Megan Lee is a graphic designer and illustrator in
the Chicagoland area whose heart is in activating improvement by virtue of self-discovery. Her overarching goal is to help others embrace their distinctly branded presence through an honest, positive, and meaningful visual voice.

Time investments outside of design include: crafting with friends, creating happiness, and being inspired by humble spirits. Want to get
in touch? Visit the links below or send me an email.

Experience

Frey Design  Designer | Roselle, IL
Fall 2014–present

Lead a vast array of projects in both print and web including retail packaging, UI/UX responsive design for clients ranging industries, publication design, annual reports, and logo design/
whole branded campaign. Carried the majority of each assigned project from initial concept development and research to final implementation. Fine tuned a balance between attention
to detail and fast project pace through being challenged by diverse deadlines.

Simple Truth  Design Intern (advanced to contract Designer) | Chicago, IL
Summer 2013–Fall 2014

Created independently and collaboratively with a team of multidisciplinary professionals for
a variety of clients and media. Experienced presenting to clients as well as internally to the team. Projects included website concept design, logo concept development through final implementation, e-blast design, and high-level, collaborative brand ideation. Strengthened
a flourishing language of design rationale.

Interned from May 2013–September 2013.
Transitioned to contract designer September 2013–December 2013.

Rule29  Design Intern | Geneva, IL
Summer 2012

Designed independently and collaboratively with the team at Rule29 for a variety of clients. Projects included in-house promotional materials, logo concept development, print campaigns, production design on an extensive annual report, and simple mobile site design. Contributed to website content organization, client questionnaires, and office cookie consumption.

EDUCATION

Columbia College Chicago  Chicago, IL
December 2012
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design

Loyola University Chicago  Chicago IL
September 2007–May 2009
Undergraduate Studies in Biology, Extensive studies in Studio Art

INVOLVEMENT

American Institute of Graphic Arts Chicago
Society of Typographic Arts

SKILLS

Able to balance a self-directed, courageous approach with rational perspective to resolve design challenges. Can aid in selling ideas to clients beyond expectation.

Very Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
Proficient in Microsoft Office, iWork, and HTML & CSS
Skilled in hand lettering, illustration, and UI/UX design

It would be so wonderful to hear from you. If you have a work related inquiry or just hope to chat, please feel free to give me a shout.

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