Art Director, Branding, Design & Photography
As an art director of branding, design and photography, Stefanie Carson plays a vital role in developing and maintaining her client’s ever-evolving brands, always working to keep them fresh and modern. With more than 18 years of experience in graphic design as well as photography, Stefanie carries with her an extensive creative arsenal. She enjoys the process of combining photography and design to translate information into eye-catching, easily digestible marketing pieces.
Brand identity, print collateral, digital designs, animated graphics, custom illustrations, I've basically done it all.
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2015 - PRESENT
GREATER PHOENIX ECONOMIC COUNCIL
2014 - 2015
Responsible for the maintenance and evolution of GPEC's brand. This is executed through purposeful design that adheres to GPEC's brand standards. Mentor and manage junior designers and interns. Collaborate cross departmentally to bring creative concepts to life; from traditional marketing material, to event design and execution. I'm also responsible for curating and installing GPEC's rotating local art exhibit.
Senior Graphic Designer + Photographer
Responsible for leading and managing design projects from concept to completion, and ensuring the delivery of high-quality visual assets that align with the brand's objectives and standards. Additionally, I mentored junior marketing staff, monitored evolving design trends, and collaborated with other departments to maintain a cohesive visual identity across the organization.
Lead Graphic Designer
Primarily focused on developing digital and printed marketing pieces to be utilized in the field by SBM's Customer Service Agents for maintaining existing clients as well as capturing new business.
2009 - 2014
2006 - 2009
Freelance Designer + Photographer
Regularly managed and coordinated the development and completion of multiple projects at any given time. Always being mindful of each individual client's particular brand and messaging – having the ability to seamlessly transfer between projects – while maintaining clear communication and meeting project deadlines.
Responsible for utilizing both printed and digital platforms to create marketing pieces for client events, advertisements, real estate investment catalogues and the redesigning of the corporate website.
Stefanie is the secret weapon to my success! She's been my professional right hand for over 15 years now. Her ability to consistently exceed my client's expectations with brilliant, creative and high-quality graphic design, has made her an invaluable asset to my business.
Stefanie is my go to source for graphic design. Everything from holiday cards to website design and corporate marketing pieces, I am constantly amazed by her creativity and ability to conceptualize my ideas. She truly has a unique and special skill when it comes to graphic design!
Senior Marketing Manager
I’ve worked with many graphic designers throughout my career and I can say that Stefanie is one of the most talented and easiest to work with. She is tremendously collaborative and brings such creativity and innovation to every one of her projects. I would highly recommend her to anyone.