Ana Davila
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Ana Davila

Art Director & DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Ana Davila

Art Director & DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Independent, multidisciplinary designer and art director, working with global brands in fashion, beauty, arts and culture in New York, Madrid & London. Formerly Head of Digital Design of Hearst UK digital brands. As a designer, I focus on visual thinking and storytelling, creating bold and impactful visuals that deliver meaningful experiences and challenge conventions through innovation and design thinking. Currently available for freelance and collaborations.
Projects
  • Editorial collages
    Editorial collagesDigital illustrations made for specific feature articles published online for Cosmopolitan, Esquire and Elle digital magazines.
  • Sugarscape Rebrand
    Sugarscape RebrandThe preeminent voice for pop culture on YouTube, Sugarscape centres the attention on the who’s who in today’s hottest platforms, bringing in up-to-date scoop on the latest entertainment news. Animations by Issy Muir
  • Rebranding Going for Goal, Women's Health UK Podcast
    Rebranding Going for Goal, Women's Health UK PodcastBringing inspiration and encouragement to build healthy habits and make them last, the Going for Goal podcast calls on top medics, researchers, fitness experts and wellness luminaries to arm you with the practical tools you need to make good on your personal health goals. Brought by Women’s Health magazine, the podcast is aimed mainly to women looking to improve their lives through stories shared by their favourite wellness experts.
  • #FUNDWOMEN x ELLE UK
    #FUNDWOMEN x ELLE UKWomen receive just 1p for every £1 of venture capital investment in the UK. To mark International Women’s Day 2022, ELLE UK has launched its #fundwomen campaign, to challenge venture capitalists and the UK government to urgently improve funding for female inventors and entrepreneurs.
  • Digital Style for Hearst UK Brands
    Digital Style for Hearst UK BrandsDevelopment of new design systems and visual digital experience for all of Hearst’s UK digital editorial brands, including Cosmopolitan, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Esquire, amongst others. The challenge was to translate each of the brands individual print style into digital, and to create new visual guidelines that could work across their editorial content, features, social media and e-commerce sections.
  • Jump
    JumpInspired by the idea of making new connections while thinking that there are many ways of seeing and perceiving, Jump proposes to reinterpret the meaning of a word and create a new visual definition, based on the words ‘unexpected’, ‘air’, ‘movement’, ‘evolution’, ‘transformation’ and ‘morphology’ – which describes the seamless transition from one state or appearance into another. Focusing on the exact moment an object is in the air, the aim was to capture the unexpected movement and ever changi
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Work history
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    Art Director and DesignerAna Davila Design
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Independent, multidisciplinary designer and art director, working with global brands in fashion, beauty, arts and culture in New York, Madrid & London.
    Hearst Magazines UK logo
    Hearst Magazines UK logo
    Head of Digital DesignHearst Magazines UK
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    - Guide art direction, design and supervise all creative assets across Hearst UK's 15 digital editorial brands, social channels and video. Brands include Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, House Beautiful and Women's Health, amongst others. - Lead the integration process for Digital Design, successfully adapting print to digital pieces, transforming the content for our digital audiences, and working collaboratively with Creative Directors to ensure each brand's voice is accurately represented digitally. - Manage communication between editors and creative team. - Project manage for major features and projects, while ensuring all creative work produced is consistent and on brand. - Create digital visual guidelines for each of Hearst UK digital brands, used across Editorial, Content and Commercial teams. - Oversee the work of Junior Designers and Motion Graphics Designers for all digital iterations.
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Skills
  • Art and Creative Direction
  • Graphic Design
  • UX Design
  • Editorial Design
  • Illustration
  • Creative Storytelling
  • Branding
  • Digital Design
  • Brand Strategy
  • Web Design
Education
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    Master of Fine Art - Graphic DesignSavannah College of Art & Design
     - Savannah, United States
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    Bachelor of Arts Graphic DesignUniversidad Europea de Madrid
     - Madrid, Spain