Tori Bonagura

User Experience & Interaction Designer



Ask Tia I September 2018 - Present
Freelance UX/UI Designer
Plan and design various web, app, and in-clinic flows and experiences for a start-up women’s healthcare system dedicated to giving patients more control and accessibility with their healthcare providers

StinkStudios I August 2018 - September 2018, December 2018 - February 2019
Freelance UI/Product Designer
Apply visual and interactive design thinking to help solve unique consumer needs across a variety of new products for an established financial consumer brand, a google experience, and a restaurant

Freelance Designer I 2014 - Present
Interest and experience in a wide variety of projects including branding, web, visual design, UX/UI, illustration, and screen printing. Client list and examples available upon request

Potion I March 2018 - June 2018
Interactive & UX Designer
Plan and design interactive installation for clients such as NYU, Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, The Smithsonian, and The Science History Institute

Welikesmall I October 2017 - March 2018
Interactive Designer
Plan and design interactive web-based projects for clients such as Adobe, Planned Parenthood, Riot Games, Starbucks, Super Heroic, and Reebok. Occasionally model children's footwear

IBM I June 2016 - May 2017
In-House Designer
Developed a range of promotional items for IBM solutions including executive presentations, decks, social tiles, info graphics, branding, editorial design, video editing and web design. Saved the company an estimate of $700,000 in agency costs to date

Lost & Found
I 2014 - September 2016
Designer, Illustrator, Researcher
Worked with game designers to develop a community and cultural based card game with mobile components. Designed and illustrated cards and mobile interfaces

Thought At Work I 2014 - 2016
Graphic Design Team Lead
Led a team of designers to create graphics for a design conference by students for students. The graphics team created the overall conference branding as well as passes, brochures, t-shirts, posters,  sellable goods, and social media promotion

University Gallery I 2014 - 2017
Gallery Associate, Graphic Designer
Designed posters and promotional material for exhibitions and events hosted in the gallery, aid with hosting various events, monitor the gallery



Rochester Institute of Technology
BFA Graphic Design

Graduated May 2017 Summa Cum Laude
Minor in Media Arts & Technology

Central Saint Martins I Spring 2016
BFA Graphic Design
Study abroad in London, England



Global Executive Women’s Council Design Summit I July 2016
Helped IBM executives design a plan to promote the growth and support women and all seeking success in the workplace

EUREKA! I 2015 & 2016
Facilitator September 2016
Participant September 2015

Graphic Design Mentor I 2014 - 2017
Mentor to younger GD students

AIGA RIT Chapter I 2013 - 2017
Secretary 2014 - 2015
Treasurer 2013 - 2014


Software & Skills

Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, AfterEffects, XD, Sketch, Figma, Zeplin, Principle, Acrobat, Premier, Brackets, InVision, MS Office

Design Thinking, Project Management, Concept Development, User Research, UX/UI, Prototyping, Presentation & Public Speaking, Image Making, Typography, HTML & CSS, Screen Printing



Communication Arts 25th Annual Interactive Competition Winner I 2019
The Next Mobile Decade

Awwward Site of the Day I 2018
The Next Mobile Decade

Chairperson’s Award I 2017
In recognition of a students performance as an outstanding student in the Graphic Design BFA Program

Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar | 2017
Award for excellence in academics and community engagement. Award is presented to less than one percent of RIT students.

Bernadette Merkel Award I 2016
Award presented to one student in the RIT Junior Graphic Design class in recognition of their performance and demeanor.