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BIOGRAPHY

Dana is a Senior UX/UI Designer based in Vancouver, Canada. Her areas of expertise are digital design, web design and brand strategy.

 

Dana’s been freelancing from her home studio since 2019 and she’s been in this industry for about sixteen years. She produced award-winning design & art direction for various clients including digital agencies, SMBs and multinational corporations, being able to collaborate and communicate with technology and business partners to deliver visually beautiful and functional data-driven design products.

She studied design in high school and got a BA degree in Visual Communications and Graphic Design at the University of Arts and Design in Romania. After that, she immersed herself into furthering her education at British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) in Vancouver, Canada and via the internet  ̶ which lead to discovering her own voice. 

She was fortunate enough to have had many teachers and mentors who helped her shape into the designer she is today. Dana believes that having honest love and care during times of difficult or success is an important key of life.

Her Vision

Dana’s vision is helping business leaders ship innovative and meaningful digital products in which they can feel proud of. From helping transform the image of a legacy brand to creating an ultra-modern identity for a space tech startup, she’s always up for a fresh challenge.

Dana’s work has been published in Computer Arts, Architizer, Frame, Interiors, Contract NY, Metropolis, Wallpaper, Dezeen, Interni, Luxe, Grey Magazine, among others.

Stay humble.

Stay curious.

Do what you love.

Clients made in the process

Dana had the honour of developing products and services for companies in Europe and North America like Louis Vuitton, Continental, Hella, Toyota, BMW, Volkswagen, Delta Group, Bosa Properties, to name a few.

Awards & Recognition

  • Webbys Honoree – Best of Data Driven Media
  • Webbys Nominee – Finance & Accounting
  • Webbys Nominee – Mobile Campaigns Behance – The Digital Age
  • FWA SOTD x 3
  • Awards – Independent Designer of the Year
  • A Design Award Competition – Glass Design

Software Proficiency & Technical Skills

Adobe Creative Cloud:

    • Illustrator
    • InDesign
    • Photoshop
    • Premiere Pro
    • After Effects

     

    MS Office Suite:

    • Word
    • Excel
    • PowerPoint
    • VisioShare
    • Point

     

    Other Tools & Technology:

    • WordPress CMS 
    • HTML / CSS
    • Google Analytics 
    • Mailchimp
    • Figma
    • Sketch

     

    “It has been an absolute pleasure working with Dana for the past year. She is a remarkably talented communicator who has an amazing work ethic, has been a driving force behind our project, and is a true asset to any team. I do not hesitate to provide her with my highest, most enthusiastic recommendation.”

    Glenn Brubacker

    Managing Partner, Köpialine Publishing INC

    “Dana has a remarkable talent and is able to complete projects on time and on budget. She is organized, focussed and is remarkably creative. I would highly recommend their services to anyone that wants to boost their marketing game.”

    Vince Olfert

    Founder & Partner, Connect Wealth

    I’ve had the pleasure of working with Dana on various projects and marketing initiatives. Dana has a HIGH attention to detail and a creative eye that truly encompasses outside the box thinking. Through Dana’s creativity, she delivers exceptional work in a highly efficient manor. Dana has many skill sets that allow her to thrive in any industry – from photography to web design to building out brands.

    Mike Erickson

    Financial Advisor, Singer Olfert Financial Group

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