Joseph Muscarella Jr.
I’m seeking the opportunity to become part of a team where the best of my professional experience, and creative skills
can be leveraged daily to deliver on the bottom line. I would love the opportunity to continue seeing my designs spread
around the world.
Personal strong points
• Brainstorming fresh, new ideas.
• Seeing projects and initiatives through to completion.
• Adapting and absorbing new processes, techniques and tools, as necessary, to accomplish the task at hand.
• Keeping client files organized. • The ability to come up with creative ideas and designs that speak to the public
With my experience as a manager, I have the highest level of respect for the competency and attention to detail that is required to tend to the many facets of day to day business and operational needs. I have an equal level of respect for the understanding and balance that is required daily to achieve business goals while managing the efforts and expectations of a supporting team and staff.
I am comfortable working with business owners, financial representatives, other personnel managers, staff, vendors, clients, and customers.
Graphic design is a personal passion that I have been able to apply regularly to my responsibilities as a manager by pro-ducing advertising and marketing materials. I am highly proficient with the Adobe Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and In Design. I hold over eleven years of experience with the software and extensive experience with printed medium. I am also competent in producing web graphics and HTML for development teams, as well as comfort-able working with both Macintosh and PC platforms.
Education & Training
Valencia College, Winter Park Florida
I attended Valencia College while pursuing a degree in Graphic Design. Although I have completed almost the entire Graphics curriculum, I have not completed the requirements to obtain my formal degree. I made the decision to relocate back to New Jersey and explore employment opportunities.
$67,000+ Per Year (Negotiable)
(Any related benefits will be strongly considered.)
Net Worth Holdings, Inc. (ReadyHeli.com)
Marketing Director/ Lead Graphic Designer
Net Worth Holdings, Inc. (ReadyHeli.com)
Marketing Director/ Lead Graphic Designer
Net Worth Holdings, Inc. is a combination of leading companies who supply the world with radio controlled helicopters
A large portion of my responsibilities were brand management. I have created a new face for this company and all of its
brands. Have successfully managed multiple brands and increased profits over all. Creating web based advertising daily, logo designs, print advertising, apparel design, package design, web site design and management, product photogra-phy, social media marketing for multiple brands, etc. With a number of brands under this corporations umbrella it has tested my versatility having to create different styles for each.
As a marketing director I am required to create strategies to increase sales and constantly improve new customer base
while keeping existing customers. My work and ideas were often duplicated by our competitors.
This position required me to be proficient with the following software: Photoshop CS, Illustrator CS, In Design CS,
Dreamweaver CS and Adobe Acrobat Professional. Knowledge of HTML coding is also something I use daily. Extensive knowledge of the 3D Cart E-Commerce platform was necessary to perform my duties with ReadyHeli.com.
On a consistent basis I was also required to keep up vendor and dealer relations, creating, submitting and approving
artwork for marketing materials. Also provided both U.S. and international product dealers with marketing materials and advertising. I was also responsible for keeping track of website traffic trends using Google Analytics as well as producing, tracking and managing Google Ad Words for multiple brands.
Some of the brands I have created/ maintained:
• Thor Lithium Polymer Batteries • Voltz Lithium Polymer Batteries • ALeeS RC • ReadyHeli • Mikado Model Helicopters & VBar Brand (Germany) • RAZR Custom Decals
Samples of these designs are available upon request.
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Manalapan/ North Arlington, NJ December 2005 - October 2007
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Power Of One Inc.
Lincroft, NJ October 2000 - December 2005
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While addressing advertising and marketing needs, I also developed and cultivated the Fitness Center's corporate image
and brand identity from square one. Highlights include the creation of the Power of One logo, production and mainte-
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scale graphics), as well as working with printers and marketing material vendors to insure that the job was complete and
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