I have a passion for visual design and creating the perfect blend of multimedia for clients. I served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Albania for 27 months, am a typography enthusiast and was a 4-year college basketball player.
I have been to 25 different countries and love learning about new cultures. I can speak two other languages: Albanian and HTML5/CSS.
Grew from a graphic designer to an interactive designer, sharpening my web skills and understanding of front end development. Learned best practices in videography, photography, coding and agile project management.
Expanded skills as a graphic designer, including learning the importance of both hand and computer skills. Earned a strong foundation in communication and marketing theory.
Currently an Interactive & Graphic Designer at Centerline Digital
Worked locally in North Carolina as well as in Havana, Cuba on a team, to produce an interactive online presence of Old Havana's restoration initiatives. Responsibilities included managing creative workflow of all team members and personally producing high standards of creative output. RestoreOldHavana.org
Collaborated regularly with local organizations and international NGOs on project implementation, branding, social media marketing strategies and strategic planning. Lived and worked in the Municipality of Bajram Curri. Lead a nationwide Gender Development documentary series, representing Albanian's opinions on gender roles. Barazia Gjinore YouTube | BaraziaGjinore.com
Produced projects for clients ranging from small non-profits to contracted work for large media agencies. Photography, graphic design, web development, videography and social media strategies are services that I have provided for clients.
Worked as a team to create awareness of the mission of Habitat for Humanity through implementing a marketing plan. Developed print pieces and designed a billboard for the Restore, Habitat for Humanity's discount furniture store.
Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Wordpress, Acrobat Pro, Coda & Microsoft Office.
I have worked along side developers to create user friendly, visually appealing pages and interactive pieces. I also understand the importance and have experience in mobile and responsive web design.
My skill set allows for high production of infographics and web graphics. My visual aesthetic is clean and intuitive.
My eye for detail allows me to produce high quality print pieces, ranging from branding, page layout and book cover design.
What started as a hobby has proved to add yet another tool in my interactive media belt. Travel photography fueled my passion to tell people's stories through the lens of my camera. I have completed projects for clients ranging from small non-profits to a nation wide short documentary series.
Mobile Web Design
Developed a mobile website for a local bar in Downtown Winston-Salem. Most traffic was coming from mobile users, looking for the location or contact information of the establishment.View my process Mobile Jquery version
Creative Director for interactive website
Acted as the Creative Director on a team. Responsibilities in included managing creative production of all team members and producing high quality deliverables.
Personally produced logo, all branding concepts, web graphics, infographics and behind the scenes videos.View Website View Videos View Infographics
Design & layout
Designed infographics for various clients, including the NCRPCVoutreach.com, RestoreOldHavana.org & IBM.View my process
Motion graphic & web development
Developed an interactive website, with user generated content, to connect Returned Peace Corps Volunteers in North Carolina & tell their stories.NCRPCVoutreach.com Motion Graphic Website Development Process
Rebranded and developed a web presence for a national non-profit in Albania
Rebranded, developed and designed a web presence as well as a social media campaign for Barazia Gjinore, a gender and development non-profit in Albania.View Website View YouTube Site View Facebook
Developed rebranding strategies for various clients
Rebranded various non-profit clients, allowing them to present themselves in a way that reflects their company.View Website
A range of branding and layout
Represented the identity of the client, developed layout for print pieces and created a cohesive brand for all pieces.