Your Mission, Should You Choose to Accept It…

Design Jobs: Love them or hate them, they are a part of my life.

Personally, I like designing things for people. Logos, stationary, invites, website, blogs, jewelry — You name it, I’m on it! I find it fun to stretch my creativity while giving the client what they need or want.

I work best when I’m given an idea of what the customer needs from my design, a few of their thoughts on how it should look, and a lot of info about them and whatever it is I’m designing for! This gives me the direction to create something they will like with the freedom to make it my own.

For instance, I was commissioned to make a birthday invite. Must be web friendly, but also printable. Must be girlie. Must be something to do with “Bowling.” Must be custom.

Easy enough. For me, this sort of thing starts with brainstorming and sketches (if not physical, then mental) until I find a winning design or two. I went over what I knew about the clients, the party goers, the event and went to work!

This is what I came up with:

Which was well-received and probably would have made the cut… Until, plans for the event changed to add a “Rock Star” element. Revisions were hurriedly requested and the design underwent a series of changes in a new direction,

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