Nick Romano
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Nick Romano

Sr. Designer in Tampa Bay, He/Him

Looking for remote oppotunities!

7 months ago

About

Experienced design professional in Tampa Bay specializing in branding, web, & packaging. Committed to growth & excellence.

Projects

Ongoing

Beyond my professional pursuits, I’m passionate about the arts and have found a unique outlet for my creativity through designing and constructing exotic plant and frog vivariums. This hands-on process has allowed me to learn new skills such as woodworking, sculpting, and painting, which I find both challenging and rewarding.

Work Experience

2023 — Now
International Graphics Lead at Bausch + Lomb
Remote

• Design and manage artwork for global pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods for 40+ countries.
• Maintain vendor/printer production, involving prepress work on outgoing collateral, proofing, and artwork
approval utilizing industry standard tools to ensure compliance.
• Assist the approval process across Regulatory, Marketing, Legal, Engineering, and Quality Control departments.

2023 — Now
Remote

• Conceptualize and design a wide range of marketing and communication materials, including logos, collateral,
websites, digital ads, social media content, and more.
• Collaborate with clients to understand their business goals and develop design solutions that meet their needs.
• Manage multiple client projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines

2019 — 2022
Tarpon Springs, FL

• Developed brochure, cover images, posters, print ads, web listings, and digital ads for Tarpon Arts’ seasonal
entertainment featuring 35 concerts, theatre, educational workshops, and other local events.
• Managed Explore Tarpon Springs tourism website of 540 businesses, 175 events, meetings, press releases,
festivals, arts, entertainment, news, and more.
• Created tourism marketing campaigns utilizing a variety of resources to attract visitors including billboards,
commercials, print media, trolleys, and airports increasing traffic by 500%.
• Coordinated result-driven social media initiatives among multiple channels and distributed targeted email
programs for Tarpon Arts and Explore Tarpon Springs increasing online presence by 800%.
• Assisted building relationships with patrons and facilitated ticket sales to events and memberships, generating
over $100k in sales in 2022-2023 entertainment season.
• Provided training and assisted a team of 4 to perform day to day tasks including ticket sales, securing new
members, assisting patron’s needs, troubleshooting problems, and operating 2 museums.

2015 — 2019
Tampa, FL

• Led creative for major packaging rebrand of 115 home improvement and contractor products featured in major
retailers including The Home Depot, Lowe’s, and Ace Hardware for a unified, modernized look.
• Created collateral materials for marketing campaigns featuring print ads, digital media, billboards, flyers, and
Point of Purchase displays for international, national, and local campaigns adhering to corporate standards.
• Produced booths, signage, and specialty collateral for retail stores and major national trade shows with over
15,000 visitors per show.
• Ensured regulatory compliance with UL, NRCA, GHS, OSHA, CPSC, FTC, and California Proposition 65.

Education

2012 — 2014
Bachelor of Arts in Interactive Media Design at Becker College
Worcester, MA
2009 — 2012
Associate of Arts in Multimedia Design at Manchester Community College
Manchester, CT