Hello, I’m Tessa Portuese. I navigate visual trends, strategy, and abundant brainstorming to create standout branding. I bring a critical eye to everything from typography to copywriting. I don’t shy away from color.

BACKGROUND

I grew up in Saint Paul and graduated from the University of Minnesota with a BFA in Graphic Design and a minor in Product Design. Some current design interests of mine include branding, lettering, illustration and digital design.

SKILLS

InDesign
Illustrator
Photoshop
After Effects
Procreate
HTML & CSS
Sketch
InVision

AWARDS

2020 AdFed Show gold pin
2019 AIGA MN Portfolio 1-on-1 Winner
2019 AIGA MN Design Show Silver

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