Direct Energy, Aritron
Direct Energy, Aritron
Branding, Print, Web
Patriot Fleet Services
Patriot Fleet Services
Branding, Print, Web
Anthony & Sylvan Pools
Anthony & Sylvan Pools
Branding, Logo, Print
Green Parrot Restaurant • Pub • Patio
Green Parrot Restaurant • Pub • Patio
Branding, Print
Bradford White Product Website
Bradford White Product Website
Branding, Web
Il Fuoco Dentro
Il Fuoco Dentro
Branding, Logo, Web
Tha Heist
Tha Heist
Branding
MGA2 Logo Design
MGA2 Logo Design
Branding, Logo, Print, Web
Bradford White Print
Bradford White Print
Branding, Logo, Print

Website and UX/UI Design

Photoshop to WordPress and all the assets in between. Design, layout and set-up of websites and mobile apps.

Digital & Offset Printing

From offset custom folded brochures to variable data digital mailings, ready, set - go.

Video Production & Photography

Drones, locations, events and real-estate filming or still shots. Covered. Say cheese.

Creative Thinking

Research, more research, some more thinking and maybe a bike ride. All swirl into making the next great project a success.

Integration of Web Apps

Third party API integration of software to run your business behind the scenes.

Branding & Strategic Marketing

Local, national or global, positioning your brand for the greatest advantage.

Photoshop Afficionado

Smart Objects, Layers, Layer Masks, Layer Paths...Folders and Colorized Labels. Maximize that window.

Support Team

There's always a few extra hands available. Code, design, photography, Xcell data input and building.

AWS Based Cloud Solutions

Harnessing Amazon’s Web Services, and others, for consistent, smooth user experience.

Foil Stamped Chrome Effects

These were printed postcards, on foil stamped paper, digitally printed. The toner over the foil made some nice transitional color effects. We tested some colored foil, and pattered starburst foils. Was a really cool experiment, and we did a few projects using that treatment. I created the logos to make the type emblem and valve cover AmericorPress. The 3D type was generated in Adobe Illustrator (Dimensions). The original photos of the cars are from fellow MGA Art Director Chuck Jones.

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Testimonials

From print to web and all the pixels in-between.

LAARS Heating Systems Print and Mobile App

First, design a complete product catalog with specs, dimensions, charts and all the information you need to make a water heater purchase. Then, putting all that information at your fingertips in a mobile version. Created with: Post-Its, Sharpies, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Xcell and Word. Prototype was built with InVision App for user flow. Final design was WordPress with WooCommerce (mobile first). Fully responsive design for mobile devices, tablets and desktops.

Anthony Colanero

Anthony Colanero

Freelance Art Director

Senior Art Director at Marketing Group \ MGA for 21 years. I also worked along with their subsidiary companies and their clients.

  • AmericorPress, a full service offset and digital printing/fulfillment facility
  • ManorHouse Publishing which included advertising design and production of magazines and websites of both Pool and Spa Living and Luxury Pools

From agency creative work to pre-press printing problems and troubleshooting client files, photoshoots, image editing and color corrections...nothing was too intense to handle and was all part of my daily process.


Highlights

Self Motivated

Quick Learner

Orgainized

Detail Oriented

Problem Solver

Fast Execution

Ride Friendly

Mountain/Trail

Work History

Freelance Art Director

January 2000 - Present

Over the years I have gained my own clients. Imagine Audio, GreenScenes Lawn Care, Bradly Advanced Mechanical, Il Fuoco Dentro Wood Fired Mobile Pizza, Mark Franchi Demolition, PIT Motors, Monster Mechanical, Aeris Consulting, GroupG Marketing Partners and Communication Graphics Inc.

Senior Art Director

November 1996 - December 2017 Marketing Group / MGA

Responsibilities included, but not limited to, development of UX/UI for websites and apps, WordPress and WooCommerce. Brochures, newsletters, sell sheets, flyers, ads and forms. Preparing jobs for production to print, troubleshooting files from clients, rebuilding problem or corrupt files. File back-ups, and networking along with system upgrades and installs including hardware. Motivated self-starter and deadline oriented. Clients Included: Anthony & Sylvan Pools, Aquatech Pools, Bradford White Corporation, Patriot Fleet Services, Direct Energy/Airtron, Gemini Baking Equipment, Durasol Awnings, Hank’s Root Beer, Honeywell, K. Hovnanian, Lux Products, Master Pools & Spas, Moore Push Pin, Pecora Corporation, Penn State, Precision Transmission, Rockland Immunochemicals, Saniflo, San Juan Pools, St. Mary’s Medical Center, Visiting Nurses Assoc., Waterford Crystal.

Freelance Art Director

January 1996 - November 1996 Paolin & Sweeney, Inc.

Various concepts and design for clients including, Carl Harz Furniture and Cherry Hill Mall.

Art Director

January 1994 - January 1996 A. Whitcomb and Associates

Various concepts and design for the hospitality industry. Ads, newsletters, Special event campaigns, Seasonal designs, brochures, Ads, and marketing materials. Clients Included: Hilton Hotels, Trump Castle, Trump Marina, Bally’s Casino, Rainbow Casino and Days Inn.

Education

Associate Degree in Specialized Technology

January 1991 - January 1993 The Art Institute of Philadelphia

Graduated 1993, GPA 3.85, with Associate Degree in Specialized Technology, Visual Communications. Included in the Who’s Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges, 1994 edition.

Vocational School

September 1988 - June 1990 Gloucester County Institute of Technology

Gloucester County Vocational School. Attended Junior/Senior years during high school. Major: Graphic Communications, 2 Year Course.

High School

September 1986 - June 1990 West Deptford High School

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Get in Touch

I am located just outside Center City Philadelphia in southern New Jersey. Easy access to 295, I-95 and all area bridges to Delaware or Pennsylvania.

About an hour in either direction puts me at the Atlantic Ocean or in the Pocono Mountains of PA. Not so bad.

Location

West Deptford, New Jersey

Email / Cel / Text

tony@colanerodesign.com
(609) 383-4217
(609) 383-4217

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