Barcita & Barcita is a design firm specializing in advertising design and illustration for print and broadcast.
Established in 1988, the firm has enjoyed steady growth.The two principals of the firm are José Barcita, President and Creative Director and his wife Pamela, Illustrator/Writer, and Secretary.
Pamela Barcita is a graduate of Maryville College in St. Louis and holds a Masters degree from Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania. In addition to her duties in the company, she also teaches advanced illustration and design at Tidewater Community College several nights a week. Her illustrations have been widely used in advertising, editorials and collateral pieces and published in a series of 23 children’s books. She has also written a 272 page book about African Wildlife.
José Barcita is a veteran of 24 years in the field of graphic design and advertising, both in Hampton Roads and in Richmond, Virginia, where he attended Virginia Commonwealth University.
José has worked, in a creative capacity, for several of Virginia’s largest and most prestigious advertising agencies, including The Martin Agency in Richmond and Chesapeake Adverting in Norfolk. He served as Director of Creative Services at The Family Channel Cable Network for 3 1/2 years. He is the recipient of numerous advertising and design awards in local, national and international competition.
The philosophy of Barcita & Barcita is a simple one:
Strive to create the best possible promotion, on time and on budget by guiding and advising the company’s clients on the best approach to achieve their advertising and marketing goals.
Barcita & Barcita believes that the client is “the expert”, of his product or service and therefore acts as advisor and provides guidance in positioning said product or service in a favorable light in the market place.
Barcita & Barcita believes that by keeping a small staff and hiring and matching outside professional talent as needed to achieve their clients goals, they can keep costs to the client at a minimum and at the same time organize the best and most unique creative team to produce the best possible work for the client.
Barcita & Barcita prides itself in establishing and maintaining an outstanding, easy going, working relationship with its clients. That includes accepting and working with existing design or marketing guidelines and budget parameters the client wishes to maintain.
The following are some examples of our work. If you’d like to see more, please give us a call. 757.548.9880.