EMILY LAWRENCE

Designer

I’m a hands-on designer and enjoy the challenge of making complex ideas accessible. My specialties include art direction, visual design, interactive design, user experience design, package design as well as product and brand-building strategy. I'm available for freelance projects and open to job inquiries.
General info
Designer
San Francisco, CA
I’m a hands-on designer and enjoy the challenge of making complex ideas accessible. My specialties include art direction, visual design, interactive design, user experience design, package design as well as product and brand-building strategy. I'm available for freelance projects and open to job inquiries.
Experience
San Francisco, CA
Jul 2013 - Present
Experience Design Lead & Manager
San Francisco, CA
Dec 2012 - Present
UI Designer
New York, NY
Jun 2011 - Present
Senior Interactive Art Director
Under the direction of our VP of User Experience I am responsible for Product Design and User Experience. I collaborate closely with Product, Development, Marketing, Editorial and Member Services teams to provide innovative design solutions for our users to discover new music and learn more about the music they already love.
New York
Nov 2010 - Jun 2011
Art Director
New York, NY
Oct 2009 - Oct 2010
Visual Designer
Lime Company is the parent company to LimeWire, the world’s most popular file-sharing software. As well as the parent company to a revolutionary New Music Service that is still in development.

While at Lime Company I continued to develop the Lime Company and LimeWire brands. I was responsible for the redesigned the Lime Company and LimeWire websites and as well as marketing, sales, and event collateral.

In parallel, I lead the design of all marketing materials for their New Music Service. Including the design of the product website, online music player, launch videos and sales collateral.
Charleston, SC
May 2009 - Present
Owner/Freelance Designer
MillyHart Creative
My freelance studio specializing include art direction, visual design, interactive design, package design as well as product and brand-building strategy.
Charleston, SC
May 2007 - May 2009
Senior Art Director
DLO was acquired by Philips Electronics in 2007. I continued as Art Director for the mp3 accessories division responsible for the design and management of all creative for the global market – including packaging, advertising, web design as well as marketing, sales and event collateral.
Charleston SC
Nov 2002 - May 2007
Art Director/Lead Designer
As Art Director at Digital Lifestyle Outfitters (DLO) I was responsible for the design and management of all creative – including packaging, advertising, web design as well as marketing, sales and event collateral.
Charleston, SC
May 2007 - May 2008
Creative Director
I have a passion for design and enjoy being involved in my local art and design community. In 2007, I designed and launched a magazine and corresponding website called Charleston's Most Unique. This quarterly publication highlights local businesses making a positive impact in the Charleston community.
Raleigh, NC
Jun 2002 - Nov 2002
Freelance Designer
Duke University Creative Services
Education
Raleigh NC
Aug 1998 - May 2002
Bachelor of Graphic Design
Four Year Professional Degree

8 Professional Design Studios
3 Typography Design Courses
3 Imaging for the Graphic Designer Courses
Additional studies in Graphic Design Theory + History
Prague, Czech Republic
Jun 2001 - Aug 2001
Academy of Applied Arts
Summer Abroad program studying poster design, illustration and printmaking
Software Knowledge
Software Knowledge
Mac OS
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Quark Xpress
Adobe Dreamweaver
FileMaker Pro
MicroSoft Office

WORKING KNOWLEDGE
CSS
HTML
Adobe Flash
Honor's + Awards
Honors + Awards
GD USA: American Package Design Award | 2008
National Elks Club Scholarship | 1998 – 2000
NCSU Academic Enhancement Scholarship | 1998 – 2000
NCSU Dean’s List
National Honors Society | 1995 – 1998
After Hours
Visit my blog to see what I do when I'm not pushing pixels.