Steven Gelenter emerged into the world circa 1983 in Hackensack NJ. As a youngin’ had many interests and hobbies. Was and still is a ninja, athlete, hyperactive, anime – comic – movie fanatic and most importantly a doodler. He doodled everywhere. Mostly Simpson characters but more importantly transforming the world around him with his creativity. Took creativity into the approach of every aspect of life. Whether it was solving problems, navigating obstacles of life, personal training, marketing, science, sports and art. Now as a career in fashion has emerged he became an art director, license manager, brand identity creator, young talent mentor and a budding well rounded designer.
Ever battling the hordes of life obstacles there is no stopping the train that is Steven Gelenter once it is in motion. When he puts his mind to something it will happen. The most important thing to remember when working with him is you will get his full attention, loyalty and respect.
If you are an artist at any stage in your career Steve can help you find your focus and obtain all of your goals. Do you want a brand? Do you want to make a living creating art? Do you want to get into licensing? Do you want inside tips and training on how to even start a life that you will enjoy and be healthy? Just contact Steve.
Want to hire Steve for a design project? He gladly accepts all challengers. He can tackle anything and any deadline. Want to give him a shot? Then contact the info above!
PROFESSIONAL AND LIFE EXPERIENCE
1983-1999: Adolescent Life
1999-2002: High School- 4 Varsity Letters and awarded most Artistic
2002-2006: Rowan University – Played Baseball, Became an amateur power lifter, Studied Fine Art and specified in Graphic Design. Grabbed an education in marketing, advertising and even snagged a certification in personal training.
2006-2008: Xerox – Marketing and Graphics department.
2008-2009: Calvin Klein – Assistant Designer
20010-20011: Converse then Nomad – Print Designer for Converse before being bounced around from job to job all the while managing a gym and realizing my career needed focus.
2012 – Onward: Create or Destroy LLC. and Licensed Apparel – Created my very own freelance art company that has budded into a place for artists to collaborate on many different projects from Fashion Apparel, Licensed Work to Patterns and Prints. My day job is a sports licensed apparel and my night job is CoD LLC.
Rowan University: Fine art Degree Specifying in Graphic Design
Entire Adobe Suite, Corel Draw, Manga Studio, Point Carre, Quark … etc.