Vito Mazza Salon & Spa​​

Vito Mazza’s is a family-owned and operated beauty salon and spa, offering hair styling, massage therapy, and even top-of-the-line hair restoration treatments. They have been voted Best Salon & Day Spa in Central New Jersey, from 1999 through 2003. From 2011 to 2013 I created countless materials for them such as flyers, web banners, 2’x3’ and 4’x5’ posters, window banners, pamphlets, reward cards, postcards, and interior signage.

Print & Digital Advertising

Sony Entertainment ​​

Featuring 5 television channels (SET, SAB, MAX, AATH, and MIX), the Sony Entertainment Network is the self-proclaimed leader in Bollywood Blockbusters and Family Entertainment. For two years we collaborated, developing weekly print and web advertisements to promote the shows and movies featured on their channels. The challenge of this ongoing project was to come up with fresh and innovative ways to feature a lot of content in a relatively small space, often including 8-10 shows, dates and times for each, web sites, and network and sponsor logos.

Young Minds Can / Project Culture Change / Jay Morrison Brand

Jay Morrison, celebrity realtor and host of NBC’s “Open House” enlisted my services to develop marketing materials for his personal and professional brand. In addition to designing flyers for his real estate venture, I also created e-vites and promotional designs for his philanthropic projects, such as Project Culture Change and Young Minds Can, LLC.

Rutgers University Student Life Marketing:
Event Flyers

As a graphic designer for the Rutgers Student Life Marketing Team, I was
responsible for many of the university’s publicity material, such as cards, pamphlets, flyers, posters, magazines, and booklets. Shown here is a sampling of various event flyers and posters.

Thinning Hair Solutions:
Laser Hair Therapy

Thinning Hair Solutions (a subset of Vito Mazza Salon) offers laser hair therapy services. I assisted THS with their marketing, helping to establish their brand and promote the reliability of their services through posters, infographics, and 40-page coffee table “Look-Book” which featured “Before and Afters” of their most successful hair restoration clients.

Created while working for Print Today NJ, a business offering design, print, and wedding invitation services. I designed and maintained the company website to help give the business a previously lacking online presence.

Web Ads & Banners Miscellaneous

MIscellaneous Web Ads and Banners developed to accompany online promotions for several different clients.

Rutgers University Foundation |
Print Collateral

Responsible for the advancement and development of Rutgers University, the Foundation organizes and promotes many events to provide engagement opportunities for alumni to connect and give back. Included are a variety of invitations, brochures, and booklets.

Rutgers University Foundation | Ads

The philanthropic efforts of the foundation provided the opportunity to create many digital and print marketing to support Rutgers Giving Day, Alumni Association online store, Futures in Advancement internship program, and Alumni Travel program, among others.

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