Kristen S. focuses on your needs, and not the latest fads or most expensive solutions. Her design solutions are tailored to your audience and what is best for your users. By asking the right questions, defining your goals, and the audience's needs, as a team, we are able to add more value to your products or services.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Annual Reports, White Papers, Catalogs, + Manuals
Logos/Corporate ID Packages
Corporate Presentations + Templates
Social Graphics, Ads, + Emails
UI pieces (Graphics + WordPress Websites)
Kristen S. has been a graphic designer for the last 25 years because as she says, "I'm addicted to problem-solving." It does not matter if it is brochure design, web design, email, or even drawing maps; she just loves finding the perfect solution.
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Her hobbies/interests include:
Traveling with family
Hiking with our dog
Trying new things
Graduated Cum Laude with a Double major in Communications Arts & Design and Photography. Finished one semester early by enrolling in summer classes. Many of Kristen S.'s professors wrote books that were used in other universities to teach Graphic Design. Her education is based on the Swiss style of design which focuses on clean, minimalist layouts. Form always follows function.
Worked with small businesses to Fortune 500 companies.
Kristen S. worked for 15 years as a graphic designer for 10 custom home builders. Creating community logos, stationery, brochures, websites, floor plans, photo retouching, flyers, signage, and banners.
Kristen S. has experience in the Car Wash Industry designing direct mailers, Brochures, logos, email campaigns, signage, and POP displays.
Kristen S. has experience designing for HCA and Bon Secours Health Systems. She created brochures, email campaigns, event invites, signage, vehicle wraps, photo retouching, event photos, annual reports, logos, and direct mailers.
Kristen S. worked for 15 years as a graphic designer for Long & Foster and a few smaller Realtors. She created websites, banner ads, direct mailers, and brochures.
Worked on brochures, direct mailers, logos for events, signage, and stationery for pet non-profits.
Worked with many non-profits including American Heart Association and US FIRST. Created signage, event logos, advertisements, brochures, invites, direct mailers, annual reports, email campaigns, websites, flyers, photo retouching, photographs, and banners.
Created brochures, signage, banners, direct mailers, logos, invites, flyers, and print/digital ads.
Worked with a restaurant and catering company. Created websites, menus, signage, print/digital ads, event invites, point of sale signs, photographs, photo retouch, targeted mailings, brochures, stationery, and presentations.
Worked with a large hospitality client. Created websites, menus, signage, print/digital ads, event invites, point of sale signs, photographs, photo retouch, targeted mailings, brochures, stationery, and presentations.
Worked with ARMI on brochures, giveaways, and signage for a convention.
Over the last 25 years, Kristen S. has created small and large advertisements in newspapers and magazines, as well as digital ads on websites.
Kristen S. has created multiple GIF animations over the years for all types of clients.
Kristen S. has created multiple banner ads and UI graphics for online apps.
Created multiple book covers with a focus on the target audience and communicated the subject matter quickly and in an interesting way.
From 2 panels to 150-page booklets, Kristen S. has created a multitude of brochures over the years. Some were black and white, 2-color, or full-color designs. All followed strict branding guidelines, included photo research, and copywriting as needed. On occasion, she would also create a marketing campaign to help push the product or service.
Over the last 25 years, Kristen S. has created small and large direct mailers targeted to a specific audience to sell a product or service.
Kristen S. has worked on a multitude of email campaigns. Some are templates used on GitHub. Others are HTML coded for MailChimp and Constant Contact. All included a marketing campaign, writing, and research about target audiences.
Kristen S. has taken client information provided through studies and converted the data into engaging graphics that are easier to digest.
Over the last 25 years, Kristen S. has created logos for a diverse client base. From small businesses to Fortune 500 companies.
Kristen S. has a keen eye for user interface design. By asking the right questions, defining your goals, and the audience's needs, she's able to add more value to your products or services.
She utilizes the WordPress platform and often uses the Divi theme. In the past, she created HTML websites from scratch which also gives her insight into editing PHP/CSS to create customized solutions. Once you add in Kristen S. design and photography background you'll be on your way to launching the ideal website.