Name

Donald Ambroziak

About

I am a graphic designer currently working in the wine industry in Napa, California (Previously St. Petersburg Florida, and grew up in Lexington, Kentucky). I love design, and am constantly either looking at others work, or creating my own. I always strive to create something I’m going to be proud of, and the client will love.

I am available for freelance design and illustration, so if ya need anything feel free to contact me at:

donambroziak at gmail dot com.

Lets make something cool together!

Experience

In House Graphic Designer

Delicato Family Vineyards, Napa, Ca

In house graphic designer for one of the top ten largest wineries in the United States. Designing for national, international, and exclusive brands. Responsibilities include:

• Conceptualizing and designing of ad campaigns, packaging, print and web materials that reflect brand looks and strategies. Including labels, displays, banner ads, websites, social media and video.

• Working with vendors, printers, publications and manufactures to facilitate the final product. Including creating and delivering prepress files, for die cuts, inks, foils, and other media.

• Time Management: Working with brand managers, trade marketing, social media specialists and printers to ensure projects are completed in a timely manner.

• Art Directing: Sourcing props and locations, and working with photographers, videographers and models on photo shoots for product beauty shots.

In House Graphic Designer

Wendover Art Group, Largo, Fl

In house graphic designer for an industry leading wall décor design and manufacturing company. Wendover designs artwork for major hotel chains and retail stores, to boutique hotels, healthcare facilities, and individual interior designers all over the world. Work with art consultants, art resourcers, and project managers to Interpret and reinforce design concepts through artwork selection, graphic manipulation, and art creation. As well as the design of presentations and advertisements.

graphic design and illustration

Freelance Design,

As a freelance designer, I design and build advertisement campaigns from the ground up, create branding and packaging for new product lines, and create logos and graphics for numerous businesses. On-call graphic design for Barley Mow Brewing Company. Previous On-call position with Florida Beer Company.

Associate III

Environmental Science Associates,

Evaluating potential impacts to the physical environment, particularly with regard to air quality and noise for compliance with CEQA and NEPA. Wrote Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs), technical documents that analyzed numerous planning and environmental projects related to redevelopment, natural resource management, and facility expansion for government agencies and private sector corporations.

Education

bachelors in visual art and environmental studies

eckerd college, st. petersburg, florida

Clients

  • Florida Beer Company
  • Barley Mow Brewing Company
  • St. Pete Brewing
  • Pair O' Dice Brewing
  • Saint Pete Sailing Center
  • Annata wine bar
  • Keep Saint Petersburg Local
  • Holiday Inn
  • Marriott
  • Renaissance
  • Hilton
  • Pottery Barn
  • Crate and Barrel
  • Gettys
  • Pier 1
  • Bealls
  • Bed Bath and Beyond

Skills

  • photoshop
  • illustrator
  • excel
  • word
  • indesign
  • graphic design
  • drawing
  • time management