Kevin Caradonna is an outgoing, fun, and energetic
creative individual, opening the doors of
Caradonna Design in April, 2001 following
15 years of gained knowledge and experience
in graphic design and marketing.
With local, national and international acclaim,
Caradonna Design is very accomplished at helping
many clients achieve their goals, no matter what the
timeline, budget or circumstances.
Caradonna Design is well regarded as a full service
agency that really goes the extra mile.
Following his six year agency "apprenticeship," Kevin joined the Ottawa Senators Hockey Club and Corel Centre as Manager of Creative Services and played a significant role in the marketing development of the Ottawa-based NHL franchise. His experience as head of the design and production facilities provided him with significant exposure to the promotional needs of professional sports and entertainment industries, as well as high-technology clientele.
In 1999, Kevin took on the role of Creative Director with GPC International, a reputable government relations and public relations communications firm. His responsibilities with GPC covered the execution of local and national campaigns involving television, print and radio. Kevin developed promotional and marketing materials from conception to final production, including presentations, trade show and in-store displays and web site design for many of GPC's clients. After two years with GPC International, Kevin moved into his own freelance creative design business full time, opening the doors of Caradonna Design in July 2002.
Kevin's experience and skills don't stop with design. His easy-going and confident personality has made him successful at managing and training support staff, developing customer and supplier relationships and providing oral and visual presentations. Running his own business has honed the organizational, budgeting and administrative skills mastered in his earlier experience.
Kevin has also taught first and second term Graphic Design courses at the International Academy of Design and Technology. In addition to having excellent illustration skills in a variety of mediums, Kevin is fully functional in the following programs: QuarkXpress, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Word.