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Andrei Robu

Design Director

New York, NY, USA
I'm a brand identity designer specialised in type lettering. With over a decade of experience in working with international clients I am now hired as a brand consultant on branding projects. Travelling on location to manage or work with the teams involved in the creative process.
Client shortlist
Bloomberg, Nike, Stella Artois, The Golden Globes, Jordan, Dailies, Exxon, Mastercard, Toyota, Aggressive, Wired, Aarp Magazine, Vodafone, Nestle, VISA Epos, ESPN, The Coca-Cola Company, Burn, Fanta, Sprite, Groupe Renault, Hiscox.
Agency Experience
Orange, GE Money, Indesit, Hotpoint – Ariston, P&G, Bonux, Tide, Wella, Always, Chevrolet, Bergenbier, The Practice, Starcom Worldwide, Prigat, Western Union..
Awards
2014
A' Design Award
Awarded the Golden A' Design Award, in Graphics and Visual Communication Design Category, 2013 - 2014. Highly Commended at Transform Awards in Best Visual Identity for a Non-Profit category.
2014
Transform Awards
Highly Commended at Transform Awards in Best Visual Identity for a Non-Profit category.
Experience
London, United Kingdom
Jul 2011Present
Design Director & Owner
Brand identity designer specialised in type lettering.
Bucharest, Romania
May 2008Jul 2011
Acme Industries
Creative Director & Managing Partner
Bucharest, Romania
Jul 2006Apr 2008
Leo Burnett, Bucharest
Chief Graphic Designer
Bucharest, Romania
Jun 2003Jun 2006
Hambar 18
Art Director
Bucharest, Romania
Feb 1999Jun 2003
Graphic Designer
Education
Iași, Romania
Jun 2002Jul 2006
George Enescu
Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design
Languages
 
English (Fluent), Italian (Beginner), Romanian (Native)
Skills
 
Adobe Creative Suite, Art Direction, Creative Direction, Type Design, Type Lettering
Press & Books
Typism Book 2013

1000 More Greetings by Aesthetic Movement and Quayside Publishing – Rockport

New Modern Type - by Steven Heller and Gail Anderson.

Logology®2 – Victionary

Playful Type 2 – Die Gestalten Verlag GmbH & Co.KG

Los Logos 5 – Die Gestalten Verlag GmbH & Co.KG

BASIC PACK – IndexBook.com

Selected A – Graphic design from Europe – IndexBook.com

New Illustration with Type book by Martin Dawber, July 6th 2010 worldwide publication date.

New Ornamental Type, Decorative Lettering in the Digital Age by Steven Heller & Gail Anderson. Published by Thames & Hudson.

Capital.ro Interview – published April 25, 2010

Computer Arts – 114 new pro tips for type

Computer Arts – # 154 – The New Art Type

Computer Arts – #151 – Exposure

Campaign – Interview about freelancers in advertising.

Campaign – The specialist review about packaging.

Media & Advertising – Illustration in advertising.
Talks & Exhibits
GRA Nations World Graphic Tour Rome - (Collective Exhibition, Nov 2009)

“Mission Tendances”, video interview for a Groupe Renault documentary. (2010)

Speaker at Visual Playground. (2010 and 2013)

Speaker at the University of Fine Arts “G. Enescu”, Iasi, Romania. “How to make it as a designer” (2012).

The Skateboard Art Show “Ne placa ce faci” – (Collective exhibition, May 2007 and December 2012)

“Romanian Design Week” – Graphic design show (Collective exhibition, May 2013)

“26 Letters by The Type Collective” at Imbold Gallery, Bucharest (Collective exhibition, November 2013)

Speaker at “Behance Portfolio Reviews, Bucharest” – (May 2013)