Cinzia Bongino, Designer in Turin, Metropolitan City of Turin, Italy
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Cinzia Bongino

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Designer

Location
Turin, Metropolitan City of Turin, Italy
Toptal Member Since
September 12, 2022

Cinzia is a graphic, information, and web designer with 5+ years of professional experience designing brand identities, editorial projects, and various websites. She has versatile knowledge in data visualization, UI/UX design, and data journalism. Cinzia's basic understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript allows her to design applications and websites, paying attention to developers' needs.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Visiting Professor

2022 - PRESENT
Gengdan Academy of Design, Beijing
  • Gave a 48-hour course on information design to 30 3rd-year BA Chinese students.
  • Held a 32-hour course on layout design for a 1st-year class of Chinese students.
  • Delivered courses via an online platform, and the students had to work on individual and group projects.
Technologies: Information Design, Data Visualization, Layout Design, Graphic Design, Editorial Design

Freelance Designer

2021 - PRESENT
Norma Studio
  • Co-founded and designed a directory of designers located in Piedmont, Italy.
  • Designed the identity and custom medical illustrations for an ophthalmologist.
  • Redesigned the UI of an educative music game for kids.
Technologies: Adobe CC, Figma, Mobile, Mobile UI, Print, User Journeys, UX Wireframes, Architecture, Social Media, Infographics, Web App UX, Visual Identity, Dashboard Design, Dashboards, B2B, Adobe InDesign, Layout, Adobe Illustrator, Prototyping, Newsletter Design, Typography, Art Direction, Visual Design Language, Web, User Experience Design, Design Systems, Adobe Photoshop, Web UX Design, Web UI Design, Component Libraries, App Design, Journey Mapping, Wireframing, User Flows, Material Design, Microsoft Office, UI Branding, App UI, App UX, Mobile UI Design, Responsive Web Apps, Data-heavy Design, Visual Workflow, Style Guides, Agile, Collateral Design, Information Architecture (IA), Landing Page Design, Landing Pages, Mobile Design, Mobile UX, Brochure Design, Web UI, Web App UI, Print Design, Brand Books

Founder

2021 - PRESENT
Cinzia Bongino
  • Taught a 48-hour course on information design at the Gengdan Academy of Design in Beijing, China, for a class of 30 students who submitted their final projects to a national competition.
  • Participated in multiple exhibitions and design-week events in Europe, both online and in person, including the Dutch and the Milan design weeks and exhibitions at the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven and the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf.
  • Collaborated with several design studios and agencies in Turin, Milan, and London.
  • Designed the data visualization identity for an experimental exhibition about Ryanair held at the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, Netherlands.
  • Developed and coded an ongoing exhibition's website during the pandemic, after the physical space for the collection had to close to the public. The website became the only portal to the artwork.
Technologies: Data Visualization, After Effects CC, Charts, Gephi, Figma, Photoshop CC, InDesign CC, Illustrator CC, Graphs, Excel 2013, Design Research, Information Design, Web Design, UX Design, UI Design, Logo Design, Websites, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Visual Design, Product Design, Mobile App Design, Pitch Decks, Branding, Brand Design, Project Management, Graphic Design, Research, Premiere Pro CC, Mobile Banking, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe CC, Presentation Design, Presentations, MVP Design, Web App Design, Mockups, Mobile, Mobile UI, Report Design, Document Design, Layout Design, Print, User Journeys, UX Wireframes, Architecture, Social Media, Infographics, Web App UX, Brand Guidelines, Visual Identity, Early-stage Startups, Art Direction, Dashboards, Adobe InDesign, Layout, Adobe Illustrator, Fintech, Prototyping, Typography, PowerPoint Templates, Tableau, Flourish, Microsoft 365, Visual Design Language, Motion Graphics, Software as a Service (SaaS), Webflow, UI Style Guides, Web, User Experience Design, SaaS Design, SaaS, Design Systems, Adobe Photoshop, Environmental Graphics, Web UX Design, Web UI Design, Component Libraries, Dashboard Design, App Design, Journey Mapping, Wireframing, User Flows, Material Design, Excel 365, Canva, Microsoft Office, WordPress, UI Branding, UX Branding, App UI, App UX, Mobile UI Design, Web UX, Big Data UX Designer, Responsive Web Apps, Data-heavy Design, Visual Workflow, Style Guides, Agile, Collateral Design, Information Architecture (IA), Landing Page Design, Landing Pages, Mobile Design, Mobile UX, Brochure Design, Web UI, Web App UI, Print Design, Brand Books

Freelance Designer

2021 - PRESENT
Studio Cronica
  • Created the design and custom illustrations for a tech company website.
  • Designed the UI/UX of a website that showcases projects from business management PhD students.
  • Built a UX flow for a big company that produces home printers.
  • Collaborated with the studio on multiple, mainly digital, projects.
Technologies: Figma, Illustrator CC, Logo Design, Websites, User Interface (UI), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Visual Design, Product Design, Pitch Decks, Branding, Brand Design, Mobile App Design, Editorial Design, Graphic Design, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe CC, Presentation Design, Presentations, MVP Design, Web App Design, Mobile First, Mockups, Mobile, Mobile UI, Document Design, Layout Design, Print, Startups, User Journeys, UX Wireframes, Architecture, Feature Prioritization, Social Media, Infographics, Web App UX, Brand Guidelines, Visual Identity, Dashboards, Adobe InDesign, Layout, Adobe Illustrator, Fintech, Prototyping, Visual Design Language, Motion Graphics, Web, User Experience Design, Design Systems, Adobe Photoshop, Web UI Design, Component Libraries, Dashboard Design, Journey Mapping, Wireframing, User Flows, Material Design, Microsoft Office, UI Branding, UX Branding, Squarespace, App UI, App UX, Mobile UI Design, Web UX, Visual Workflow, Style Guides, Agile, Information Architecture (IA), Landing Pages, Mobile Design, Mobile UX, Web UI, Web App UI, Brand Books, Design Sprints

Graphic/Visual Designer

2022 - 2023
UserClouds, Inc
  • Realized over 30 bespoke product illustrations.
  • Created and implemented an identity and illustration system.
  • Refreshed the brand with a more consistent color palette.
Technologies: Visual Design, Presentation Design, Graphic Design, Branding, Landing Page Design, Infographics, Web UI

Intern

2022 - 2022
Valentina D'Efilippo
  • Worked as a data visualization and editorial designer on an NDA project.
  • Developed and presented initial proposals for the company's rebranding.
  • Elaborated data visualization guidelines for a course organized by the company.
Technologies: Illustrator CC, DataViz, Graphs, Design, Data Research, Design Research, Photoshop CC, Visual Design, Charts, Editorial Design, Graphic Design, Research, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe CC, Presentation Design, Presentations, Mockups, Illustration, Print, User Journeys, Infographics, Adobe InDesign, Layout, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Office

Intern

2021 - 2021
Accurat
  • Designed a mobile and desktop dashboard for a private client to monitor their offices. We employed the Agile methodology and Atomic Design to meet the client's needs and overcome possible blockers.
  • Created several data visualization projects about the patients served by an Italian NGO, working on data research, analysis, visuals, and the final report's web and editorial design, both in digital and printed format.
  • Built the design of a website presenting the UK startup scene, focusing on data research, analysis, visualization, and UI design.
  • Brainstormed and sketched out a few mockups for an interactive archive with a dedicated algorithm.
Technologies: Figma, Graphs, Illustrator CC, Excel 2013, Identity, Charts, Data Research, Databases, Wireframe to Product, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Material Design, Design Research, Web Design, UI Design, UX Design, Photoshop CC, Logo Design, Websites, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Visual Design, Branding, Information Design, Brand Design, WebApp, Mobile UX Design, Mobile App Design, Graphic Design, Research, Adobe CC, Presentation Design, Presentations, MVP Design, Web App Design, Mobile First, Mockups, Mobile, Mobile UI, Report Design, Document Design, Print, Startups, User Journeys, UX Wireframes, Architecture, Feature Prioritization, Social Media, Infographics, Web App UX, Brand Guidelines, Visual Identity, Dashboard Design, Adobe InDesign, Layout, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Office, Brochure Design, Brand Books

Intern

2016 - 2017
Quattrolinee
  • Designed a brand identity proposal for a school renewal plan, including the logo, collaterals, and landing page.
  • Brainstormed, researched, and sketched visuals about an upcoming design festival.
  • Took part in multiple projects handled by the studio team.
Technologies: Illustrator CC, InDesign CC, InVision, Photoshop CC, Design, Identity, Branding, Graphic Design, Web Design, Logo Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Visual Design, Pitch Decks, Brand Design, WebApp, Mobile App Design, Editorial Design, After Effects CC, Premiere Pro CC, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe CC, Presentation Design, Presentations, Mockups, Illustration, Mobile, Report Design, Layout Design, Print, User Journeys, Social Media, Brochure Design, Brand Books
2018 - 2020

Master's Degree in Information Design

Design Academy Eindhoven - Eindhoven, Netherlands

2013 - 2017

Bachelor's Degree in Design and Visual Communication

Polytechnic of Turin - Turin, Italy

JANUARY 2024 - PRESENT

Google Analytics Certification

Google

FEBRUARY 2023 - PRESENT

Data Journalism

European Data Journalism Network, Dataninja

Tools

Figma, Illustrator CC, Photoshop CC, InDesign CC, Adobe CC, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Sketch, Adobe Photoshop, Canva, Google Slides, Microsoft Office, Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC, InVision, Tableau

Languages

Visual Design Language

Platforms

Mobile, Web, WordPress, Webflow

Industry Expertise

Architecture, Entertainment & Leisure

Other

UX Design, UI Design, Data Visualization, Graphic Design, Editorial Design, Branding, Information Design, Graphs, Charts, Identity, Design, Brand Design, Logo Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Visual Design, Product Design, Presentations, Presentation Design, Mockups, Mobile UI, Report Design, Document Design, Layout Design, User Journeys, UX Wireframes, Infographics, Visual Identity, Dashboard Design, Art Direction, Layout, Prototyping, Flourish, Web UI Design, Component Libraries, Wireframing, User Flows, UI Branding, App UI, Mobile UI Design, Responsive Web Apps, Data-heavy Design, Visual Workflow, Collateral Design, Information Architecture (IA), Mobile Design, Brochure Design, Web UI, Web App UI, Web Design, DataViz, Design Research, Excel 2013, Wireframe to Product, Databases, Mobile UX Design, WebApp, Websites, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Mobile App Design, Pitch Decks, MVP Design, Web App Design, Mobile First, Print, Startups, Social Media, Web App UX, Brand Guidelines, Dashboards, Mobile UX, Landing Page Design, Typography, PowerPoint Templates, Software as a Service (SaaS), UI Style Guides, User Experience Design, SaaS Design, SaaS, Design Systems, Web UX Design, App Design, Journey Mapping, UX Branding, App UX, Web UX, Style Guides, Agile, Landing Pages, Print Design, Brand Books, Design Sprints, Gephi, QGIS, Research, Material Design, Project Management, Data Research, Mobile Banking, Illustration, Books, Reports, Monetization, Feature Prioritization, Early-stage Startups, Brand Identity, Color Palettes, Mobile Prototypes, Maps, B2B, Fintech, Data Journalism, Excel 365, Newsletter Design, Waste Management, Microsoft 365, Motion Graphics, Environmental Graphics, Squarespace, Big Data UX Designer, Data Analysis

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