Alex Criscuolo

  • Product Creation Graphic Designer at TaylorMade Golf Company
  • San Diego, California, United States
  • Graphic Design

Previous positions

  • Graphic/Web Designer at East Coast Catalyst
  • Graphic Designer and Product Development at OYO Sports

Education

The New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University, Master’s Degree, Graphic Design

Public Profile

Background

Summary

Portfolio Website: www.alexcriscuolo.com A passionate, hard working Graphic Designer with a creative and inventive mind who continues to push myself to create compelling and successful design solutions. Graduated in 2015 from the New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University receiving my Masters in Graphic Design. My vision is to improve and learn as much as I can every single day by observing design trends around me, listening to experienced creative minds who have paved the way before me, creating with my hands almost daily, and dreaming big because those who dream big are those who change the world for the better. Skills Include: • Adobe Illustrator • Adobe InDesign • Adobe Photoshop • Sketch • Word Press • Adobe XD • After Effects • Logo Design • Packaging Design • Sense of Image and Type, Design and Color • Conceptual Sketches and Brainstorming Skills • Photography • Creative Presentations • Social Media • Experience with CMS Systems • Understanding of HTML/CSS basics • All Advanced Microsoft Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc)

Experience

  • Product Creation Graphic Designer

    TaylorMade Golf Company

    October 2018 – Present(1 year)Carlsbad, California

  • Graphic/Web Designer

    East Coast Catalyst

    March 2016 – September 2018(2 years 6 months)Greater Boston Area

    – Lead Designer on Website Design/Wordpress Development, Wireframing, UX/UI layout, Logo/Brand creation, Infographics, Email Templates, Stationary Design, and Presentation Templates. – Deliver design concepts to companies such as Apperian, Attivio, Arxan, Barking Crab, eCare Vault, FYFO, GlobalScape, Jules Catering, Laundry View, Lavastorm, New England Donor Services, Signiant, and Veridium ID. – Present visual designs to team, management and client, while clearly articulating design rationale. – Manage multiple projects at once, both individually and as part of a team, in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.

  • Graphic Designer and Product Development

    OYO Sports

    August 2014 – March 2016(1 year 7 months)Acton, MA

    – Designed over 300 player and team packages for exclusively licensed toys for major leagues such as NFL, MLB, NHL, NCAA, MLS, CFL, AFL and custom premiums. – Work on cross-functional teams collaborating with internal design team, category managers and engineers to ensure client satisfaction based on design and established turn-around times. – Lead graphic designer responsible for improving and revving packaging and determining product enhancements for NHL, MLB, and NFL products. – Execute all creative for packaging on exclusive products for charitable events, player retirement and lifetime achievement such as the Tim Wakefield Red Sox Foundation, David Ortiz Retirement, and Mike Trout Stadium Store Limited Editions. – Independently own all design for social media creative daily launches on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram aimed to increase reach, retain existing costumers and generate revenue.

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  • Graphic Designer

    www.alexcriscuolo.com

    May 2013 – February 2016(2 years 9 months)

    – Developed sketch work and concepts for Professional Athlete’s personal logos for Super Digital. – Design various album covers for country singer Alec MacGillivray and band “The Ultra”. – Established new brand image for Deli owner and updated all collateral to be consistent.

  • Graphic Designer

    OYO Sports

    April 2014 – August 2014(4 months)Acton, MA

    – Created documents used for product and packaging approvals for external contacts representing over 175 players for NFL, MLB, NHL, NCAA. – Assisted Engineers and graphic design team in coming up with innovative new concepts to be used in product development. – Lead graphic designer responsible for improving and revving packaging and determining product enhancements for NHL, MLB, and NFL products. – Quality control for product and packaging, reviewing all creative assets and providing feedback. – Researched professional athlete’s statistics, team contracts, and player information.

Education

  • The New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University

    Master’s Degree, Graphic Design

    2013 – 2015

  • Quinnipiac University

    Bachelor’s Degree, Marketing

    2011 – 2013

  • Clemson University

    Marketing

    2010 – 2011

  • Wentworth Institute of Technology

    Architecture

    2009 – 2010

  • Hingham High School

    2006 – 2009

Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • Product Design
  • Packaging Artwork
  • Sketching
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustrator
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Logo Design
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Public Speaking
  • After Effects
  • PowerPoint
  • Marketing
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • InDesign
  • Packaging
  • Fashion Design
  • Photoshop
  • Apparel
  • Concept Development
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Typography
  • Product Development
  • Social Media
  • Microsoft Word
  • Web Design

Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer

    Habitat for Humanity International

    July 2007Disaster and Humanitarian Relief

    Traveled with a group to New Orleans to help piece together wall frames to rebuild houses for families that lost their homes after Hurricane Katrina.