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Matteo Reggi

Middleweight Graphic Designer

London, United Kingdom
London based designer with 5 years of creative
industry experiences for brand, print and digital projects.

I achieved my MA degree in Set design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Italy in 2010.

Since then I have worked in the creative industry across several areas including: design and communication agencies, fashion brands, corporate, editorial, packaging, and art director for still life fashion shootings.

Some of the brands I have worked with include: Topshop - Topman - Dorothy Perkins - Wallis - Miss Selfridges - Matalan

Work Experience

Mustard Gift

Middleweight Graphic Designer

July 2016 - Present United Kingdom

DCK Concession

Graphic Designer

_ Produce packaging solutions according to buyer’s requirements
_ Follow creative work through from concept to visuals, final artwork and production
_ Interact with internal clients; work closely with buying teams to develop and implement design solutions for their product range(s).
_ Manage own project workflow while coordinating with project teams and management on schedules, requirements, goals and assignments as needed
_ Regularly present findings from market place to buying teams with action points & solutions
_ Seasonal trend presentations to senior managers with suggestions for each business division how to drive sales.
_ Help to ensure successful representation of the DCK brand across all packaging projects
_ Juggle various projects and handle tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
January 2015 - Present Billericay, United Kingdom

Blundell Street Studios

Freelance Graphic Designer

_ Creating dresses for shooting
_ Conceptual and creative development of the space, colours and light
_ Producing graphic content for the photos
_ Working close the photographer
_ Managed post-production
_ Photo editing
May 2014 - May 2014 United Kingdom

Quartiglia S.p.A.

Junior Graphic Designer

_ Worked in the marketing department as a Junior Graphic Designer.
_ Edited the product's photo for the new electronic-catalogue of the company.
_ Managed Corporate and Brand Identity projects - from brief to fulfilment.
_ Conceptual and creative development of banner, poster, flyer, brochure, print, catalogues.
_ Creating original artwork for short and long term projects.
_ Image retouching, photomontages, final artwork etc.
_ Involved in designing advertisements, brochures, handouts, flyers and online graphic.
_ Producing graphic content for site re-skins, page layouts, email designs.
July 2012 - July 2013 Italy

Vesta Srl

Freelance Illustrator

_ In January 2013, four illustrations of my “Splatter collection” were selected by the Italian
design firm Vesta, for its collection “Arte”. By means of particular techniques, they were
printed on Plexiglass Sheets and inserted into the company catalogue. VESTA displayed the collection "ARTE" at the International Home Show in Milan at the end of January.
_ Creating illustration for the “new design collection” of the company.
_ Producing print - ready product.
January 2013 - September 2013 Italy

Djoon Soulful Club - Paris

Freelance Illustrator

_ The Art director of the club Afshin Assadian saw my works on my Behance’s profile and he
contacted me to create some flyer for the party in his club and for two CD cover of:
"The Djoon Experience Compilation”.
_ Creating visual illustration - flyer.
_ Creating visual illustration - CD cover.
_ Producing print - ready product.
April 2012 - September 2013 Paris, France

Mirror

Junior Graphic Designer

_ Worked in a communication agency as a Junior Graphic Designer.
_ Managed Corporate and Brand Identity projects - from the brain storming, to the final process.
_ Conceptual and creative development of different project for different clients.
_ Worked close the Creative Chief.
_ Image retouching, photomontages, final artwork etc.
_ Good attention to detail, and an eye for good composition and layout
_ Worked under pressure, I learnt how to manage the time for the delivery of the job I was given.
April 2011 - June 2012 Italy

Education

Academy Of Fine Arts

Second degree - Set design TV

second degree vote 110 / 110
November 2008 - December 2010 Macerata, Italy

Academy Of Fine Arts

First degree - set design Theatre, cinema, TV

First degree vote 110 / 110
September 2004 - February 2008 Macerata, Italy

Artistic High School

painting

September 1999 - July 2004 Pescara, Italy

Languages

English (Conversational),
Italian (Native),

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe In Design, Adobe Photoshop, Advertising, Brand Design, Corporate Identity, Editorial, Illustration, Microsoft Office, Packaging, Photo Editing, Photo Manipulation, Photoretouching, Set Design, Sketch Design, Sketchdesign, Tablet Design,