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Marc Stress

Stressdesign

Syracuse, NY, USA
Work Experience
NY, USA
Jan 2000Present
Founder, principal, team leader of Brand Communication Design firm. Client experience includes range of Education, Not-for-profit and business customers on scales from start-up to Fortune 500.
USA
Aug 2012Present
Syracuse University
Adjunct Instructor
VPA classes are modeled on professional practice. Students explore the creative process, conceptual theory and design history, organizing and managing complex design projects. Classes also will integrate concepts from advertising, marketing, communications, and business. Students create a portfolio based on their own interests, such as corporate branding programs, publication design, exhibition design, web and interactive, packaging, and traditional and alternative communication design. BFA graduates of VPA work as designers and creatives at the leading firms in the country.
Syracuse, NY, USA
Sep 2006May 2008
Onondaga Community College
Adjunct Instructor
Graphic Design instructor for Freshman and Sophomore level students.
CA, USA
Jan 2000Mar 2002
Vivendi
Lead Designer
Contract designer for software interface and branding development.
Skaneateles, NY, USA
Dec 1998Jan 2000
ChaseDesign
Senior Designer
Senior Designer responsible for identity development, retail design, and product design support.
Syracuse, NY, USA
May 1994Dec 1998
Syracuse University
Senior Designer
Designer on Academic Team responsible for publication design direction and management, special event promotions and institutional branding.
Fredonia, NY, USA
Oct 1992May 1994
SUNY Fredonia
Design Lab Manager
Responsible for management of 13 workstation Macintosh lab, including networking, system administration, software management, user training.
Utica, NY, USA
Apr 1991Aug 1991
Klein's All-Sports
Designer
In-house designer responsible for POS design programs, custom graphic solutions, and in-store advertisements.
Clinton, NY, USA
Jan 1990Apr 1991
DempseyDesign
Design Assistant
Responsible for publication and identity design projects and assistant to design director.
Education
Fredonia, NY, USA
Aug 1992May 1994
Fredonia State University
BFA, Graphic Design
Coursework included typography and advanced typography, sculpture, marketing, and philosophy.
Utica, NY, USA
Aug 1989May 1991
Mohawk Valley Community College
AAS, Advertising Design
Utica, NY, USA
Aug 1991May 1992
Mohawk Valley Community College
AAS, Photography
Languages
 
English (Native), German (Beginner), Spanish (Beginner)
Awards
2012
Logolounge
Master Library Volume 4
2011
Logolounge
Master Library Volume 3
2010
Logolounge
Master Library Volume 2
2010
Logolounge
Master Library Volume 1
2010
Graphic Design USA
Publication, Identity
2009
Graphis
Poster
2009
Graphic Design USA
Identity
2009
Logolounge
LogoLounge Book 4
2008
Print Design Magazine
Identity
2008
Graphic Design USA
Person To Watch
2008
Graphic Design USA
Publication, Identity
2008
Logolounge
LogoLounge Book 3
2007
Logolounge
LogoLounge Book 2
2005
American Advertising Federation (AAF)
Silver-Logo
2005
American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards
Gold-Logo