Yulia » ACD Art | Product Mgmt
Art ACD w/ a side of Product Management


About Yulia

Hi! Nice to meet you.  I’m a Freelance Art CD with over 11 years of NYC ad agency experience. Download my resume here.

I began my career as a writer and approach every project focused on the Concept. My strength are creating big ideas, operating large teams efficiently, providing mentorship and inspiration to team members, global perspective, and strategy.

I think in copy first and then media channels, and then art. My hands-on design skills are strong and I love innovation, products, and data. Enjoy working with brilliant, kind people who preferably have a sense of humor. I'm a member of SAG-Aftra and drop in at UCB for Improv.

I am curious, solution driven, and thrive in energetic environments. In the last few years I’ve worked with Prehype, helping launch startups for Fortune 500 companies. A champion of women and diversity-led ideas, passionate about storytelling, social impact, and tech. Recently I finished the Product Management course at General Assembly, which I find to be useful when it comes to building brands.

I come from a strong UX background and as an Entrepreneur love championing women & diversity-led ideas. In '99, I Co-Founded my first tech startup artsymag.com, paving the way for artsy.net. In 2017 she Founded Dream Nation Love a small Media Empire focused on Social Impact. I’m also the Co-Founder of Fund Dreamer, a global crowdfunding platform for Social Impact, promoting women and diversity-led ideas. It’s been featured in Forbes, Fortune, Cosmopolitan, and Entrepreneur Mag. She is also an Angel Investor in The Daily Hunch a personalized, daily horoscope subscription service. It was recently featured in the NY Times along those from Bustle, Girlboss, Lenny, Broadly, and The Cut. All multi-million dollar companies.

Concepting (Consumer + Pharma), Branding, Pitches, Strategy, Design, IA, UX, Product Management. Full working knowledge of Adobe CS Suite, Sketch, InVision, Premiere, Audition, Aha, Balsamiq, Keynote, and Google Analytics. I also write copy. I’m not a coder but possess working knowledge of HTML5. I am comfortable speaking with coders about Ruby on Rails, CSS, Java. Perl, PHP, etc.

Fluent in English and Russian, conversational Spanish & Hebrew.



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