Vittoria Di Giusto, Designer in Saint Julian's, Malta
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Vittoria Di Giusto

Verified Expert  in Design

Designer

Location
Saint Julian's, Malta
Toptal Member Since
August 15, 2022

Vittoria is a creative designer with over a decade of experience in different industries and roles, from graphic design, branding, and marketing to UI/UX, product design, and art direction. Vittoria's achievements as a designer, illustrator, and art director across different industries, such as advertising, beauty and fashion, finance, and education, are rooted in constant and growing curiosity about the world, people, technology, and the arts.

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Work Experience

Digital Design Manager

2023 - PRESENT
ISDIN
  • Oversaw and guided my team members' day-to-day tasks.
  • Developed a strategic approach to art direction and created criteria for content and visuals within our community pages.
  • Crafted a new organizational setup for the visual team while building a career path from scratch.
Technologies: Jira, Figma, Adobe Photoshop, Office 365

Creative Designer

2019 - PRESENT
Self-employed
  • Helped multiple clients develop their brand identity from scratch and across channels, including any digital or printed product design application.
  • Managed various projects and client requirements while continuously mastering new skills.
  • Built my UI/UX design expertise and significantly expanded my research methodologies.
Technologies: Figma, Sketch, InVision, Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC, Product Photography, Branding, Web UX, Shopify, Miro, Front-end Design, Photography Direction, Cryptocurrency, Project Design & Management, UX Design, UI Design, CSS, iGaming, Affiliate Marketing, eCommerce, Design Thinking, App UI, Logo Design, Brand Guidelines, Responsive Design, Marketing Design, Pitch Decks, Interactive Prototypes, Mobile UI, Mobile UX, White Papers, Ebooks, Digital Editorials, Presentation Design, Client Presentations, Social Media Design, Landing Page Design, Prototyping, Web Design, Esports, Casino Games, User Testing, Websites, User Interface (UI), Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Social Media, Shopify Design, Elementor, Mood Board, Print Design, Animated GIFs

Head of Design

2021 - 2022
Web International Services
  • Grew a small team of equally experienced designers to a thriving multi-layer organization split into UX and visual units.
  • Initiated a data-driven approach for the scrum teams by introducing a UX research hub. This process included defining its initiative roadmap and creating the entire process from scratch.
  • Educated other departments on the business value of design through workshops and talks to eliminate the perception of our business as a feature factory.
  • Established the much-needed rebrand of the company's outdated and generic identity working closely with copywriters. The result was a fresh and original brand with all applications.
Technologies: Figma, Pitch Decks, Jira, Confluence, Sketch, Agile, Scrum, Google Data Studio, Hotjar, User Interviews, Lookback, Project Design & Management, UX Design, UI Design, Design Management, Team Mentoring, iGaming, Affiliate Marketing, Design Thinking, UX Research, Design Systems, Brand Guidelines, Responsive Design, Marketing Design, Usertesting.com, Interactive Prototypes, Mobile UI, Mobile UX, Presentation Design, Client Presentations, Social Media Design, Landing Page Design, Prototyping, Web Design, Esports, Casino Games, User Testing, Websites, User Interface (UI), Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Mood Board, Print Design

Senior Designer

2021 - 2021
VistaPrint
  • Created a new, efficient process for artwork creation and mockup production from scratch, directing the clothing and bags and promotional products lines of business.
  • Collaborated with the creative director, pushing toward a new art direction concept to create imagery alignment and consistency across markets and cultural contexts, with inclusive and diverse casting, props, backdrops, and styling.
  • Built a necessary bridge between the art direction side of the business and the UX department, focused on the users' needs and continuously sharing and initiating improvements following direct feedback and insights.
Technologies: Figma, Photoshop CC, Jira, Confluence, Google Sheets, WordPress, Usertesting.com, UX Design, UI Design, Team Mentoring, Design Thinking, UX Research, Design Systems, Responsive Design, Interactive Prototypes, Mobile UI, Mobile UX, Presentation Design, Client Presentations, Web Design, User Testing, Websites, User Interface (UI), Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Mood Board

Graphic Designer

2015 - 2017
Wayfair
  • Created catalogs, campaigns, and daily sales visuals as the sole designer of the Joss and Main brand in the EU.
  • Developed a new process to facilitate the visual requests to match flash sales collections in constant collaboration with buyers.
  • Worked on multiple Wayfair campaigns across EU markets for digital and printed formats.
Technologies: Sketch, InVision, Photoshop CC, Kanban, HTML, Print Ads, UX Design, UI Design, Responsive Design, Marketing Design, Interactive Prototypes, Digital Editorials, Presentation Design, Landing Page Design, Prototyping, Web Design, Websites, User Interface (UI), Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Mood Board, Print Design, Animated GIFs

Graphic Designer

2012 - 2013
EC English Language Centers
  • Facilitated and supported the partnerships and performance of the sales team with innovative and market-relevant graphic assets, such as print, merch, digital campaigns, booklets, and more.
  • Designed extensive catalogs that displayed all the available opportunities for English language school packages, locations, and experiences across different markets.
  • Developed the brand merchandising and applications within the interior design of the schools for different locations around the world.
Technologies: HTML, Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC, Brand Guidelines, Responsive Design, Marketing Design, Digital Editorials, Websites, User Interface (UI), Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Mood Board, Print Design, Animated GIFs
2021 - 2022

Master's Degree in Art Direction

LaBasad, Barcelona School of Arts & Design (Online) - Barcelona, Spain

2019 - 2019

Postgraduate Degree in Creativity in Art Direction

Seeway (Acquired by LCI Barcelona) - Barcelona, Spain

2009 - 2012

Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design

Idep Barcelona - Barcelona, Spain

2007 - 2009

Secondary School Diploma in Fine Arts

Liceo Artistico Sello - Udine, Italy

2005 - 2007

Vocational Degree in Press and Pre-press

Civiform Vocational Training Centre - Cividale, Italy

NOVEMBER 2020 - PRESENT

Python Foundations Course

ICE Malta

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