I'm a graphic artist and creative director in Portland, OR with a background in interactive, marketing, and product design along with children's illustration and animation. I have a background of over thirteen years in designing products and their supporting materials from concept to completion at the senior level. In addition to my design work, Iím an experienced animator and a children's book author/illustrator, which gives me a unique perspective on all creative needs.
My name is Katy, and I'm a freelance designer and artist in the Portland area. I'm quick but thorough, and my design style ranges from conservative to highly unique, depending upon your needs.
I'm available for:
UX/UI responsive design
Mobile app design
HTML and CSS development
Graphic Design for logos, print design, package design, brochures, event collateral, etc.
Illustration, both traditional and digital
2003 - Present
Design work for a variety of clients from beauty products to recording studios, including:
Mythic Image Studios
Getím Getím Wear
Red Room Records
The Wes Wehmiller Scholarship Foundation
And many more
Daily Insight Group
2013 - 2015
At DIG, I led and worked hands-on with the product design team to create new and exciting products in the divination industry. My responsibilities included overseeing the rebranding and overhaul efforts for the company's web presence and assets, conceptualizing new products with the general manager and VP of product, and coordinating with developers and assisting in the development of our products.
Manager of Design
2005 - 2013
Accomplishments include: Overhauling the company identity with a new logo, style guide, and corporate website to be fresher and current, attracting new clients and affiliates Managing the design team Creating and implementing designs for advertising portals and pay-per-click sites Project management Search engine optimization UI design Assisting in the implementation of Agile development Certified ScrumMaster
SWR Sound Corporation
2002 - 2003
Developing and maintaining the company website
Print and digital ad design, including full-color ads featured in prominent industry magazines like Bass Player and Guitar Player.