Lea Donna Conte (Gregorich) is an experienced Designer, Art Director and Post-Secondary Educator in Toronto. With over ten years of industry experience and over five years as an instructor, she is driven by her passion for design and love of teaching. Lea stems from a seasoned background of education and professional experience. Perusing her natural creative interests, Lea went on to study Fashion Arts and Graphic Design, where she then became a successful Art Director. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE // Freelance Graphic Designer & Illustrator :: 2010 ­- Present // Creating a variety of collateral for clients, including; packaging, websites, branding packages, promotional pieces, illustrations, video promotion and social media content // Part-Time Faculty :: Toronto Film School :: 2020 - Present // Instructor of Page Layout, Visual Communication and Portfolio / Develop and execute methods that incorporate hands-on learning in order to develop a greater understanding of Adobe InDesign, visual communication, typography and layout design // Part-Time Faculty :: Humber College Institute of Technology & Advance Learning :: 2017 ­- 2020 // / Design instructor in Advertising and Graphic Design, Advertising and Marketing Communications and Post Production Graduate Certificate Communicate and demonstrate the fundamentals of graphic design using Adobe Create Cloud, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign // Art Director & Design Lead :: Impact North Advertising + Design :: 2013 ­- 2018 // / Design and create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as brochures, logos, websites, signs and advertisements / Daily communication with clients, suppliers and account managers to ensure all requirements are met for production and execution / Prepare files for print by verifying all components are precise including colour mode, crop marks and resolution (Preflight) / Managed junior designers and interns by distributing and reviewing creative // Graphic Designer :: Integrity Fitness :: 2010 ­- 2014 // / Designed a variety of sales and promotional material such as apparel, flyers, brochures, posters, advertisements and business documents / Managed website content and made updates accordingly / Assisted the office manager with client relationships

Lea Gregorich

Lea Donna Conte (Gregorich) is an experienced Designer, Art Director and Post-Secondary Educator in Toronto. With over ten years of industry experience and over five years as an instructor, she is driven by her passion for design and love of teaching. Lea stems from a seasoned background of education and professional experience. Perusing her natural creative interests, Lea went on to study Fashion Arts and Graphic Design, where she then became a successful Art Director. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE // Freelance Graphic Designer & Illustrator :: 2010 ­- Present // Creating a variety of collateral for clients, including; packaging, websites, branding packages, promotional pieces, illustrations, video promotion and social media content // Part-Time Faculty :: Toronto Film School :: 2020 - Present // Instructor of Page Layout, Visual Communication and Portfolio / Develop and execute methods that incorporate hands-on learning in order to develop a greater understanding of Adobe InDesign, visual communication, typography and layout design // Part-Time Faculty :: Humber College Institute of Technology & Advance Learning :: 2017 ­- 2020 // / Design instructor in Advertising and Graphic Design, Advertising and Marketing Communications and Post Production Graduate Certificate Communicate and demonstrate the fundamentals of graphic design using Adobe Create Cloud, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign // Art Director & Design Lead :: Impact North Advertising + Design :: 2013 ­- 2018 // / Design and create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as brochures, logos, websites, signs and advertisements / Daily communication with clients, suppliers and account managers to ensure all requirements are met for production and execution / Prepare files for print by verifying all components are precise including colour mode, crop marks and resolution (Preflight) / Managed junior designers and interns by distributing and reviewing creative // Graphic Designer :: Integrity Fitness :: 2010 ­- 2014 // / Designed a variety of sales and promotional material such as apparel, flyers, brochures, posters, advertisements and business documents / Managed website content and made updates accordingly / Assisted the office manager with client relationships

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Lea Donna Conte (Gregorich) is an experienced Designer, Art Director and Post-Secondary Educator in Toronto. With over ten years of industry experience and over five years as an instructor, she is driven by her passion for
design and love of teaching. Lea stems from a seasoned background of education and professional experience. Perusing her natural creative interests, Lea went on to study Fashion Arts and Graphic Design, where she then became a successful Art Director.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
// Freelance Graphic Designer & Illustrator :: 2010 ­- Present //
Creating a variety of collateral for clients, including; packaging, websites, branding packages, promotional pieces, illustrations, video promotion
and social media content

// Part-Time Faculty :: Toronto Film School :: 2020 - Present //
Instructor of Page Layout, Visual Communication and Portfolio
/ Develop and execute methods that incorporate hands-on learning in order
to develop a greater understanding of Adobe InDesign, visual communication, typography and layout design

// Part-Time Faculty :: Humber College Institute of Technology & Advance Learning :: 2017 ­- 2020 //
/ Design instructor in Advertising and Graphic Design, Advertising and Marketing Communications and Post Production Graduate Certificate
Communicate and demonstrate the fundamentals of graphic design using Adobe Create Cloud, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign

// Art Director & Design Lead :: Impact North Advertising + Design :: 2013 ­- 2018 //
/ Design and create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional
needs, such as brochures, logos, websites, signs and advertisements
/ Daily communication with clients, suppliers and account managers
to ensure all requirements are met for production and execution
/ Prepare files for print by verifying all components are precise including
colour mode, crop marks and resolution (Preflight)
/ Managed junior designers and interns by distributing and reviewing creative

// Graphic Designer :: Integrity Fitness :: 2010 ­- 2014 //
/ Designed a variety of sales and promotional material such as apparel,
flyers, brochures, posters, advertisements and business documents
/ Managed website content and made updates accordingly
/ Assisted the office manager with client relationships

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Skills

Fr
Freelance Gig

Experience Level

Freelance Gig
Expert

Language

English
Fluent
Italian
Intermediate

Education

Bachelor of Arts - Major in Cultural Anthropology at York University
April 30, 2009
Advertising & Graphic Design at Humber College
April 30, 2013
Fashion Arts at Humber College
April 30, 2011

Industry Experience

Consumer Goods, Media & Entertainment, Professional Services, Retail, Real Estate & Construction, Healthcare, Travel & Hospitality, Life Sciences
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