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
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 open to new opportunities for growth.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Bachelor of Fine Arts 21'
User Interface Design
User Experience Research
Social Media Marketing
Justyna Palka Scholar
Peanut Butter & Jelly Award
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
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
Special Award for Young Designers