Katie Benjamin Steed

Graphic Designer + Product Photographer

Memphis, TN, USA

Work Experience

Archer Malmo

Art Director

Involved in art direction (development of branding, advertising,and web design, etc.) for clients including International Paper, R. J. Reynolds, Brother International, and Memphis College of Art.
June 2016 - Present Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Memphis College Of Art

Adjunct Faculty, Personal Branding

Developed curriculum for MCA's Personal Branding course that guides students in the discovery and development of a personal brand that is unique, sustainable and maintains the integrity of their personal creative vision.
January 2016 - Present Tennessee, United States

Combustion

Graphic Designer

March 2011 - June 2016 Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Contemporary Media, Inc.

Art Director

Art Director _ Memphis Parent
Advertising Art Director _ Memphis Magazine, MBQ, Memphis Parent, Memphis Custom Publishing
May 2010 - March 2011 Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Auto-Chlor System

Graphic Designer

February 2010 - May 2010 Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Combustion

Creative Intern

August 2008 - May 2009 Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Education

Memphis College Of Art

Bachelor of Design Arts

Graphic Design Concentration / Art History Minor / Magna Cum Laude
August 2006 - May 2009 Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Awards

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Gold ADDY (district) | Archer Malmo for International Paper | Accent Wine Box | Designer

2017

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

AAF Best of Show (regional) | Archer Malmo for International Paper | Travel Sales Kit | Designer

2017

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

AAF Special Judges' Award (regional) | Archer Malmo for International Paper | Accent Wine Box | Designer

2017

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Gold ADDY (regional) | Specialty Advertising | Archer Malmo for International Paper | Accent Wine Box | Designer

2017

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Gold ADDY (regional) | Packaging | Archer Malmo for International Paper | Accent Wine Box | Designer

2017

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Gold ADDY (regional) | Sales Promotion | Archer Malmo for International Paper | Travel Sales Kit | Designer

2017

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Gold ADDY (regional) | Art Direction | Archer Malmo for International Paper | Travel Sales Kit | Designer

2017

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Silver ADDY (regional) | Combustion for Cooper-Young Business Association | Photographer

2015

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Gold ADDY (regional) | Combustion for International Paper | Graphic Design

2013

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Silver ADDY (regional) | Combustion for International Paper | Graphic Design

2013

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Gold ADDY + Best of Web (regional) | Combustion for Memphis College of Art | Social Media | Designer

2012

Memphis College Of Art

Artist's Link

2009

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Catalog Design, Digital Photography, Editorial Design, Interior Photography, Product Photography,

Exhibitions

Nasty Women Memphis
Marshall Arts, Memphis, Tennessee, 2017.

2016 Biennial Alumni Exhibition
Juried by Mark Scala
Hyde Gallery, Memphis College of Art, 2016.

Young Collectors Memphis
Juried Exhibition
Crosstown Arts, Memphis, Tennessee, 2016.

In•form
Crosstown Arts, Memphis, Tennessee, 2016.

Examination in Pink: A Case Study
Solo Exhibition, Alumni Gallery, Memphis College of Art, 2015.

2014 Biennial Alumni Exhibition
Group Exhibition, Hyde Gallery, Memphis College of Art, 2014.