Tara Odorizzi

Graphic Designer

Oakland, CA, USA
I want design to be a critical way of thinking, seeing, and acting, a confluence of emotion and logic in which everything has a purpose, nothing is arbitrary, and somehow a surprise emerges in the end.

Work Experience

Guts & Glory

Freelance Junior Graphic Designer

August 2014 - Present Oakland, California, United States

Harmless Harvest

Graphic Designer

May 2013 - August 2014 California, United States

Leuver Design

Freelance Graphic Designer

Assisted in production, execution, and concepting of artwork for clients including Melbourne Art Fair, Brandenburg Orchestra, Westfield, and Sydney Film Festival.
April 2012 - September 2012 Sydney, Australia

Spacelab Design

Freelance Graphic Designer

Assisted in production, execution, and concepting of artwork for clients including King Furniture, Palace Magazine, and Jetgala Magazine.
April 2012 - September 2012 Sydney, Australia

SUPPLY Magazine

Graphic Designer (contract)

Concepted, designed, and executed layouts for the first issue of an online fashion, lifestyle, and interior design magazine under the supervision of the art director and editors.
January 2012 - January 2012 Sydney, Australia

The Locavore Edition

Assistant Graphic Designer / Contributor

Prepared the first edition of The Victorian Guide to Local Produce for printing under the guidance of the graphic designer.
November 2011 - March 2012 Melbourne, Australia

Gaal Creative

Graphic Design Intern

Worked part time in studio on concepting and design of branding and website for non-profit t-shirt company I Hate Hate.
November 2011 - February 2012 Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Museum Of Printing

Volunteer

Worked with proofing presses and Linotype machines. Learned about the process and history of letterpress printing.
October 2011 - February 2012 Melbourne, Australia

SunSilvestri

Graphic Designer

I currently work remotely for SunSilvestri, focusing my attention on marketing materials for a vegan/vegetarian restaurant in Atlanta called Cafe Sunflower.
April 2011 - September 2011 Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Education

Savannah College Of Art And Design (SCAD)

BFA - Graphic Design

Graduated summa cum laude with a 3.92 GPA.
August 2007 - May 2010 Savannah, Georgia, United States

University Of Florida

BA

Majored in Anthropology, double minor in Creative Writing and Classical Studies.
August 2003 - May 2007 Gainesville, Florida, United States

Languages

English (Native),
Spanish (Beginner),

Awards

Savannah Secession

Gold Medal - Graphic Design

2010

Art Director's Club Portfolio Review

One of 4 students selected to attend the review

2010

Type Directors Club

Award of Excellence

2011