JD Gargano

Award winning designer
and brand strategist

I help businesses, big and small, increase sales and revenue by helping gain deeper insights into their audiences through strategy, planning, and delivering impactful design solutions.

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When you ask “Why?”, it means there’s something unknown and mystery breeds fascination.

- JD Gargano


 
 

JD Gargano is an award-winning creative director and brand strategist who has worked on several projects for clients like Google, Skype, KidzBop, MIT, short film and commercial work for legendary filmmaker and director, Bob Giraldi as well as on-air and off-air broadcast work for stations across the country like WGN America, MTV, PIX11, WSFL, and DC50. He has been in the broadcast industry for the last 10 years and has helped successfully relaunch and rebrand several network stations and helped launch original programming. Currently, he is the Creative Director for Captivate Network where he oversees the network creative and leads the Captivate | Studio team to help deliver high quality content for Captivate's clients.

 

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Awards

 
 

2019

Hermes Creative Award - Platinum

Awarded for Electronic Media: MarketinG (Service) - The Power of Captivate (Elevator Experiment)

Hermes Creative Award - Platinum

Awarded for Electronic Media: Marketing (Product) - The Power of Captivate (Elevator Experiment)

Hermes Creative Award - Gold

Print Media - Captivate Brand Book

 

2018

Hermes Creative Award - Gold

Awarded for Marketing(Service) - 2017 Captivate Ad Sales Sizzle reel

Hermes Creative Award - Gold

Awarded for Marketing(Product) - 2017 Captivate Ad Sales Sizzle reel

 

2017

MarCom Gold Award

Awarded in the Strategic Communications | Marketing/Promotion Campaign | Self Promotion category - CAPTIVATE Bring Life to Work – Digital Video Ads 

MarCom Gold Award

Awarded in the Strategic Communications | Media Kit | Marketing/Promotion category - CAPTIVATE Video Media Kit

 

2013

Emmy Award Winner

Promotion Image Spot - Sounds of New York

Emmy Award Winner

Promotion Single Spot/Campaign - New York Mets Image Campaign 

 

2012

Emmy Award Winner

Graphics - WDCW Serious Fun Re-brand Graphics package

Emmy Award Winner

Graphics Animation - WDCW Serious Fun Re-brand Graphics package

PromaxBDA Bronze

General Branding/Image - WDCW Serious Fun Re-brand Graphics package

 

 

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Speaking Engagements

 
 

2019

How Design Live - Chicago
Market Design for New Media