Judith B Toretti, Designer in Laughlintown, PA, United States
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Judith B Toretti

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Location
Laughlintown, PA, United States
Toptal Member Since
October 11, 2022

Judy is a highly skilled web and graphic designer with 12+ years of design experience and six years of leading design and strategy efforts for top-tier clients. She's worked for large institutions, government agencies, nonprofits, and entrepreneurs; she taught and mentored arts college students and provided numerous services to clients across the US. Judy has a master of fine arts degree from ArtCenter College of Design and a strong understanding of the industry standards for design.

Portfolio

Work Experience

User Experience and Web Designer

2020 - PRESENT
RunMyBusiness
  • Worked with the company founder to develop a platform for clients to create accounts, manage subscriptions, and submit work order requests.
  • Redesigned the company logo for the launch of the new website and platform in early 2023.
  • Designed websites, brochures, and other promotional material for various RunMyBusiness commercial real estate clients.
Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite, InVision, Sketch, Graphic Design, Web Design, Visual Design, WordPress, Responsive Web Design (RWD)

User Experience and Web Designer

2019 - PRESENT
Sentient Research
  • Redesigned Sentient Research's website, establishing the company as an expert in their field and garnering them more work and credibility.
  • Built the responsive website using WordPress so the client could continue adding case studies and publications as their work grew.
  • Created a comprehensive user manual to guide the client in making any necessary updates and revisions to their site, accompanied by an hour-long training workshop.
  • Developed several design assets needed for Sentient Research on their various consulting projects.
Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, Graphic Design, Web Design, Visual Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Presentation Design

User Experience and Web Designer

2014 - 2020
City of Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles Fire Department
  • Created the information architecture and page content system to redesign the website by collecting, analyzing, and restructuring various content into one cohesive, user-friendly website.
  • Collaborated with the project team to create an ADA-compliant website and internal staff portal.
  • Developed wireframes, high-fidelity comps, and back-end data flows for the design and technology teams to add response time data to the public website.
  • Built and led workshops and user manuals for the LAFD staff on how to use the Drupal platform.
Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite, InVision, Sketch, Drupal, Graphic Design, Web Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD)

Designer

2018 - 2019
The City of Los Angeles Sustainable Development Goals Initiative
  • Developed the logo and established the overall project look and feel.
  • Created wireframes and high-fidelity comps for the web development team.
  • Designed Los Angeles' first Voluntary Local Review Report, making LA one of the first cities in the world to make this data publicly accessible.
  • Composed templates for outbound communications, such as one-sheets, letters, presentations, and more.
Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, Graphic Design, Web Design, Branding, Logo Design, Visual Design, Brand Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Presentation Design

Data and Web Designer

2017 - 2018
The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs
  • Created the logo and built the brand identity guidelines that determined the look and feel of the entire project.
  • Designed and built the project website using WordPress.
  • Led a staff design workshop to determine the relevant data to include on the project map.
Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, Esri, Graphic Design, Web Design, Branding, Logo Design, Brand Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Presentation Design
2011 - 2013

Master of Fine Arts Degree in Media Design Practices

ArtCenter College of Design - Pasadena, California, USA

2004 - 2008

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Media Arts

Robert Morris University - Moon Township, Pennsylvania, USA

Tools

Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, InVision, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop CC, Figma, Airtable

Platforms

WordPress, Drupal

Other

Graphic Design, Web Design, Design Thinking, Design Research, UX Design, Design Strategy, UI Design, User Research, Visual Design, Image Retouching, Responsive Web Design (RWD), App Design, Branding, Logo Design, User Interviews, UX Research, Brand Design, Presentation Design, Service Design, Esri, Data, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Training, Data Visualization, Publicity

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