Julia Marti, *1984, works as graphic designer, illustrator and artist in Zurich, Switzerland. As a designer and illustrator she works on various kinds of cultural and commercial projects. Recent commissioned works include editorial design, exhibition graphics, corporate design and illustrations for magazines and exhibitions. Besides her mandates Julia Marti is dedicated to various artistic and redactional projects in the field of drawing and teaches on a regular basis at F+F School of Art and Media Design, Zurich.

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Work experience
since 2015 — own studio as graphic designer, illustrator, artist
2012–15 — Bringolf Irion Vögeli, Zurich
2012 — Ludovic Balland Typography Cabinet, Basel
2011 — Bonbon, Zurich
2010 — Elektrosmog, Zurich
2007, 2006 — Palla Grafik Design, Zollikerberg
2006 — studios of the comic-magazine Strapazin, Zurich
2006–15 — part time self-employed as graphic designer, illustrator, artist

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Engagement
since 2011 — co-publisher of the comic-magazine Strapazin
2006 — foundation member of the comicanthologie Plusplus
2005–13 — weekly work in a letterpress factory

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Education
since 2015 — Master Art Education, University of the Arts, Zurich
2006–10 — Bachelor Visual Communication, University of the Arts, Zurich
2008–09 — comic and illustration at HAW, Hamburg
2004 — preparation course, University of the Arts, Zurich
2001–02 — spanishstudies in Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Languages
German, French, Spanish, English

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Awards
2017 — nomination for Design Preis Schweiz 2017 for the mural for the Naturmuseum St.Gallen
2009 — nomination for the fanzine prize at the international Comicfestival Angoulême in France for Plusplus 4: Once upon a time
2008 — main prize at the Figures Futur competition at the youth bookfair for Anansi in Paris, France
2008 — Max–and–Moritz-Prize for Plusplus 3: The house for the best student-publication at the comicsalon in Erlangen, Germany