CS Designworks New York based design firm in New York City

Founded in 1991, CS Designworks is a proven and trusted Manhattan-based marketing design firm that delivers high-impact online and print solutions to clients of all sizes, from start-ups to long-established corporations.

 

Our services include:

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Web Development

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Marketing Communications

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Corporate Videos

Promotional Products

Promotional Products

Our passion is applying inspired cross-channel marketing and design solutions to help our clients grow and reach new levels of success. We help our clients influence markets, tell stories, inform and reinforce their brands. We love problem solving and we strategize, we explore, we go beyond the expected.

We listen, we brainstorm, we create, and we exceed expectations.

Anna Plesset

Web and Interactive Media Director/UX Expert

Anna began her career as a Web Designer at Agency.com where she learned the ropes at one of the pioneering agencies during the dot-com ascendancy. Anna then took on senior roles at firms in Ithaca, NY and Washington, D.C. respectively. Over the last decade, she has interfaced with a variety of international clients completing many successful design assignments. Anna leads CSD’s web efforts and brings sophistication, maturity, and a methodical approach to problem solving. Since joining the firm in 2011, Anna’s talents and value to the firm have flourished as evidenced by the accolades she consistently receives from clients.

   anna@csdesignworks.com

Edward O'Dell

President, Creative Director, EPO Creative

For 25 years, Ed has provided creative direction and inspirational design for branding programs, sales and marketing campaigns, product and service launches, and interactive communications. His focus is on creating innovative marketing concepts with an eye toward business imperatives and target audience. His creative process is designed to identify and render a crystal-clear narrative to send across all media. Edward has succeeded by leveraging three core strengths: conducting in-depth reconnaissance to discover a clients’ essential marketing needs; creating concepts that express client message, however complex; and leading creative and technology teams to deliver products that consistently outperform client expectations.

Nicholas Chiechi

President, Creative Director

Nick, whose design career spans three decades, founded CS Designworks in 1991, and over the years has stood behind many award-winning, dynamic and successful campaigns for both established and emerging companies. A classically-trained graphic designer and strategic thinker, Nick masterfully merges essential design principles with technology and the latest trends in the marketplace to meet client needs. Nick brings an entrepreneurial spirit to all projects at CS Designworks. He is hands-on with clients, staff, strategic partners, and vendors. Nick is an expert at reinforcing business brands and priorities through inspired visual identity, branding strategies and collateral. Nick thrives on solving complex challenges through all communications deliverables.

   nick@csdesignworks.com

Claudia Pericon

Designer

Claudia brings to the CSD team experience and versatility. Claudia is adept at various design and multimedia disciplines. She assists in the design and production workflow and is detailed, organized and conscientious. Claudia adds value to each assignment, whether web development or marketing collateral, in a methodical and comprehensive manner. She is a team player and possesses strong problem-solving skills.

   claudia@csdesignworks.com

Milena Buscaglia

Senior Promotions Advisor

Milena has managed the Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) needs of CSD since 1991. In 2002, she joined the company full-time to manage the firm’s growing promotional and event premium business. Milena researches, develops, negotiates, and processes promotional projects through every phase of manufacturing and delivery. Always on top of the latest trends in promotional premiums and corporate gifts, she uses a national database to access a roster of more than 20,000 suppliers and manufacturers.

   milena@csdesignworks.com

Gary Oosterhuis

President, Web Developer, Link Web Development

Gary is a leading web developer and programming expert. President of Link Web Development (LWD), he handles the installation and configuration of websites, blogs, forum software, web applications, and any other database-driven site functionality. He develops custom content management systems (CMS) that are both technologically advanced and easy to use. Gary’s knowledge of programming includes: AJAX, PHP, MySQL, Javascript, JQuery, HTML 5, Bootstrap, and CSS3. Since 1995 CSD has collaborated with LWD. LWD is an extension of CSD and provides superior development and hosting services. LWD has developed over 300 websites to their credit. Their staff of talented programmers and developers are cutting edge.

Andrea Kuch

President, Berkeley Communications

Andrea is an “idea’s person”, with a strong background in the strategic development of high quality, innovative focused communications solutions that deliver exceptional results for her corporate clients. With an editorial background, her primary focus is on tailored quality content - print, online, video - that strengthens corporate branding and can be re-purposed and distributed in multiple ways to achieve excellent results for her clients. Projects have included online magazines, websites, media relations, client events, research based white papers and more, which are disseminated through appropriate social media channels. In addition to local and national projects, Andrea has led large multinational teams in the development of complex global projects, such as global online annual reviews.

Chris Romero

President, Full Scale SEO

Chris is a next century online marketing leader and a Google Certified Partner. With 10+ years of experience performing search engine optimization and Pay Per Click Marketing for client's in a variety of industries, he has made a name for himself in LA, Chicago, Florida, Japan, India and England. In addition to search marketing, Chris has worked on several social media and content marketing campaigns. In addition to a background in film, Chris has gotten certified in Google Adwords, Analytics and Video Advertising. His professionalism, transparency and results have made him a go to consultant for the Rockefeller Group, Disney, Stetson University, Florida Hospital and e commerce giants such as Air Filters Delivered, and Factory Bunk Beds. His focus is on creating excellence user experience and high conversions on sites that are easily searchable or as he loves to say, "optimizing content for discovery and conversion" To date, he has helped create over 30 million dollars in new revenue for his clients.

Stacie Seidl

Office Manager/Bookkeeper

Theresa Chiechi

Designer / Blogger / Illustration

Micheal Parisella

Designer / Motion Graphics / Social Media

Rob Leyko

President, Creative Director, Leyko Creative Group

As a seasoned Creative whose experience in marketing spans over 30 years, Rob has had the opportunity to get his hands dirty in most if not all of the advertising disciplines – from graphic design for packaging, logos and collateral materials for national advertisers; to television, radio, multi-media producer for multi-national clients; to creative direction for marketing to the commercial real estate community. For the last 18 years, Rob has been creating successful marketing campaigns for CRE’s boldface names past and present.

Our People


Nicholas Chiechi

President, Creative Director

Anna Plesset

Web and Interactive Media Director/UX Expert

Milena Buscaglia

Senior Promotions Advisor

Stacie Seidl

Office Manager/Bookkeeper

Theresa Chiechi

Designer / Blogger / Illustration

Micheal Parisella

Designer / Motion Graphics / Social Media

Our Partners


Edward O'Dell

President, Creative Director, EPO Creative

Rob Leyko

President, Creative Director, Leyko Creative Group

Andrea Kuch

President, Berkeley Communications

Gary Oosterhuis

President, Web Developer, Link Web Development

Chris Romero

President, Full Scale SEO

Our Clients

Real Estate

Finance

  • The Beekman Group
  • Equinox
  • Orion Mine Finance
  • Whitewolf Capital
  • GMT Capital

Media

Entertainment

Universities

Main Street

Travel

  • Alitalia
  • Italiatour
  • SRS WorldHotels