Nathalie Gribinski - Visual Designer

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Nathalie Gribinski 

Visual Designer

 

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HIGHLIGHTS

Expertise in graphic design from concept to production in both print and digital fields. Talent for conceptualizing creative solutions to achieve clients' strategic business goals. Excellent collaborative and interpersonal skills, exceptional time management skills. Dynamic team player with well-developed written and verbal communication abilities. Accomplished with effective time management and multitasking. Bring completion to time-sensitive projects well within deadlines. Solid background in typography. Driven and dependable. Creative, detail-oriented, and organized. Native French speaker.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Assignments have included mobile applications, advertisements, infographics, book design, marketing kits, logos, identity programs, brochures, annual reports, sales aids, presentation books, proposals, graphics animations, and illustrations, for a broad range of corporate firms, associations, advertising agencies, and non-profit organizations.

 

 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER, Chicago, 2019

 

Book Design | “Les Fruits de la Souffrance”

 

Illustrated cover and back cover. Designed ninety pages book from concept to production.

 

 

 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER AND AUTHOR, Chicago, 2018

 

Book Design | “In the Mist of Fire” (Available on Amazon)

 

Wrote, illustrated, and designed seventy pages children’s books from concept to production.

 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER, Chicago, 2010-2017

Rooney, Rippie and Ratnaswamy | Law Firm

Collaborated with the creative team to design and produce computer-generated artwork for marketing and promotional materials.

 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER, Chicago, 2016

Intouch Solutions | Pharmaceutical Marketing Agency

Built applications for Androids.

 

PRODUCTION DESIGNER, Chicago, 2015

American Association for Individual Investors | Financial Institution

Produced five different publications and journals with a very fast turnaround. Recreated charts in Illustrator from Excel. Supervised consistency through all publications.

 

 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER, Chicago, 2013

Chicago Creative Group | Design Agency

Managed and coordinated graphic design projects from concept to completion.
Worked closely 
with clients to create a vision, conceive designs and consistently meet
deadlines and requirements.

 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER, Chicago, 2012

Regional Transportation Authority | Government Entity

Participated in production of print and promotional items for key clients under the direction
of the Marketing Department.

 

 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER, Chicago, 2010-2011

Café Valandra | Restauration

Designed marketing materials for a start-up company including menus, folders, flyers, logos 

and business cards.

 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER, Chicago, 2006-2010

Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms | Non-profit Organization

Supervised production designers. Designed brochures, proposals, and annual reports.
Participated in branding projects.

 

ART DIRECTOR, Chicago, 2003-2006
Corbett Accel Healthcare Group | Pharmaceutical Marketing Agency

Worked with creative directors, copywriting partners, and account services teams to develop brochures, sales aids, and advertising. Effectively build, motivated, and directed design production, team members.

 

VOLUNTEER WORK

GRAPHIC DESIGNER, Chicago, 2014 | Taproot Foundation

IMAN | Non-profit Organization

Translated subject matter into a concrete design for newsletters, promotional materials, 

and sales collateral.

 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER, Chicago, 2014

Shriver Center | Non-profit Organization | Taproot Foundation

Designed marketing materials.

 

 

EDUCATION

Columbia College, Chicago

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Major: Graphic Design

 

Roosevelt University, Chicago

Degree: Continued Studies

Major: Fine Art

 

Assas University, Paris, France

Degree: Bachelor of Science

Major: Civil Law

 

SKILLS  Mac |  PC

Expert:

InDesign

Illustrator

Photoshop

PowerPoint

Basic:

Flash

After Effects

 

AWARDS

Winner of three design competitions

Artisan (T-Shirt design)

Buzz Boxx Advertising (Logo)

Hotel Sofitel International (Illustration)

 

 

INTERESTS

 

Painting

Illustration

Photography

Writing

Music

Chess

 

 

 

 

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