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Simona Giacomini

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLugano, Switzerland
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  • ProfessionsGraphic Designer - Illustrator - Freelance Art Director

About me

I am a creative, very open-minded and reliable person, I am fast in learning new notions and abilities, I can easily familiarize myself with a completely new environment. I judge myself as a friendly and communicative woman, that’s why I love working in teams. Focusing on my professional skills: I perfectly manage Adobe Suite (especially Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator), I have a good experience in creating layouts (for catalogues, brochures, billboards, banners), I have had previous experiences in the development of corporate identities, I am very good in photography, illustration, infographics creation, web design, motion graphic and, last but not least, I have some basic knowledges in terms of marketing, digital marketing and promotion.

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Skills

  • 5. Illustration
  • Graphic Deisgn
  • Abobe Creative Suite
  • Packaging
  • Layout
  • Photography
  • Web Deisgn
  • Art Diection
  • Imagination
  • Creativity

Work history

Currently

Graphic Designer

Etihad Regional

Jan 2016
  • Bioggio, Switzerland
  • Freelance
  • I work for Etihad Regional as a graphic designer. I have the following responsibilities: create templates for newsletters, create banners for the official website, editing pictures and graphics for social media channels, create billboards for Out of Home advertising, create collaterals, brochures, safety on board cards, etc.

Currently

Illustrator

RSI, Swiss public broadcasting for Italian programs

Jul 2014
  • 6949 Comano, Switzerland
  • Freelance
  • I have worked for the Swiss broadcast RSI and I often I still collaborate with them. My main tasks are the following: develop vectorial illustrations for the web sites (“Portale Peo” was a project that I followed from the beginning), Christmas illustrations for head titles of a children program, graphics for different events, and at last but not least, develop artworks for the web-serie "Vuoi quei Kiwi?".

Currently

Packaging Designer

Flour Mill Mulino Maroggia

Sep 2013
  • Maroggia, Switzerland
  • Freelance
  • I work for the flour mill Mulino Maroggia, in Canton Ticino. I created the packaging which is now used by the main retailers in Switzerland, e.g., COOP

2015

Graphic Designer

Drake & Northwave

Sep 2015 - Nov 2015
  • Freelance
  • I cooperated with True Color Studio guys to realise the catalogue of snowboard brand Drake & Northwave, 2016/2017.

2015

Creative Art Director

Seven Gastrogroup

Jul 2015 - Oct 2015
  • Lugano, Switzerland
  • Freelance
  • For Seven Gastrogroup I worked as a graphic designer in 2015, providing all the layouts for flyers and posters, in addition I have also made the web advertising for their official social media channels.

2016

Graphic Designer

Anomaly Action Sports

Jul 2015 - Oct 2016
  • Huntington Beach, United States
  • Freelance
  • I worked for Anomaly Action Sports as a graphic designer. For both two sub brands, Shred and Slytech I had the following responsibilities: create templates for newsletters, create and provide web advertisings, provide editorial graphics, such as newsletters, carousels, banners and social media posts, develop brand identity.

2014

Illustrator

Lugano Turismo

Jun 2014 - Sep 2014
  • Lugano, Switzerland
  • Freelance
  • For Lugano Turismo, I participated in the project “Hermann Hesse” by realising illustrations for two brochures that were used for commercial purposes and for promoting "Herman Hesse Museum" in Montagnola, Switzerland. For the Lugano Tourism office I also made a project by developing a banner, which aimed was to sensitise children and their relationships with the Lugano city environment.

2014

Illustrator

SUPSI labor

Jan 2014 - Jul 2014
  • Lugano, Switzerland
  • Freelance
  • I worked in a educational project organized by the DFA–SUPSI laboratory (Dipartimento Formazione e Apprendimento). The main goal of the project was to realise playing cards that will sensitise children in dealing with quarrel, emotions, relationship, problems and cultural differences among people.

2016

Illustrator

Corriere del Ticino

Sep 2011 - Feb 2016
  • Lugano, Switzerland
  • Freelance
  • I collaborated with the weekly magazine “Ticino 7”. I created several illustrations for the section completely dedicated to children's tales.

Education

2013

Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communications

SUPSI

Sep 2009 - Sep 2013
  • Lugano, Switzerland

2008

National Diploma Illustration

IED

Oct 2005 - Jun 2008
  • Italy