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Hello, My name is Robyn Magnarelli.

I am an experienced Art Director – Graphic/Web Designer with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. I have been working as a freelancer for 7+ years and have enjoyed being able to work collaboratively and efficiently with Advertising & Marketing agencies, small business owners,  individuals with new business ventures and organizations in my community.

If you’ve got an idea but not sure where to begin, contact me. We can make it official with the perfect logo or design solution.

Please browse my work, read my testimonials and contact me for a free consultation.

 

About Me

Highly creative and multitalented Graphic Designer with extensive experience in online marketing and
print design.

Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills; dynamic team player with well-developed written and verbal communication abilities. Passionate and inventive creator of innovative marketing strategies and campaigns; accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments with an emphasis on working within budget requirements. Very comfortable with following directions, and able to balance great design with real-life constraints.

Education

Massachusetts College of Art
Boston, MA
1989-1994
Graduated BFA in Design & Communications

Work History

Freelance Art Director
Graphic Design // Web Design
March 2010-Current
Create visual concepts, by hand or using computer software, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, or captivate consumers. Develop the overall layout and production design for advertisements, brochures, magazines, websites, banners, and corporate reports. I have become very fond of developing WordPress websites and would like to continue to develop my skills. 

  • Proven ability to take concepts and strategically transform them into a functioning interactive web experience.
  • Keen sense for marketing and branding
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented with strong communication skills
  • Flexible enough to complement an existing team or work independently
  • Well-organized with the ability to multi-task, work well under pressure, and handle last-minute projects
  • Ability to synthesize complex topics and create graphics which support clear messaging

Recent WordPress sites that I have done for organizations in my community:
http://www.burlingtonspedpac.org (special education parent advisory council)
http://www.foxhillpto.org (for a parent-teacher organization)
http://www.repkengordon.com

http://www.peoplehelpingpeopleinc.com

 

Associate Creative Director
Mullen Lowe, U.S.
1999-2010
Lead teams of Art Directors and writers on both regular workload and larger strategic projects

Participated in concept development and presentation of ideas to both internal teams and to clients; worked in partnership with ACD/CD to develop creative strategies, budgets, and scopes of work; concept development through completion of the design for pitches and integrated new business initiatives.

Review, advise and contribute to work <I like to be hands-on> from junior, mid-level, and senior teams

Extensive client contact, project management, and staff management skills

 

Interaction Designer
THINK New Ideas
1995-1999
Responsible for all aspects of interactive design (concept development, print design, design development & brand level development, production) for Web sites, online media efforts, and interactive/multimedia experiences.

Grew from Production Designer to Interactive Designer. Clients included StratusTechnologies, Fidelity Investments, Progress Software, Liberty Mutual, and IBM.

Featured Skills, Software &Technology

Creative Strategy • Interaction Design • Graphic Design • Web Design • User Experience • Logo Design • Concept Development • Advertising • Interactive Advertising •  Social Media Marketing • User Interface Design • Branding & Identity • Integrated Marketing

Expert knowledge and proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign) and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

Experience with mobile and/or responsive design

Hands-on WordPress design, development, and maintenance, knowledge.

Download a PDF of  my resume

Work

Contact

I am now accepting new clients for long-term and short-term projects. I prefer to work remotely but with the right arrangement, working on-site is always an option.

You can also email me directly.