Giovanni Finazzo

Branding Designer

My name is Giovanni Finazzo, a Graphic & Web Designer with three years of experience. I earned my B.A. from La Salle University with a degree in Digital Art and Multimedia Design and a minor in Marketing. I have an immeasurable passion for branding and marketing. I enjoy working on projects that not only challenge me, but also facilitate my growth as a professional Designer.

I take great pride in the work I create, and always strive to deliver a clean, modern, and detail oriented product that fits the needs and goals of the project. I am a creative, reliable designer with a strong work ethic. Being a self-starter individual, I also work well with in a collaborative team environment. As design styles change, I utilize my creativity, knowledge, education and people skills. My career goals are to continue to grow professionally.

Resume

Education

  • August 2009 - May 2013

    LaSalle University

    Bachelor of Arts

    Digital Multimedia & Design
    Marketing

    B.A. Degree from LaSalle University with the major of Digital Multimedia & Design and also a minor in Marketing.

Employment

  • 2014 - Present

    Sacks Communication

    Multimedia Manager

    Creating and developing brand awareness by; designing signage, advertisements, print and web magazines, filming and editing video content, and creating event websites. Provide oversight and direction for fellow employees and ensure that all work is completed to the highest standard.

  • 2013 - 2014

    Six22 Marketing Agency

    Branding & Web Designer

    Working as the Branding & Web Designer creating conceptual, creative products across the entire company, including Brand Concept, Web Development & Design. Specializing my knowledge of methods and techniques of graphic design and layout, also using higher-level executive and client interaction skills.

  • 2013

    NJ.com | The Jersey Journal

    Visual Designer

    Creating innovative marketing and communication materials for digital media and print ads. Managing multiple projects at a time and executing each project in a timely manner. Using Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator very heavily in creating the design and production layout of each product.

  • 2012 - 2013

    Freelancer

    Graphic & Web Designer

    Assist small businesses with their visual communication with their customers. Using typography to construct and solve problems that companies have in their print or web designs.

  • 2013

    Skai Blue Media

    Digital Multimedia Intern

    Designed and edited video promotions, using the following software programs: Flash, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Communicated with clients and the creative director in all the graphic and video work throughout production

  • 2012 - 2013

    La Salle University

    Graphic & Web Designer

    Designed weekly newspaper print ads and promotional advertising media from layout to completion. Scanned and retouched logos and artwork for inclusion in ads. Also worked with the administrative office to complete office tasks.

  • 2012 - 2013

    PHL-17

    Broadcast Graphic Designer

    Maintained print and motion graphics for televised ads and in house advertisements. Assisted the creative director and advertising manager with the creation of motion graphics, print campaigns, web art, brochures, and outdoor advertisements. Programs that were in daily use were Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, and InDesign.

Skills

My visual design focuses on the aesthetics of the related materials by strategically implementing images, colors, fonts, and other elements. A successful visual design does not take away from the content on the page or function. Instead, it enhances it by engaging users and helping to build trust and interest in the brand.

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Wordpress
  • CSS
  • HTML5
  • inDesign
  • Animation
See more of My Work

*2016 projects coming soon*

Hire me for your next big thing

I am available for Full Time employment or Freelance projects. Hire me and get your dreams to reality!

Client Testimonials

Get In Touch

Contact me at finazzog1@gmail.com or 347.675.0783

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