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Marc Stress

Stressdesign

Syracuse, NY, USA

Work Experience

Stressdesign

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.
January 2000 - Present New York, United States

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.
August 2012 - Present United States

Onondaga Community College

Adjunct Instructor

Graphic Design instructor for Freshman and Sophomore level students.
September 2006 - May 2008 Syracuse, New York, United States

Vivendi

Lead Designer

Contract designer for software interface and branding development.
January 2000 - March 2002 California, United States

ChaseDesign

Senior Designer

Senior Designer responsible for identity development, retail design, and product design support.
December 1998 - January 2000 Skaneateles, New York, United States

Syracuse University

Senior Designer

Designer on Academic Team responsible for publication design direction and management, special event promotions and institutional branding.
May 1994 - December 1998 Syracuse, New York, United States

SUNY Fredonia

Design Lab Manager

Responsible for management of 13 workstation Macintosh lab, including networking, system administration, software management, user training.
October 1992 - May 1994 Fredonia, New York, United States

Klein's All-Sports

Designer

In-house designer responsible for POS design programs, custom graphic solutions, and in-store advertisements.
April 1991 - August 1991 Utica, New York, United States

DempseyDesign

Design Assistant

Responsible for publication and identity design projects and assistant to design director.
January 1990 - April 1991 Clinton, New York, United States

Education

Fredonia State University

BFA, Graphic Design

Coursework included typography and advanced typography, sculpture, marketing, and philosophy.
August 1992 - May 1994 Fredonia, New York, United States

Mohawk Valley Community College

AAS, Advertising Design

August 1989 - May 1991 Utica, New York, United States

Mohawk Valley Community College

AAS, Photography

August 1991 - May 1992 Utica, New York, United States

Languages

English (Native),
German (Beginner),
Spanish (Beginner),

Awards

Logolounge

Master Library Volume 4

2012

Logolounge

Master Library Volume 3

2011

Logolounge

Master Library Volume 2

2010

Logolounge

Master Library Volume 1

2010

Graphic Design USA

Publication, Identity

2010

Graphis

Poster

2009

Graphic Design USA

Identity

2009

Logolounge

LogoLounge Book 4

2009

Print Design Magazine

Identity

2008

Graphic Design USA

Person To Watch

2008

Graphic Design USA

Publication, Identity

2008

Logolounge

LogoLounge Book 3

2008

Logolounge

LogoLounge Book 2

2007

American Advertising Federation (AAF)

Silver-Logo

2005

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Gold-Logo

2005