Piotr Stala, Designer in Katowice, Poland
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Piotr Stala

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Designer

Location
Katowice, Poland
Toptal Member Since
July 22, 2022

Piotr is a prominent designer specializing in branding, logo design, art direction, and high-end brand design. In the last six years, he has worked as a freelancer and as part of a larger team, helping companies develop exciting and distinguishable identities. His work has been used by local and international clients. Research drives Piotr's designs, as he believes in detailed and researched design thinking.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Designer

2018 - PRESENT
Stala Studio
  • Developed the brand identity for a local business, which was awarded in Polish Graphic Design Awards in 2020.
  • Built the brand identity for an international art festival that attracts people from countries all over the world.
  • Designed a website for a foundation specializing in reviving culturally influential photographs.
Technologies: Adobe CC, Figma, Branding, Logo Design, Graphic Design, Visual Design, Identity Design, Brand Design, Brand Guidelines, Vector Art, Character Illustration, Color Theory, Brand Strategy, Icon Design, Presentation Design, Social Media Design, Visual Identity, Printing Materials, Collateral Design, Brochure Design, Character Design, Brand Building, Social Media Covers, Healthcare Services, Marketing, Marketing Design, Minimalism, Typography, Photoshop 7, Landing Page Design, Web Design, Webflow, Responsive Web Design (RWD), No-code Development, Real Estate, Print Design, Visual Design Language, Tone of Voice, Consumer Branding, Imagery, Style Guides, Startups, Color Palettes, Prototyping, Website Redesign, Brochures, Digital Graphics, Social Media, Posters, Creative Direction, Newsletters, Newsletter Design, Interactive Prototypes, Design Direction, Art Direction, Box Packaging, Luxury, Landing Pages, Product Branding, Package Design, Custom Logos, Adobe Photoshop, Mockups, Stationery Packages, Brand Identity, Packaging, Market Research, Storytelling, Websites, Brand Books, Creative Tech, Design Leadership, Leadership, B2B, Corporate Branding, Label Design, Web

Designer

2020 - 2021
Iteo.com
  • Worked alongside a dedicated team to build a new company's brand identity, including the tone, social media, promotional materials, marketing assets, and more.
  • Built a website that showcases the company's employees to external parties potentially interested in hiring them for short-term projects.
  • Designed an app for booking parking spaces that allow users to communicate to arrange shared rides to work.
Technologies: Adobe CC, Figma, Branding, Logo Design, Graphic Design, Identity Design, Brand Design, WordPress, Vector Art, Character Illustration, Color Theory, Brand Strategy, Icon Design, Presentation Design, Social Media Design, Digital Advertising, Visual Identity, Printing Materials, Collateral Design, Brochure Design, Brand Building, Social Media Covers, Marketing, Marketing Design, Minimalism, Typography, Photoshop 7, Landing Page Design, Web Design, Webflow, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Print Design, Visual Design Language, Tone of Voice, Consumer Branding, Imagery, Style Guides, Startups, Color Palettes, Prototyping, Website Redesign, Brochures, Digital Graphics, Social Media, Posters, Creative Direction, Interactive Prototypes, Art Direction, Landing Pages, Product Branding, Custom Logos, Adobe Photoshop, Mockups, Stationery Packages, Brand Identity, Market Research, Storytelling, Websites, Brand Books, Consumer Products, Corporate Branding, Iconography, Web

Branding Designer and Consultant

2019 - 2020
International Festival of Puppetry Art
  • Developed a full brand identity for the International Festival of Puppetry Art.
  • Built a brand identity brand book and guide, including colors, typography, language and tone, logos, and other assets.
  • Acted as a consultant for the theatre responsible for the Festival and advised on the look of future festival assets.
Technologies: Adobe CC, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Color Theory, Brand Strategy, Presentation Design, Visual Identity, Printing Materials, Collateral Design, Brochure Design, Brand Building, Marketing, Marketing Design, Typography, Photoshop 7, Print Design, Visual Design Language, Tone of Voice, Consumer Branding, Imagery, Style Guides, Color Palettes, Brochures, Digital Graphics, Posters, Creative Direction, Art Direction, Custom Logos, Stationery Packages, Market Research, Websites, Brand Books, Design Leadership, Leadership, Corporate Branding

Designer

2014 - 2016
palmer//harding
  • Worked within the marketing team to build strong branding and a strong social media presence by managing the design of marketing assets such as invitations, social media posts, and others.
  • Assisted founders in the design process by taking an active role in assessing color pallets, design ideas, and research for new collections.
  • Assisted in organizing fashion shows, both in terms of branding and preparing the events in venues for Fashion Week SS15 and AW15.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Fashion, Branding, Color Theory, Brand Strategy, Presentation Design, Social Media Design, Visual Identity, Brand Building, Lifestyle, Marketing, Marketing Design, Minimalism, Visual Design Language, Tone of Voice, Consumer Branding, Style Guides, Color Palettes, Digital Graphics, Luxury, Market Research, Corporate Branding
2018 - 2022

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Graphic Design

Academy of Fine Arts and Design - Katowice, Poland

2013 - 2014

Foundation Course in Art & Design

Ravensbourne University London - London, UK

Tools

Illustrator CC, Figma, InDesign CC, Adobe CC, Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop 7, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Experience Design (XD)

Languages

Visual Design Language

Industry Expertise

Fashion, Marketing, Real Estate, Creative Tech, Consumer Products

Platforms

Webflow, Web, iOS, WordPress

Other

Graphic Design, Illustration, Branding, Editorial Design, UI Design, Logo Design, Design, Digital Design, Logotype, Brand Design, Brand Books, Brand Guidelines, Web Design, User Interface (UI), Visual Design, Identity Design, Vector Art, Character Illustration, Color Theory, Brand Strategy, Icon Design, Presentation Design, Visual Identity, Printing Materials, Collateral Design, Brochure Design, Character Design, Brand Building, Social Media Covers, Marketing Design, Minimalism, Typography, Landing Page Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Print Design, Tone of Voice, Consumer Branding, Imagery, Style Guides, Startups, Color Palettes, Prototyping, Website Redesign, Brochures, Digital Graphics, Posters, Creative Direction, Interactive Prototypes, Landing Pages, Custom Logos, Mockups, Stationery Packages, Market Research, Design Leadership, Leadership, B2B, Corporate Branding, Iconography, Social Media Design, Lifestyle, No-code Development, Agency Websites, Social Media, Newsletters, Newsletter Design, Design Direction, Art Direction, Box Packaging, Luxury, Product Branding, Package Design, Packaging, Food Packaging, Storytelling, Label Design, Mobile Design, Websites, Editorials, Brand Identity, App Design, UI Branding, Vector Illustration, Stationery, Stationery Design, Digital Illustration, Digital Advertising, Healthcare Services, Low Code, Web UI Design, Brand Logos, Vector Logos, Email Sales, Social Media Kits

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