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Giorgia Lombardo

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Brand & Communications Strategist, Events Manager, Content & Speaker Curator, Designer

Based in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Currently Head of Brand & Comms at Design Matters.

ABOUT

ABOUT • ABOUT • ABOUT • ABOUT 

Giorgia is an interdisciplinary content & speaker curator, events manager, brand & communications strategist, working in the digital design industry.  She organises international events revolving around digital design at Design Matters, where she curates speakers, talks, workshops, and the communication and social media strategy. She is also the initiator and editor of the company's online magazine, she occasionally designs visual materials and host online events. Previously, she worked as Growth Marketing Assistant at Airtame - a Copenhagen-based tech company -, as Marketing & Communication at Projekt6 - an organisation working to promote sexual health and knowledge - in Lund, Sweden, and as Product and Administration Executive at the luxury travel agency Azure Collection, in Chester, UK.  

In her free time she likes sculpting clay to create chess sets and video games
. Some things she likes: learning about new cultures; befriending animals; vibrant outfits; perfumes (even making them); frog content; taking care of her British Shorthair cat.

Originally from Venice, Italy, she was an exchange student in Aotearoa New Zealand and China, and lived in the UK and Sweden before moving to Denmark. She holds a Bachelor's in Japanese Studies from Ca' Foscari University of Venice and a Master's in Management from Lund University.

THINGS GIORGIA

CARES ABOUT

Gender Equality, LGBTQIA+ rights, representation, sustainability, language & cultural preservation

WORK

WORK • WORK • WORK • WORK • WORK

GLOBAL DESIGN CONFERENCES

Giorgia has been organising design conferences since 2019. Her focus revolves around the conferences in Copenhagen and Tokyo, but in 2023 she also contributed to the conferences in Mexico City and Lagos.  

Companies she collaborated with: Figma, Google, Duolingo, Notion, Slack, Dropbox, Spotify, Shopify, LEGO, the BBC, Miro, SPACE10, Unity, Meta, SONY, teamLab, etc.

Conferences organised: 9
Conferences currently organising: 2

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ONLINE EVENTS

Giorgia has organised online events for Design Matters on a variety of topics, such as Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Sustainability, and Behavioural Design. She also hosted short online events aiming at promoting the conferences.

Companies she collaborated with: Zalando, McKinsey Digital, Design Justice Network, Butter, What Design Can Do and more

Online events organised: 5
Online events currently organising: 1

COMMUNICATION,

BRAND, SOCIAL MEDIA, AND COPY

From newsletters to information sheets, decks, website layouts and copy, SoMe captions & media, and emails, Giorgia has shaped a plethora of documentation, visual materials, and internal & external communication in a variety of industries, from design events to luxury travel.

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ARTICLES, INTERVIEWS, AND PODCAST

Giorgia has written more than a hundred pieces and interview articles about design, tech, and culture. Some of her pieces have also been translated to Japanese. She is the initiator and editor of DeMagSign, which counts 9.000+ readers. She also coordinated and wrote the podcast Design Tracks. See Giorgia on Medium.

Views on Medium in 2023: 54.7 K
Reads on Medium in 2023: 30.6 K

VIDEO GAMES

Pursuing her passion for clay sculpting, Giorgia co-designed the video games Fowl Play and Nom Nom Hippo with game programmer Andy Touch. She art directed the games, 3D modelled all the art and worked on the stop motion animations of the game.

The games were created in 48 hours for the Nordic Game Jam 2024 (hosted by Aalborg University in Copenhagen) and the Global Game Jam 2024 (hosted in Copenhagen by LEGO).

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WINNER: CONDOM WRAPPER DESIGN CONTEST

ONE is the world's largest condom manufacturer and is famous for its playful round wrappers. Users can take part in ONE's Condom Wrapper Design Contests; the winner gets a cash prize, plus a year's supply of condoms featuring their art, and chooses the health org to which ONE will donate condoms to. Giorgia took part in the contest and won 5 times (and no, she didn't use all of her 5 years' supply of condoms).

COLLABORATING PEACEFULLY: A GUIDE

Learn how to build a successful and long-lasting professional relationship with Giorgia

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