Hi! I’m Maggie. I’m a freelance designer based in Chicago with experience across print, digital, brand identity, concept development and social media consulting. I have worked with a diverse range of clients from global leading companies (Gatorade, Fannie May Candies and 1-800-Baskets) to startups to find their voice.
Employment and project experience
African American Studies, UIC, Graduate Assistant
Handled all social media content, created marketing campaigns for growth, designed posters for events, documented and edited content from events, and conducted interviews.
Worked with small and large businesses to find their branding, website, print and digital needs under various deadlines.
DesignPac, Freelance Designer
Worked with Fannie May Candies and 1800-baskets to promote sales through direct mailers, banners and more.
ArtSpace 8, Curatorial Assistant Intern
Helped with daily tasks around the gallery such as pitching sales, managing the desk and designed flyers, tear sheets and more. Maintained and updated the collection through an online database.
FleishmanHillard Chicago, Creative & Planning Intern
Assisted the design team with any tasks needed. Such as, creating decks, layouts, editing photos, brainstorming, and research for brands such as Gatorade and PepsiCo.
Augustana Centre for Whistler Criticism, Whistler Centre Researcher
Worked to create a digital archive of lifetime criticism of James McNeill Whistler and his art. Transcribed original documents, added to research from international archival collections, and handled collections.
Union League Club, Chicago, IL, Communications & Art Intern
Worked with the art curator to organize exhibitions, designed exhibition collateral, and other club design needs.
Qualifications and education
-MA in Museum Studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago
-BA in Art History & Graphic Design from Augustana College