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Emily Dove Gross

San Francisco, CA, USA
Freelance illustrator with extensive knowledge of the greeting card industry. Particularly interested in pursuing book design, music packaging, and children's apparel opportunities.

Client list includes
Parragon Books
American Greetings
Kindermusik International
Zynga
Dokogeo
flourish inc
David & Goliath Tees

Also a proud member and co-owner of a design boutique called The Nimbus Factory (www.thenimbusfactory.com)

Work Experience

The Nimbus Factory

Co-owner/Illustrator

Uncommonly charming design boutique featuring illustrative design services, paper goods, and home decor products.
2011 California, Ohio, Georgia

Emily Dove Illustration + Design

Owner

March 2011 San, Francisco, Canada

American Greetings

Line Designer, Humor Department

Art directs entire lines of cards to create a cohesive statement that reflects business intelligence findings and company initiatives. Interprets verse copy to create highly resolved pencil sketches of the design solution which is then transferred to the design studio where the final design is executed. Other responsibilities include leading brainstorms with cross functional teams, collaborating with business intelligence to create overall program design strategies within price range, and reviewing final designs.
Also a member of the following trend groups: Color Source Group, Illustration Now!
July 2007 - March 2011 Cleveland, Ohio, United States

David & Goliath Tees

Art Intern

T-shirt, apparel, and stationery design
June 2006 - August 2006 Clearwater, Florida, United States

Education

Ringling School Of Art And Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts

2003 - 2007 Sarasota, Florida, United States

Awards

AAF Addy Awards

Illustrated a poster for flourish, inc's CSU Engage Poster Campaign that won 'Best in Show'

2010

American Greetings

Chairman's Award Nominee

2010

American Greetings

Chairman's Award Nominee

2009

Design*Sponge

First Place Scholarship Award

2007