Rachael Posnak

Rachael Posnak

Chicago, IL, United States
Member since January 20, 2016
Rachael is a product designer with a focus on UI with over ten years of experience. She specializes in user-centric design that makes products feel alive and personable. Her skills cover areas from wireframes and prototypes to pixel-perfect visual designs. Her client list includes Mint.com, Survey Monkey, Paysa, AFAR Media, Francis Coppola Winery, Hallmark Cards, Google, and Glassbreakers.
Rachael is now available for hire
Digital Design
  • Paysa
  • AFAR Media Website
    AFAR Media Website
  • AFAR Media Travel Guide
    AFAR Media Travel Guide
  • Glassbreakers
  • Glassbreakers Style Guide
    Glassbreakers Style Guide
  • Francis Ford Coppola
    Francis Ford Coppola
  • Lead Designer
    2015 - PRESENT
    • Redesigned the entire website, both marketing and product.
    • Art directed and designed all marketing material.
    • Designed all sales decks.
    • Conducted user interviews and research.
    • Designed mobile-first.
    Technologies: InVision, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, Principle
  • Design Lead
    2012 - 2015
    AFAR Media
    • Designed two versions of mobile app from concept to completion.
    • Designed an editorial platform for long form magazine articles.
    • Art directed marketing material.
    • Designed promotional platforms for ad revenue.
    • Designed and worked with team of developers to improve the website.
    Technologies: InVision, Flinto, Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator
Other Experience
  • Toptal Mentor
    Rachael is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional designers. Rachael shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from design tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.
  • Master of Fine Arts degree in Design
    2004 - 2006
    California College of the Arts - San Francisco, CA
  • Professional training in Graphic Design
    2000 - 2002
    Portfolio Center - Atlanta, GA
  • B.A. degree in English and French
    1994 - 1998
    Macalester College - St. Paul, MN
  • Adobe15 years
  • Adobe Photoshop15 years
  • Adobe Illustrator15 years
  • Sketch4 years
  • InVision3 years
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Sketch
  • InVision
  • Adobe


Chicago, IL, United States

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