My Competencies



I’m a UI & UX designer for a big company leader in Fashion. I design layouts from wireframe to the final clickable. I’m specialised in iOs app design. I also create videos to communicate our Proof of concepts. I use Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, Xd, Sketch, Invision



I study calligraphy since 2011 when i started here in Bologna with Barbara Calzolari. I travelled (and i still do it) quite a lot to follow the best teachers adn attend their workshops.
My love goes to the pointed nib as expression of what the tool is able to create. Variations of pressure determine different size of the lines.

Sign Painting


I Started study sign painting in 2014 when Mike Meyer came to Bologna. I’ve attended his workshop and i fell in love for this world.

I’ve been to the U.S. 4 times to help him repainting sign for Famous Daves’s BBQ Restaurants in North Dakota, South Dakota, IOWA,Wisconsin. I participate to the “Marshall walldog” (Illinois) events in 2016 as Project leader of Gold leaf project.

Valentina Di Donato

Nationality: italian and swiss

Date of Birth: July 24th 1988 Bologna (Italy)

Address: Via Luigi Einaudi, 37 – 40132 Bologna (Italy)

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Since jul 2016
Designer for YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP in the Research and Development team.
Digital and video projects, communication packages.

apr 2015 – jul 2016
Web and digital designer for OFFICINE DIGITALI web agency
Digital projects (e-commerce/corporate layouts, mobile and web app layouts, visuals, ADV campaign, banners, icons, newsletter) from the wireframes to the executives.

sept 2013 – dec 2014
Web designer for BE HUMAN DESIGN web agency
Digital projects executive (e-commerce/corporate layouts, mobile and web app layouts, ADV campaign, newsletter)

jan 2013 – aug 2013
Exchange of six months in Graphic Design at the Centro Universitário Senac, São Paulo, BRAZIL.

oct 2011 – feb 2015 (110/110 cum laude)
Master’s degree on Second Level Academic Diploma in Communication Design, ISIA.

sept 2008 – feb 2011 (110/110 cum laude)
Graduated on First Level Academic Diploma in Industrial Design and Ceramic advanced Materials Design, ISIA Faenza (RA) Topic of thesis: “Play D – Baby Blanket with coordinated Handpuppets”.

sept 2005 – june 2007 (94 / 100)
Technical Diploma in Graphic Design with a certificate of Expert Communication Graphics skills in Multimedia, at the Professional Institute of State for commercial services, Tourist and Publicity “Aldrovandi-Rubbiani”.

sept 2002 – june 2005
Qualification Operator Graphic Design.

sept – dec 2013
Internship at Be Human Design as Web Designer

jan 2006 – sept 2006
Internship (360 hours) at the advertising agency LOOP MM,Bologna, with excellent final evaluations

mar 2005
Internship (120 hours) at the graphic department of the company Ducati Motorgraph, Borgo Panigale, Bologna

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