Paula Mastrangelo

Graphic & Type Designer

Level
Senior
Location
Netherlands
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

I'm an independent graphic designer with a great deal of experience in branding, visual identity, editorial design, and typography. Creativity, Quality, and Commitment are the keywords that describe my personality. I have 20 years of experience in this field. I always begin a project by understanding my client's requirements. I like to work closely with my clients, big or small, to understand their needs and translate them into bold, custom and meaningful graphic solutions that fit the client's brand and values. My areas of expertise: • Graphic design • Visual Identity & Branding • Sales & Marketing collateral • Editorial design (magazine, books, brochures, and reports) • Creative infographics • Powerful presentations • Type design & font production • Website design Graphic design software: Adobe Indesign / Adobe Photoshop / Adobe Illustrator / Glyphs / Sketch / Hype Office software complements: Word / Powerpoint / Pages / Keynote If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact me! Thank you!

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Skills

  • Custom Typography
  • Editorial Design
  • Logo Design
  • Corporate Design
  • Typography Design
  • Book Design
  • Brand Design
  • Infographics
  • Presentation Design
  • Marketing Collateral

Companies I’ve worked with

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    contrapunto BBDO

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      PaulaMastra

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        Retype Foundry

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          Xtrategics

          Work history

          Currently

          Jul 2012
          • The Hague, Netherlands
          • Freelance
          • Designer at Retype Foundry. ReType is a digital type foundry based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The company was created in 2007 by Ramiro Espinoza.

          Currently

          Mar 2012
          • The Hague, Netherlands
          • Full Time
          • Paula Mastrangelo offers design solutions with a solid conceptual base and straightforward formalization. She has developed projects in the field of editorial design, typography, and corporate identity for companies and organizations from around the world.

          2018

          Senior designer

          Xtrategics

          Feb 2015 - Mar 2018
          • Lleida, Spain
          • Freelance
          • Digital marketing agency. Xtrategics helps companies to detect and implement new business opportunities in the digital environment, the Internet. As an art director, I have designed and implemented digital strategies for websites or social media for clients such a Casa Pons, Mobles Urgell, Icot System, Teyme or Solteka among others.

          2018

          Visual Designer

          contrapunto BBDO

          Apr 2013 - Feb 2018
          • Barcelona, Spain
          • Freelance
          • I designed the GB Foods websites for Spain, Italy, Russia, and South Africa. GB Foods is a group that manufactures meal solutions such as, soups, ready dishes, and fish. GB Foods is present with its daily meal products in Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, CIS Republics, Africa, and the Middle East through prestigious brands as Gallina Blanca, Star, Jumbo, Grand'Italia and Gino. For almost five years, I was the designer and art director of gallinablanca.es and star.it. I also led a four-person team –designers and journalists– to manage the daily contents of these platforms.

          Education

          2017

          Diploma Type design and Certificate Postgraduate School Education

          Plantin Instituut voor Typografie-Artesis Hogeschool Antwerpen

          Oct 2016 - Sep 2017
          • Antwerp, Belgium
          • In this expert class led by Frank Blokland, the 'secrets' of the current typographical representations of the Latin alphabet (capital, roman and italic) are treated in detail.

          2012

          Master Advanced Typography

          EINA. Escola d'Art i disseny

          Oct 2011 - Apr 2012
          • Barcelona, Spain
          • Module 1: letter design This module aims at deepening the knowledge of the letter from the history and form, through practical subjects such as calligraphy, lettering, digital construction and architecture of the alphabet, accompanied by formal lectures on the history of typography, font formats, programming in Phyton Teachers: Keith Adams Josep Babiloni Joan Carles Casasín Albert Corbeto Enric Jardí Íñigo Jerez Laura Meseguer Oriol Miró José Manuel Urós Arcàngela Regis

          Awards

          2014

          Certificate of excellence

          Tipos Latinos

          • Tipos Latinos 2014. Certificate of Excellence to Laski Slab & Stencil

          2012

          Gold Award / 金奖 (Typeface-Latin)

          HiiiBrand

          • Gold Award / 金奖 (Typeface-Latin) to Laski Slab

          2010

          Gold Pearl Award

          The Content Council

          • Gold Pearl Award 2010. Best publication to Comunicas Magazine

          2009

          Gold Quill Award

          IABC

          • IABC Gold Quill Award, COMMUNICATION SKILLS