Virginia Patterson

Graphic Designer & Illustrator

Delray Beach, FL, USA
Graphic designer with an interest in branding, packaging, publication design, and illustration.

Work Experience


Graphic Designer

February 2016 - Present Boca Raton, Florida, United States


Art Director

March 2015 - January 2016 Florida, United States

New Leaders

Graphic Design Consultant

Design support for the New Leaders in-house marketing and design team. Responsible for updating creative assets, designing policy papers and publications, program and development materials, presentations, social media graphics, and various creative assets ranging from one-pagers to data maps and illustrations.
July 2014 - March 2015 United States

Somos Hermanos Press

Co-founder and Creative

Co-founder, designer, and illustrator at Somos Hermanos Press, an independent bilingual publishing house and sister-run business. Responsible for Somos Hermanos Press identity and brand collateral, design and development of website and social media graphics, and illustration of first published title (May 2014), a bilingual children's book about animal sounds.
2012 - 2016 United States

Virginia Patterson Design

Freelance Graphic Designer

Identity and branding, illustration, annual reports and publications, development materials, print campaigns, presentations and websites // Experience working with small businesses and local, national, and international non-profits as project lead or in collaboration with in-house marketing and design teams.
2011 - Present Delray Beach, Florida, United States

Louisiana State University

Graphic Designer, Office of First Year Experience

Designed print and digital marketing and communications materials for the LSU Office of First Year Experience. Responsible for managing existing creative assets and designing new program campaign graphics, print ads, 2013 annual report, development materials and presentations, and social media and web graphics; assisted with Division website redesign.
June 2013 - August 2014 Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

Auburn University Center For The Arts & Humanities

Freelance Graphic Designer

Designed and illustrated for several university departments and programs, including The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for Arts and Humanities, The International Hunger Institute, and The Community Writing Center. Responsible for program branding, event marketing materials, and illustrations for a campaign video.
January 2012 - May 2013 Auburn, Alabama, United States

UN World Food Programme

Graphic Design Consultant

Design support for the WFP Headquarters IT Division. Creative lead for internal print publication and brochure. Responsible for the entire creative process, assisting with content development and editing, and maintaining the WFP brand standards across materials.
September 2011 - December 2011 United States

Weichert, Realtors

Marketing Assistant

Marketing and design for realty agency in partnership with a new home developer. Responsible for designing all marketing and communications materials for new residential development, including spec catalog for subdivision floorpans, direct mailers, invitations, and print and web ads; additionally, responsible for managing new home online listings and coordinating home photography.
May 2011 - August 2011 Auburn, Alabama, United States

UN World Food Programme

Graphic Design Intern

Intern in the WFP External Communications Division. Responsible for desiging program identities and various creative assets for WFP Youth Outreach, templates for university partners, ads for internal WeFeedBack campaign, and assisting with content development and editing. Reported to the Youth Outreach Coordinator and provided support to the internal marketing and design team.
January 2011 - May 2011 Rome, Italy


Louisiana State University

Master of Fine Arts Candidate, Graphic Design

August 2013 - July 2014 Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

Auburn University

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design

August 2007 - May 2013 Auburn, Alabama, United States


English (Native),
Spanish (Conversational),


CMYK Magazine

Top 100 New Creatives


Auburn University College Of Architecture, Design, And Construction

James P. Regan Scholarship


Auburn University Department Of Graphic Design

A Commendation Award



Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, CSS, HTML, Illustration, Lettering, WordPress,


Logos published in LogoLounge Volume 7 (2012) and Volume 8 (2014)
Featured in CMYK Magazine, Issue #55, Top 100 New Creatives