Jonathan Boarini provides an innovative and unique perspective for clients, based on strong experience in graphic, web & industrial design. A passionate educator, he enjoys the process of teaching the art and applications of good design and its importance to his students, to which he had dedicated his practice and career.
As a designer originally trained in prouduct design, he has come to learn and understand the principles of design as they apply to the world of products for mass consumption, but along his career path, the study and application of graphic design has grown immensely in appeal to him. Thanks to his post-graduate work experience, he came to appreciate and love the world of advertising, copy writing and publishing. He learned that graphic design is persuasion, a way to enhance and amplify communication in a way that would not be possible otherwise.
As a creative professional, he aspires to be his own version of the great industrial and graphic designer Raymond Loewy: a capable creator in any medium.
In charge of teaching courses in various areas of web design, typography & graphic design in both undergraduate and graduate disciplines, including, but not limited to, basic through advanced web design and development, user interface design, mobile development & SEO/SEM. Class instruction of students in all design-related software. Responsible for development and implementation of design curricula in accordance with school guidelines, student needs and industry trends. Instruction of students in both on-site and online environments. Advising of students in order to meet academic and career goals.
Instruction of students in various areas of graphic & web design in an online setting in accordance with school guidelines. Supervision of student learning & development.
Course authoring and development aimed at meeting curriculum and instructional goals. Courses taught online in a variety of graphic and web design subjects.
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Accomplished and knowledgeable design practitioner and teacher experienced in web, product and graphic design as a means in satisfaction of client needs and student instructing. Mastery and passion in the teaching of graphic/web design and related subjects in both on site and online environments, coupled with vast experience in the industry. Creative problem solving skills, excellent personal relations.
Experience in graphic/web design and all industry applications for print production, editorial page layout and web site creation and implementation. Knowledge of all design-related software for print & web design, content management systems (cms) in both mac and pc platforms. English-Spanish bilingual.
Ideation, development and creation of apparel designs for nationwide clients in the non-profit and cruise line industry. Working with clients to achieve desired marketing goals. Oversight of production process and quality control.
Conception, creation and execution of e-mail and web marketing campaigns, development and design of print collateral and advertising material, catalog layouts, onboard promotional and informational material, creation of in-house presentations and promotions.
Responsible for editorial and page layout, including the classifieds, as well as various sections of one of Virginia’s most circulated Alternative Weekly magazines. In charge of print advertising design, conceptualization, and optimization for print. Recipient of several Virginia Press Awards for excellence in advertising and editorial design.
Development of design concepts aimed at marketing and advertising, including logo, brochure design and copy writing. Photography of products for promotional purposes, social event photography.
Fine art wedding photography, emphasizing a candid approach.