Rick Barbosa | Graphic Designer

Rick Barbosa

Graphic Designer

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Consider me a Rick of all trades. A master of none is oftentimes better than a master of one.

I’ve been freelancing as a graphic designer since high school, but my professional journey has taken me all over the place in the best possible way. Whether I'm responsible for communication, design, or marketing strategy, the work I enjoy the most is work that has a greater purpose.

Please take a moment to see a sampling of my work, and I hope you'll decide that I'm the right person to join your team.

Branding
Graphic Design
Video & Photo
Iconography

Blood, sweat and tears.

...or late nights, strained eyes, and coffee.
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Wenatchee Kendama Team

A reflection of the team's hometown and its apple orchards.
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Taken at L'Oceanografic in Valencia
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Collegian 2014-2015

A cover from my year as editor in chief.
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What Makes us Human

Mixed media album cover for Falling Between
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Mountain Leadership Institute

No better way to learn how to lead
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Taken at Sagrada Familia in Barcelona
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Taken in Sagunto
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Collegian 2012-2013

A cover from my year as layout editor
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Totes for Water

Handmade bags to raise money for clean water projects
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The Atlas

Coffeehouse in College Place
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Taken in Grindelwald
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Jumpstart

Freshman introduction program at wwu
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The Delphian 2009-2010

My high school yearbook and introduction to design
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Bangka Island

Fundraising project to start a school overseas
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Taken at the Louvre
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taken at las fallas in valencia
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French Club

T shirt design
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Big Lake Youth Camp

A sacred place to me
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Omicron Pi Sigma

Men’s dorm fraternity at WWU
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Taken on a train to Geneva
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By Heart: The Words that Drive and Define Us

One-off publication with quotes and lyrics dear to WWU students
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ESDES Yearbook 2013-2014

Yearbook cover for my study abroad program
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WWU Village Club

Organization serving all off-campus WWU students
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Taken at Las Fallas in Valencia
Meet my previous benefactors. The students, the school, and the pros.

Walla Walla University is a beautiful institution, my alma mater, and my first in-house graphic design employer.

Pneuma33 Creative is a branding and marketing agency in Bend, Oregon. I worked alongside champions of design and vision.

Ivie is a marketing powerhouse with 700 associates worldwide. I worked onsite with one of their regional clients here in Seattle.

Team Member

Rick Barbosa

Creative Professional

When I'm not grinding away at skills or languages I'd like to add to my toolbelt, I'm working to cultivate a unique style by cross-pollinating ideas in new ways. I'm convinced that concept is key in making meaningful work or beautiful art.

With whatever time that’s left over, I'm getting to know my new backyard: Seattle.

Get in touch and let's create something that matters!

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