Paulina Paczkowska

Senior Graphic Designer, Design Director

San Francisco, CA, USA

Work Experience


Art Director, Designer

As freelance art director, graphic designer, photographer and brand strategist, design and direct the production of diverse and compelling web and print marketing collateral, museum exhibition graphics, and media products for artists and entertainment industry.
August 2005 - Present San Francisco, California, United States

Gallagher & Associates

Freelance Exhibit Graphic Designer

• The National Blues Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
• Green Planet, Science Museum, Dubai
• Church History Museum, Salt Lake City, Utah
January 2014 - February 2016 California, United States

The Contemporary Jewish Museum

Freelance Experiential Graphic Designer

June 2015 - September 2016 San Francisco, California, United States

California Academy Of Sciences

Graphic Production

Selective projects:
• Built for Speed - graphic production and photoshop editing
• Earthquake - graphic production
• Skulls - graphic production, photoshop image manipulation
• Tis the Season for Science: Roaming with Reindeer - graphic production
• Aquarium 90th Anniversary - graphic production
• California's Coast, Rocky Reefs - presentation, graphic production and photo editing
• Green Wall - graphic production
• Book Project for the retiring Director Greg Farrington
March 2013 - June 2014 California, United States

California Academy Of Sciences

Graphic Production

April 2013 - May 2013 San Francisco, California, United States

Academy Studios

Design Director, Exhibit Designer and Senior Graphic Designer

As Design Director, oversaw all aspects of 2D, 3D and media design for museum exhibition design and fabrication firm. Supervised creative team of internal designers, artists and fabricator and managed external vendors including, videographers, media specialists and printers. Served as lead exhibit graphic designer, interactive media interface designer and photographer as well as graphic designer for company marketing materials and trade show exhibits.
April 2010 - December 2012 California, United States

The Tech Museum Of Innovation

Exhibit Graphic Designer

February 2015 - April 2015 San José, California, United States

Bassett & Partners


September 2013 - October 2013 San Francisco, California, United States

RIX Entertainment

Chief of Layout

Oversaw graphic, layout, cover design, event photography and production for a monthly car and entertainment trade publication
September 2004 - July 2005 Union, New Jersey, United States

Academy Studios

Senior Graphic Designer

In capacity of Graphic and Exhibit Designer, served as lead graphic, interactive media interface designer and photographer as well as graphic designer for all branding materials, exhibit booths and presentations
January 2007 - March 2010 Novato, California, United States

Jurczyk Design

Senior Graphic Designer

June 2002 - June 2004 Lodz, Poland

Studio Kolor

Graphic Designer

April 2001 - June 2002 Lodz, Poland

Grupa Vabank

Freelance Graphic Designer, Interior Designer

Grupa Vabank owned a number of restaurants in Lodz. I designed all collateral and promotional materials for all the locations: Restaurant "U Chochola", "Vabank", "Presto Trattoria and Pizzeria", "Yemy"
February 2000 - May 2004 Lodz, Poland


Academy Of Fine Arts In Łódź

Master of Fine Arts

Graphics and Painting
October 1997 - June 2004 Poland

National Highschool Of Arts

Exhibit Design Major

Fina Arts and Exhibit Design (5-year specialty program)
September 1992 - May 1997 Lodz, Poland


Polish (Native),
English (Fluent),
French (Beginner),
Geman (Beginner),
Russian (Beginner),


3D Design, Acrobat CC, Adobe Creative Cloud, Art, Art Direction, Creative Cloud, Creative Direction, Dreamweaver CC, Environment, Environmental Graphics, Exhibit Design, Exhibit Graphic Design, Exhibitions, Experience, Experience Design, Experiential Graphics, Graphic Design, Graphic Production, Illustration, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC, Interior Design, Muse CC, Museums, Photo Manipulation, Photo Retouching, Photoshop CC,