A Brief History

Joseph Dasaro is a multi-disciplinary designer, creative director, illustrator, husband, dog lover, model builder, printmaker, animator, brother, uncle, pro-wrestling historian, percussionist, non-competitive cyclist, amateur magician, professor of all things Godzilla, vintage toy collector, Star Trek aficionado and carrot cake enthusiast.

Joseph holds a degree in animation from the School of Visual Arts in New York. There, he received the 2004 Dusty Film Award for Excellence in Stop Motion. In 1990, he took home the first place trophy at the Cub Scouts Pack 550 Pine Wood Derby. In 1991, he was unjustly disqualified from the race.

Skillset

Art Direction
Conceptual Design
Illustration
Typography
UX
Project Management
Quality Control

After Effects
CSS / HTML
Illustrator
InDesign
Keynote
Photoshop
MS Office

Work History

Droga5, New York, NY
Design Director | April 2013 – Present

Clients Include: Airwick, American Express, Belita, Blizzard Entertainment, Chase,

TBWA\Chiat\Day, New York, NY
Design Lead | October 2008 – April 2013

Clients Included: Absolut Vodka, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Kahlúa,

Freelance, Brooklyn, NY
Graphic Designer |   October 2008 – Dec 2014

Clients Included: Cargo Records, Creative Circle, Holy Cow Collective, Initiative,

Ondemand Communications LLC., Long Island City, NY
Graphic Artist / Production Designer   |   October 2006 – February 2008

Clients Included: Bank of America, Christie’s, Gap, NFL, Ralph Lauren, Sotheby’s

Education

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Major: Film, Video and Animation   |   Area of Study: Stop Motion of Animation

2004 Dusty Film Award for Excellence in Stop Motion

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