Ivana Miličić, Designer in Zagreb, Croatia
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Ivana Miličić

Verified Expert  in Design


Zagreb, Croatia
Toptal Member Since
October 7, 2015

Ivana has more then fifteen years of experience in visual design, working on various kinds of projects ranging from branding, corporate, and promotional materials to books, magazines, packaging, and web design, with clients and teams of all sizes and from different backgrounds. She enjoys solving problems and giving creative solutions. She also works as an Adobe Certified Instructor and Assistant Lecturer at Algebra University College in Zagreb.


Work Experience

Assistant Lecturer

2013 - PRESENT
Algebra University College
  • Prepared and delivered lectures, seminars, and practical classes.
  • Handled consultations with students.
  • Authored a course textbook (Multimedia Publishing).
  • Developed subject curricula.
  • Developed course presentations and exercises.
Technologies: Canva, EPUB, Adobe InDesign

Adobe Certified Instructor and Mentor

2006 - PRESENT
Algebra Public Open University
  • Taught all graphic design classes (Design and Publishing Basics, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, DPS, EPUB).
  • Worked on the development of a new curriculum for the education of graphic designers.
  • Authored and co-authored textbooks (Introduction to Visual Design and Publishing, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, EPUB).
  • Developed teaching materials, including presentations and exercises.
  • Mentored other colleagues.
Technologies: Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Owner and Designer

2002 - PRESENT
  • Developed visual identities for various brands, events, and products.
  • Designed stationary and corporate print materials for companies of all sizes.
  • Designed and produced numerous magazines and books for both print and digital, including photo editing and also creating different interactive and multimedia elements for digital.
  • Designed advertising and promotional materials ranging from flyers and brochures to billboards and web banners.
  • Created visual designs for various web pages and web shops.
  • Created illustrations, infographics, and animations.
Technologies: CSS, HTML, Adobe Dreamweaver, EPUB, Adobe Digital Publishing Suite (DPS), Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Graphic Editor

2004 - 2007
  • Designed two book series.
  • Worked on book layouts, including photo editing.
  • Designed and produced a magazine.
  • Made illustrations, maps, and infographics.
  • Designed and produced the promotional website for a book series.
  • Designed advertisements for clients.
  • Designed all sorts of promotional materials (posters, invitations, flyers).
  • Coordinated magazine and book production with editors, photographers, associates, and printers.
Technologies: Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, QuarkXpress

Graphic Designer

2000 - 2002
  • Designed magazines.
  • Designed a few book series, including cover and interior design.
  • Worked on the magazine and book interiors and layouts, including photo editing.
  • Made illustrations and infographics for magazines and books.
  • Designed visual identities for book series.
  • Designed and illustrated educational posters.
  • Designed promotional adverts.
Technologies: Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, QuarkXpress
1995 - 2001

Master's Degree in Product Design

University of Zagreb, Faculty of Architecture, School of Design - Zagreb, Croatia



UXQB – International Usability and User Experience Board


Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe CC, Sketch 3, QuarkXpress, Flash, Adobe Dreamweaver, Canva


Adobe Suite




Logo Design, Branding, Graphic Design, Web Design, EPUB, Illustration, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe Digital Publishing Suite (DPS)

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