Adam Dalton is a Brooklyn based multidisciplinary Designer and Art Director who specializes in creating fresh, exciting new brand identities and cutting edge user experiences on the web. 


Education

2003 - 2007 / Boston, MA
BFA Communication Design - Illustration
Massachusetts College of Art & Design (MassArt)

2002 - 2003 / Kingston, RI
Fine Art 
University of Rhode Island


Employment

2014 - Present / Art Director
SFX Entertainment
Managed the SFX design department while providing creative direction to Junior Designers. Provided creative support to SFX internal operations, sub-brands and select music festival properties. Redesigned and rebuilt Beatportal, SFX's online content and media platform. Continued brand development efforts for SFX Entertainment and Beatport. 

2012 - 2014 / Art Director
Learned Evolution
(Acquired by SFX Entertainment in April 2014)
Managed Learned Evolution's design department. Mentored junior designers  while providing creative direction as lead designer on all branding programs and digital products. Developed and executed creative concepts from moodboard to deployment on all projects. Performed duties as creative lead on projects for clients such as AM Only, The Juice Box, Clinton Global Initiative, Primary Food & Drink by Graham Elliot, and Brooklyn Bowl. Lead designer of #FEED powered by Twitter at SXSW 2012 & 2013.

2011 - Present / Founder & Principal
ADZN Studio
Primarily focused on creating and developing fresh, exciting branding platforms for smaller independent clients and startups. Acted as creative lead, producer and main point of contact for a variety of brand ID and web projects. Partnered with a diverse roster of clients such as JustLeadership USA, Elizabeth Bolognino Interiors, Aroque Apparel and Juniper Design Group to strategize, concept and deliver brand communication solutions. For more information about ADZN Studio please visit the About page.

2010 - 2012 / Designer
RJW Collective (Now JWalk)
Designed brand collateral and web projects for a variety of fashion and  lifestyle brands such as Deléon Tequila, Alternative Apparel and Lacoste. Designed and developed brand identities for EMM Group, Lexington Brass, Giannuzzi Group LLP and Lavaan to name a few. Developed presentation materials and pitches for a variety of new business opportunities.

2007 - 2010 / Designer
Barkley Kalpak Agency (BKA)
Designed corporate event identities for meetings, conferences  and product launches  for clients such as MasterCard, LG and Quintiles Transnational. Designed and installed visual and scenic elements for brands such as Samsung, Google and Plantronics at venues throughout the US. Designed and produced a wealth of print collateral such as booklets, promotional material and posters to support event content and programming. Provided creative support to in-house sales and production teams.

2004 - 2007 / Decor Designer
Perfect Surroundings Inc.
Designed and installed high end event decor. Produced and created spacial and scenic treatments interpreting themes such as Mayan ruins, the Ming Dynasty, and The Olympics at venues throughout the New England area and beyond. 


Freelance

 

Pinnacle Creative / 2013
Web Design, Concept Development

CreativeFeed / 2012
Print Design, Web Design

Apartment One / 2012, 2011
Print Design, Logo Design, Illustration

Bad Feather Inc. / 2011
Web Design

DC3 / 2011
Print Design, Logo Development

Limus Design / 2011
Logo Design, Print Design, Interactive Design

Grand Opening / 2011
Editorial Design, Magazine Layouts

Curious Brain / 2011
Digital Design, Mobile App Design

Indika Entertainment Advertising / 2011
Logo Design, Brand Development