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  • Dave Barcos

    Creative Director at Remedy Design Group

    Vancouver, WA

I create therefor I am. For the past 20 years I have worked with top brands to help them grow and thrive. National brands like Intel, Nike, Microsoft, ESPN and Round Table Pizza. And local brands like Oregon Episcopal School, Rose City Awning and Open Meadow Alternative Schools. While every project is different I love to bring out my clients story and purpose. The more we can identify with our truths the more we connect person to person and build a bond, not just sell a product. Specialties: Branding and Identity, Graphic Design, Art Direction, Positioning, Marketing Collateral, Packaging Design, Trade Show Experiences, Website Design, Social Media campaigns, Ad Design, Augmented Reality, Banner Ads, Direct mail, Video Production.

Work Samples

  • Intel Extreme Team Website

  • Event Poster

Work History

  • Creative Director

    • Remedy Design Group
    • Jan 2005 - Present (12 years 11 months)

    Remedy Design is me. I work alone or in small packs depending on the project. I love rolling up my sleeves to help companies unearth their brand and give it a voice that stands out. I have worked on Large company media like Nike and Intel as well as small startups.

  • Executive Creative Director

    • Sq1
    • Jul 2013 - Dec 2013 (5 months)

    SQ1 is a digital agency that specializes in what works. We design campaigns and tactics with the same zeal. Get under the hood of your website and fine tune to boost engagement? Sure. Develop a cross media promotional campaign? Absolutely. Create a digital brand experience that actually drives sales? Ha! Next time ask us to break a sweat.

  • Creative Director

    • My Shopping Community
    • Aug 2002 - Feb 2005 (2 years 6 months)

    This was a small start up company that built a custom CRM application. While at this position I had a wide range of responsibilities. These varied from the design and development of all the marketing materials for the company to User Interface Design for the core application and working closely with the programming team to develop the user experience throughout core application.

  • Digital Asset Manager

    • Adidas International
    • Nov 2000 - Feb 2002 (1 year 3 months)

    During my time at Adidas I developed an international web-based marketing application that integrated internal apparel production applications with outside vendors to create printed catalogs.

    This application became a critical link in the sales and forecasting process as well as saving adidas substantial cost associated with producing the catalog ever year since.

  • Owner/ Art Director

    • Spare Change Productions
    • Nov 1997 - Nov 2000 (3 years)

    Freelance Designer at Sandstrom Design, Wieden & Kennedy, Cole Weber, Adidas, Trimet and more

  • Junior Designer

    • Elvis & Bonaparte Advertising
    • Oct 1995 - Nov 1997 (2 years 1 month)

    I started as the first staff employee of Elvis and worked with them for over 2 years. I helped design and produce ads and collateral for Lightware, OPB, Rentrak, Intel, Web Chaperone, Now Software and many more.


  • College of Marin

    • Drama
    • 1983 - 1984
  • Cañada College

    • Drama
    • 1981 - 1983



- Vibrant Data PDX Hackathon winner for contextual search application. - Founded Portland Augmented Reality Advocates (PARA) - Portland coordinator of Kauffman 1 Million Cups