Amanda is an accomplished graphic designer and creative lead with over 10 years in the communications field, developing a myriad of creative concepts to solve communication challenges in the transportation, food and beverage, retail (B2C), pharmaceutical, and technology industries.
Originally from Orlando, Florida, her client portfolio includes several notable organizations – including Underwriter’s Laboratories (UL), Disney, AbbVie, and more. Amanda has led a number of projects, including the organizational re-brand efforts for UL, the development and execution of UL’s 2017 LPGA Tournament event in Seoul, South Korea, and creative execution for the 2015 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. During her most recent role with AbbVie, she led a team of creatives who were given the task of bringing three new pharmaceutical products to worldwide markets in 2018 with the “Life Won’t Wait” campaign – showing that disease doesn’t have to hinder a patient’s life with the right treatment.
Amanda earned her Master of Arts degree in Visual Communications and Interactive Media from the University of Central Florida. After attending school in Florida, she moved to the Midwest and applied her graphic design talents to her work in branding, event and tradeshow planning, and print work. Developing brand identities for clients across multiple industries, she takes great joy in developing strategic messaging for her clients and turning that message into creative deliverables that help organizations stand out in their respective fields.
Amanda is a member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), the Society of Typographic Arts, and the Chicago Advertising Federation. In her down time, Amanda loves to travel abroad, practice yoga, and competes in archery competitions around the state. She lives in the Chicago area with her beloved cats, Ellie and Winston.