Professional History of Douglas Tait

1997 – Present
Principal & Creative Director
TaitDesign®
Communications Design
Manhattan, NY

2012 – 2016
Senior Brand Design Consultant and Advisor
UNICEF Headquarters
(Brand Management & Guidelines, Brand Building)
International Organization Supporting Children's Rights

Manhattan, NY

1991 – 1997
Founding Partner, Creative Director
Kelleher & Tait Design Group, Inc.
Corporate & Institutional Communications Design
Manhattan, NY

1985 – 2005
Design Director, Affiliate
Axiom Group, Inc.
Strategic Management & Communications Consultants
Manhattan, NY; Harrison, NY

1988 – 1991
Principal & Creative Director
Douglas Tait Design
Communications Design
Manhattan, NY


 

1984 – 1991
Design Director, Consultant
R.A. Danzig, Inc.
Marketing Communications
Manhattan, NY

1984 – 1991
Design Consultant
Fones & Mann Advertising, Inc.
Manndate, Inc.
Medical Advertising & Marketing Design
Manhattan, NY

1985, 1986
Design Director (staff, consultant)
Shareholder Reports, Inc.
Corporate Annual Reports
Manhattan, NY

1984 – 1985, 1986
Design Director (staff, consultant)
Brian O’Neill Design Office
Corporate Identification & Guidelines, Corporate Annual Reports
Manhattan, NY

1984
Design Director (staff)
Taylor & Ives, Inc.
Corporate Annual Reports
Manhattan, NY

1981 – 1984
Design Director, Consultant
EastWest Consulting Group, Inc.
Bill O'Brien – Consultant
Strategic Communications, Corporate Identification & Guidelines, Corporate Annual Reports
Manhattan, NY

1979 – 1981
Art Director (staff)
Dick Lopez, Inc.
Communications Design, Corporate Annual Reports
Manhattan, NY
 

Disciplines
• Visual Problem Solving
• Criteria & Concept Development
• Visual Audit Analysis
• End-to-End Workflow Management
• Nomenclature Development
• Photo & Illustration Direction
• Image Manipulation
• Typographic Composition
• Page Composition & Production
• Print Services & Supervision
• Vendor Relations
• Web Development

Design Awards
• American Corporate Identity
• Graphic Design: USA
• Print Magazine
• Strathmore Paper
• Graphically Bold
• Printing Industries of America
• MetLife 'Outstanding Vendor Award'