My organization lent me out to other groups who needed design work. I had to manage expectations of large groups of people while still delivering something visually striking. The hardest part was cutting down on all the words activists like to cram into everything.

Role
Designer, project manager
Type
Flyers, posters, electronic assets

I was handed a 3-page text document and asked to design a visualization for this national advocacy campaign.

We co-hosted this event with Rights Working Group. They had the final say on design.

The green bars are meant to evoke law books and also contain an equal sign. This echoes the statewide group working on marriage equality issues.

Research at the time showed that people are more likely to pay attention to mailers when they look bland and “official”. I designed this Get Out The Vote mailer in 7 languages. 6 versions were sent out leading up to the big day.

Program cover for the annual fundraising event.

Interior of a program for a fundraiser. Read about my design process.

Program for an event observing the 10-year anniversary of 9/11.

Past conference materials looked drab. I wanted it to look like an album cover, showing the diversity of immigrants. Attendees took multiple copies and we ran out!

Postcard for an arts and culture event. The artists, or their work, are embedded in each letter.