Emily is a freelance print & web designer who exhibits at comic conventions across the country. She specializes in illustrative graphic design and enjoys the challenge of tweaking Wordpress until it bends to her will.
This program centered on the place where words meet images, where clear and purposeful communication meets aesthetic impact, & where a range of human needs & desires reside. I received hands-on experience from experienced instructors in a program that opened up a world for me in a fast-paced Graphic Design career.
This program to technical and design skills using current industry-standard software and techniques, as well as hands-on training from experienced professional instructors who gave plenty of one-on-one attention.
Imagine a normal design job, but with the inevitable chaos retail provides. Wow!
Here's where I learned the quick & dirty of print design, as well as time & team-management.
Long-term projects are not encouraged here, & I've got the itchiest design finger just waiting do something that isn't changing the phone number on someone's business card for the 12th time. (okay i can keep editing business cards if that's what you want me to do can i just be allowed to sit down? is that allowed? can i have a chair?)
Touring the country, I sell my own artwork & designs on various hand-made & outsourced merchandise! I've learned what sells to my demographic (advertising is important) as well as how to craft a pretty cute display. In addition to at-show sales, I host & run my own online storefront.
Designed & maintained most of the website as a whole, as well as controlled distribution of the company's various podcasts. Contributed other things such as promotional illustrations, audio-editing of full episodes, & advertising at events as well as via social media.
Task: To create a memorial album to honor a family's passed loved one. Client supplied me with various photographs to be scanned & cleaned up before being arranged into a custom-designed book. Multiple copies were distributed to friends & family.
Task: To properly lay-out the client's pre-typed autobiography for print, as well as scan & edit original photos for insertion into the book. Multiple copies were distributed to friends & family.