IRINA BUTUSOVA​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Independent Art Director. Design Consultant  
January 2023 – Present. Based in Tel Aviv.
As an Art Director and Design Consultant, I focus on creating visual designs that effectively communicate my clients' messages and reinforce their brand identity. 
This involves designing logos, websites, print materials, packaging, and other design elements. I also specialize in developing and maintaining a company's overall brand strategy, including its mission, values, messaging, and visual identity, ensuring a consistent brand image and messaging across all marketing and communication materials. 
I collaborate with clients to understand their needs and goals, and then apply design and branding principles to help them achieve their desired outcomes.

Bee Logo. Graphic Designer/Art Director
Juni 2018 – December 2022. Tel Aviv, Israel
Creating UI designs and animations, have bright visual
design language across multiple surfaces, platforms, and
on-line media.

Jucydesign Berlin. Product Design Lead
March 2016 – November 2019. Berlin, Germany
Head of design; among the most visited websites in Germany. Providing creative direction for websites, expertise and collaboration with E-Learning games and applications.
   Developed and implemented design strategies & product decisions; determined design priority/scope of projects & managed deliverables between myself, and the design team.
Managed a small team of designers; delegated projects & facilitated critiques

Merlin Group. Freelance Creative Director
November 2009 – May 2012. Berlin, Germany
   Experience working on well-known brands using all facets from television to live events to experiential to online to art and everything in between.

Berliner Philharmonic. Web Designer
March 2008 – June 2009. Berlin, Germany
Graphic and Web Design lead for the website of The Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra Berlin.
Developing UI/UX Design, meetings with the international programming team; worked closely with executives, product & Engineer

ICQ. Online Designer
June 2006– January 2008. Tel Aviv, Israel
The online campaign, Flash animation, landing page, banners

Fogel Ogilvy. Art Director Interactive
June 2004– June 2006. Tel Aviv, Israel
Lead designer and first hire; concept interactive online advertising companies, design advergames, banners, etc; worked with top brands like Coca-Cola, VW Golf, Mentos, Braun, IBM, Air Canada

Tel Aviv College of Technology
Art School Odessa Ukraine
Graphic Design at John Bryce College
SMM Manager at IFM College Berlin

Coca-Cola Music Website by Coca-Cola (Israel) 
NUK (Germany) 
Heineken Sundays (Israel) 
Best Kids Apps by Google (Tutotoons) 
Preschool Apps of 2014 (Tutotoons)
Best Casual Game by Apple (Emma's Dreamland)
Best Ad of the week by Ogilvy UK (Mentos)
App of the Week by Gizmodo (Locket)

Vector Illustration, Infographic Design, Video Design, Illustration, Artificial Intelligence Design, UI/Visual Design, Messaging/Social App Design, and Cross-functional Collaboration. 
Passionate about using Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Animate, Illustrator, ChatGPT, and Midjourney. 
Also skilled in Wix, Premiere, Acrobat DC, Maya, Elementor, and the ability to quickly learn new tools. 
Working knowledge of Java and ActionScript, and am proficient in spoken German.