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Raffaella Ciavatta

New York, NY, USA
6462093448
HELLO!
I am a creative designer who is always challenging myself to strive to being the best I can and to approach creative briefs with a unique perspective. I am interested in becoming a part of a team to contribute and learn.
Experience
New York, NY, USA
Mar 2014
Graphic Designer (Freelance)
Freelance position included work for following clients:
Target + Coca-Cola: ads
JBars: packaging
NY, USA
Sep 2011Mar 2014
Art Director
• Designing a 360 branding strategy: collateral, ad campaigns, packaging, POS materials
• Supporting every department with creative design
• Keeping the brand fresh and innovative
New York, NY, USA
Mar 2014
Art Director (Freelance)
Freelance includes infographic design, ads and campaigns.
NY, USA
Nov 2011Present
Graphic Designer (Freelance)
• Designing book jackets, cases and insides
• Assisting on finalizing books
• Typographic work for book covers
New York, NY, USA
2013
Art Director (Freelance)
Women's and Men's Seasonal Catalogue
New York, NY, USA
2013
Art Director (Freelance)
Designed mailing list pieces
New York, NY, USA
Mar 2011Jun 2011
Warner Music Group
Graphic Designer (Freelance)
• Contributed with team of creatives to envision and design packaging mock-ups for promotional materials
• Designed ads, posters, flyers, invitations and catalog book
• Photographed material to be used as content for promotional materials
NY, USA
May 2010Sep 2011
Graphic Designer (Freelance)
• Created BAM’s 2000-2010 presentation book by incorporating creativity and layout skills.
• Followed a post-production scheme created to minimize costs while making it a high-end book
• Retouched, manipulated and adjusted images
• Updated content to the website
NY, USA
Sep 2011Nov 2011
Graphic Designer (Freelance)
• Apparel designer associate
• Assisted with graphics, patterns and design of bodies for apparel
• Keept the brand consistent
New York, NY, USA
2010
Macy's
Graphic Designer (Freelance)
• Image retouching
• Image library control
New York, NY, USA
2010
Graphic Designer (Internship)
• Internship as selected from top student's
• Worked on creating a campaign which included packaging design, storyboards, ads (print and guerrilla)
Education
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Feb 2003Dec 2007
Mackenzie Presbyterian University
Bachelor's of Arts in Translation
• Bachelor’s of Arts in Translation: English/French/Portuguese
NY, USA
Jan 2009Jun 2011
AOS Graphic Design
• AOS, Graphic Design
Honors
 
The Art Institute of New York City
Consistently part of the Honor Roll
Aug 2010
The Art Institute of New York City
Educational Scholarship for Academic Excellence
 
The Art Institute of New York City
GPA 3.9
Languages
 
Spanish (Advanced), English (Fluent), Portuguese (Native), French (Conversational), Italian (Fluent)
Skills
 
branding, Mac OS, typography, Illustrator, Flash, packaging, Advertising, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, windows, Layout, Print, Editorial, corel painter, office suite
Additional Information
P.S
In addition, I specialize in linguistics thus why speak over five different languages including: English, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. I have over 5 years of instructional experience teaching Portuguese, English and Italian.
Design is communication in every way.