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Nello Russo

Torino, Italy
I am an Italy-based graphic and interactive designer.
I am also a letterpress printer and an artist's books producer and publisher.
I design visual identities, printed materials, magazines, font faces, books, websites, mobile apps and interactive interfaces.
I am focused on concept-driven design and visual design research and experimentation.
Work Experience
Cologne, Germany
Aug 2014Present
Digital Visual Designer
Torino, Italy
Mar 2012Present
Graphic Designer, Letterpres printer
Torino, Italy
Jun 2011Jun 2014
Senior Digital Art Director and UX Designer
New York, NY, USA
Sep 2010Dec 2010
Graphic and Web Designer Intern
Involved in Graphic Design, Web Design and Retail Departments
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Feb 2010Jul 2010
Graphic Desinger
Graphic and interactive design studio and letterpress printshop - Freelance position.
Torino, Italy
Sep 2009Present
Owner, Publisher, Creative Director, Printer
artist's magazine and book project
New York, NY, USA
Mar 2011Jul 2011
Graphic Designer
Graphic and interactive design studio. Freelance position.
Torino, Italy
Sep 2008Aug 2009
Senior Art Director
Web and digital Agency - Art direction and design of complex web sites interfaces.
Freelance position since September 2009.
Torino, Italy
Jan 2006Aug 2008
Graphic Designer
Graphic Design Studio - Design of books, catalogues, magazines, booklets and web sites.
Venezia, Italy
Apr 2004Sep 2007
Creative and Editorial DIrector
Contemporary art independent magazine - Design of the magazine issues and editorial coordination.
Venezia, Italy
Aug 2006Jul 2006
Graphic Designer
Festival organized by IUAV University, Design and Art Faculty - Development of the graphics and communication campaign of the Festival and assistant curator.
Torino, Italy
Jun 2004Oct 2005
Wed Design Producer
Internet Image&Look Departments - Design and production coordination of the Olympic web sites and devices interface for spectators and journalists.
Education
Venezia, Italy
Sep 2005Jan 2008
Visual Arts (MA)
Date of qualification and mark: February 13th, 2008 - 110/110
Degree thesis: The magazine as an art form
Supervisor: Prof. Giovanni Anceschi
Torino, Italy
Sep 2002Sep 2004
Graphic Design (Bachelor)
Date of qualification and mark: September 16th, 2004 - 106/110
Torino, Italy
Sep 1998Jul 2002
Printing processes and publishing design (Bachelor)
Date of qualification and mark: July 6th, 2002 - 100/100
Degree thesis: e-book and e-publishing
Supervisor: Prof. Giuseppe Accardi
Torino, Italy
Jan 2001Jun 2001
CNOS Fap - Valdocco
Pre-press Diploma
Diploma training
Date of qualification and mark: June 29th, 2001 - 98/100
Languages
 
English (Advanced), Italian (Native)
Skills
 
Acrobat, ActionScript 2, Arduino, Dreamweaver, Flash, Html And CSS, Illustrator, Indesign, Interaction Design, JavaScript, Letterpress, Mac OSX, Photoshop, Processing, Type Design, Web Desing
Published works and awards
PEECSO FONT has been selecetd for Typodarium 2011, edited by Lars Harmsen and Raban Ruddigkeit and published by Verlag Hermann Schmidt Mainz.
VISUAL STORAGE DATA (Disk) POSTER has been awarded for the Graphic Design of 05/02/2010 by Design and Design International Award. It will be published on the web site by this date and on the Design and Design Book of the Year Volume Three (release in December 2010).
PLAYZEBRA, ZEBRA and SO-AND-SO business cards are published by Victionay, Hong Kong, on Nice To Meet You Too, 2010.