About me

MICHELA SPATOLA
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Strong planning, organisational and problem-solving skills. I am able to work well under pressure (I love it!) in a fast-paced environment. I’m a self-starter and highly motivated individual. I’m a great communicator also with remote teams and able to form relationships with my colleagues quickly.

EDUCATION
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Master’s Degree Florence University UNIFI – Environmental geology, methods and case studies. 
Bachelor’s Degree Florence University UNIFI – Natural Sciences.
Diploma Florence High School of Art – Firenze 1.

RESPONSABILITIES
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Running the social media platforms, mainly Instagram, Pinterest, Tweeter and LinkedIn, on a daily basis. Set a social media strategy for growth, building the brand, growing the community and driving engagement. Create relevant marketing tools including images, graphics, catalogues, banners and other promotional material. Create technical documentation and other technical product guides. Lead the graphic organisation of events and support smaller events happening in the different markets. To be ensure that the creative output is consistent and in line with social media objectives, with consistency across all creative touch points, and that concepts are aligned with the brand. Liaise with external agencies for web programming, translations and other work on demand.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
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Creative Designer UI
Landing page and cool professionally website, that explains the concept (and raise the visual identity for the company towards, users, future employees, stakeholders and investors). Application restyle in consistency with new website.
>> 08/2020 to 11/2020
Collage Official – Copenhagen | Denmark collageofficial.com

Digital Graphic Designer
Creation of brochures dedicated to collect all projects done and ongoing. Restyled the corporate website in consistency with the new style of the studio. Ideation of brochure as a promotion for launch of new design products to introduct in to the market.
>> 11/2019 to 02/2020
Valrygg studio – Copenhagen | Denmark valryggstudio.com

Marketing Manager Art Director
Conceptualize, design and management: catalogues, brochures, advertising campaigns, events, infographics, information material (for employee and customers), webinar presentations material, newsletters, shooting, post-production, trade fair set-ups, update the corporate website by CMS, press office coordination and relationship with suppliers.
>> 06/2015 to 07/2019
Exenia part of Lumenpulsegroup – Florence | Italy exenia.eu lumenpulsegroup.com

Graphic Designer
Production of brochures, catalogues, packaging, roll-up, shelf talkers, advertising, post-production, invitations, animated gif, banners, artwork for exhibitions placed all over of the world, creating versions of files for different uses, interactive pdf.
>> 09/2010 to 05/2015
Amazingcreate agency for GE Oil & Gas – Florence | Italy

Web Designer
Layout and features for corporate website.
>> 05/2010 to 07/2010
Bluefactor – Florence | Italy bluefactor.it

Graphic Designer
Production of brochures, catalogues, packaging, advertising, post-production, invitations, artwork for exhibitions, interactive pdf, product website.
>> 11/2007 to 04/2010
Targetti Sankey – Florence | Italy targetti.com

Graphic Designer
Advertising and magazines: “Made in Italy food” and “Services for Companies”.
>> 04/2007 to 10/2007
Comunicazionediretta – Florence | Italy

Graphic Designer
Magazine “Work and Health”, corporate identity, website update.
>> 09/2006 to 03/2007
Claimcommunication – Florence | Italy

Graphic Designer
Magazines “Rogate Ergo” and “Inside the Vatican”.
>> 01/2006 to 07/2006
Libreria Editrice Rogate Ergo – Rome | Italy editricerogate.it

SKILLS
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I’m able keeping up with and lead multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to deliver against a marketing plan on time and on budget. Proficient user of Adobe Creative Cloud. Strong presentation skills using PPT. Knowhow in the maintenance of websites functioning on a CMS system. Experienced creator of brochures, catalogues, graphics and other marketing documents. Creating ideas and scripts for short movies, and working with a team to execute them. Know how to navigate between individual and team work. Experience with photography. Business trips.

Language ITALIAN mother tongue – ENGLISH comprehension, spoken and written level B2 (Sidmouth College Devon – UK 2010 / International School Dublin – Ireland 2018 / Studieskolen Copenhagen – Denmark 2020). DANISH ongoing (Studieskolen Copenhagen – Denmark 2020).

Informatics Rating system Windows 365 and macOS Catalina. Office package: Word, PowerPoint, Excel. Adobe Creative Cloud: Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe XD, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, Acrobat Pro. Web management with CMS system, WordPress. After Effects, Premiere Rush and Animate, ongoing.

Courses Social Networking; Fundamental of User Experience design; UX Landing pages design; Google Analytics & Google Tag Manager; Time management and productivity; Integrated Marketing Communications.

Other Free hand drawing various techniques. Manual capacity for mockup production. Modeling of plastic materials, ceramic. Photography and video.