Being a female small business owner in my early twenties has given me both a lot of challenges and a lot of opportunities. I've been able to learn more about who I am as a designer and what I would like to become, while still being faced with obstacles to help me grow.
A question I frequently ask myself is: "Are You Who You Want to Be?" This statement itself drives me to be the best I can be. I want to help others do the same: create the best visual identity that they can have. Visual brand identity is the backbone for companies. Is your logo design up to par? Do you need help making your presence known? Is your visual presence the best it can be? If you answered no to any of those, I may have the solution!
One of the things I learned during my graphic design career is that you must go the extra mile. This not only helps your changes to get the jobs you need to grow, but the knowledge and expertise to grow, too. Some of the things I've accomplished as a young designer are: completed 5 short internships in college, developed my first successful advertising campaign before graduating, and creating over 60 brands since I began freelancing in 2019. Additionally, I have been featured in 3 Charleston Southern University newsletters or magazines.
By working on a variety of projects and expanding on my skills the last few years, I was able to develop myself to adapt to any situation, have quick turnaround time, and create close professional relationships with my network. My desire to help, grow, and have an impact on others is why I always go the extra mile.