As a designer at Refinery29, I research different illustration styles for editorial and branded projects and pitch them to creative directors and clients; then, work with freelance illustrators and guide them on conception and execution.
Illustrator: Bijou Karman
Client: National Association of Realtors
Concept: A series of articles featuring first-time home buying experiences from different perspectives. Each illustration tells a different individual’s story: the twenty-something who buys a fixer-upper, the single mom who seeks a fresh start after a divorce, etc.
Illustrator: Barbara Dziadosz
Client: Dairy Farmers of Ontario
Concept: Tips from different Canadian women about how they’re making the most of summer celebrations while staying home (with dairy recipes at the forefront).
Illustrator: Ada Bucholc
Concept: This article featured real women’s stories about solo travel, and how they balanced adventure with safety.
Illustrator: Jordan Moss
Concept: A personal essay about a woman who loves to swim, and her journey to body acceptance and confidence after her carefree childhood around the water was interrupted by a stranger calling her “fat.”