ely zanni
Graphic Design, Barcelona Catalonia Spain
 
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Brief Summary

Graphic designer with a strong background in print design built over 15 years of professional and international work experience, creating and delivering solutions for a wide range of clients and projects across identity, branding, packaging, publishing, corporate and brand marketing.
With a post degree in Design and Graphic Production from Elisava Escola Superior de Disseny of Barcelona, plus an extensive knowledge of the publishing process, I'm also highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite. Besides design and typography, photography and travelling are my other big passions.
I'm happy to work within a team and multicultural environments, especially at an international level.



Specialties:

print design, corporate identity, logo design, packaging, branding, publishing, editorial design, brand marketing, events


Clients
Honda
Nestle
Sage
Spar
Valencia Summit
L'illa Diagonal
Professional Experience
ely zanni
hello@ledezign.org
www.ledezign.org

hello! I’m Ely, a graphic designer with a strong background in print design built over 15 years of professional and international work experience, creating and delivering solutions for a wide range of clients and projects across identity, branding, packaging, publishing, corporate and brand marketing.
With a post degree in Design and Graphic Production from Elisava Escola Superior de Disseny of Barcelona, plus an extensive knowledge of the publishing process, I'm also highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite. Besides design and typography, photography and travelling are my other big passions.
I'm happy to work within a team and multicultural environments, especially at an international level.


skills and competencies:

Team working ~ Managing projects from brief through to realisation ~ Clients support and service ~ Project coordination with external collaborators and suppliers ~ Press checks ~ Print processes ~ Artwork and photo retouching/editing knowledge ~ Working on multiple projects simultaneously ~ 
Corporate Identity ~ Logo design ~ Branding ~ Marketing literature ~ Events ~ 
Brochure ~ Layout design ~ Editorial design ~
Software: Adobe Photoshop CS5, Adobe Illustrator CS5, Adobe inDesign CS5, Adobe Acrobat Professional.


professional experience:

disenius / http://www.graficdiagonal.com /  (2011 - Present)
Senior Graphic Designer
Working closely to the creative director and other team members my main responsibility is to re-design the entire product line of Spar supermarket. My role involves conceptualizing, designing and implementing solutions for a wide variety of packaging, along with photo edition/manipulation, final artwork preparation and other day to day duties, which broaden my knowledge of packaging design.

ledezign / www.ledezign.org / (2004-Present)
Freelance Graphic Designer
Specialised in print design, company identity and promotional material for clients of varying sizes.

cinnamon / www.cinnamon.cat / Barcelona (2008)
Senior Graphic Designer
Reporting directly to directors and working closely with the Production Department I was responsible for the image of clients such as Honda and Sage Spain and healthcare communications.
Training junior designers.

Concept BPMO / www.conceptsoul.com / Bcn (2005)
Senior Graphic Designer
Responsible for the design of corporate identity and collateral design for Valencia Summit event. I also designed a Calendar for Nestlé to commemorate 100 years in Spain and also art and fashion catalogues assisting to photo shoots and managing the production process through all the key stages ensuring each project is delivered to the highest standard.

Publicaciones Heres / Barcelona (2002-2004)
Senior Graphic and Layout Designer
During this stage I developed and broaden my editorial design and printing process skills. 
As a member of the Projects Department of three weekly and fortnightly magazines (one of them published in Spain and Portugal) I was responsible for the creation and layout of special issues, print ads and promotional gifts such as notebooks and agendas.
Commissioned illustrators and managing the production of all projects until completion.

DM3 / www.dm3.com.ar / Córdoba (1999-2001)
Senior Graphic Designer
Here I advanced my skills in managing projects from brief to print-ready artwork, liaising with clients, external suppliers and successfully meeting tight deadlines. 
Working closely to art directors and creative directors, accountants and production managers to deliver high standard finished projects.
I learnt photo retouching and to create accurate artwork.
I also trained junior designers.

Tema M&D / Córdoba, Argentina (1998-1999)
Junior Graphic Designer
Reporting directly to directors and working closely with the Production Department I was responsible of designing Tourism campaigns for teenagers, jewelry catalogues, corporate identity, packaging and adverts.

PB Publicidad / Córdoba, Argentina (1994-1998)
Junior Graphic Designer
Designed adverts, logotypes, leaflets and vehicle graphics.

Dalí Comunicación / Córdoba, Argentina (1993)
Junior Graphic Designer
Reporting directly to directors and designing leaflet, adverts and posters.

Argencopias / Córdoba, Argentina (1991-1992)
Junior Graphic Designer
During this stage I learnt to manipulate print ready artwork before the digital era, gaining experience in off-set print process.
I also was trained in screen printing applied to stickers, posters, T-shirts and merchandising.


education:

English Language Course. London (2008)
King Street College.

Post Degree in Design and Graphic Production. Barcelona (2004)
Elisava Escola Superior de Disseny. Universidad Pompeu Fabra.

English Language Course. Cordoba, Argentina (1996-1999)
Faculty of Languages. Department of Culture at the National University of Córdoba.

Graphic Design. Cordoba, Argentina (1991-1994)
School of Applied Arts Lino E. Spilimbergo.
Degree: Graphic designer (Hons).


language skills:

Spanish: Mother tongue.
English: Fluent. Good level spoken and written.
Italian: Proficient. Good level spoken and written.
Portuguese: Proficient. Good level spoken and written.


interests:

Besides design and typography, photography and travelling are my other big passions ~ Travelling around the world gives me the opportunity to feed my senses and transmit experiences and point of view throughout images and words ~ I also like roller-skating, cycling, music, cinema, arts and architecture.
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