SDSU Special Collections & University Archives Brochure

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  Date: 2015 While I was working as a graphic designer for SDSU Special Collections and University Archives, which is part of the SDSU Library, I designed a new 12-page brochure for the department. The […]

Collaboration Kitchen

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Date: Spring 2013 I designed this Identity System, in partnership with my fellow designer and classmate Loren Burgess, for my Spring 2013 Branding class. We designed an entire identity system for a local non-profit organization, […]

UC Davis Reports

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Date: 2008-2011 During my time at UC Davis as an in-house designer for Facilities Management and the Administrative Resource Management Division, I did quite a few annual reports, and other various budget and departmental reports. […]

Spirit Lab

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SDSU Spirit Lab Exhibit, Main Entrance Wallpaper       SDSU Spirit Lab Exhibit California map infographic   SDSU Spirit Lab Exhibit display case sign detail   SDSU […]

UC Davis Good Life Garden

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  A photo of the tomato and basil sign in the Good Life Garden.   Date: July 2009 During my time working as an in-house designer at UC Davis, I created a series […]

MFA Thesis

MFA Thesis Exhibition: Inter/ra Text My thesis exhibition for my MFA with an emphasis in graphic design at SDSU ran from April 19-April 30 of 2015. The exhibition consisted of four separate pieces that functioned […]

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009: 100 Days of UI Challenge

January 7th, 2016|Comments Off on 009: 100 Days of UI Challenge

Day 9 of the 100 days of UI challenge! Here is my design for prompt # 009. Prompt # 009: music player 100 Days of UI Challenge Day 008: music player Typeface is Work Sans. […]

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008: 100 Days of UI Challenge

January 4th, 2016|Comments Off on 008: 100 Days of UI Challenge

Day 8 of the 100 days of UI challenge! Here is my design for prompt # 008. Prompt # 008: 404 100 Days of UI Challenge Day 008: 404. A black hole! Typeface is Ubuntu. Check out […]

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007: 100 Days of UI Challenge

December 10th, 2015|Comments Off on 007: 100 Days of UI Challenge

Day 7 of the 100 days of UI challenge! Here is my design for prompt # 007. Prompt # 007: Settings 100 Days of UI Challenge Day 007: Settings Typefaces are FontAwesome and Avenir. Check out […]

About Me

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Katie is a visual and UX/UI designer and new media artist interested in the connection between typography and technology. She is a Masters of Fine Art graduate from the San Diego State University School of Art and Design with an emphasis in graphic design. She loves the world of design, and also does commissioned design work; her most recent notable projects including exhibition design for “Spirit Lab: New Religious Thought in the Golden State,” an exhibit at the San Diego State University Love Library, and “Comic-Con Kids,” a website exploring the history of Comic-Con International. She was awarded the Creative Arts Research Excellence Award at the SDSU 2015 Student Research Symposium Creative and Performing Arts Pilot Program for her typeface and presentation, Mutable Typography: Development of the Typeface Model Q.

Skills

PHOTOSHOP: 95% Expertise

ILLUSTRATOR: 95% Expertise

INDESIGN: 95% Expertise

WORDPRESS: 90% Expertise

HTML & CSS: 85% Expertise

FONTLAB STUDIO: 85% Expertise

Testimonials

As a non-artistic business owner, I rely on Kathryn to guide the art development process for my business. She handles this efficiently and competently. Her art constantly gathers praise from my customers and has been a great benefit to our advertising program!

She is also easy to work with and a great listener. Every time she has been hired she delivered exactly the look and feel we wanted for our advertising–always adding her wonderful creativity to the project.

Kris M.
Katie has worked for me several times and has always delivered top notch graphic design, illustration, and page layout work. She’s covered multiple mediums (online, print, and merchandise) and has always delivered the product she promised.

I am a very picky customer, and Katie has patiently worked me me through many (once 53) revisions until the product was perfect.

Sean N.