Dan Bucko

Creative Director

Brand evangelist, marketing strategist, creative director, multimedia manager, product developer, database director, award-winning designer and team leader.

Expert brand vision, development, alignment and management. Proven team leadership and team management experience.

Successful director, designer, photographer, manager, marketer, owner, strategist and facilitator.

  • Agency and brand experience
  • Fortune 500 retail branding and advertising
  • Blue sky strategy with hands-on execution
  • New product development, implementation and sales
  • New business development, client pitching and project management
  • Creative principal, marketing and advertising lead
  • Responsible for creative teams, freelance artists, programmers, vendors, clients, product and project management
  • Blank page to multi-faceted long-term solutions
  • Corporate to cutting-edge, e-commerce to entertainment
  • Pro bono to seven figure project budgets
  • Fast-paced, multi-project creative and management problem solving
  • Multi-national cross-media branding, advertising and marketing campaigns
  • Seasonal marketing & branding, tier 1 messaging & copywriting
  • Studio & location lifestyle & product photo shoot planning & execution
  • Awarding-winning graphic designer & creative artist
  • Team, individual, partnership and freelance environments


Vistage Worldwide, Inc., Petco, Unleashed by Petco, Pooch Hotel, Petco Foundation, Disney, Bumble Bee Tuna, Cox Business, Medifast, Massage Envy, Schwinn Bicycles/Scooters, GT Bicycles, 21st Century Insurance, iMingle Insurance, Balance Bar/Jenny Craig, WD-40, J.D. Power and Associates, Huffy Bicycles, Bowflex, Talon & Vixen Energy Drinks, Cosmetic Surgery Center, Encad, Ultrastar Cinemas, TriMark Pictures, Trump Las Vegas, SierraSil Health Inc., NASC, Sahara Casino, Pardee Homes, Pulte Homes, Wrigley, Kyocera, Nixon Watches, Tandem Medical, M&T Bank, Webster Bank, San Diego County Credit Union, MobiTV, Modern Postcard, Sandbox Marketing, Working Woman/Mother Magazines, Petersen Publishing, Barona Casino & Resort, American Golf, Troon Golf, First American, Mountain Dew Action Sports, Islands Restaurants, Costco Auto, Cox Business, MotorTrend, Ford Motor Company, Mongoose Bicycles and more….