newsletter made especially for Real Estate professionals attending year end gala awards banquet. MEDIUM: Newsletter END CLIENT: RE/MAX of New York, Inc. INDUSTRY TYPE: Real Estate MEDIA USED: Adobe InDesign C2 Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe Acrobat ASTOR ROLE: Graphics Designing Newsletter Lay out Type Setting Color Correcting Proof Reading Stock Photo Search NEWSLETTERS
DESCRIPTION: Assortment of ongoing quarterly newsletters for various clients. MEDIUM: Newsletter END CLIENT: Various INDUSTRY TYPE: Various MEDIA USED: Adobe InDesign C2 Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe Acrobat ASTOR ROLE: Graphics Designing Newsletter Lay out Type Setting Color Correcting Proof Reading Stock Photo Search Printing outsource NEWSLETTERS
DESCRIPTION: Color magazine ads for special promotions. MEDIUM: Magazine Ad END CLIENT: Shiro of Japan INDUSTRY TYPE: Restaurant MEDIA USED: Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe Acrobat ASTOR ROLE: Still Photography Ad Design Ad Placement Type Setting Stock Photo Search MAGAZINE ADS
DESCRIPTION: Business publication ads. MEDIUM: Newspaper Ad END CLIENT: Advance Commercial Movers INDUSTRY TYPE: Shipping MEDIA USED: Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe Acrobat ASTOR ROLE: Concept Ad Design Type Setting Stock Photo Search ADVERTISEMENT
DESCRIPTION: Poster to be hung in train and bus terminals and platforms to promote upcoming events. MEDIUM: Poster/Billboard END CLIENT: Belmont Park INDUSTRY TYPE: Entertainment/Gambling MEDIA USED: Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe Acrobat ASTOR ROLE: Type Setting Ad Design Ad Placement BILLBOARD
DESCRIPTION: Series of TEN boxes for different Halloween party decorations. MEDIUM: Packaging END CLIENT: Rubie’s Costume Co. INDUSTRY TYPE: Retail Party MEDIA USED: Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe Acrobat ASTOR ROLE: Package Design Illustrations Type Setting PACKAGING
DESCRIPTION: Grade School Yearbook for fifth graders, to be giver out to each student, teacher and staffer. MEDIUM: Magazine format END CLIENT: South Salem Elementary School INDUSTRY TYPE: Educational MEDIA USED: Adobe InDesign C2 Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe Acrobat ASTOR ROLE: Conceptualizing Graphics Designing Type Setting Color Correcting Photo retouching Proof Reading Photography Printing outsource BOOK DESIGN
IDENTITY DESCRIPTION: Corporate Identity for new business. MEDIUM: Stationary/Brochure END CLIENT: Clients for Life INDUSTRY TYPE: Professional MEDIA USED: Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe Acrobat ASTOR ROLE: Conceptualizing Graphics Designing Logo Design Type Setting Color Correcting Photo retouching Proof Reading Printing outsource
DESCRIPTION: Assortment of Business cards. MEDIUM: Business card END CLIENT: Various INDUSTRY TYPE: Various MEDIA USED: Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe Acrobat ASTOR ROLE: Design Stock Photo Search Type Setting Printing outsource COLATERAL
DESCRIPTION: Trade Show booth for new business used for presence and information handouts MEDIUM: Trade Show Booth END CLIENT: CSAP, Inc. INDUSTRY TYPE: Corporate MEDIA USED: Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe Acrobat ASTOR ROLE: Design Stock Photo Search Type Setting Booth research and acquisition TRADE BOOTHS
DESCRIPTION: Catalog covers for a series of product lines in the manufacturing industry. MEDIUM: Catalog END CLIENT: Designatronics, Inc. INDUSTRY TYPE: Manufacturing MEDIA USED: Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe Acrobat ASTOR ROLE: Catalog Cover Design Catalog Page Illustrations Photo Shoot Director Logo Design Photo Retouching Type Setting CATALOGS