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Ana Davila

Graphic Designer & Art Director

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsGraphic Designer - Art Director - Creative Director

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About me

Ana Davila is a graphic designer, illustrator and art director. She studied Graphic Design at Madrid and Milan, followed by an MFA in Graphic Design at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), and has worked in the field with magazines like Elle Decor and Editorialist in New York. As a designer, she focuses on visual thinking and storytelling, to deliver clear and meaningful experiences through unconventional visuals.

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Skills

  • Art and Creative Direction
  • Graphic Design
  • UX Design
  • Editorial Design
  • Illustration
  • Creative Storytelling

Work history

Currently

Art Director

Ana Davila

Jan 2016
  • Freelance
  • - Art direction and graphic design services for various magazines, including Editorialist and Cherry Bombe Magazine. - Web design services for small businesses.

2017

Associate Digital Designer

Editorialist Magazine

Apr 2016 - Apr 2017
  • New York, United States
  • Full Time
  • - Responsible for the design and art direction of all art and creative output across digital and print media. - Designed Front of Book, Well, and Cover layouts for the digital and print iterations of the magazine. - Worked directly with the company Co-Founders in a fast paced team, while overseeing the work of freelancers and interns. - Coded the digital publication and stories on the back-end of the website using HTML, CSS and SEO optimization. - Collaborated with off-site developer on UI/ UX improvements for the website. - Researched for external collaborators and images to be used in the print and digital editions of the magazine. - Liaised with external creative contributors to guarantee the meeting of deadlines. - Worked together with partners, affiliates and developers in the set up of advertising campaigns and marketing initiatives across the digital platform. - Designed and coded clickable email newsletters to send to subscribers (three per week). - Retouched images for the e-commerce section, while setting a uniform aesthetic to display throughout. - Responsible for the hiring and mentoring of design interns per school semester

2015

Art/Design Intern

Hearst - Elle Decor

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
  • New York, United States
  • Internship
  • - Assisted the magazine's Art Director during the design process of the September, October and November issues. - Layout design of the "Truth in Decorating" and "Etcetera" sections of the October and November issues. - Worked collaboratively with the Digital Department in the redesign of the “What’s Modern Now” section chart for web applications.

2013

Graphic Designer

Rude Magazine

Apr 2013 - Jul 2013
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Freelance
  • - Assisted the Graphic Design Department in the redesign of layouts for the print magazine. - Illustrations for the digital platforms of the magazine.

2013

Graphic Designer

Lados Magazine

Apr 2013 - Aug 2013
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Freelance
  • - Graphic and Layout Design for the 3rd issue of Lados Magazine Polska edition, while working collaboratively with the magazine's Art Director.

2012

Graphic Design Intern

Baud Branding

Sep 2011 - Feb 2012
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Internship
  • - Collaborated and designed the final version of a packaging product for El Corte Ingles. - Branding and website design for diverse brands.

Education

2015

Master of Fine Art - Graphic Design

Savannah College of Art and Design

Sep 2013 - Oct 2015
  • Savannah, United States

2012

Bachelor of Arts Graphic Design

Universidad Europea de Madrid

Oct 2008 - Jun 2012
  • Madrid, Spain