RAVEN MO is a Chicago-based designer committed to pushing the boundary of typography while building a diverse, bold and inclusive future.

She began her journey of being a socially conscious creative in designing for non-profit organizations like SAIC and AIGA as an in-house designer and student chapter lead before interning at VSA PARTNERS, a global creative agency based in Chicago.

As a creative system builder who experiments within interdisciplinary principles, Raven loves exploring unfamiliar territories, constantly challenging and nuancing her creative process with a systematic approach to produce rich and robust works.

Raven is always open to new opportunities for growth. Send her an email or check out her LinkedIn, Behance & Instagram!

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Experience
August 2019

Present
Student Chapter President
SAIC AIGA
Leads one of the most active student chapters of a nation-wide professional graphic design association, focuses on designer career development and designing for social impact. Increased active members count by 200% and doubled funds raised from hosting events in 2019.
June 2019

Present
Staff Designer
F Newsmagazine
Creates a wide range of editorial design, illustrations and information visualization for an award-winning journal of arts, culture, and politics. Operates on strict deadlines on a monthly basis.
June 2020

August 2020
UX Design Intern
VSA PARTNERS
Teamed up with eight interns on an insight-driven design project that aimed to bridge the gap between young-adult facing brands and Gen Z consumers. Led UX research workshops to establish campaign narrative, supported creative lead on creative direction and developed a fully responsive website with social media campaign.
May 2019

August 2019
Graphic Design Intern
Core 12
Collaborated with marketing team to develop and execute the full spectrum of creative content such as print collaterals, signage designs, motion designs. Prototyped and visual-polished for real-estate properties including World Trade Center, Willis Tower and 120 Broadway.
December 2018

May 2019
In-House Graphic Designer
IRFM Creative
Specialized in brand development, environmental graphic design, and other forms of communication design that involve campaign concepting, information visualization, digital advertising, creative writing, and photography for school clients.
Education
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Bachelor of Fine Arts 21'
Interests
Toolbox
Brand Development
Art Direction
User Interface Design
User Experience Research
Type Design
Illustration
Publication Design
Narrative Storytelling
Social Media Marketing
Psychological Anthropology
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe AfterEffects
Adobe XD
Bohemian Sketch
Glyphs
InVision
Zeplin
CSS
HTML
Recognitions
2020
Justyna Palka Scholar
Recipient
Peanut Butter & Jelly Award
Recipient
The Edmund C. Arnold Chapter of the Society for News Design at Michigan State University 1st Place for Student Newspaper Design (Organizational Award)
The Edmund C. Arnold Chapter of the Society for News Design at Michigan State University 3rd Place for Best-Designed Website (Organizational Award)
Society of Professional JournalismThe CCC Awards for College Coronavirus Coverage - Audio Winner
2019
Award for Excellence in Illinois College Newspapers: 1st Place in Front Page Layout

Award for Excellence in Illinois College Newspapers: 2nd Place in Featured Page Design
Chicago Adobe Creative Jam
People’s Choice Award
Graphic Design USA American
In-house Design Award
Dean’s List for
Outstanding Students
2017
HACK4GZ Hackathon
Special Award for Young Designers
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