Employee Spotlight / Nic Lauretano
Meet Nic Lauretano.
Our newest resident Renaissance Man. Nic wears lots of hats; Designer. Musician. Developer. Family Man. Superhero. The list goes on and on.
Nic joined us just a few weeks ago, but he’s already had a big, positive impact on our work, team and culture.
I could go on and on describing Nic – but I’d rather you learn about him in his own words…
What are your nicknames?
Nicodemus. One of my best friends called me that one day and I just kind of ran with it…
What would be the title of your autobiography?
Much Ado about Something… or How to avoid tourists in the lower east side… or Things not to do in Manhattan…
If you could have any super power, what would it be and why?
I would have to go with teleportation. I don’t even think I need to explain why that would be amazing. Wanna go to lunch in Scotland? Not an issue…
Would you rather be a tiny elephant or a giant hamster?
Giant Hamster with a tiny elephant head. Because the internet would love it…
What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?
A pickled egg that was probably older than me at the time… Worst. thing. ever.
If you were a cupcake, what flavor would you be?
Purple… That’s a flavor now right?
What celebrity do people think you look like?
When you were 6 years old, what did you want to be when you grew up?
What was your favorite toy as a child?
Hmm… Too many. Anything GIJOE, Star Wars or Transformers.
What would you like to be famous for?
No desire to be famous.
What one food do you wish had zero calories?
Keebler Soft Batch Cookies…
If you were a Crayola crayon, what color would you be?
Maroon. Or #C32148
What’s your Smurf name?
I have no idea… lmao. um, yea. I got nothing
If you could only drink one beer for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Rouge Double Dead Guy
What is your theme song?
Tony Newman – Soul Thing
What tv show/movie are you ashamed to admit you love?
American Horror Story for TV… Have to go with North Shore for the movie. Barney..
If your house was burning down, what’s the one thing you would save?
Which cartoon character would you most like to switch lives with?
Thundarr The Barbarian! Because Thundarr was the shit!
If you were on death row, what would your last meal be?
Bleu Cheese Crusted Filet Mignon with fingerling potatoes, asparagus and balsamic syrup… And a 20 year old pickled egg… Just kidding.
If you were to write a self help book, what would the topic be?
How to be a graphic designer and not lose your soul… Wait, is that already a book? Maybe I’d write volume 2…