Cost Plus World Market
Jewish Community Center of SF
Smith & Hawken
And What They Say
Fresh off a rebrand and heading into a pivotal holiday season, [Smith & Hawken’s creative department] was tasked with setting ourselves apart from all other specialty retailers as a gift destination. Juliana composed a gift catalog design solution that did just that, and created a buzz among our competitors. As well as being strong at concepting, Juliana has the production skills to knock your socks off, and in either discipline, she CRANKS out solid creative, with style sheets and bleeds to boot. Her design sensibility and impeccable standards can adapt seamlessly from a brainstorming round table to an ever-changing deadline-driven environment. Juliana is a whiz at streamlining her workflow and is always looking ahead to the next solution.
Juliana generates consistently innovative creative solutions for a variety of product and promotional needs. She’s known for her speed, efficiency and unerring accuracy in hectic and fast-paced work environments, as well as for her ability to juggle multiple priorities and challenging turn-around times without ever losing her cool. Not only is she dependable, professional, and team-oriented, she’s just a joy to have around — well-loved by creatives and executives alike for her kindness and good humor!
I’ve been working with Juliana Gallin as a satisfied client since 2005. She has designed numerous printed materials and two websites for me, and I couldn’t be happier with the quality of her work and the high caliber of her professional style. I first worked with Juliana when another designer had started a job for me that I wasn’t satisfied with. Juliana revamped his work, easily integrating my requirements with her own high visual standards, and produced exactly what I had wanted in the first place. She knows how to listen to the client and call upon her own expertise to come up with a result that hits the spot.
Juliana is an experienced professional and a top-notch problem solver. She’s able to come up with engaging original concepts and execute them with taste, skill, and her own clever, funny style. It can be hard to find a strong designer who also has production expertise, but Juliana’s got that covered as well. She possesses the rare combination of being both fast and meticulous — a print production whiz who takes a unique pleasure in figuring out ways to maximize her efficiency on any job she tackles. She’s even been able to jump in and do some great copywriting work for us in a pinch.
If you need thoughtful, strategic and creative ideas, executed flawlessly and delivered in a timely manner, Juliana Gallin is your ideal resource. She has been that kind of incessantly professional collaborator for many of my colleagues and me at Macy’s West, Cardstore.com, Smith & Hawken and Lowepro over the last several years. Juliana works smoothly and seamlessly to produce sales-enhancing projects in any scenario a client provides. I hope to work with her for many years to come and heartily recommend her for her gracious work manner and well-crafted designs.