identity design, user experience, data visualizations, user journeys, print layout & composition, typography, storytelling, prototyping
leading design workshops, design thinking, participatory action research, ethnography, structured & semi-structured interviews
streamlining & synthesizing research, defining insights, brand strategy & messaging, content strategy, information architecture
– most recent project –
NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROFILE
Combining data science, policy research, and design thinking, the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs’ Neighborhood Arts Profile catalyzes data-informed advocacy for arts and community wellbeing in Los Angeles. This Phase I prototype focuses on youth and arts education data.
Judy Toretti is a designer with a background in traditional design and a passion for design thinking, strategy, and research. She uses design to analyze systems, gather deeper user insights, and establish compelling visual narratives. Toretti is an alumna of the inaugural cohort of the Media Design Practices + Field Graduate Program at ArtCenter College of Design. She has deep experience working with large institutions analyzing and distilling data and information for public use. Her work includes projects for The Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, The Los Angeles Fire Department, The City of Long Beach Innovation Team, and the City of Santa Monica Office of Civic Wellbeing.