Gino Gareza

Creative Director + Photographer

New York, NY

Have you seen the top of the line Swiss Army Knife model: SwissChamp XAVT? Check it out on www.swissarmy.com That's me! I'm a one man wrecking crew, or I call upon my "League of Extraordinary Creatives" as needed!

Experience

  • Creative Director
    New York, NY
    Jun 2009 - Present
    Freelance
    Freelance Creative Director • Art Director • Photographer • Copywriter • Video Director/Creative Director • Designer

    Creative Director/Art Director
    Accounts: Cheryl Burke-Fit Couture (Dancing With The Stars) • Thuy New York (Fashion Designer) • JDauphin (Fashion Designer) • Quikslver • Ultra Records • Victor JVC-Japan • Axex Japan • Blackflys Eyewear • Piatra Men's Accessories • Amalou Skin

    Photographer
    Accounts: Flight of The Conchords • Quiksilver • Thuy New York • Dramazine • Henry Clay Cigars • New York City Ballet • Wallpaper Magazine • Comma Design • Ultra Records • Totem Design • Boom Magazine-Japan • Neilsens • Alvin Valley • Loreal

    Art Director
    Music Videos & Commercials: C&C Music Factory • Mary J Blige • AT&T • Right Said Fred • Wu Tang Clan • British Knights • Tony Bennett • Tears For Fears
  • Art Director
    New York, NY
    May 2008 - May 2009
    Lloyd & Co.
    Freelance Art Director
    Account : The Limited • www.thelimited.com
  • Art Director
    New York, NY
    Mar 2007 - May 2008
    Vogue Magazine-Condé Nast
    Art Director
    Special Projects : Fashion Rocks • Vogue Living • D&G Book
  • Creative Director
    New York, NY
    Jul 2003 - Dec 2006
    BGA Badalato-Ginsberg Advertising
    Creative Director
    Accounts: SIRIUS Satellite Radio • Xact Communications, Swiss Diamond • Bell South, Konica/Minolta • Salter • Haier • US Electronics
  • Art Director
    New York, NY
    Mar 2002 - May 2003
    Saatchi & Saatchi
    Art Director
    Accounts: Pfizer/Wyeth Pharmaceuticals • Enbrel • Frontline
  • Art Director
    New York, NY
    Feb 2001 - Feb 2002
    Assouline Publishing
    Art Director
    Accounts: ABC Carpet & Home • MAC Cosmetics • New York Sports Club-NYSC • Judith Ripka Jewelry
  • Creative Director
    New York, NY
    Sep 1998 - Jan 2001
    Simplycity Magazine
    Creative Director of women's lifestyle magazine • 150K circulation

Education

  • Sociology
    Los Angeles, CA
    Sep 1980 - May 1986
    UCLA