INDUSTRY/CLIENTS SERVED

Retail/Fashion
Escada
Express Limited
Fauxever Florals

HomeGoods

LisaLeigh Cosmetics

Marshalls
Pierre Cardin

RJR Apparel

TJMaxx


Financial Services
Allenby Specialty Finance LLC

AQR Capital Management

Bonwick Capital  Partners

Chase Manhattan Bank

Citibank Private Bank

Deutsche Bank/Smith Barney

First USA Bank

Federale (South Africa)

NYU/FCU

Odeon Capital LLC

OptionSellers.com
Safkhet Capital LLC

Skellig Capital LLC
The Associates
USB/PaineWebber

Wall Street Correspondents


Consumer Goods
Delsey Luggage

Great Lakes Beverage Corp.

Himatsingka

Pepsi-Cola Company

Spectrum Flower Trading


Technology
Earthkind Solar

First Virtual Inc.

GlobalGate Inc.
Hayes Microcomputer
HMS Technology

IBM Corp.

Oracle/Hewlett-Packard

Phillips Lighting
Rank Xerox Limited

3M Corporation


Insurance
Allstate Insurance Company

AXA/Equitable 
Medspan Health Insurance

Pharmaceutical

Beechams

Ciba Geigy SA

Pfizer SA

Schering

Upjohn

 

Shipping

Rennies Consolidated Shipping (SA)

Shipsworld.com

 

Entertainment/Sport/Travel/Food

Chandrika Tandon-Soul Chants Music

Gattüso

Madison Square Garden/Retail
NFL Properties inc-Superbowl

Quest Sports Travel

The Karos Hotel Group
The Amsterdam Restaurant

Zanzibar Restaurant

 

Real Estate

BFC Partners

Hannah Real Estate

MetroTech Center (Forest City Ratner)

Olympia & York (USA) Ltd.

Rainbow Realty Group

Turner Construction Company

Petroleum/Chemicals/Industrial

Falcon Aircraft Co.

Owens Corning Fibreglas

SASOL (South African Oil & Gas Corp.

Union Carbide Corp., Linde Division

 

Publishing/Media

Gallant Gold Media

ID/Magazine of International Design

Simon & Schuster

Sunjay Venkatesh

U.S. Game Systems, Inc.

 

Advertising/Creative/Public Relations

Andrea Rubin Public Relations

Bluetooth Creative Group

Grey Advertising

Jeff Harris Photography

Sacco & Watt Photography

Stanton Public Relations

 

Non-Profit/Environmental

Amplify The Drop

UNFPA/United Nations Population Fund

UJA/United Jewish Appeal

BeNatural

Clive Jacobson brings over thirty years of international design and advertising experience to both institutional and retail accounts, focusing on strategic brand-building creative solutions.

Jacobson has won numerous international design awards, including the South African Society of Marketers Award for the SASOL Corporate Identity.  In New York, as Art Director for ID- Magazine of International Design, and later as a Madison Avenue Agency Executive Creative Director, with clients such as Escada, Target, Allstate and Philips.

 

Clive Jacobson Design clients have included Citigroup Private Bank, The NFL (Super Bowls XVII and XXIX logos), UBS, UJA, Turner Construction, Odeon Capital, Olympia & York USA, Optionsellers.com, and Stanton Public Relations.

Awards for excellence include: AIGA, American Institute of Graphic Arts; American Corporate Identity; The Art Directors Club of New York; Art Direction Magazine; Communication Arts; Graphic DesignUSA; Logolounge 2017, Print Magazine; Graphis Best Logos; SPD-The Society of Publication Designers of America; and the 2000 International Annual Report Competition (ARC) Awards.

As an adjunct professor at NYU, Jacobson taught workshops in Design Principals, Conceptualization, Typography & Visual Semiotics. He does portrait and landscape oil painting - and his first co-illustrated book was sold out at MOMA, New York, 2012.

Clive Jacobson's paintings have been selected to be shown at AD ART SHOW 2020 at the Oculus, World Trade Center, New York, September 2020.

SOME CLIENT COMMENTS:

Chandrika Tandon - Grammy nominated artist, humanitarian & business leader

"... a wonderful artist and human being who i am privileged to work with. Thank you for helping create a work of art and beauty..."

 

Noreen Wise - Founder, CEO & Managing Director Gallant Gold Media

"Clive Jacobson is exceptional! Look no further than Clive for the ideal branding, advertising and marketing expert for a corporate image makeover or to get your new company off the ground. Clive exceeded my expectations on every level. Such a pleasure to work with.
    Clive listened to what I wanted. He then went a step further and did his own research and assessing from his own perspective what he felt we needed. In less than a week, he presented three designs, two of which were aligned exactly with what I outlined I wanted, and a third which was his own take on what he felt we needed. I was wowed by the third design and chose that one... twice. I was so thrilled with first logo for a book series, that I returned a few weeks later for a new corporate logo. Same procedure, same expediency. 

   I’ve never known anyone who can exceed expectations this quickly. I deem Clive to be in a league of his own.

 

Beila Neuhaus - Fauxever Florals  

''Clive - It's perfect!  And we LOVE it. You always manage to take our vision and bring it out better than we imagined!''

Jon Swan - Communica

''Clive is one of the best Creative Directors I’ve worked with. He combines a wealth of marketing, communication and branding experience with a detail-oriented approach and a very unique design sense. Clive’s beautiful, distinctive work far exceeded my expectations. I would recommend him to anyone looking to stand out in the crowd."

                                  

Robin Joy Riggsbee - Owner, RJS Designs LLC

“I have had the privilege to work with Clive Jacobson on several projects, from presentation books, to website to branding work. It is rare when you find someone who truly gets who you are, and can then express it for you through graphic design. His eye is impeccable and his level of taste is unmatched. He is the most talented designer and artist I have worked with and look forward to working with him on many more projects in the future.”

                                     

Howard Jacobs - The Amsterdam

''Fantastic identity design project backed by smart strategy and excellent development process. Very savvy and creative resource. Will use again. Highly recommended."
                                       

Stephen Berner - New Business Development & Communications Strategy   

''After a lengthy and thorough search for a visual designer to assist me in rebranding my employers company, I luckily happened upon Clive Jacobson.

   Clive has a great portfolio, and a wealth of experience in creating smart, compelling and memorable logo’s, as well as web sites - and so, with Clive selected as the creative lead, we worked together in satisfying a series of communication challenges.
   Through delivering this project, I learned that Clive is: talented as hell, patient as the day is long, has a great sense of humor and brings a careers worth of hi-level experience to bear on a marketing and communications challenge. Even when mired in the often frustrating minutiae of tweaks and refinements, Clive stayed on point, and patiently guided us to the best solution, accommodating our specific needs all the while.
   Hoping that the opportunity presents itself again, I’d gladly work with Clive on another project, given his talent, approach, process and wonderful attitude – I’d be silly not to. I can wholeheartedly recommend Clive Jacobson: a good person, a talented designer and a skilled collaborator to anyone looking for top shelf creative talent with a flair for “smart".

                                     

Lisa A. Leigh - Owner, Lisa Leigh Cosmetics

''Clive Jacobson is a sublimely creative website developer. He is a man of exceptional talent and integrity. His designs are elegant, sophisticated and inventive. I have many times recommended him and will continue to do so for friends and clients who need distinguished, high quality design work."

                                       

Elizabeth Watt - Photographer, Educator

''Clive has been instrumental in creating identities, promotional materials and websites for three businesses I’ve launched over the years. As a fellow creative professional I appreciate his sophisticated level of intelligence, artistry and attention to detail. His willingness to collaborate and his passion for his work have always made the process totally enjoyable. I feel so fortunate to have been wrapped up in his 'packaging’....it’s helped my business stand out amidst all the clutter that’s out there.”

                                        

Mary Domowicz - Principal & Perceptionist at Thought Warrior, Previously Director of Design and Digital Art/ New York University

''Clive is an accomplished communicator with the ability to inspire. His student evaluations were consistently high, acknowledging his affable personality and skillful structuring of material for presentation. His award-winning reputation and attentiveness to his students fostered enrollment in his courses."

 

Fahmi Quadir - Safkhet Capital

''I decided to hire Clive because of his experience and approach to branding. I have no regrets. I gave him very little artistic direction. All I let him know were the themes I wanted to capture. He thoughtfully crafted a number of designs, and then permutations of those designs. Clive took the time to walk me through all of them and explain to me how they all differed. My choice was obvious - in fact it was Clive's own favorite. Clive worked to perfect my choice and I'm incredibly pleased. It's a stunning visual representation of my business and my ideals. I look forward to working with him on other projects in the future."
                                       

Evan Schwartzberg - Co-Founder, Odeon Capial Group

“We have been working with Clive since our inception in late 2008. We wanted a brand identity that would work well in all graphic presentations. He developed an identity that continues to expand to all media. Odeon has grown from 4 to 60 — and we love it. “ 

                                        

Devin Wicker - CEO, Bonwick Capital Partners    

“The final product all around was of tremendous quality. The logo and branding work was quite unique and very thoughtful- plus the website has a nice clean feel to it and suited our needs perfectly.”

    

Andrew DiLauro - Passepartout, LLC 

“Transparency is very key for me because most of the stuff out there is not, and I really liked your ideas of how to express them - Brilliant. One more thing - your enthusiasm has really been great and you have not held back on ideas. Others I have been working with withhold a little, I presume in an effort to get more work. Your openness has not gone unrecognized and you distinguish yourself in this way. Don’t ever change.”

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© 2020 CLIVE JACOBSON

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