Nick D'Amico

 

Design Experience

 

Addepar |  Jul. 2012 – Present

Early contributor and leader of expanding brand identity alongside two visual and three product designers in a company of ~100.

Maintained and improved brand identity and culture through client facing, marketing, recruiting, and internal design projects and materials.

Heightened design culture internally with education, workshops and demonstrations, environmental, and event collateral design. 

 

Freestyle  |  Jul. 2013 – Jul. 2014

Designed New York Times best selling book, Freestyle: Maximize Sport & Life Performance with Four Basic Movements with one co-designer. 

Worked closely with the book’s two authors and their publisher as our clients.

Key architecture and design challenges included the book’s grid, typographic hierarchy, the display of image sequences, instructional illustrations, and the overall visual essence.

 

Consulting  |  Present

Worked both as an individual designer and on teams for various clients and industries including fine art, athletic lifestyle, music, and technology.

Work spanned logos, visual identity systems, lettering, illustration, web, publication, and general identity strategy.

 

Program to Aid Career Exploration   |  Aug. 2011 – Jun. 2012

Worked closely under professors of Ohio University’s graphic design program.

Assisted teaching classes and entry level students with technical education and portfolio mentorship.

 

Education

Ohio University
BFA Graphic Design
College of Fine Arts, 2012
African American Studies Minor
GPA 3.8 of 4.0

Coursework
Graphic Drawing
Typography
Visual Identity
Silkscreen
Letterpress & Bookbinding
Figurative Ceramics

Recognition

2014 New York Times Best Seller’s list
Featured in Under Consideration’s U.C. Quarterly Q2 ‘14 edition
2012 BFA Graphic Design Exhibition first prize
2012 Charles-Logan Smith Excellence in Design Award
2011/2012 Ohio University Student Juried Exhibition
2010/2011 Ohio University Alden Library Special Collections

Interests

Art History
Design Education
Ceramics
Woodwork
Biking
Climbing