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Company Name

Naoto Ono Creative Llc

Company Type



English, Japanese





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Biography/Work Experience

A MULTIDISCIPLINARY STUDIO DELIVERING IDEAS FROM CONCEPT TO FINAL PRODUCTION. Naoto Ono, Principal - has been working in the creative industry for 20 plus years, helming strategy, branding, design, commercial campaigns, digital marketing, and identity building projects. Experience leading and collaborating on global branding and identity development projects for hospitality clients such as Marriott International, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Travel + Leisure Co., BD Hotels, Caesars Entertainment, Meredith Corporation, Karisma Hotels, Ka'ana Resort, Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos, DeWitt Hotels, Wyndham Rewards, Aqua Hotels, Red Lion Hotels Corporation, and Plan Do See. Besides hospitality, Naoto has experience developing brands in the F&B industry such as Harry & David, Wine Country Gifts, Morso NYC, Di An Di, Smith & Mills, Coco Pazzo, and An Choi. Other notable client include Meredith Corporation, Thirdlove, Compass, and Blundstone Boots.

Professional Specialties

20+ years of experience in strategy, marketing, brand building, and content development for clients in the Hospitality, Travel, Fashion, Gaming, and the Food & Beverage industry.

Graphis Awards

Graphis Gold Photography Annual 2023 Graphis Silver Photography Annual 2023 Graphis Honorable Mention Package Design Annual 2022 Graphis Gold Photography Annual 2022 Graphis Silver Photography Annual 2021


Pratt Institute, BFA Art Direction / Communication Design


“Naoto mixes creativity and artistic flair with a high-energy drive for excellence. He enjoys and has a passion for his work, yet works exceptionally hard to really deliver for his clients. We were fortunate to have hired him and he over-delivered by handing us an award-winning video that did wonders for our business.” — Colin Hannan | Principal at Proven Partners


Aqua Hotels Blundstone Compass Inc. Di An Di IHG Hotels & Resorts Itz’ana Belize Resort Ka’ana Belize Resort Meredith Corporation ShopStyle Smith & Mills Taiwan Glass Travel + Leisure Co. ThirdLove Wilhelmina Models EXPERIENCE Aloft Hotels Worldwide Aqua Hotels Blundstone Capcom Games Coty Element Hotels Empire State Building Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Harry & David Karisma Hotels Konami KORG Marriott International, Inc. Marshall Amplification Margaritaville Island Reserve Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Ralph Lauren Fragrances Sheraton Hotels Sony Electronics The Jones Group THX Todd Oldham Vera Wang Fragrances W Hotels Worldwide

Area of Expertise

SERVICES Brand Strategy Brand Positioning Brand Guidelines Creative Direction Art Direction Graphic Design Website Design Social Strategy Integrated Marketing Content Creation Digital Marketing Animation Content Production Brand Photography Video Production Music Production SKILLS Strategic Thinking Team Management Branding & Identity Concept Development Corporate Identity Art Direction Graphic Design Social Media Marketing Photography Packaging Design Illustration Logo & Identity Design Video Post Production Music Supervision Music Composition

Hobbies / Freetime

Music, Art, Adventure Travel, Outdoor Photography, Motorcycle Excursions