Name

Linda Facci

About

My BLOG: www.faccidesigns.blogspot.com

GRAPHIC DESIGN EXPERIENCE:

Creative Director for Magnolia Bakery.

Owner of Facci Designs, a graphic design studio specializing in promotion and marketing.

Formerly a Designer for Everyday With Rachael Ray Magazine and the Design Director of In Style Magazine. Directed, designed, produced and budgeted promotional and marketing material for four titles. Experience with print, web design, email blasts, banner ads, invitations, advertorials, creative campaigns, corporate identity, sales presentations, brochures, on-site event branding. Hire and art direct full-time designers, copywriters, freelance designers, photographers, and illustrators.

Drive projects to completion by coordinating with merchandising, events, advertising, production, online and editorial departments. Brainstorm on concepts for client merchandising, events, gifts and premiums; write copy occasionally. Purchase printing/software supplies and approve jobs on press. Designed first online advertising media kit for In Style magazine. Won a 2003 President's Award.

Art Director for People Magazine 1991-1997; Project Coordinator for Life Magazine 1988-1991
Pratt Phoenix School of Design. Associate Degree in Advertising and Graphic Design.

CRAFTS EXPERIENCE:
Featured and photographed for several magazine articles for my hand made jewelry and crafts. I am a "Fresh Face" consulant for Fresh Home Magazine. Featured and photographed in This Old House Magazine and Cottage Living for a story on the design and construction of my cottage pergola; wrote the 3-page article and online companion piece. Profiled on national television (HGTV) for 2 craft segments and for the interior design and construction of my spa bathroom. Design and create one-of-a-kind artisan gifts that have been sold in Takashimaya NYC, ABC Carpet & Home NYC and various gift shops.

OTHER SKILLS:
Mosaic Work, Needle Felting, Sewing, Interior Design and Styling, Jewelry Design, Home Renovation, Biking & Hiking, Ice and Rock Climbing, Gardening, Baking, Papier Mache, Ballroom Dancing, Tin Metal Work.