Meet Kurt Tacastacas. He specializes in graphic design, was born in the Philippines, grew up in Ohio, & currently live in New York City. 

He likes karaoke, trying new restaurants, sketching people on the subway on his phone and going on adventures.

Bachelor of Fine Arts

The Cleveland Institute of Art


Cargo

Associate Creative Director

Cargo is quickly becoming the go-to provider of in-car goods and services for the rideshare economy. In July 2018, the company officially became an exclusive global partner with Uber. I am responsible for developing and implementing Cargo’s brand guidelines, creating internal and external marketing materials, and designing Cargo’s user interface and exeperience.

May 2018 - Present (4 mos)


BrandShare

Associate  Creative Director

BrandShare is the first and largest eCommerce Media Network. As the Associate Creative Director of Corporate Marketing and Creative Services, I play a pivotal role in shaping and developing BrandShare’s visual identity and marketplace presence. My task is to improve corporate marketing materials and sales communication vehicles across print, digital and social media platforms.

October 2014 - May 2018 (3 yrs 7 mos)


Ferno EMS

Digital Designer

Ferno is a leading patient handling equipment manufacturer. My responsibilities include creating webpages, emails and product catalogs. I also helped produce and edit product tutorial videos, promotional product teaser videos, as well as host and coordinate live video productions through LiveStream.

October 2012 - August 2014 (1 yr 11 mos)


CleveMed, Inc.

Web and Graphic Designer

CleveMed is the manufacturer of wireless sleep apnea monitors. I rebranded the company website, created consistency throughout their product sales materials, coordinated with the computer engineering department to brand and provide a seamless UX in translating sleep records, create a HUB for product tutorial documents and videos.

 

June 2010 - August 2012 (2 yrs 3 mos)


Tiny Giant Studio

Art Lead

Tiny Giant Studio was a local animation studio founded in Cleveland. I was a part-time lead art director for animation projects, 2D and 3D animator, and graphic designer.

 

September 2011 - March 2012 (7 mos)


eSMART HD

3D Animator/Modeler

 

eSMART HD was an animated doctor's visit simulator produced by the Case Western Reserve University to help patients get diagnosed without having to see a doctor in person. I helped model and texture low-poly environments and create the software's UI.

 

February 2011 - April 2011 (3 mos)