Hi! My name is Dana Laureano. I'm a freelance graphic designer based out of Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

 

When I'm not designing, I am probably mom-ing, twiddling with my camera, working on my vintage resale Etsy shop, or dreaming up a new DIY project to tackle. Check out my other websites:

 

Ruggy Revival Etsy Shop

Ruggy DIY Blog

WORK

DESIGN SERVICES

BRAND IDENTITY

   • Logos

   • Business Cards

   • Letterheads

   • Envelopes

PRINT DESIGN AND LAYOUT

   • Brochures & Flyers

   • Mailers

   • Banners

   • Billboards

   • Print &  Web Advertisements

   • Forms & Contracts

PACKAGING

RETAIL & WAYFINDING SIGNAGE

PHOTOGRAPHY

PHOTO RETOUCH & MANIPULATION

WEB DESIGN

 

FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER | 2006 – PRESENT

I work on a variety of projects for clients including logos, business cards, print and web advertisements, retail signage, postcards, photography, contracts and forms, websites, and more. Notable clients include Britten Studios (Meijer, Michigan State University, Dunham's Sports, Joong Boo Market, Hy-Vee, and Safeway), MAK Salon and Spa, Sticker Squirrel, Jen Q Photography, and Main Street Dueling Pianos.

 

RUGGY REVIVAL | OWNER | 2009 – PRESENT

Ruggy Revival is an online Etsy shop that features vintage resale and handmade items. I see everything from start to finish, including buying vintage items, hand making jewelry and accessories, photography, listing items, shipping, customer service, accounting, and marketing.

 

BRITTEN STUDIOS | GRAPHIC DESIGNER | 2009 – 2012

I worked as a full-time graphic designer. Responsibilities included signage design and in-house branding. Also, projects were run through me for prepress. Notable clients included Meijer, University of Michigan, Wegmans and Dunham’s Sports.

 

HOWARD MILLER | INTERN GRAPHIC DESIGNER | 2008 – 2009

I was responsible for coordination and design of annual newspaper circulars, brochures, t-shirts, web banners, posters, and catalogs.

TECH SKILLS

MAC OS X

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP

ADOBE LIGHTROOM

ADOBE INDESIGN

EDUCATION

KENDALL COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN | 2008

Bachelor of Fine Arts; Graphic Design

Dana Laureano   |   Graphic Designer   |   Grand Rapids, MI   |   269.845.5026   |   danalaureano@gmail.com

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