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For over 15 years, Varick Rosete has been designing and illustrating great experiences for local heroes to worldwide clients like GE, Capital One, Wounded Warrior Project and AT&T.

Varick is an avid supporter for the designer and design thinking, and is also a proud member of AIGA, the professional association for design, serving as its President of the Jacksonville Chapter from 2009 - 2011.

Additionally, Varick has also been integral in the development of several companies including Filipino-based clothing line Tsinilas Clothing Company, interactive agency nGen Works, collaborative community hotspot CoWork Jax and the World's Crowdfunding Festival One Spark.

Driven to create something new and fresh, always learning, and having a great time doing it.

 

Education

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts    1992-1996
University of North Florida - with a concentration in Graphic Design


Recognition

 

AIGA Jacksonville President    2009

LogoLounge Vol. 5    2009

The Superest Guest Spot    2008

SXSW ABX - Top Individual Bowler    2008

Print Magazine Regional Design Annual    2006

Judges’ Pick Local ADDY Award    2006

National Silver ADDY Award    2005

Best of Show Local ADDY Award    2005

Web Redesign 2.0: Workflow That Works    2004

Mark Awards    2002

ADDY Awards    2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

 

 

Experience

 

2003-2009

nGen Works
Co-Founder, Partner, Design Matters

One of the original founders, i helped make ngen works one of the top web design agencies in the world. In addition to project management and front-end development, as “design matters,” i was responsible for taking the elements of experience and culture and fusing them together to create exceptional design experiences for the clients.


1999-2004

Tsinilas Clothing Company
Founder, Partner, Lead Designer

japanese cultures, so i started up a t-shirt company based on filipino themes. Taking the elements of the culture mixed with attitude and modern design looks helped make the company popular among filipino youth around the world.


1998-2003

Husk Jennings
Art Director

Full service ad agency working with fortune 500 companies where, in a team setting, i was responsible for concepting and creating designs for logos, brochures, collateral, direct mail pieces, websites and ad campaigns; as well as managing photoshoots and creating illustrative work.


1997-1998

Comer Communications
Graphic Designer

Ad agency where i got my feet wet managing print production first-hand. Work included layout design for brochures, catalogs and collateral pieces, in addition to logo design, website design and illustration.