About Us

The Amaru Group is an interactive and creative marketing boutique started by four entrepreneurs with a passion for design and functionality. Having previously worked at top advertising agencies, such as Grey Worldwide and The Bravo Group, top media and marketing companies, such as Batanga.com and Luminant Worldwide, our experience has delivered custom solutions, including branding, design, interactive and business consulting, for the world’s top brands.

We decided to bring this experience to businesses looking for quality design work combined with general business sensibility. Our interactive work incorporates functional site design and search engine optimization while intelligently positioning our client’s brands to improve the sales of their products and services.

Allan Suarez, Creative Director

Allan Suarez Bio Picture ColorAllan currently leads the creative division of TAG. Formerly, as the Co-Founder and Creative Director at LatCom Communications (iCaramba.com), a leading media and entertainment company dedicated to the New Generation Latino, Allan brought versatility and creative flexibility to life in print, traditional advertising, multimedia and online advertising campaigns. Allan was the lead Art Director for Latcom’s national Latino college publications Latino University Magazine.

Prior to launching LatCom, Allan served as Creative Services Manager at Grey Worldwide, an integrated general market advertising agency. At Grey he guided the technological direction of the Creative Services Department in their flagship New York office. Allan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Boston University.

Anthony Aldano, Marketing Director

Anthony Aldaño Bio PictureAnthony currently leads the marketing division of TAG. With over 10 years of strategic marketing experience, specializing in Latino media, Anthony was the Marketing Director for a leading privately-held Latino media company. While there, he led the marketing, brand identity, and interactive media for their 18-34 division. In 2001, Anthony founded a leading collegiate event company – LatinosStep, Inc., which specialized in creating unique events for the Latino college market. He simultaneously created a nationally-audited Latino college magazine with a circulation of over 100,000 in its second year. In 2002, his company was acquired by LatCom Communications (presently Batanga Live).

Anthony’s prior experience includes work at WPP’s Hispanic advertising agency, The Bravo Group, where he worked on the AT&T, Propecia, Phillip Morris USA and Kraft accounts. He holds an MBA and Bachelors degree in Marketing from the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College.

Robert Diaz, Interactive Director

Robert Diaz Bio Picture ColorRobert currently leads the interactive division of TAG. A multi-talented developer with an expertise in key front-end (e.g. XHTML, CSS, Javascript, Flash) and back-end (e.g. PHP, Actionscript, MySQL) web technologies, and keeps current with the latest web, SEO and new media trends. Over the past 5 years, on the design end, Robert has developed web sites and interactive marketing strategies which integrate digi-zines, content management systems and blogging for numerous small to mid-size businesses. He is proficient in and uses various industry-standard software applications daily, including Fireworks, Flash, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Vegas Pro/DVD Architect Pro. Robert holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications Technologies from New York University.