Hey! I'm Gillian.
I'm a Visual Designer located in Madison Wisconsin. I graduated in May 2017 from University of Wisconsin-Madison. I completed a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts, with an emphasis in Graphic Design and Painting, and a minor in Digital Studies. I currently work as a full-time designer for an incredible start-up in Madison Wisconsin. As of January 2021, I am not accepting any new freelance work.
But I'm happy to chat about a design project you have in mind as a consult! Send me a message in the form below with any questions you might have.
Jan 2020 - Present
Apr 2018 - Jan 2020
Graphic and Multimedia Designer
Sept 2017 - April 2018
Graphic Production Artist
Developed a brand and sub-brand from the ground-up as the sole in-house designer on a 4-person marketing team
Design website, digital reports, guides, digital fliers, social media images, Google Slide presentations, swag, a 360-page book, and other deliverables
Constructed an original visual iconography set with customized avatars
Revamped website design with a complete website overhaul
Collaborating in a 5-person marketing team to make design disability-accessible for over 750 employees and +13,000 members in 55 separate counties across Wisconsin.
Responsible for redesigning and redirecting the company's brand. First graphic designer to work at organization since its inception in 1976. As part of this strategy, I integrated existing design elements into the redesign to make the brand transition a simplified process.
Create new branding materials and deliverables in a variety of forms including brochures, business cards, Wordpress website, letterheads, envelopes, folders, fliers, print templates, PowerPoint presentations, Sharepoint intranet website, t-shirt’s, billboards, social media, car wraps, and more.
Planned and designed over the course of 6 months for the All-Staff Employee Conference surrounding the theme “What’s Next?”, in which +750 people attended.
Collaborated with and advised customers to complete the design, production, and release of printed marketing materials for businesses and organizations
Assembled and prepared final press-ready files based on supplied specifications for several types of printing.
Exceeded expectations, by completing an average of 41 jobs per day, performing at 205% of required rate, with 99% accuracy.