• I'm new-ish to Seattle, most recently from Lander, Wyoming. With 8 years of experience as a designer, most of my experience has come from smaller teams where I've often sketched initial concepts for projects that I also later press-checked. This greater perspective on the design process allowed me to manage projects, advise interns, mentor junior designers, and delegate work to freelancers.
     
    As a student at Drake University, I studied magazine journalism and graphic design. Today, I still love sharing meaningful stories with niche audiences.
     
    I know that teams energize my work and boundaries give clarity. I never mistake en-dashes for em-dashes. I have the vision of an art director but the detail of a production designer. My Strengthsfinder Profile is: Adaptability, Individualization, Ideation, Strategic, Maximizer.
     
    I volunteer locally here in Seattle with design/creative organizations (Creative Mornings, AIGA), and playing outside. I lead day hikes and short backpacking trips within my church community, and I volunteer as a belayer with Peak 7 so kids can go rock climbing.
     
    I'm also at www.about.me/allijack, and over at LinkedIn & Twitter. Download me résumé on the left and let me know if you'd like to work together!
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