The Heroine’s Journey of Noemi Russolillo

What is the best thing that I love about my work?

As a front end developer with a degree in graphic design, I can put a bit of creativity in a world made of strings of code. I appreciate how I can make things works, but in an appealing way. Also my work it’s a continuous updating: you never get bored, that’s for sure!

What is my idea of perfect happiness?

Happiness is when you don’t have to check what time it is.

What is my greatest fear?

Waking up late… it happens every morning.

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?

I’m the most undecided person that I know. I can struggle to choose a pair of socks.

Which living persons in my profession do I most admire?

Can I say myself? For not having given up during hard times… yet.

What is my greatest extravagance?

Have you seen my crazy strawberry glasses? They match my pink hair.

On what occasion would I lie?

“Don’t worry, I absolutely know where I put that specific folder…”

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?

No matter how many times I check something before put it online, there will always be mistakes.

Similarly, when I enter a dead-end and I lose hours going in circles for a small problem.

When and where was I the happiest, in my work?

In general, every time I can add a bit of myself into my work or when I can share with my colleague something they don’t know.

If I could, what would I change about myself?

I would like to have more confidence.

What is my greatest achievement in work?

Developing my thought process.

Where would I most like to live?

I would consider it a privilege to live in my hometown.

Nobody should be forced to stay, neither someone should be forced to move away to find a job and achieve their goals.

What is my most treasured possession?

My family and my cats.

What is my most marked characteristic?

I always try to find a bright side.

What is my most inspirational location, in my city?

Every place whence I can watch sunsets.

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city?

As an Italian girl, my granny house, of course!

What books influenced my life and how?

Illustration books, they simply make me happy.

Who are my favorite writers?

Thrillers’ authors.

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?

At this moment I have four albums in my heart:

Making Mirrors, Gotye;

Some People Have Real Problems, Sia;

Wrong Creatures, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club;

Cigarette After Sex, Cigarette After Sex.

All Lana Del Rey discography would fit perfectly the situation actually.

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction?

Lisbeth Salander.

When there is no one else to fix you, you fix yourself.

Check the Millennium trilogy.

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?

My mom and people who let me pet their dogs.

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime?

Amélie (Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain).

What role plays art in my life and work?

For me art it’s like chocolate: it makes everything better.

I actually can’t imagine my life without art.

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?

My brother. He can make me laugh without having to try.

If you are reading this, Andrea, remember me when you will become a wealthy man.

Whom would I like to work with in 2019/2020?

I’d like to be in contact with good graphic designers to develop my taste.

Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2019/2020?

Someone who cares about the environment like me.

What project, in 2019/2020, am I looking forward to work on?

Who knows what is coming!

Where can you see me or my work in 2019/2020?

I hope I’ll learn to use the graphics tablet well.

I really enjoy drawing and the next step for me is digital drawing.

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me?

Even when you don’t believe it, you will find time for things you love.

Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story?

I’d like to suggest illustrators Nicoletta Costa and Philippa Rice.

How can you contact me?



Come to say hi!


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