- Thursday, Jun. 26, 2014
2C continues to put fresh firepower behind its creative work with the hiring of Omar Acosta, who joins as Creative Director, Design effective July 7. Acosta, who has directed, designed and produced numerous award-winning spots throughout his illustrious career, will report to 2C President and Executive Creative Director Chris Sloan. Watch Omar Acosta’s highlight reel here: http://www.2c.tv/work/design/omar-acosta-sizzle-reel
“We are ecstatic to bring aboard a design visionary of Omar’s caliber,” said Sloan in making the announcement. “He’s got that ideal blend of artistic vision, leadership and skill that will motivate an already superb team and help move us to the next level of design capability.”
Launched in 2005, 2C has become one of the leading producers of promos, rebrands, show packaging, main titles, brand integrations, live-action shoots and original series for TV networks, studios and national advertisers. Acosta will help lead a driven group of designers whose credits include spots for NBC Olympics, HBO, SyFy and Discovery, to name a few.
Added Acosta: “I see this as an opportunity to progress creatively. There is so much potential to do stellar work—especially with the team already in place—that I couldn't turn down the opportunity. I feel like I'll be able to bring great creative thought leadership to guide their talents and bring outcomes that reflect exactly that.”
Omar Acosta comes to 2C with more than 10 years of experience as a design director, creative director and producer. For the past six of those, he ran his own profitable boutique studio producing an array of award-winning design spots for such notable brands as MTV, NBC, Yahoo!, Microsoft and Def Jam, among others. Acosta held previous creative posts at Microsoft Surface, Prologue Films, Yahoo! and MTV Latin America, and he had already built a unique portfolio of design clients before completing his formal education.
Awarded a generous merit-based scholarship, Acosta attended the Parsons School of Design, earning a degree in Design and Technology. He studied Advertising at the Miami Ad School and Fine Arts at the Art Students League of New York. Tapping his international roots, Acosta also got the opportunity to study Fine Arts/Photography at Puerto Rico’s Liga de Arte de San Juan.
As a passionate and accomplished lifetime student of design and advertising, Acosta gives 2C another major hammer in its tool box and allows the company to delve further into rebrands, movie title sequences and other high-end design challenges. He also brings a live-action director acumen that rounds out his vision, creating a more holistic approach to design.
2C is an award-winning creative agency and content production company. 2C’s content + creativity = award-winning promos, brand integrations, live-action shoots, design & original series for TV networks, studios and national advertisers. The company’s promotion and design clients include, among many others, such notable brands as NBC Olympics, HBO, SyFy, USA, FOX, NatGeo and Discovery, and original 2C series have aired on Travel Channel, Animal Planet, NatGeo, we TV and CMT. 2C’s passionate creative team comprises some of the nation’s top talent from film, television, advertising and design. For more information, please visit: www.2c.tv.