Annie Szafranski is a San Diego based graphic designer who primarily designs for print these days, and likes it that way.
Lettering & Illustration
HTML & CSS
Adobe CC & Sketch
Print & Web Design
Compass, May 2018 to Present
After freelancing for Compass for a month, I was given the opportunity to join the team full-time, officially becoming the first design hire in San Diego, where I plan to continue to grow.
Saatchi & Saatchi, September 2017 to March 2018
I had the opportunity to work onsite with the design team at Saatchi & Saatchi LA to jump in and help on a major brand project that spread across both print and web, and included translating designs from desktop to tablet and mobile devices.
Freelance Graphic Designer
Everlane, January 2015 to April 2018
I’ve had an ongoing freelance relationship with Everlane, which gave me the opportunity to work on bi-weekly product launches and event emails with the team, as well as collateral print pieces within the provided art direction for larger pop-ups and campaigns like Shoe Park, 100% Human, and their first retail stores in New York and San Francisco.
Feels Design Studio, September 2014 to Present
I manage multiple clients, helping them grow their brand, often times from the ground up. Projects include logo design, brand identity and web design; leveraging everything from typography, print ephemera, Shopify, terminal and Git for their ecommerce needs.
Wanelo, January 2014 to September 2014
Wanelo is a company that makes shopping social, in a format similar to Pinterest.
I worked with the design, engineering, and editorial team on a variety of projects — from designing and promoting new features on desktop, to leading the design direction for featured users to improve SEO.
Twitter, September 2012 to March 2013
While at Twitter, I fine tuned my production skills and deepened my attention to detail by learning from and working within a large design team, creating marketing materials and designing emails alongside the growth team to help increase user retention.
Design Intern, Visual Designer
Eventbrite, May 2012 to September 2012 and March 2013 to January 2014
At Eventbrite, I worked alongside different teams, from sales to engineering. My main role was to build custom event pages for larger clients using the Eventbrite ticketing platform and custom code, while also designing printed materials for events put together by the marketing team.
Cesar Chavez Student Center, April 2011 to July 2012
While attending SFSU, I worked as a graphic designer on campus where I designed both print and web based material for various departments and organizations within the student center—including newsletters, site updates, show calendars, new campus vendors, and events.
Bachelor of Science in Visual Communication
San Francisco State University, 2010–2012
Grossmont Community College, 2008–2010
Rare Book Room Docent
San Diego Central Library, October 2017 to Present
UCLA Extension, January 2019 to Present
Introduction to Calligraphy, English Round Hand
UCSD Extension, October 2018 to November 2018
Improv: Level 2
Finest City Improv, October 2018 to November 2018
Improv: Level 1
Finest City Improv, Summer 2015
Letterpress Printing 1
CCSF, Fall 2014