Emily Dove


Oakland, CA, USA
Freelance illustrator with extensive knowledge of the greeting card industry. Particularly interested in pursuing book publishing and nature illustration.

Client list includes
Parragon Books
American Greetings
Kindermusik International
Crane & Co
Seattle Symphony
SF Jewish Community Center

Work Experience

Emily Dove Illustration + Design


March 2011 - Oakland, California, United States

The Nimbus Factory


Uncommonly charming design boutique featuring illustrative design services, paper goods, and home decor products.
2011 - 2016 Oakland, California, United States

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


Ringling School Of Art And Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts

2003 - 2007 Sarasota, Florida, United States


Society Of Illustrators

Selected for the Society of Illustrators 57 Book and Exhibition


AAF Addy Awards

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


American Greetings

Chairman's Award Nominee


American Greetings

Chairman's Award Nominee



First Place Scholarship Award