Dario Monetini, Designer in Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy
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Dario Monetini

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Designer

Location
Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy
Toptal Member Since
November 14, 2022

Dario is a seasoned professional in the field of creativity and design. During the last 10 years, he has been working with clients worldwide, ranging from professionals to major organizations. Dario collaborates with businesses that like creative experimentation and stunning design and are willing to stand out from the competition. His background in coaching and education helps him to understand the client's real needs completely.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Design Consultant

2012 - PRESENT
Self-employed
  • Managed projects with clients from all over the world, creating unique brand identities and graphic designs.
  • Built brand identity guidelines for startups and big companies, including logo design, colors, typography, animated GIFs, and language.
  • Created compelling graphic design assets alongside founders, so they could communicate their values and engage more with clients to sell more products and services, including websites, packaging, brochures, and logo designs.
  • Mentored other designers about business and graphic design with private coaching packages and at University.
Technologies: Adobe, Adobe Photoshop, Logo Design, Motion Graphics, Visual Design, Color Theory, Color Schemes, Product Design, Email Templates, Web Design, Collateral Design, Pitch Decks, Social Media Design, Poster Design, Brand Guidelines, Brand Design, Adobe CC, Marketing Campaign Design, Print Design, Brochure Design, Corporate Design, Stationery Design, Visual Design Language, WordPress, Brand Strategy, Instagram, Graphic Design, Communication, Social Banners, Illustration, Magazines, Magazine Layout Design, Social Media, Print, Creative Direction, Art Direction, Tone of Voice, Style Guides, Consumer Branding, Imagery, Design Strategy, Communication Design, Mockups, Sport Branding, Education, Color Palettes, After Effects CC, Illustrator CC, Infographics, Company Naming, Naming, Design Thinking, Brand Identity, Marketing Design, UI Design, Motion Design, Ad Design, Video Editing, Advertising, Video Ads, Instagram Ads, Presentation Boards, Printing Materials, New Products, Adobe Suite, User Experience (UX), Layout Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Websites, Squarespace, Responsive Web Design (RWD), User Interface (UI), Animated GIFs, Images, Videos, Copywriting, Social Media Content, Adobe InDesign, Catalog Design, Digital, Flow Diagrams, Newsletter Design, Marketing Collateral Development, Marketing, Brochures, Promotional Leaflets & Flyers, Luxury Goods, Graphics, Brand Language, InDesign CC, Apple Keynote, Type Design, Teaching, Logotype, Brand Logos, Animated Logos, Prezi, Presentation Design, Presentations, Pitch Presentations, Strategy, Email Design, Wireframing, Video Animation, Animated Videos, Explainer Videos, Animation, Booklet Design, Banner Design, Retail & Wholesale, Artwork, Video Processing, B2B, PowerPoint Templates, Report Design, PDF Design, Landing Page Design, Digital Video, Food & Beverage, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Consumer Products, Photoshop Design, Notebook Cover Design, Advertising Design, Packaging, Advertisement Design, Social Media Covers, Education Technology (Edtech), Vintage Logos, Pharmaceuticals, Professional Services, Events, Digital Publishing

Teaching Assistant

2018 - 2018
Polytechnic of Milan
  • Assisted students and gave lectures during a branding course with professors Elio Carmi and Francesco Guida.
  • Taught a lesson about soft skills and business for digital nomads and freelancers.
  • Helped students create successful presentations and brand design projects.
Technologies: Adobe, Apple Keynote, PowerPoint Design, Design Thinking, Illustrator CS6, Design, University Teaching, Visual Design, Color Theory, Color Schemes, Web Design, Collateral Design, Poster Design, Brand Guidelines, Brand Design, Adobe CC, Print Design, Brochure Design, Corporate Design, Stationery Design, Visual Design Language, WordPress, Brand Strategy, Instagram, Graphic Design, Social Banners, Illustration, Magazines, Magazine Layout Design, Social Media, Print, Creative Direction, Art Direction, Tone of Voice, Style Guides, Consumer Branding, Imagery, Design Strategy, Communication Design, Mockups, Education, Color Palettes, After Effects CC, Illustrator CC, Infographics, Company Naming, Naming, Communication, Brand Identity, Marketing Design, Motion Design, Ad Design, Video Editing, Advertising, Instagram Ads, Presentation Boards, Printing Materials, New Products, Adobe Suite, User Experience (UX), Layout Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Websites, Squarespace, Responsive Web Design (RWD), User Interface (UI), Package Design, Animated GIFs, Images, Videos, Copywriting, Social Media Content, Adobe InDesign, Catalog Design, Digital, Flow Diagrams, Newsletter Design, Marketing Collateral Development, Marketing, Brochures, Promotional Leaflets & Flyers, Luxury Goods, Graphics, Brand Language, InDesign CC, Type Design, Teaching, Logotype, Brand Logos, Animated Logos, Prezi, Presentation Design, Presentations, Pitch Presentations, Strategy, Email Design, Wireframing, Video Animation, Animated Videos, Explainer Videos, Animation, Booklet Design, Banner Design, Retail & Wholesale, Artwork, Video Processing, B2B, PowerPoint Templates, Report Design, PDF Design, Landing Page Design, Digital Video, Food & Beverage, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Consumer Products, Photoshop Design, Notebook Cover Design, Advertising Design, Packaging, Advertisement Design, Social Media Covers, Education Technology (Edtech), Vintage Logos, Pharmaceuticals, Professional Services, Events, Digital Publishing

Design Professor

2017 - 2018
Milano Fashion Institute
  • Prepared slides and a teaching program to teach the students about graphic tools and design principles.
  • Managed and art directed a team of students to design an official school brochure.
  • Developed and planned a series of exercises to teach students how to use Adobe software.
Technologies: Team Mentoring, Mentorship & Coaching, Graphics, University Teaching, Teaching, Adobe, Graphic Design, Visual Design, Color Theory, Color Schemes, Collateral Design, Poster Design, Brand Guidelines, Brand Design, Adobe CC, Print Design, Brochure Design, Corporate Design, Stationery Design, Visual Design Language, Brand Strategy, Instagram, Social Banners, Illustration, Magazines, Magazine Layout Design, Social Media, Print, Creative Direction, Art Direction, Tone of Voice, Style Guides, Consumer Branding, Imagery, Design Strategy, Communication Design, Mockups, Education, Color Palettes, After Effects CC, Illustrator CC, Infographics, Company Naming, Naming, Design Thinking, Communication, Brand Identity, Marketing Design, Motion Design, Ad Design, Video Editing, Advertising, Instagram Ads, Printing Materials, Adobe Suite, User Experience (UX), Layout Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Websites, Squarespace, Responsive Web Design (RWD), User Interface (UI), Package Design, Animated GIFs, Images, Copywriting, Social Media Content, Adobe InDesign, Catalog Design, Digital, Flow Diagrams, Newsletter Design, Marketing Collateral Development, Marketing, Brochures, Promotional Leaflets & Flyers, Luxury Goods, Brand Language, InDesign CC, Apple Keynote, Type Design, Logotype, Brand Logos, Animated Logos, Prezi, Presentation Design, Presentations, Pitch Presentations, Strategy, Email Design, Wireframing, Video Animation, Animated Videos, Explainer Videos, Animation, Booklet Design, Banner Design, Retail & Wholesale, Artwork, Video Processing, B2B, PowerPoint Templates, Report Design, PDF Design, Landing Page Design, Digital Video, Food & Beverage, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Consumer Products, Photoshop Design, Notebook Cover Design, Advertising Design, Packaging, Advertisement Design, Social Media Covers, Education Technology (Edtech), Vintage Logos, Pharmaceuticals, Professional Services, Events, Digital Publishing

Brand Designer

2012 - 2016
Studio Up
  • Created brand identity projects for the agency's clients, including logo design, brand books, and packaging design.
  • Developed compelling motion graphic video animations to explain the services of the clients.
  • Dealt directly with clients to manage their expectations and design needs.
Technologies: Adobe, Brand Books, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop CC, Illustrator CS6, Logo Design, Design, Visual Design, Color Theory, Color Schemes, Web Design, Collateral Design, Poster Design, Brand Guidelines, Brand Design, Adobe CC, Print Design, Brochure Design, Corporate Design, Stationery Design, Visual Design Language, Brand Strategy, Graphic Design, Social Banners, Illustration, Magazines, Social Media, Print, Creative Direction, Art Direction, Tone of Voice, Style Guides, Consumer Branding, Imagery, Design Strategy, Communication Design, Mockups, Color Palettes, After Effects CC, Illustrator CC, Company Naming, Naming, Communication, Brand Identity, Minimalism, Marketing Design, Motion Design, Ad Design, Video Editing, Instagram Ads, Printing Materials, Adobe Suite, User Experience (UX), Layout Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Websites, Squarespace, Responsive Web Design (RWD), User Interface (UI), Package Design, Animated GIFs, Images, Copywriting, Social Media Content, Adobe InDesign, Catalog Design, Digital, Flow Diagrams, Newsletter Design, Marketing Collateral Development, Marketing, Brochures, Promotional Leaflets & Flyers, Luxury Goods, Graphics, Brand Language, InDesign CC, Apple Keynote, Type Design, Teaching, Logotype, Brand Logos, Animated Logos, Prezi, Presentation Design, Presentations, Pitch Presentations, Strategy, Email Design, Wireframing, Video Animation, Animated Videos, Explainer Videos, Animation, Booklet Design, Banner Design, Retail & Wholesale, Artwork, Video Processing, B2B, PowerPoint Templates, Report Design, PDF Design, Landing Page Design, Digital Video, Food & Beverage, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Consumer Products, Photoshop Design, Notebook Cover Design, Advertising Design, Packaging, Advertisement Design, Social Media Covers, Vintage Logos, Pharmaceuticals, Professional Services, Digital Publishing

Graphic Designer

2015 - 2015
Il Sole 24 Ore
  • Supported the marketing team in creating infographics and presentation templates.
  • Designed UI/UX layout for a part of the website where they sell subscriptions.
  • Created new visual concepts and marketing funnel ideas for the website.
Technologies: Adobe, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft PowerPoint, Visual Design, Color Theory, Color Schemes, Web Design, Collateral Design, Poster Design, Brand Guidelines, Brand Design, Adobe CC, Print Design, Brochure Design, Corporate Design, Stationery Design, Visual Design Language, Brand Strategy, Graphic Design, Social Banners, Illustration, Magazines, Creative Direction, Art Direction, Tone of Voice, Style Guides, Consumer Branding, Imagery, Design Strategy, Communication Design, Mockups, After Effects CC, Illustrator CC, Company Naming, Naming, Communication, Brand Identity, Marketing Design, Motion Design, Video Editing, Instagram Ads, Printing Materials, Adobe Suite, Layout Design, Websites, Squarespace, Responsive Web Design (RWD), User Interface (UI), Animated GIFs, Images, Copywriting, Social Media Content, Adobe InDesign, Catalog Design, Digital, Flow Diagrams, Newsletter Design, Marketing Collateral Development, Marketing, Brochures, Promotional Leaflets & Flyers, Luxury Goods, Graphics, Brand Language, InDesign CC, Apple Keynote, Type Design, Teaching, Logotype, Brand Logos, Animated Logos, Prezi, Presentation Design, Presentations, Pitch Presentations, Strategy, Email Design, Wireframing, Video Animation, Animated Videos, Explainer Videos, Animation, Booklet Design, Banner Design, Retail & Wholesale, Artwork, Video Processing, B2B, PowerPoint Templates, Report Design, PDF Design, Landing Page Design, Digital Video, Food & Beverage, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Consumer Products, Photoshop Design, Notebook Cover Design, Advertising Design, Packaging, Advertisement Design, Social Media Covers, Vintage Logos, Pharmaceuticals, Professional Services, Digital Publishing
2013 - 2017

Master's Degree in Communication Design

Polytechnic University of Milan - Milan, Italy

2010 - 2012

Bachelor's Degree in Visual Design

Polytechnic University of Milan - Milan, Italy

JANUARY 2015 - PRESENT

Graphic Design

Polytechnic of Saint Petersburg | Summer School Scholarship

JANUARY 2015 - PRESENT

Design Thinking

Designkolen Kolding | Summer School Scholarship

JANUARY 2012 - PRESENT

Type Design and Graphic Design

Polytechnic University of Milan

Tools

Adobe, Photoshop CC, InDesign CC, Apple Keynote, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe CC, Figma, Illustrator CC, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop Design, Microsoft PowerPoint, After Effects CC, Prezi, Illustrator CS6, Adobe Photoshop

Languages

Visual Design Language

Industry Expertise

Luxury Goods, Food & Beverage, Education, Exercise & Fitness, Marketing, Retail & Wholesale, Consumer Products, Education Technology (Edtech), Pharmaceuticals, Professional Services, Events, Advertising, Restaurants & Dining

Platforms

Adobe Suite, WordPress

Other

Graphic Design, Communication, Branding, Brand Books, Graphics, Visual Art, Logo Design, Strategy, Design, Design Thinking, Company Profile Design, 2D Graphics, Magazines, University Teaching, Mentorship & Coaching, Teaching, Brand Identity, Logotype, Vintage Logos, Packaging, Box Packaging, Product Packaging, Poster Design, Magazine Layout Design, Minimalism, Presentation Design, Presentations, Brand Strategy, Visual Design, Color Theory, Color Schemes, Web Design, Collateral Design, Pitch Decks, Social Media Design, Digital Layout, Brand Guidelines, Brand Design, Marketing Campaign Design, Print Design, Brochure Design, Corporate Design, Stationery Design, Identity Design, Instagram, Social Banners, Social Media, Print, Creative Direction, Art Direction, Tone of Voice, Style Guides, Consumer Branding, Imagery, Communication Design, Mockups, Sport Branding, Typography, Color Palettes, Infographics, Company Naming, Naming, Marketing Design, Ad Design, Video Editing, Presentation Boards, New Products, User Experience (UX), Layout Design, Websites, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Package Design, Animated GIFs, Images, Videos, Social Media Content, Catalog Design, Digital, Flow Diagrams, Newsletter Design, Marketing Collateral Development, Brochures, Promotional Leaflets & Flyers, Animated Logos, Brand Logos, Custom Logos, Pitch Presentations, Email Design, Wireframing, Video Animation, Animated Videos, Booklet Design, Banner Design, Artwork, Merchandise, Video Processing, B2B, PowerPoint Templates, Report Design, PDF Design, Landing Page Design, Digital Video, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Brand Positioning, Notebook Cover Design, Advertising Design, Advertisement Design, Social Media Covers, Digital Publishing, PowerPoint Design, Type Design, Email Templates, Illustration, Design Strategy, UI Design, Motion Design, Video Ads, Instagram Ads, Printing Materials, Squarespace, User Interface (UI), Copywriting, Explainer Videos, Animation, Brand Language, Typefaces, Art, Posters, Vector Art, Hairstyles, Hair & Skin Care, Beauty Products, Team Mentoring, 3D Logos, Vintage, Magazine Cover Design, Wall Art, Motion Graphics, Product Design

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