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  • Denise Ziganti

    Freelance Sr. Designer

    Cleveland, OH

For over 20 years I have worked as a freelance designer/art director on-site for many agencies, corporations and banks in northeast Ohio. These various assignments have ranged from a few days to up to 5 years of continuous employment. I am ambitious and determined, have a strong work ethic and will answer any client’s needs using my creativity and expertise to the best of my ability.

Work Samples

  • Graphics

  • Fine Art

Work History

2005 to present- Liggett Stashower Advertising Freelance Art Director (on-site) for Glidden Paint, Lubrizol, & Exterior Portfolio by Crane. June 2001 to 2005- Doner Advertising Freelance Art Director (on-site) for Dutch Boy, Martin Senour, Pratt and Lambert, Martha Stewart, DuPont, ADT Home Security, Cleveland Clinic, Mail Boxes Etc.,GE, and American Greetings. June 2003 to November 2003 + December 2006- June 2007 National City Bank, Cleveland: Art Director/Designer - permanent freelance basis for collateral and retail advertising for all branches nationwide. August 2000 to May 2001- Bozell Worldwide Cleveland- Freelance Art Director on site for M.A. Hanna Company- Engineered Materials January 1996 to May 1998: Liggett-Stashower Art Director/Designer/Illustrator -permanent freelance basis for Sears Optical, Wearever Cookwear, Evenflo Products, Cleveland Cavaliers, The Avenue, Target Optical, The Natural History Museum, Little Tikes and Glidden Paint.


  • Kent State University

    • BFA Graphic Design and Illustration
    • 1973 - 1978



2017 Honorable Mention for Best Judaica, JCC-J show 2017 People's Choice Award for stitchery at BayArts 2014 Silver Addy Award for "Joy Oy" 2010 Print Excellence 2009_Gold_Cabi_Astor Awards 2009_Bronze_Smart Styles_ADDY AWARDS 2008_Silver_Smart Styles PRSA CLEVELAND ROCKS AWARDS 2002_Silver_Lake View Cemetery ADDY AWARDS 1995_ADDY AWARDS_C.A.R.E. 1994_Beckett Paper 1992_Silver&Gold Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum