Natalia Tortora has over a decade of experience and expertise collectively in graphic design, brand development, photography and interior styling.
Her achievements include successful brands launched for local businesses as well as being the lead designer for innovative Fortune 500 new business presentations within the automotive industry. Additionally, Natalia was an integral part of the interior design development for the Seattle Innovation Lab, a collaborative satellite office in Seattle, Washington.
She has been the lead plant stylist for Kiitos for the Haworth showroom in Merchandise Mart, in Chicago, IL. Previously, she was Associate Creative Director for Heirloom Hospitality and launched the restaurant group’s new concepts and developed brand identity systems, interior concepts and social media accounts for its nationally acclaimed restaurants.
Natalia’s work has been published in Food & Wine, GQ, Metropolis, Automotive News, Forbes, Thrillist, Imbibe, and AIA Los Angeles magazines.
Currently, Natalia is a Senior Marketing Designer at Rocket Companies, the largest In-House Marketing Agency in Detroit. Her focus is Brand and Sponsorship and is lead on campaign development and execution for Rocket Mortgage. In 2020, Natalia was a lead designer on a $4 Million project to celebrate Rocket Companies’ 35th Anniversary with a branded product package and live production virtual visuals that went to 30,000+ recipients ranging from team members and sponsors to company partnerships like the Cleveland Cavaliers. ACM was an impeccable mass-produced “virtual” event and celebration box during the Covid-19 pandemic, which was a huge success for the entire company legacy.
Her most recent accomplishment was the branding of Coffee Down Under, an Australian-based coffee concept in Downtown Detroit’s Financial District which debuted their opening in January 2021. Their sister entity, The Shelby, made its debut in February 2021 with her branding work in Downtown Detroit.
Natalia has worked with Michigan State University, EWI, Village Green, Quicken Loans, Heirloom Hospitality, Detroit Optimist Society, Kyle Evans Design, Arbor Brewing Company, Broma Bakery, Denso International America, Greenspace Cafe, Grandmont Rosedale Development, Coffee Down Under, and more.
She studied at Michigan State University (Bachelor of Fine Arts) with concentrations in Graphic Design and Photography and resides near Detroit, Michigan.
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