Julie Rega, Designer in Brooklyn, United States
Julie Rega

Designer in Brooklyn, United States

Member since February 25, 2016
Julie Rega has been a professional graphic designer and art director for 6 years. She's worked full time as a senior designer at a leading non-profit and Victoria's Secret PINK. She is the co-founder and art director of an iOS app called COSIMO that provides location-based audio tours around New York City. She specializes in digital design and marketing, branding and identity, digital illustration and print and environmental design.
Julie is now available for hire


  • Visual Designer

    2017 - 2017
    Network Canvas — Northwestern University (via Toptal)
    • Created visual identity for the Network Canvas software suite, which allows social and behavioral researchers to develop and administer their own surveys.
    • Designed a responsive user interface that will be applied to their existing prototype.
    • Developed all aspects of the Network Canvas brand from typography to color palettes that will be applied to software further down their pipeline.
    • Illustrated a set of bespoke icons that were clear and functional while adding personality and visual interest to the overall experience.
    • Organized a comprehensive style guide so the software suite can retain a strong visual identity.
    • Recorded all of the technical specifications so the Network Canvas development team can recreate the styles.
    • Prepared the bespoke icons to be easily exported as .svg files.
    Technologies: Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator
  • Co-Founder and Art Director

    2015 - 2017
    COSIMO Audio
    • Designed logo and complete style and brand guide for COSIMO, a mobile app enabling creation, curation, and discovery of location-triggered audio.
    • Created a custom business proposal deck and printed marketing materials.
    • Designed the company's responsive brochure marketing website.
    • Designed the app's user interface and worked with the developer and marketing manager on user experience design.
    • Designed a responsive companion web app for content contributors to upload and produce original content being showcased on the iOS and Android app.
    Technologies: TestFlight, InVision, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop

Other Experience

  • Evolving Emojis: Designing for the New Face of Messaging (Publication)
    Emojis are universal symbols of expression, transcending cultural and linguistic divides. As technology continues to advance, designers will be the ones to define the next evolution of human communication.


  • B.F.A. Degree in Graphic Design
    2006 - 2010
    University of Miami - Miami, FL
  • Professional (Certificate) Degree in Botanical Illustration
    2004 - 2008
    Ringling School of Art and Design - Sarasota, FL



Brooklyn, United States

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