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  • Kira Garfagnoli

    Artist and Graphic designer

    Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom

OBJECTIVES: do the work I love, share, learn, be creative, be positive, have new experiences.

Work Samples

  • Logo design

  • Corporate Identity

  • Illustration

Work History

Professional abilities: • Logo design • Brand & Corporate identity • Illustration • Web design • UI design • Video editing & compositing Skills: • Adobe Master Suite CS3-CS5 • Adobe Flash Catalyst • Quark Xpress Passport • Microsoft Suite Office 2007 • HTML, CSS Work experience: October 2009 - today: Activities as a freelance. Graphic/UI design, Video/Audio editing&compositing. Last projects: - TV theme for “L’ Italia segreta” serial, DoveTV Channel (Sky) - Video editing&compositing for Universal Pictures’ Coraline TV spot (Italian DVD release) - RIA Interface design for E-Billing Spa - Corporate identity, web site and adv campaign for Qonsulence Srl October 2007 - September 2009: Graphic/Web/UI designer at Comtaste Srl - Adobe beta tester for Adobe Flash Catalyst - corporate identity, logos, web sites - UI designer for Rich Internet Applications and Air widgets - speaker at: Adobe Tech Connection day December 2008 Rome; From A to Web conference, May 2009 Milan; All 4 Web Day, May 2009 Milan April 2006 - September 2007: Graphic/Web designer at Valter Casini & Partners - design & carrying out of book covers and paging-up for Valter Casini Editions - corporate identity, logos, web sites - design & carrying out of T con Zero series (DVD + Booklet) for Qmedia distributors - design & carrying out of special editions, DVD digipack, inlay & label for 01 Distribution, Bim, Feltrinelli - design & carrying out of statics/animated (video/audio editing and compositing) menus for DVD Sell/Rent for Qmedia, Bim, 01 Distribution, Feltrinelli February 2005 - January 2006: Art director for UNIDATA S.p.A. - company corporate identity, advertising campaign and products, gadgets - radio advertising campaign - logo for Roma Wireless project of Comune di Roma December 2004 - February 2005: graphic and web designer for Agic Consulting S.p.A. - Agic customers’ corporate identity and websites - Agic corporate website October 2001 - November 2004: Red Cat Design, activities as a freelance. Some projects: - www.fao.org/gtos/gofc-gold (web site) - www.kubrick2001.com (web site) - www.leavingfor.com (web site and corporate identity) - www.flavialazzarini.com (web site) - www.garfagnoli.com/ (web site and corporate identity) February 2001 - October 2001: CEPU Web department, tutor for Web Designer and Web Master courses May 2001: Istituto Europeo di Design - IED, tutor for Web animation course (Flash 5) October 1999 - March 2000: Agorà telematica S.p.A. Consultant for graphic design and HTML April 1997 - October 1999: Primetech Informatica Srl - Consultant for graphic design and HTML March 1994 - April 1997: Agorà Telematica S.p.A. - Editorial office and Administration’s office Others experience: December 1992– March 1994: Transnational Radical Party - Vice treasurer’s assistant; management of the international meeting and congress (Help-desk and secretariat); sharing of the campaign for the International Court against war’s crimes, secretary at the Deputy Chamber’s office May 1991–December 1992: Valentino Bucchi Music Foundation - Organization of the International annual award Valentino Bucchi; management of the Foundation secretariat Education & Courses: October 2003 to February 2004: Academy of Illustration and visual communication - Illustration and Children Illustration - Figure drawing and anatomy - Mixed Technics (acryilic, pastel pencils, pencils, ink) June – July 2000: 3D3 World (www.3d3world.com) - Animation for web design, video & CD Rom April 2000: Saint Martin School of Art of London - Computer & Graphic Design March 1997: Studio Olympia - Decoration course (stencil and trompe l’oeil) 1993 -1995: Scuola di Nova Musica & Arte - Oil painting and engraving 1985–1990: Liceo Classico Ennio Quirino Visconti, Rome - Diploma in experimental class (English language) - Classical studies 1984: Conservatory of Aquila - Solmization’s diploma 1979 – 1984: School of Music - Flute (recorder) I authorize the use of my personal data according to the Italian law 675/96.


  • Academy of Illustration and visual communication

    • Courses Illustration
    • 2003 - 2004

    - Illustration and Children Illustration - Figure drawing and anatomy - Mixed Technics (acryilic, pastel pencils, pencils, ink)

  • Ennio Quirino Visconti

    • Diploma Classical studies
    • 1985 - 1990

    Diploma in experimental class (English language) - Italian Language and Literature, History, Latin, Greek, Philosophy