Lucia Orlandi is a multi-disciplinary Creative Director & Designer.

Working at the intersection of design and technology, she’s spent the past 13 years at some of the world’s most awarded agencies, working with celebrated brands within tech, consumer, beauty, and fashion industries.

Originally from Ireland and presently in Los Angeles, Lucia embraces travel and a global perspective, having lived in Dublin, Toronto, NYC, San Francisco, and back to NYC again. 

Currently Lucia is Creative Director, Head of Design at Squarespace in LA, where she leads all things brand design. Previously, she was Head of Design at I&CO, where she led the creative department focusing new products and brands that create impact, for such clients as Audible and Theory. Prior to that, Lucia was a Creative Director at R/GA NY, for clients such as Mailchimp, LEGO, and ESPN. Her keen eye for craft has a broad range, expressed through systematic, branding, and conceptual work. 

With an immersive approach, she’s passionate about building multi-disciplinary creative teams of those with diverse and non-traditional backgrounds, to create work that is truly connected. As a queer woman in leadership, mentorship and championing career growth are close to her heart.

Her work has been recognized through top industry awards and featured in publications such as Time Magazine, The New York Times, Creativity, AdAge, It’s Nice That, and The Association of Illustrators. 

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Awards & Recognition

D&AD Pencil

5xCannes Lions (Gold, Silver + Bronze), Art Director’s Club Silver, Clio Awards Silver and Clio Grand Prix.

Next Creative Leader, awarded by The One Club & 3% Movement (2017)

200 Women Redefining the Creative Industry The Dots (2018)

Additional Awards
Cannes Lions
The Webbys
Art Directors Club 
One Show
ANDY Awards
Communication Arts

Select Clients

↳ Squarespace, Mailchimp, Google, LEGO, Audible, ESPN, Theory, L'Oréal Paris, Instagram, St. Ives, Ad Council, Michael Kors, Tiffany & Co., Kenneth Cole, Leading Hotels of the World, Ladies Get Paid, Godiva, Harley-Davidson, Guinness, Chase and Chrysler.

Press & Interviews

↳ One Club
↳ AdAge
↳ Creativity
↳ Digiday
Association of Illustrators
↳ Mashable
↳ The Drum
↳ The Guardian
↳ Time Magazine
↳ Huffington Post
↳ InStyle Magazine
↳ Ladies Get Paid
↳ 100 Archive

Judging & Mentorship

↳ AICP Next Awards 2020
↳ Young Ones 2019 (ADC Jury)
↳ One Club Next Creative Leaders, 2018
↳ 100 Archive Panel 2019-Present
↳ Next Creative Leaders Mentorship Mixer 2020
↳ One Club Creative Leaders Retreat 2019

Speaking & Guest Lecturing

↳ Ladies Get Paid, Town Hall—Reinvention
↳ SVA Interaction Design
↳ Cork Institue of Technology
↳ Refinery29

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Recent History

↳ Creative Director, Head of Design

↳  Director, Head of Design

↳  Creative Director

↳  Sr. Art Director