Ashley Edes is a cultural engineer with global experience in branding and creative direction. Prior to co-founding conscious creative studio NARA collective, Ashley ran Experiential Marketing for TOMS, developing values-aligned experiences for the “One for One” brand. Projects include WE ARE ONE, a female-identified festival during SXSW in partnership with Girlschool. With TOMS, she also created a disruptive campaign with Tinder for World Sight Day (with 2.7m views in four days). Ashley began her career in NYC where she spearheaded global marketing for IMG Fashion’s 30+ events, launching social for Fashion Week NY, Miami, Toronto, Istanbul and Sydney, growing their audience to one million.
Zita is a diner enthusiast and passionate cinephile who decided to pursue graphic design in NYC after working in architecture and event design for 2 years. An avid illustrator and concept artist, she is looking forward to combining her new design and type skills with her artistic passion! Originally from Sydney, Australia, she loves finding creative inspiration through traveling, meeting new people, and soaking up new environments.
Eva Van der Borght
Eva, graphic designer and one of the few international Belgians living in NYC. Found my love for design through marketing, which pivoted me into branding and web design. Always up for a challenge, I think no idea is too crazy to accomplish and I make sure to see projects through from concept to rollout.
I go by Mailia. I am a graphic designer and book enthusiast from CA/NY. As a (very) recent graduate from the Shillington School of Graphic Design in NYC, I am excited to explore the depths of my creativity and imagination.
Project Name: Bau | Website: mailiajackson.com
Tommy Stevens is a Delawarean graphic designer living in NYC. While he loves design, he's also a huge audiophile with a passion for producing music. Tommy's forging his own creative path in the big city and is excited for what the future holds. He'll also work for burritos.
Project Name: Proper Dose | Website: tommystevensdesign.com
Kimi Zou deeply believes that the joy of life relies on doing what you love. He has spent years on identifying his passion and exploring different possibilities of career such as accountant, developer, athlete, musician and a lot more. And now he can confidently say that he has found his love in graphic design where he can turn all his past experience into beautiful and creative work! He is ready to get his foot in the graphic design industry and excited to turn the page to the next chapter of his life!
Project Name: Anti-Contagious | Website: kimi.design
Anna Davis is from Richmond, VA and is especially interested in brand design, packaging, and illustration. She is a graduate of Virginia Tech and previously worked as a multimedia journalist, specializing in audience engagement and digital strategy. She is a big fan of the Washington Post's Tik Toks, is always down to talk about pop culture, and has met three other people named Anna Davis before.
Project Name: Rock School | Website: annatdavis.com
I'm Liam, a visual designer and recovering biochemist currently living and working in NYC. Passionate about the interplay between art and science, I use creative and analytical processes to develop design solutions that can spark positive sustainable change. I'm interested in working with domestic and international clients and I have a keen interest in branding, editorial, and UX/UI design.
I am a graphic designer living and working in New York City. Inspired by how art can evoke meaning and expression, I strive to create designs that blend the visual and narrative world. I see design as an important medium of communication, and use it to help people and businesses connect through more than just words. I am passionate about branding and UX/UI and the interaction between information and design.
Project Name: Core | Website: juliemaschlerdesign.com
Hi! My name is Elana and I graduated from The George Washington University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, majoring in Interior & Architecture Design. I have always loved design and art and am so excited that I chose to make a career change into graphic design. This is something that I am very passionate about. I can't wait to continue learning about graphic design throughout this new journey. My other hobbies include, running, watercoloring and traveling.
Project Name: Colaba Hall | Website: elanasari.com
New York City based graphic designer, Jess Reimers, has been honing her design skills for over decade. She is skilled and enthusiastic about typesetting and editorial design as well as UX/UI design. Over the course of her career, Jess has had the opportunity to work with a variety of individuals and groups to develop multi faceted projects and bring them to fruition. Her work is based on the use of her advanced design skills to connect ideas to results, which lead to strong relationships between people and organizations. Jess is looking for new and challenging opportunities to further grow in her career.
Hi, I am Monika. I'm a Graphic Designer. I graduated from the Shillington School of Graphic Design in New York. I am passionate about corporate design and typography. I like to explore the intersection of psychology, art, and design. My background is in fashion design and I practice spiritual art.
Hi! I’m Rachel - a graphic designer based in NYC. As a Bahamian native, I’ve always looked to my surroundings for colour and flair, and I apply this to everything that I do. I’ve worked both at agencies and in a freelance capacity developing brands and designing for a variety of platforms. Currently, I’m interested in branding, packaging, and UX/UI design. As an aspiring art director, I strive to make people smile with great design and am always looking for ways to expand my creative horizons.
Hi! My name is Taylor, I am a graphic designer and artist. I graduated from the College of Charleston in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Studies and Studio Art. Ever since I was young, I have always had a passion to create. This fall, I took a leap to change my career path by enrolling in a graphic design program. I am eager to use the skills I have gained and dive into working as a graphic designer.
Project Name: Museum of Torture | Website: taylorcromptondesigns.com
My name is Yannick Kabuguza. I was born and raised in Rwanda. I currently live in New Jersey. Having a career in graphic design has been my dream since I was very young. I have experience in film making, costume design, and painting. I began my graphic design journey at Shillington three months ago with zero computer experience and English as a third language. I have gained a strong foundation in using a Mac, as well as design, and am very eager to continue growing and developing my skills in my next graphic design opportunity.
Project Name: Hidden Gems | Website: kabuguzaya.myportfolio.com
Chloe Ffion Perkin
I’m a Graphic Designer and illustrator with a background in Textile and Fashion Design, graduating from Birmingham City University with a Bachelors Degree.Originally from England UK, but over the last 2 years I have been based in New York gaining experience both working at Mi Casa, a production studio based in Williamsburg and Born Group, a global digital transformation agency and studying at Shillington School of Graphic Design.
Marielle Rousseau is a designer and lettering artist based in New York City. A graduate of Shillington School of Graphic Design and NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, she specializes in branding identity and conceptual development for clients. Her hand lettering work includes advertising, corporate, and private events. Marielle is passionate about storytelling and helping others find their personal forms of expression.
Niraj Lama Moktan
Niraj is a Nepalese graphic designer based in Los Angeles, CA. Exposed to multi-disciplinary art in his youth, Niraj grew up painting, drawing, dancing, singing and playing music. Leveraging discipline gained in past management positions, Niraj merges his devoted nature with his playful approach to design.
I am Sam, a multi-disciplined Graphic Designer and Creative. Texas born and Brooklyn based, I channel a fine arts background into the world of design. I glean inspiration from a myriad of sources, and approach projects from an angle of play and experimentation. I favor bright colors and bold lines, try to find the whimsy in every brief, and cherish the idiosyncrasies in design. Proficient in a variety of mediums and programs, I am also a capable painter and illustrator, an encyclopedia for almost all things nerdy, owner of 2 big dogs, and am going to start a skateboard club for ages 30+ if anyone’s interested hmu.
Project Name: No Age Magazine | Website: artofsamueldunning.com
Hello! My name is Emily, I am a graphic designer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, I grew up digging for clams and climbing trees, inspired by the many colors and shapes in the wild. After graduating from the University of Washington with a degree in Environmental Studies I worked in the nonprofit industry doing everything from leading backpacking trips to creating social media campaigns, all while moonlighting as a sommelier. These experiences ultimately led me to a marketing position with a sustainability-focused packaging company in the wine industry where I acquired a solid understanding of all aspects of marketing and discovered my love of graphic design. I am open to any new project and love developing new identities from scratch and helping existing brands come to life with a simple refresh.