• Joe Cacciola Joe Cacciola

      Joe Cacciola President

      A graduate of Syracuse University in Industrial Design with additional degrees in model making and drafting, Joe is an Industrial Designers Society of America Merit Award winner.
      Joe honed his skills in product development as Hasbro’s Sr. Design Director for the Playskool, Licensed Preschool, Creative Play, Girls and Easy-Bake Oven brands. Joe also served as VP of Research and Development at Dorel Juvenile, a division of Safety 1st.
      Joe’s passion for product development has propelled him for nearly three decades and positioned him as a force in creating and building exceptional brands. Together with partner and Senior VP Wayne Blatchley, Joe formed Fuzion Design. Joe’s high energy and thirst for collaboration is a key component in Fuzion Design. His creativity leads a team of designers who blend art with innovation to deliver leading product development and graphic design solutions that drive new products and grow business.

    • FZN_StaffPic2011-wayne_032012jw Wayne Blatchley

      Wayne Blatchley Sr. Vice President

      Wayne believes, “It’s not about thinking ‘outside the box’, it is about the box.”
      A fine arts graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art, Wayne originally trained as an illustrator before moving to into product development, branding, package design and more recently web design. Wayne thrived as Graphic Design Director for Hasbro Direct, the LC Division of Hasbro whose brands include, Star Wars, Jurassic Park, G.I. Joe and Transformers. Wayne also served as Creative Director for Safety 1st . Wayne has worked alongside top-notch industry leaders for decades.

      Together with partner President Joe Cacciola, Wayne formed Fuzion Design Inc. in 2008. Wayne’s unassuming and steadfast demeanor guides the continuity of the Fuzion Design Team. Wayne’s leadership and sense of humor enable a talented young group of designers to deliver leading product development and graphic design solutions. Fuzion Design Inc’s growing services include research and development, industrial design, 3-D CAD engineering, graphic design, package design, photography, branding, technical or copy writing, and more.

      Now in its fourth year, Fuzion Design Inc. is a thriving business with strong roots in juvenile toy and products. Fuzion Design Inc supports such popular brands as The First Years, Summer Infant, Cosco, Safety 1st, Eddie Bauer, Brica, MiaModa, Kolcraft, Disney, Binatone/Motorola, Hasbro/Playskool, Nerf, SuperSoaker and YoMega.
      Fuzion Design Inc’s evolving services include research and development, industrial design, 3-D CAD engineering, graphic design, package design, photography, branding, technical or copy writing, and more.

      Fuzion Design Inc is expanding its consumer brand support to clients like Fit and Fresh, Pear Health LLC- Makers of The Patient Pod, DaeWoo International, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Allen Sports.

    • FZN_StaffPic2011-dana_032012jw Dana Chicca

      Dana Chicca Director of Engineering

      Dana Chicca started working at Fuzion in January of 2009 as a senior design engineer. A graduate of New England Institute of Technology (Mechanical Design), he has worked in the toy/juvenile industry for 19 years and has been an engineer for 22. “3D solid modeling has allowed me to focus on a rewarding segment of product design that I’m very proud of,” he says. He is a nationally certified motorcycle safety instructor (Rider Coach of the Year 2008).

    • Fzn_Web_ProfilePhoto-Update-yena_062612yl Yena Lee

      Yena Lee Sr. Product Designer

      Yena Lee received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design from the Rhode Island School of Design. She has collaborated with Dreams and Illusion Studio, Harry Allen & Associates, Unilever packaging Studio, the MIT Collaborative Project, Bed Bath & Beyond, A&G Designs, and the Industrial Design Society of America. Since joining Team Fuzion Design, Yena has worked tirelessly to hone her concept sketch, rendering, and layout abilities. She is proficient with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. She speaks fluent Korean. Her talents contribute to Fuzion Design’s impressive services that include research and development, industrial design, 3-D CAD engineering, graphic design, package design, photography, branding, technical and copy writing.

    • FZN_StaffPic2011-nikki_032012jw Nikki Schermerhorn

      Nikki Schermerhorn Graphic Designer

    • FZN_StaffPic2011-esther_032012jw Esther Tseng

      Esther Tseng Sr. Graphic Designer

      Esther is a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design and achieved a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts Illustration. She joined the Fuzion Design team in August 2008. Esther has worked diligently to hone her skills and use her keen artist’s eye to become a vital graphics and packaging designer. Esther, who came to the United States from Taiwan at the age of 14, has been instrumental in the growth of Fuzion Design. Her attention to detail has helped Fuzion Design become a thriving business with strong roots in juvenile toy and products.

    • FZN_StaffPic2011-justin_083112et Justin Wilkie

      Justin Wilkie Graphic Designer

    • FZN_StaffPic2011-sue_032012jw Sue Chicca

      Sue Chicca Accounting Specialist

      Sue Chicca has more than a quarter century’s worth of experience as a bookkeeper. She also brings a decade worth of office management to Fuzion Design Inc.

      Sue’s daily tasks go far beyond the tangible business administration and project coordination.

      Sue is a pivitol part of Fuzion’s internal cohesiveness. Sue brings her attention to detail to organizing and tracking Fuzion Design’s growing services. She is an instrumental point person for the company’s functioning.

    • Mackenzie Day Mackenzie Day

      Mackenzie Day Product Designer

      Mackenzie is a recent University of Bridgeport graduate. He has joined Fuzion as our newest Industrial Designer. He will be working with Yena, Joe and the rest of our industrial design team to devise and create product designs.

    • schuyler Schuyler Towne

      Schuyler Towne Front End Web Developer

      Schuyler lives and breathes HTML, CSS and Javascript, but got his start in traditional print design. He has spent 8 years slinging code and graphics for major eCommerce and event ticketing companies, but recently made the transition to Fuzion where he is thrilled to work on a wider range of diverse projects, and learn some of the ins-and-outs of product and package design.

    • Chris Chris Cacciola

      Chris Cacciola Engineer Intern

      Chris Cacciola, an undergraduate student at East Carolina University, has joined Fuzion to work with Dana as our Engineering Intern. He will be supporting the engineering staff by designing and developing prototypes and models.

    • Kendall Kendall Manning

      Kendall Manning Marketing & Communications Intern

      An upcoming senior at the University of Delaware, Kendall will be working to connect with current and future clients. She will be helping to expand Fuzion’s client base and further develop our brand.