Christy Silva is a Graphic Designer based in foggy San Francisco, California.

She received her BFA in Graphic Design and Visual Studies from California College of the Arts.

She loves good things and great design.

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California College of the Arts

San Francisco, CA
BFA in Graphic Design
Minor in Visual Studies

Summer Design Abroad
Tokyo & Kyoto, Japan
In Search of Emptiness & Wabi Sabi



Designer / San Francisco, CA / 2016 – Present

Character is a San Francisco-based branding and design agency with a passion for launching, rejuvenating and propelling brands. Our goal is to create lasting and meaningful relationships between our client’s brand and their audience through smart thinking and thoughtful design. We aim to do this by crafting stories that touch people on a personal level, sparking a change in their everyday behavior.


Designer / San Francisco, CA / 2015 – 2016

COLLINS: is an innovation-led, brand building agency that creates engaging communications, experiences, environments, and digital interactions that strengthen and transform the relationships between organizations, brands and people.

Brick Design

Designer / San Francisco, CA / March 2015-August 2015

Brick is a multi-disciplinary design studio that creates comprehensive brand experiences. We achieve elegant design and technology solutions that work simply and consistently across mediums. Our design method is a mix of time-tested logic and experienced intuition. We involve you in the iterative process and consistently deliver quality design solutions by following this approach.

California Academy of Sciences

Creative Studio Intern / San Francisco, CA / May-August 2013

The California Academy of Sciences is a world-class scientific and cultural institution based in San Francisco. My tasks include print, web, and exhibition design for promotional and internal usage.

Morla Design

Design Intern / San Francisco, ca / January-June 2013

Morla Design is a multidisciplinary design firm encompassing branding, print, web, packaging, retail and trade environments. My tasks included conceptualizing with creative director, designing and producing print, logos, identities, web & interactive, & environments.


Designer / San Francisco, ca / Fall 2012

Sputnik is CCA’s in-house award-winning undergraduate design studio. Every semester, the Graphic Design faculty nominates third- and fourth-year students to interview for Sputnik. Eight to ten are selected. Working closely with clients, my tasks included designing posters, web banners as well as filming, editing and producing a promotional video.

Freelance Designer


Design print, web, identity, branding and signage work for companies nation wide. Clients include Morla Design, Great Monday, and Unit Partners.