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  • Gina Marie Nastasi

    Art Direction + Design at Freelance

    Los Angeles, CA

Hi! I'm an Art Director with a background in design and over 13 years of experience. Print + Digital // Editorial Design // Photoshoot Art Direction // Branding + Identity // Music Nerd // Dog lover.

Work Samples

  • Parachute Photo Art Direction

  • Pitchfork + TopMan Poster Series

  • theparachutehotel.com Branding + Website

Work History

  • Art Direction + Design

    • Freelance
    • Los Angeles, CA
    • Mar 2007 - Present (10 years 4 months)

    Client List: Chairish, DECASO, RAPP, The Octavian Report, Politico, FIGS, Lucky Brand, Men's Fitness, Imedex, Caliper Media, Crackle, Mellie Bianco, Capital New York, Rodale, Pitchfork, Women's Health, DuJour, Elle, Self, Style.com/print, Travel+Leisure, Fairchild Fashion Media, The New York Observer, Wenner Media, Conde Nast Publications, Reader's Digest, Niche Media, Complex Magazine (Marc Ecko), The Onion, Hachette Filipacchi Media, The JCC Manhattan, Tommy Hilfiger, BCBG MaxRave, Mark Batty Publisher, Lloyd + Co.

  • Art Director

    • Parachute
    • Los Angeles, CA
    • Jul 2015 - Jan 2017 (1 year 6 months)

    Creative lead responsible for design direction of overall visual framework for the Parachute brand, both on and offline.
    Produced / directed marketing assets photo + video shoots; Oversaw all retouching standards and quality.
    Created visual identity and brand standards for The Parachute Hotel. Designed TheParachuteHotel.com website.
    Managed team of 3 designers and freelance retoucher.

  • Senior Designer

    • AXS
    • Los Angeles, CA
    • Dec 2014 - Jul 2015 (7 months)

    Responsibilities include:
    Web and mobile UI, landing pages, RFPs, icons and banners.

  • Designer

    • Du Jour
    • Jul 2012 - Aug 2013 (1 year 1 month)
  • Graphic Designer/Print Production Artist CCS Catalog

    • Delias
    • Jun 2005 - Mar 2007 (1 year 9 months)
  • Design Intern/Freelance Production Artist

    • Mark Batty Publisher, LLC
    • May 2004 - Sep 2004 (4 months)
  • Web Inventory Manager/Merchandising Assistant/Affiliate Program Manager/Web Customer Service Supervi

    • Delias/iTurf
    • Sep 1997 - Nov 2001 (4 years 2 months)

Education

  • Pratt Institute

    • BFA Graphic Design
    • 2001 - 2005
  • City University of New York-John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    • n/a Criminal Justice
    • 1999 - 2001

Specialties

Affiliations

AIGA

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