With over 10 years of hands-on experience in visual design and art direction, Nicole brings her skills to diverse environments ranging from agency, in-house, to startup. She has worked with some internationally recognized brands, such as: Cadillac, Celebrity Cruises, Sephora, and Google. Many of her projects focus on designing brand systems for stronger identities and visual messaging; directing the layout design for books and a variety of digital-based campaigns. Nicole is passionate about and experienced with a wide range of styles and techniques, but has a penchant for creating clean, modern and sophisticated design.
Active professionally and academically, Nicole is a member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), Center for Cross-Cultural Design (AIGA XCD) and World Affairs Council. She has been a juror for the Graphic Design Portfolio Review at the New England School of Art & Design, as well as the Rammy Award for Visual Media at Suffolk University.
Nicole believes in the importance of having a clear and inspiring vision and, more importantly, working with peers who share the same vision. Her goal is to create work that raises not only client profiles and profits, but also informs, inspires, and perhaps makes a difference in our world.
In this 8-week part-time or 1-week accelerated course, students learn the tools, theory, and practical techniques needed to create visually stunning designs.