We design mobile friendly websites, teach you how to update it, construct your webinars, produce your online videos, and develop your social media channels.
Our goal for your company is simple; sell more, to more people, more often. Our research and campaign planning will get you there.
A brand is more than a logo; it’s a reason to choose. We help you build a meaningful and productive relationship with your customers so they choose you again and again.
When it comes to printed advertising, nothing short of perfection will do; the perfect design, the perfect medium, the perfect print job.
We offer a full range of media buying, planning, and digital strategy. We negotiate, purchase, and monitor advertising space and airtime on your behalf.
Our talented team produces well-written and high quality videos for any objective, any screen, and any audience.
Just like jeans - our signature attire - we’re honest, unpretentious, active, inspiring, and eternally fresh. Blue jeans never go out of style. They’re classic and trendy just like our unique brand of advertising.
No matter what your shape or size, you’ll find we’re a perfect fit!
Michele is the founder and creative mind behind Designworks Advertising. Michele has a loving and caring husband ("When he's not golfing") and a talented daughter in middle school. At Designworks you can count on Michele to take the creative energy to the next level.
Sign – Leo
Pet's Name – Charmin
Music – Broadway Show Tunes
Drink – Riesling
Author – James Patterson, Dan Brown, or Robin Cook
Color – Black & white (patterns)
Animal – Zebra
Quote – Life isn't about waiting for the storms to pass...it's learning to dance in the rain.
Advertising Campaigns – Old...the VW campaign is iconic and awesome. New...the Geiko Hump Day commercial is viral and hysterical.
Dave Bellso was born in Augusta Georgia(that's where his love for golf comes from) and raised in Central New York. During the week, his goal is to know his clients’ businesses inside and out in order to meet their need for professional and effective marketing. On the weekends, his goal is playing great golf, enjoying great friends, and finding the best restaurants in town.
Sign – Aquarius
Music – Billy Joel, Triumph, Bob Segar
Drink – Michelob Ultra when I’m on a diet, Captain Morgan and diet when I’m cheating, Red Wine when I'm out to dinner.
Food – Asiago-crusted Veal Cutlets from Sorrento's in North Syracuse, Shake Shack Burger, NYC.
Car – '63 Split Window Coup Corvette
Quote – "God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference".
Advertising Campaign – “Where’s the beef?!” "Any Bud Light Campaign."
Becoming a graphic designer has been a 16-year evolution (and still counting). As a self-taught designer, she has worked for newspapers, magazines, various company marketing departments, and finally found her niche in the advertising industry where her eclectic occupational background serves her well. She continually throws more aspects of creation into her repertoire...always looking for the next challenge.
Sign – Sagittarius
Pet's Names – Bowie, Hannah & Freddie
Music – From Heavy Metal to Country, depending on the mood of the day
Drink – Local NY Wines
Holiday – HALLOWEEN, HALLOWEEN, HALLOWEEN!!!
Author – Stephen King
Color – Tie Dye
Animal – Alpaca
Advertising Campaigns – Etrade; talking baby commercials, and Allstate; "Mayhem" TV commercials ...sheer comical genius!
After 5 years with her previous marketing firm, Katie was ready for a change. She jumped right into a marketing role with Designworks as media coordinator and account manager. Off the job, Katie loves to paint; she currently has a show displaying in Restaurant 317 on Montgomery Street, Syracuse.
Sign – Gemini
Pet's Name – June…but she responds to “Diesel”. As a puppy she kept getting bigger... and bigger… until "Diesel" (“D” for short) just stuck.
Music – Red Hot Chili Peppers
Drink – Red Wine or White Russian ...extra Kahlua like the one from The Big Lebowski
Author – Chelsea Handler, author of “My Horizontal Life”
Color – I love all colors ...I am painter at heart!
Animal – Dogs & Fish
Quote – "Worry is a waste of imagination" ...from a bathroom stall in Portland, Maine
Frank is our beloved senior accountant and has been with Designworks for nearly 20 years. He works closely with our team to ensure that business is taken care of in an efficient and professional manner. Besides crunching numbers, he brings joy to the office each day, often in the form of a brown paper bag filled with bagels or doughnuts for all to share.
Sign – Pisces
Music – Cowboy Western
Food – Italian and Chinese
Car – Anything with 4 Wheels...I'm a simple guy
Movie – Titanic
After a few years of experience in advertising and fashion in NYC, Jackie relocated from the Big Apple to Syracuse in 2000 to work for Designworks. Fashion is still her passion, and she challenges herself to creatively style the "jeans" signature look of the agency by mixing highs and lows.
Sign – Aquarius
Music – 90s Alternative
Food – Anything chocolate
Drink – Extra Dirty Martini Straight Up
Animal – Westie Dog
Quote – “Fashion changes, but style endures.” Coco Chanel
Advertising Campaigns – Fosters; "Australian for Beer", and Dos Equis; "The Most Interesting Man"
Donna spent time working as an executive parent and a professional volunteer. She has experience at a multi-national consulting firm that helped companies deal with the Asian challenge. Donna also has experience at high technology manufacturing organizations in various administrative positions. She is now directing the administrative traffic at Designworks Advertising.
Sign – Virgo
Pet's Name – Anna
Music – Alternative Rock
Author – Eugene O'Neill
Hobby – Reading and researching new or unfamiliar topics
Color – Pastel Green and Aqua
Food – Chocolate and Peanut Butter
Quote – "What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say." –Ralph Waldo Emerson
Advertising Campaigns – Anheuser-Busch Brewing Company’s Budweiser Beer commercials with The Budweiser Clydesdale horses
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