BFA IN COMMUNICATION DESIGN FROM
MILWAUKEE INSTITUTE OF ART & DESIGN
In business since 1999
My design journey began after a couple of well timed conversations with my parents and one well loved art professor at the local community college. “You need to stop coasting and apply yourself. You’re talented-make something of it..” was the general sentiment. After a trip to a portfolio day in Kansas City with just about every piece of art I had ever done, I was hooked and ready to do it.
In 1999, I graduated from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design with my degree in communication design. I had already developed “A Girl Creative” name and had some freelance projects already tucked under my belt. So in 2003, I made the rather impetuous decision to make the Texas leap; making one more and starting my own freelance design studio didn’t seem like that big of a deal.
My philosophy when working with clients is to do my best to educate them on the importance of design, and more importantly it’s process for making decisions. As I’ve stated in some of my blog articles, it’s important to focus on the market you are trying to reach, and the personality/brand that you are trying to convey to potential customers. When we’re walking through a WordPress Site for example, we also have to be cognizant of the time we have to develop and the budget we have to develop on. While a whiz bang site with all the bells and technical whizzes of the moment might be great to do (which it is) you have to have a timeline and a budget that can accommodate developing that kind of a website. So there is a lot of dialogue with my clients regarding the process and the deadlines necessary (for both parties) that can make the project a successful reality.
Take a moment to review some of the work we’ve done, and give us a buzz if you think we might be a good fit.