ESTELLE BARRETT / a creator of sorts

Art Director concepting with a Designer's finesse,
providing direction and design evolving brands and their environments

​P R O F E S S I O N A L   E X P E R I E N C E

Brand + Digital + Environmental + Print

May 2018 - Present
​Working alongside the likes of: Alusiv: University of Penn, Temple, The Nature Conservancy // The Creative Engagement Group // Group G // J&J Snackfoods: SuperPretzel, Luigi’s, Sour Patch Kids, WholeFruit // Judi Ludi Productions: Do | AC // LevLane // The Moment // Wild Sky Events

WRG Live | Philadelphia, PA
Graphic Designer + Creative Management
July 2014 - May 2018
A global live communication and experiential agency that combines 25 years’ experience with deep business insight to develop intelligent creative for world leaders and global brands.

Collaborate and lead design teams in both the US and UK in visual concepts and development for live events / environments, manage / maintain design assets, and project / production schedules. Developed / maintained production flow while representing the design studio during production meetings or presentation to clients. Creator / creative manager of WRGglimpse, a monthly webzine for internal inspiration and happenings. Co-Creator / launched My Little Pony, a monthly team round up discussing the ins and outs of livery. Instrumental in locating, organizing, and developing the space for Philadelphia’s home / landmark. Brand enforcer.

Clients: Bausch + Lomb // Daiichi-Sankyo // Sanofi Pasteur // VaxServe, Sandoz // AstraZeneca // Women’s Way

Alusiv | Philadelphia, PA
Graphic Designer
June 2011 - July 2014
Studio providing communication design services for corporate, cultural, educational and public clients.
Responsible for visual direction in concepts and sketch, design, page layout, file / image maintenance, image editing, and production in print and exhibition. 

Clients: Phila Department of Public Health // University of Pennsylvania // Atlantic City Alliance // American Swedish Historical Museum // Virtua

Eightegrity | Philadelphia, PA
Graphic Designer/Production Assistant 
May 2010 - January 2011
A graphic design firm specializing in branding collateral and web design for local and national corporations along with non profit organizations.

Executed design solutions for a variety of project types including logo designs, website layouts,  posters, direct mail, and advertisements. Participate in project management, client communications, scheduling and vendor management, conduct weekly status meeting with Art Director, adhere  
to budgets and deadlines.

Clients: Arise Academy // Estia // Philadelphia Center for Arts and Technology // Parkway Museums District // Neumann University​

OSBX Creative Group | Philadelphia, PA 
Graphic Design Intern
June 2008 - August 2008
A print, interactive and film graphic design studio.

Worked on projects from conception to final piece under  strict deadlines for print materials  including: ads for magazines / newsprint, decals for vehicles,  posters, mailers, assisted Creative Director on the set of an Internet commercial. Performed daily production  tasks, scans, and  
image maintenance. 

Clients: Manayunk Arts Festival // Risque Entertainment // Edythe’s // Powerade

Historical Society of Pennsylvania | Philadelphia, PA 
Conservation Volunteer
September 2007 - December 2007
One of the oldest historical societies in the US, it has one of the largest family history libraries in the nation, with preeminent printed collections on the pa and regional history, and offers superb manuscript collections. As a volunteer I cleaned, mended and housed books and documents important to Pennsylvania’s history.

E D U C A T I O N 
Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA | BFA Graphic Design 2009

P U B L I C A T I O N,  A W A R D S   A N D   N O M I N A T I O N S

HaikuJAM: Create Beauty Together, 2016
_hot_biscuits illustrations

Beneath the Surface: Life, Death, and Gold in Ancient Panama, Penn Musuem | Global Fine Art Awards, Best Ancient Art Exhibition, 2015
Created while working with Alusiv

Created while working with Alusiv

Navigating the New Year 2013 Holiday Card | Print Celebrates Design 2014
Created while working with Alusiv

10 Years of Alusiv | 2013 AIGA Philadelphia Top 100 Design Award Winner

                          American Design Awards, 1st Place - Winter 2012

Created while working with Alusiv

​American Swedish Historical Museum, Marketing Kit Design | American Design Awards, 3rd Place - Winter 2012
Created while working with Alusiv

​​Your Life, Your Plan | Graphic Arts Association, Neographics 2012 Best of Category
Digital Color Graphics: Xerox Award: Diaries, Digital: Toner based/Inkjet

Created while working with Alusiv

​Neumann University, "We Love The Knight Life" | 2011 Bronze CUPPIE Award
Created while working with Pilla Creative Group

Mother's Milk | Designing For The Greater Good, published January 2010
The book features examples of nonprofit and cause related design world wide.
Hung in the industry’s lead guild, AIGA, competition Campain2Sustain,
January 12-30, 2009 at the Ice Box Gallery.