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Masahiro Naruse


Art Director at ATTCK / Graphic Designer
Curator of Advertisements in NYC

Masahiro Naruse is a graphic designer based in New York City who specializes in creating brand identity, website, animation, typography, and general printing design.

Profile detail:  LinkedIn

Contact: seruna@me.com



Past clients:
McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, Lexus, Canon, Uniqlo, Shiseido, Snow Peak, Harvard Law Review, Literacy Partners etc.

Capabilities:
Brand identity design (logo, look and feel, color and font  styleguide), Animation (2D/3D), Custom typeface/icon design, Web and print design.

Applications:
Adobe Illustrator / Photoshop / InDesign / After Effects / XD, Sketch, Figma, InVision, Cinema 4D, Glyphs, Blender, Spark AR, etc.

Awards & Honors:
  • 2021    Type Directors Club 24th Annual Communication Design Competition / Certificate of Typographic Excellence / Stop Cyberbullying!
  • 2021     Tokyo Type Directors Club / Selected for the annual book / Falling Script
  • 2020    Muse Creative Award / Gold Award / Lumma website & rebranding
  • 2020    The One Show 2020 / Merit Award / Falling Script
  • 2020    Type Directors Club 23rd Annual Typeface Design Competition / Certificate of Typographic Excellence, Judge’s Choice / Falling Script
  • 2019     14th Annual W3 Awards / Gold Winner / Attck.com website 
  • 2019     Annual Muse Awards / Silver / Subway Reads website
  • 2019     CSS Design Awards / Special Kudos / Acreage Holdings website
  • 2019     Awwwards / Audience Favorite / 700 Islands website
  • 2019     Shorty Awards / Winner in Books & News, Audience Honor / Subway Reads website
  • 2018     Awwwards / Honorable Mention / Double Barrel website
  • 2015     AutoVision / Category 3, 40 - Silver / Lexus RC Reveal Film
  • 2008    Tokyo Type Directors Club, Annual Competition / Win / Renmen Font
  • 2007    Tokyo Type Directors Club, Annual Competition / Win / JAPAN Poster

Recognitions:

Experience:
  • ATTCK (2017 - Current)
  • Dentsu (2013 - 2015)
  • Adbrain (2007 - 2013)

Education:
  • Type@Cooper / Generative Typography, Movable Type (Continuing Education 2020)
  • School of Visual Arts / Branding and Graphic Design (Continuing Education 2016, 2017)
  • Tama Art University / The Depart of Graphic Design / Bachelor's degree (2003 - 2007)



︎︎︎ A little more about me.



Advertisements in NYC
Hosting an Instagram account
curating the ads in NYC.



Type Thursday
Doing a marketing for a
letterform and typography community.



Future Fonts 
Offering an original experimental font.

Offering royalty free food photos etc.
Also on Unsplash.



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