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  • Daniel Zakroczemski

    Editorial Illustrator

    East Aurora, NY

I am an Editorial Illustrator currently on staff at The Buffalo News since 1998. Main Responsibility is to create images for the feature pages of Viewpoints, Business, Moneysmart, Lifestyles, Sports, Entertainment and A1 of The Buffalo News and (former) Buffalo News Sunday Magazine. Also, Creative Director, Designer and Illustrator for The Buffalo News Book Club from 2004 to 2015, which included poster design, bookmark design, and monthly feature pages in The Buffalo News. Other responsibilities have included: Feature page design, poster design, logo design, graphic art for other promotional materials. Skills include: Photoshop, QuarkExpress, Corel Painter, some Illustrator, and some Dreamweaver. Also traditional media such as pencil, paints and pastels, etc. Awards and recognition include 80 for Society for News Design (SND 28 - SND 38) over the last ten years while at the News. Other Awards and recognition include: New York Associated Press, Print, Sunday Magazine Awards, Communication Arts, and Society of Illustrators Freelance Illustration includes: Time, Business Week, Rolling Stone, Texas Monthly, Esquire, GQ, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Crain's Cleveland Business, Crain's Detroit Business, Regardie's, Runner's World, Bicycling, etc

Work Samples

  • Tiger

  • A Good Man Is Hard to Find

  • Rules of Civility

Work History

Current Illustrator at The Buffalo News March 1998 – Present Past Freelance Illustrator, self employed 1986 - 1992

Education

State University of New York at Buffalo

Specialties

Awards

Society for News Design, New York Associated Press Association, Sunday Magazine Awards, Communication Arts, Society of Illustrators, Society of Publication Designers

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