Born 26/09/1977 in Piacenza (Italy)
Marital status: Single
Vicolo Bettolino n°30
29121 Piacenza (Pc) - Italy
a Freelance and Team Designer
I work and think on:
Graphic Design (advertising, prints,
clothing/fashion, editorial projects, logos,
corporate Identity, branding, illustrations)
Art Direction, Creative & Communication Consulting.
Product and Packaging design.
Web Design, Layouts & Flash Animations.
Backoffice implementation with frontend side on dinamics
and e-commerce web sites and platforms.
On-line marketing e direct marketing
consulting, copywriting and design.
Software and hardware skills:
Optimum use and know-how of photoediting, vector graphic, publishing and web design softwares:
Adobe CS5 & CS6: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Freehand, Dreamweaver,
Adobe Go-Live, Acrobat; Microsft FrontPage, Quark Xpress, Apple Final Cut, IMovie, IDvD,
Type Live, Corel Draw.
Optimum use and know-how of HTML5, JQuery and CSS3 languages; good know-how on
Php, Asp,.net, MySql.
Very good knowledge of ecommerce platforms: Intershop Enfinity, Prestashop, Magento,
Virtue Mart and of the most common CMS publishing platforms.
Optimum use of CAD e CAM softwares: AutoCad, Rhino, 3D Studio Max e 3D Studio Viz.
Optimum use and know-how on MS Office pack, Explorer, OutLook Express, Safari,
Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Chrome. SEO and SEM, Internet PR & Social Marketing very good know-how.
Optimum skills and know-how on generics informatics software/hardware on Macintosh OS (preferred) and Windows
French (Good spoken and written; college and high school studies, spoken language), English (Optimum spoken and
written, Test Of English Language (TOEFL) degree on Politecnico di Milano University, dayly spoken language), Spanish
(Very good, spoken and written: frequents and long time standings in spanish language countries)
Intrests and hobbies
Bouldering and free climbing practiced at national & international competitions level; Surf, backcountry snowboard; photos
Jazz/Soul/Blues guitar player; large musical knowledge on jazz/soul/blues/60’s rock musc (cd and lp’s collector)
Graduate as Architect at Politecnico di Milano University, following the lessons of Beppe Finessi, Bruno Munari, Corrado
Levi, Lisa Ponti, Roberto Sanesi, Enrico Baj and Vittorio Fagone, Specialization on Interior Design and product design
(degree thesis supervisors Prof.Beppe Finessi, prof.Corrado Levi and Lisa Ponti).
High school diploma with specialisation in surveying, landscape technician, Istituto Tecnico per Geometri
“Alessio Tramello”, Piacenza, Italy.
GRAPHIC, WEB, CONCEPT & INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
Work, as a freelance, in graphic, web (corporate & ecommerce websites), industrial & packaging design, email marketing,
art direction, advertising and communication & online marketing consulting.
Full portfolio as a freelance day-by-day updated on personal website: www.marcobotti.net
2011 - Today
Collaboration with Gruppo Infor & Value Group as a freelance teacher for Marketing, design & digital classes & training
Work for Lost Highways Records (California, USA) for CD cover, Layout and ArtWorks for Donavon Frankereiter (musician,
pro-surfer, sponsored by Billabong, Martin Guitars, Verizon, Coors & much more) new record “Recycled Recipes 2”
New logo and corporate image for Bideartean, viedo productions and photograhic studio, San Sebastian, Basque
September 2007- 21 December 2008
Full-time work as senior Web Designer, e-commerce Art director and Direct Marketing designer and developer for
UniEuro SpA, DSG-Intenational Group - Design, developing and managing of user interface and backoffice operations,
during all internal and external promo campaigns; brief, project managing, design and development of user interface
and customer experience of special projects: “Reserve and Collect”, “Unieuro Tv”, “Premium Delivery”, “Stock and Sales
automation”, “On line marketing features”; graphic template redesign of the new homepage e site usability optimisation
(released on Dicembre 2008), redesign of buiyng process user experience (new basket pages layout, usability and customer
Graphic design, coordinate image, advertising artwork for print, distribution and promotion of “Little Enchanted void” music
album and CD by Mindflower, for Musea Records, Metz, France, in collaboration on recording, editing and mastering
whit Peter Gabriel’s Real World Studios, UK , and Abbey Road Studios, London • Design of “BRAVE NEW WORLD” and
“WAR AGAINST ALL OF US” SHORT WEB ANIMATION MOVIES, using and experiment advanced Flash e ActionScript
Design and managing of WWW.PRESARAPIDA.IT website (new FLASH CS3 version) • Design and managing of
WWW.BOULDERALBARRACIN.COM website (new FLASH CS3 version) • Design of clothing and advertising grphics
for RASTA CLIMB - HAPPY MOVES, Torino, WWW.RASTACLIMB.COM • Advertising design and clothes design for
Nuovo Campo Base gym, Brugherio, Milano • Competition design for Japan Design Award, Tokyo (jury mention) •
Competition design for Mtv Toy , MTv Italy • Clothes graphic design for SBLOC.NET ON LINE SHOP e BOULDERAL-
BARRACIN ON LINE SHOP (both in collaboration with www.shirtcity.com) • Graphic design and advertising consulence
for Urban Culture & Street Climbing events WWW.STREETBOULDERCONTEST.COM Design and managing of personal
WWW.MARCOBOTTI.NET website (Awarded by many online and offline organisations and publishers) • Design of
“CONTROLLED RANDOM VISUAL EXPERIMENT”, web research artwork on user interaction and random mathematical
functions on Internet actions and scripts, using and experiment advanced Flash e ActionScript 2.0 tecnology • Design
of “HAND MADE PROJECT”, web research artwork on user interaction on Internet actions and scripts, using and experiment
advanced Flash e ActionScript 2.0 tecnology • CD & DVD cover e booklet for “Voice of A Drop” album, New
Sisters Gospel Group.
Design and managing of WWW.PRESARAPIDA.IT website and coordinate image of related events (t-shirts, gadgets,
posters, flyers) • Coordinate graphic project (Graphic layout e animated graphics, Web design, logo e consumer design)
of the video web-magazine on climbing & urban style “SBLOC net megasin” url: WWW.SBLOC.NET, managing and art
direction • Design and managing of coordinate image of Albarracin Boulder Shop, clothing and gear shop for bouldering/climbing,
Albarraccin, Teruel, Spain (WWW.BOULDERALBARRACIN.COM) • Promotional graphic design (Snap
Graphic Contest) for SnapClimbing Co, Paris, France (bouldering & climbing gear)
GRAPHIC, WEB, CONCEPT & INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
Clothes design for Passaggio Obbligato Snc, Milano • Graphic design for urban climbing event “StreetBoulderContest
2006”, Milano and Torino, with Stone-Grip Climbing Tools • Graphic Design for urban climbing event “StreetBoulderFest
2006”, Bardonecchia, Italy • New logo and corporate image of Nuovo Campo Base Gym, Brugherio (Milano)
Product design of a jewel line in silver and white gold, for Valadier, Via Margutta, Roma (with Arch.Marta LaudanI, Marco
Romanelli and Maria Eugenia Muratori) • Coordinate image and graphics (catalogue book, prints, posters, invitation
cardboards, online and DEM advertsing) for the exhibition ”In viaggio con Fontana, Gio Ponti, Boetti...il Mondo di Lisa
Ponti”, Fondazione Stelline, Palazzo delle Stelline, Milano • Clothing design and graphics for the climbing line “Bloc ltd”
• New logo competition design for “FreeBSD” sofware, Berkley University, CA, USA (Third prize) • Competion design
“Cercasi Designer - Sara Assicurazioni”, for office desk objects and leisure objects.  Copywriting competition “Americana”,
Sky Italia, for a screenplay/novel about New York and Chicago lifestyle (Jury mention) • Concept projects of “food
design” (expressly ordered from the exhibiton curator) for the exhibition “dolcevita”, in collaboration with Abitare Segesta
and Schiffini Furniture Company, International Furniture fair, (Salone del Mobile) Milano. Exhibiton by Beppe Finessi.
Art Consulting for Carpe Diem/ItinerART (chairman Dr. Roberto Manoelli of Milanovendemoda), for interact between art,
design and fashion in clothing design and marketing
Design of a book with 12 concept projects for wine consuming and product design (expressly ordered from the exhibiton
curator), for the exhibition “Sensi Divini - la cultura del vino tra arte, architettura e design”, La Triennale di Milano, Milano,
from 15/6 to 25/7/2004, exhibition by Beppe Finessi • Logo and corporate image for “itinerART”, culural association
to promoting art in fashion design, chairman Dott.Roberto Manoelli of Milanovendemoda) • New logo and corporate
image for free climbing gym “PassaggioObbligato”, Milano • Design of coordinate image for Climbing and Bouldering
World Cup event in Milano (Client Versante Sud, Milano , and FASI - CONI )
New logo and corporate and coordinate image for the Istituto Tecnico per Geometri “Alessio Tramello” high school,
INTERIOR & SPACES DESIGN
Work as external consultant with Studio A - Milano, on 5 stars Baglioni Hotel in Dubai interior design of leisure and public
spaces - June/July 2007 (detailed & presentation design)
Interior design of Biselli-Paini loft house, Via Colombo, Piacenza • Design and making of an artwork installation for
Simonetta Spa (Stand Simonetta/Roberto Cavalli Devils & Angels/Fay) on Pitti Immagine Bimbo 2006 Fashion fair,
Firenze (with technical supervision by Arch.Marco Romanelli )
Exhibiton design and visual communication/coordinate image design for Galleria Toselli’s exhibitions in Milan and other
Exhibition design of “In viaggio con Fontana, Gio Ponti, Boetti...il Mondo di Lisa Ponti”, Fondazione Stelline, Palazzo delle
Stelline, Milano • Exhibition design of “Gli Arredi d’albergo di Gio Ponti - La Collezione Ciompi”, Event on Mercante in
Fiera Vintage furniture fair, Ente Fiera di Parma (Client Lorenzo Ciompi, with Arch.Daniele Ciompi) • Interior design of
Liborio house loft, Milano
Collaboration for artworks with Arch.Fabio Novembre for the architect house in Via Perugino 16, Milano • Exhibiton
design and visual communication/coordinate image design for “a ruota libera - in bicicletta dalle parti dell’arte”, exhibition
by Franco Toselli, 62° Salone del Ciclo, Milan international Fair - EICMA (with Arch. F.Slaviero)
Interior design of Baccarini house, Caponago, Milano
Visual art research
Visual art research work since 2001, with international and italian national exhibitions. in 2002 starts with an one-man
show, (and first exhibition at all), an intense season of work with the international knowed and famous Milan gallerist
Franco Toselli, with many group exhibitions and another one-man show in 2003, on MiArt Fair in Milan. Always with the
Galleria Toselli, a group exhibition at Berlin Art Forum in 2003. Others one-man shows in 2003 at Duet Art Gallery in Varese
and at MagroRocca Gallery, Milan, in 2004. Marco Botti visual art works are in permanent collection, from 2002, in
the Panza di Biumo Collection in Varese and others eminents private collections, like Fossati Collection in Como, Borea/
Lombardi Collection in San Remo and the Giorgio Colombo Collection in Milano.
“...” (tre punti di sospensione), Galleria Magrorocca, Milano, from 27/1 to 8/3/2004 - in collaboration with Galleria Toselli,
“Appunti di vista”, Galleria DuetArt, Varese, from 8/10 to 12/11/2003 - in collaboration with Galleria Toselli, Milano - with
catalogue • “Proprio sotto agli occhi”, Galleria Toselli, MiArt 2003 -
“multiplo di me stesso”, Galleria Toselli, Milano, from 19/5 to 27/7/2002
“Matematica e Arte - Dialoghi”, Palazzo delle Miniere, Fiera di Primiero, Trento, 1 June - 31 July 2009, exhibition by Cristina
Fiordimela and Domenico Lini, with the collaboration of Centro interuniversitario MateMatita, Dipartimento di Matematica
Federigo Enriquez, Università degli Studi di Milano
“Cassetti”, Galleria Luisa delle Piane, Milano, december 2005/january 2006 ”In viaggio con Fontana, Gio Ponti, Boetti...
il Mondo di Lisa Ponti”, Fondazione Stelline, Palazzo delle Stelline, Milano, October/November 2005 • “les affiniteès de
Charlemagne Palestine” , Museè Palace del la Mare, Besançon, France, July-September 2005 • “blog on Rimbaud”,
Museo Castello di Rivara - Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivara, May-October 2005 • “portofranco”, MiArt, Milano,
Galleria Toselli, Milano • Milan Flash Art Fair, Hotel Executive, Milano. with Galleria Toselli, Milano
“Premio Lissone 2004”, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Città di Lissone, Milano. from 18/12/2004 to 03/04/2005 •
“Sensi Divini”, La Triennale di Milano, Milano, from 15/6 to 25/7/2004. Catalogo. exhibition by Beppe Finessi • “giro
giro tondo tondo mondo mondo terra terra”, Galleria Magrorocca, Milano • “portofranco”, MiArt, Milano, Galleria Toselli,
Milano • Milan Flash Art Fair, UNA Hotel Tocq, Milano. Galleria Toselli, Milano • Milan Flash Art Fair , UNA Hotel Tocq,
Milano. Galleria Magrorocca, Milano • “a ruota libera - in bicicletta dalle parti dell’arte”, a cura di Franco Toselli, 62°
Salone del Ciclo, Milan international Fair “coppi e picasso”, Galleria Toselli, Milano, dal 22/10/04 al 20/11/04 • “portofranco”,
ArtIssima, Torino, Galleria Toselli, Milano
“quasiarte”, Galleria Toselli, Milano. from 12/6 to 25/7/2003 • “portofranco”, ArtIssima, Torino, Galleria Toselli, Milano
• “portofranco”, MiArt, Milano, Galleria Toselli, Milano • “portofranco”, exhibition by Franco Toselli. O’Artoteca, Milano,
from 12/12/2002 to 15/01/2003, in collaboration with Galleria Toselli, Milano • “portofranco”, ArtIssima, Torino, Galleria
Toselli, Milano • “portofranco”, MiArt, Milano, Galleria Toselli, Milano • Berlin Art Forum, Berlino. Galleria Toselli, Milano
PRIZES & AWARDS ACHIEVED
WEB DESIGN INDEX ®
SITE OF THE MONTH
4 STARS WEBSITE
Best flash site Award
Visual art research & design works by Marco Botti are published on national and international magazines
and newspapers: abitare, segno, Flash art, Tema Celeste, Juliet, Vogue Italia, Ville e Giardini,
Corriere della sera, libero, spot and Web, and a review of a web design work in an Italian major Tv
newscast “studio aperto”, day 22/12/2008.
Web design, graphic and visual art works are published and reviewed in many design and visual art
websites and blogs.