A design veteran with extensive experience managing consumer packaged goods brands in the design firm environment, DiMeo’s strategic thinking, design leadership and people management will be a considerable asset to HMSDesign. “We are thrilled to add Joe to our management team. His incredible design sensibilities coupled with his industry-specific strategy and leadership experience will foster continued growth at HMS and enhance our offerings to clients,” said Hugh Montgomery, founder, HMSDesign. Most recently, DiMeo served as Creative Director at The Biondo Group in Stamford, Connecticut where he was instrumental in the creation of a digital design department, new business development and the vision for a more open company culture through design of employee experiences to inspire comradery.
DiMeo began his design career at Cornerstone Design in New York, followed by stints at Profile Design in San Francisco and Mittelman Robinson in New York. At CBX New York, DiMeo held roles of increasing levels of design management importance. DiMeo has been recognized for his design work for brands like Mars, Milk-Bone and Duane Reade throughout his career with numerous awards from GraphicDesign: USA. He holds a BFA in Package Design from Fashion Institute New York and attended Parsons School of Design.