“I believe the essential role of design is to communicate and I absolutely love the challenge of developing successful visual solutions to complex problems.'


A Southern-transplant living in the PNW, Katherine is a passionate designer and art director as well as a dog person, speed-reader, choir geek, avid traveller, and lover of sunshine, puns and porches.

With a diverse creative background in architecture, fine art, graphic design, and advertising, Katherine has experience creating impactful, experiential work in many mediums and scales for clients such as Holland America Line, PepsiCo, Microsoft, Gatorade, BMW Reach Now, Seattle Children's Hospital, Columbia Bank, The MIT Museum, and more.

If you're interested in collaborating, Katherine is always searching for new opportunities and passion-projects!


Experience

Senior Art Director at Copacino + Fujikado
April 2018 – Present Seattle, WA
Senior Creative at Tether, Inc.
December 2018 – April 2018 Seattle, WA
Art Director/Designer at GreenRubino
August 2013 – December 2017 Seattle, WA
Adjunct Professor at Johnson & Wales University
November 2010 – May 2013 Providence, RI
Designer at Malcolm Grear Designers
September 2009 – May 2011 Providence, RI
Freelance Designer at Self-Employeed
January 2009 – Present

Education

Certificate in Advanced Design Thinking at IDEO U
November 2018 – Present
Master of Arts in Graphic Design at Savannah College of Art & Design
Savannah, GA
Master of Architecture at The University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
BA in Architecture, Minor in Fine Art at Clemson University
Clemson, SC

Awards

2017
Gold, Healthcare Advertising Awards
2017
Bronze M for TV Campaign, MarketingNW Awards
2017
Gold, Aster Awards
2017
Gold, Aster Awards
2016
Silver M in Advertising Print Campaign, MarketingNW Awards
2010
The Dean’s Prize for Excellence in Architecture, The University of Kentucky College of Design

Exhibitions

2010
(re)Thinking Sustainability at The Nat’l Partnership for Sustainable Communities, Louisville, KY
2009
Reimagining Shippingport at 21C Museum & Hotel, Louisville, KY

Clients

  • PepsiCo
  • Gatorade
  • Microsoft
  • Holland America Line
  • BMW ReachNow
  • MIT Museum
  • Brown University
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle
  • Columbia Bank
  • Seattle Center
  • Smartsheet
  • Seattle Children's
  • Goodwill
  • Sound Transit
  • Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
  • Washington State Wine Commission

Specialties

  • Branding
  • Visual Identity Systems
  • Environmental Graphic Design
  • Interactive/Experiential Design
  • Print Design
  • Packaging Design
  • Integrated Advertising Campaigns
  • Web Design
  • Social Content Creation
  • Art Direction
  • Typography
  • Handlettering
  • Illustration

Skills

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Microsoft Office
  • iWork
  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • Responsive Web Design
  • AutoCAD
  • Rhino
  • Sketch-up
  • Currently learning After Effects