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Bio/Contact

Lauren Messina is a Melbourne based Graphic Designer specialising in Publication Design, Typography and Branding.
Available for freelance projects and collaborations.

Unfortunately she has no relation to Messina Gelato, however ironically she did work at another ice-cream store for 11 years!

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Lauren Messina is a Melbourne based Graphic Designer specialising in Publication Design, Typography and Branding.
Available for freelance projects and collaborations.
 

Unfortunately she has no relation to Messina Gelato, however ironically she did work at another ice-cream store for 11 years!


 

Contact

 
Please don't hesitate to get in touch!
+61 (0) 437942227
hello@lauren-messina.com

Instagram
The Loop
Behance

 

 

DESIGN EXPERIENCE

 

2014 – Present
Freelance Designer

2017 – March 2019
Mid-Weight Designer at Cornwell

2016 – 2017
Junior Designer at Sweet Creative (18 months)

2015 – 2016
Junior Designer at Monash University (18 months)

2015
2 month Internship at Yoke

2015
In-house Freelance Designer at Charcoal Creative for 3 months

2014/2015
3 month Internship at Swear Words

2014
3 month Internship at Fyooz Studios, North Richmond

 

 

ACHIEVEMENTS/ RECOGNITION

 

2016: 
Accepted as one of eleven to take part in A Brief Exchange - a two week mentorship program connecting aspiring designers with industry leaders.

2015: 
Desktop Magazine CREATE Design Awards Print Creative Finalist -  for my project 'Choice Cuts Australia'
Systematic Randomness
project published in the book 'Look at me! - New Poster Design' by Sandu Publishing

2014:
MADA (Monash Art, Design and Architecture) Highly Commended Award
Profile featured on The Loop, as well as three projects (Zombie Survival Guide, MUMA Guide and Systematic Randomness)
Recently graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication)
Designed the Singapore Red Cross 65th Anniversary pop up truck and accompanying event applications, in collaboration with Stephanie Chan whilst interning at Fyooz Studios
Submitted a successful entry into the International Society of Typographic Designers Competition - for my project 'Déjà vu'
Publication in the Paper Architecture Exhibition at MADA, Monash University
Photography published in Lots Wife, Issue 4, 2014

2013:
Completed a semester abroad studying at the University of Leeds in the UK