ï»¿ PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Principal Designer at Pallas Athena Studio
Owner and principal designer working with a diverse range of clients and projects including book design for the Aperture Foundation, designing websites for the criminal justice organization Council for State Governments Justice Center and branding for podcasts for the Omidyar Network.
Communication design studio. Brooklyn, NY . full-time since dec. 2016. PallasAthenaStudio.com
Senior Designer at NYC & Company
Leading role in the design teamâ€™s complete organization rebrand that included brand identity, publications, custom icons, photography that was awarded the 2016 HOW in-house design awards. Our redesign of the companyâ€™s 9000+ page website nycgo.com won the 2017 Webby for Best Travel Website.
Official marketing, tourism, and partnership organization for the City of New York. New York, NY . Full-time Aug. 2014â€“Dec. 2016. nycgo.com
Designer at Aperture Foundation
Designed books and exhibitions for and in direct collaboration with world famous photographers like Sally Mann, Josef Koudelka, Stephen Shore, and New York Times Photo Editor Kathy Ryan. Emily Lessardâ€™s and my design of Martin Parrâ€™s book Lifeâ€™s a Beach won Design Observerâ€™s prize for Best 50 Books of 2013.
Photography organization and publisher. New York, NY . Full-time Jul. 2012â€“Aug. 2014. aperture.com
Designer at Jobbajobba Design
Worked independently and alongside the creative director in branding the community arts college Gerlesborgskolan and designing the graduating exhibition for the Master of Fine Arts class at UmeÃ¥ Art School.
Communication design studio. Stockholm, Sweden. Full-time Mar. 2011â€“Apr. 2012. jobbajobba.com
Bachelor of Design from Emily Carr University of Art and Design
Communication Design. Vancouver B.C. Canada. Sept. 2006 â€“ Apr. 2010.
Contemporary Cultural Theory and Political Philosophy at SÃ¶dertÃ¶rn University
Stockholm, Sweden. Part-time Feb.â€“Apr. 2012.
AWARDS & GRANTS
Estrid Ericsonâ€™s Foundation grant to attend the Vermont Studio Center Residency. 2018
Vermont Studio Center artist grant. 2018
Webby Award in the Travel Category, and Honorable Mention in the Mobile Design category for nycgo.com. 2017
HOW Design in-house awards for the NYC&Company Rebrand. 2016
Design Observerâ€™s 50 Covers 50 books for Lifeâ€™s a Beach. 2013
Estrid Ericsonâ€™s Foundation grant to travel to New York. 2012
Applied Arts Student Award for the Emily Carr Graduation Catalogue. 2010
Artist residency at the Vermont Studio Center Residency. Johnson, VT. Nov. 2018.
Exhibited â€œWe Will Winâ€ (2015) at Deeply Personal Highly Social â€”an exhibition on the nature & purpose of flags.Spaceworks Gowanus. Brooklyn, NY . July 2018
Op-ed. Design Observer. â€œWomenâ€™s March on Washington: strong in numbers, but how about design?â€ Mar. 2017
Guest Lecturer at the Graduate Studio: Transformation Design at Pratt University. New York, USA . Oct. 2016
Design work featured in the New York Times, Fast&Co, Itâ€™s Nice That, and Creative Review.