About

International Creative Director trained in Italy and UK with more than 20 years of professional experience covering all major aspects of graphic design: logo & corporate identity, print, web, motion graphics, promotion, packaging and advertising. Very strong copywriting skills: published novelist in Italy (one short novel by major publishing house Mondadori), fluent in English (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English attained in the year 2000). Professional-level photography skills, expecially in portrait, landscape/architecture and travel photography. Currently employed as Creative Director in the Office for Corporate Communication - Outreach of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations. Formerly (2003-207) founder and Creative Director of Italian graphic design agency Brainwash Visual Communications. Accomplished Creative Director with a strong sense of strategy, able to work solo or coordinating a team. I can work for the end client or function as a creative consultant for bigger agencies that need a superior level of quality for their clients. I have worked for international clients such as Guinness, Unicum, Pirelli, Gianfranco Ferrè, ANSA, World Health Organization, La Roche Posay, Rilastil, Diners Club, either directly or functioning as an external Creative Director for other agencies (some of the projects featured in my portfolio were commissioned by big agencies, though they are filed here with the endclient name). My work has been defined as strategic, refined, no-nonsense, client-oriented, extremely creative. Co-founder and former president of the first Italian inclusive rugby team, Libera Rugby Club.

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Awards

Video: Selected for Pesaro international film festival with the short film "Schizophrenia" (Pesaro, 2000). First prize for video "Legacy" in Pordenone Videocinema e scuola" international competition (Pordenone, 1999). Photography: Selected to be exhibited at "Paratissima" photography event (Turin, 2011) Selected as one of the 12 most promising italian student photographers in the national exhibition "Fotoesordio" (Roma, 2000). Typography: Two fonts designed and selected for the international typography event "Mauvais Caractère" and featured in the event catalogue (Paris, 1999).

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