Good Design is Good Business
Improve Marketing Effectiveness with Better Design
“Andrea is my go-to gal when I need a creative agency. She should be yours, too.”
– DIRECTOR OF MARKETING, ROCANA
Qui9 is a creative studio specialized in design services for growing companies looking to build a world-class presence
Design and production of the full spectrum of print and digital marketing and sales assets – from web graphics, collateral, and presentations, to direct mail & email, advertising, social media graphics, event signage, and more...
Template design for collateral, presentations, email, newsletters, landing pages, and corporate stationery; design of assets that adhere to established brand guidelines, and development of new brand standards as needed
Icons, diagrams, and illustrations; Image retouching and compositing
Award-winning logo and brand identity design; Brand styleguide development
Website management and content updates
Andrea Bruno | Graphic Designer and Creative Director
As a graphic designer with a background in marketing and branding, I specialize in improving marketing effectiveness through better design.
With experience at high-profile public companies – including Adobe, Autodesk, and CNET – as well as fast-growing startups that progressed to top-performing IPOs (Riverbed, Guidewire), I am adept at creating compelling visual communications in fast-paced, deadline-driven environments of all sizes.
I have extensive in-house and freelance experience – both as a sole designer with company-wide responsibility, and as part of a creative team.
Some clients I've had the pleasure of working with: Restoration Hardware, CyCognito, Naehas, Nubix, Brewco, Okera, BrightEdge, VeloCloud, Zenprise, Workspot, Innit, 3VR, TrapX, GroupFire, Surrealty, Platform.ai, DeepFactor, TechSoup, CirrusWorks, WiFOG, York Cellars, Electrified Games, Golden Gate Philharmonic
Design & Production of Print & Digital Marketing Materials
Marketing Assets & Sales Tools
Collateral [brochures, data sheets, case studies, solution briefs, whitepapers, e-books, etc...]
Graphics for website, social media, blog, etc.
Event graphics [posters, banners, booth signage, large format]
Landing pages [HubSpot, Marketo, Eloqua]
Email templates and e-newsletters
Advertising [online and print]
Direct mail [postcards, flyers]
Diagrams and illustrations
Image retouching and compositing
Logo and brand identity design; Brand styleguide development
Template design [collateral, presentations, email, etc.]
Corporate stationery [business cards, letterhead]
Management of corporate website [front end]; Implementation of content updates
Management of website development projects [in conjunction with web developer(s)]
Site structure planning; Design and content optimization for usability and SEO
Results that Will Delight You and Your Customers
I am passionate about collaborating with clients to determine their creative needs and communication goals, and drawing upon my experience in both design and marketing to create compelling assets that generate results.
But don't just take my word for it. Check out what some of my clients have to say...
‟ When you hire Andrea and Qui9, you don't just get a designer, you also get someone who cares about messaging and positioning and making sure that your marketing messages actually mean and say what you intended them to say. Andrea is my go-to gal when I need a creative agency. She should be yours, too.” – Director of Marketing, Rocana
‟ I have worked with a lot of designers in my career and Andrea definitely stands out among them. Her deep understanding of marketing and branding, coupled with her fantastic visual sense make her unique among designers. She excels at print, online and presentation design, and has made more than one of my mediocre projects really shine.” – Evangelist, Guidewire
‟ I brought Andrea in recently to work on a branding project for a current client. She was able to translate their desires into a design that was light years ahead of what their previous branding agency brought them, and the client couldn't be more thrilled.” – Director of Marketing, CirrusWorks
‟ I admire Andrea's level of professionalism and the quality of her work. When we first spoke, she talked about making our small company appear large, well-established, and professional. The projects that she's worked on have accomplished that goal in spades.” – CEO, Omek Interactive
‟ The logo that Andrea did for us is so awesome. I’ve shown it to a few folks and they all love it. It’s simple and clean, but also super pro level looking. Everyone responds really well to it. Andrea did an amazing job. I can tell that I really love it because I can’t stop showing it off!” – CTO, Rocana
‟ I’ve been involved with trade shows for more than 10 years and have had the privilege of creating some really amazing booths. But, without a doubt, the graphics Andrea created for our new booth are the best I’ve ever seen – I can’t wait for the booth setup so that I can soak in the full-scale image. And my promo vendor said she designed the coolest t-shirts he’s ever made.” – Director of Marketing, TrapX
‟ Wow. I have to say that I’m impressed. Andrea got it on the first try. The last few people I've worked with on projects like this took at least 5 revisions to get it right, often many more.” – VP Marketing, 3VR
‟ I absolutely loved working with Andrea! Not only does she have impeccable creative design skills, but her friendly, open personality made collaborating a breeze. She is always willing to go above and beyond the call of duty, and the knowledge and experience she brings to the table go well beyond creative design to include a wide range of marketing skills.” – PR Manager, Rocana
Adobe Creative Suite
As an early Adobe employee, I have extensive experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Dreamweaver
Layout and advanced template development in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
HTML / CSS
CSS file editing, and hand-coding of inline styles for email campaigns and e-newsletters that maintain integrity across browsers and devices
Website CMS management; landing page and email template development in HubSpot