SPRING 2020 TEAM
 
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MARIAH
DRAKE
Team Lead: Spring 2020
FUN FACT
Mariah has approx. 8 Sharpie’s on-hand at all times and loves making to-do lists.
 
FREE TIME ACTIVITIES
Mariah enjoys playing card games and drinking gallons and gallons
of coffee.

 
ASPIRATIONS IN DESIGN
Mariah aspires to graduate in 2020, and from there she would like
to move to Seattle where she wants to start as a graphic designer. Later, she hopes to become an Art Director at a studio.

 
SPECIALTIES IN DESIGN
Brand Identity and Logo Design
SAMANTHA 
ROBBINS
TEAM LEAD: SPRING 2020
FAVORITE PART OF MUNCIE
Samantha loves that Muncie has a focus on unifying the collegiate and residential communities, often through means of arts and food.
 
ASPIRATIONS IN DESIGN
Samantha aspires to work with a design firm to serve unique businesses and organizations.
 
FUN FACTS
Samantha is a former Miss Ball State University. She once rapped onstage at the Indiana State Fair. She is a dancer on Outlet Hip Hop Troupe She acts in a Rocky Horror Picture Show Shadow Cast. She is
a Notary Public.

 
FREE TIME ACTIVITIES
Samantha enjoys doing all styles of dance. She also volunteers with the causes of substance abuse prevention, community unification, healthy lifestyles and environmental sustainability.
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AUBREY
HAYDEN
DESIGNER: SPRING 2020
FUN FACTS
Aubrey has never had a cup of coffee and has chronic hiccups
 
HOBBIES
In her free time, Aubrey likes to paint, bake, read, hike, and listen
to music.


WHY DESIGN?
She chose design because it is something that she always instinctively done just because she enjoyed it, even before she knew it could be a career.

FAVORITE ARTISTS
Aaron Draplin, Studio VØR, Edward Hopper
MARIAH 
JESTER
DESIGNER: SPRING 2020
FUN FACT
As a child, Mariah was thrown by a tornado!

SPECIALTIES IN DESIGN
Branding and Identity

FREE TIME ACTIVITIES
In her free time she enjoys baking, being outside, and diy projects.

WHY DESIGN?
The world of Graphic Design had Mariah mesmerized from the beginning, she somewhat wandered into a Graphic Design Vocational class in High School and felt right at home.
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KYLE
DOODY
DESIGNER: SPRING 2020
ASPIRATIONS IN DESIGN
Kyle aspires to start his own design studio.
 
FUN FACTS
Kyle can speak German.
 
FAVORITE ARTISTS/DESIGNERS
Neville Brody and Rosmarie Tissi
 
SPECIALTIES IN DESIGN
3D Graphics
JAKE
GESICK
WRITER: SPRING 2020
ASPIRATIONS IN DESIGN
Jake aspires to push what he thinks he's capable of so he can
learn different skills


FREE TIME ACTIVITIES
Jake likes to play video games, draw, and play guitar

FUN FACTS
Learning to play guitar

WHY DESIGN?
Design is something that is ever changing, and always has
something new to learn
 
 
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CAMEO 
SMITH
PROJECT MANAGER: SPRING 2020
FUN FACT
She once won $100 at a spelling bee that she learned about on
the same day.

 
FAVORITE DESIGNER/ARTIST
Claude Monet and Yeye Weller

FAVORITE QUOTE
"When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. I read that one on a can of lemonade. I like to think it applies to life." -Andy Dwyer, Parks and Rec

FREE TIME ACTIVITIES
Cameo enjoys music festivals, motocross events, podcasts,
and movies
 
JARED CARTER
PROMOTIONS: SPRING 2020
SPECIALTIES IN DESIGN
Web Design

FREE TIME ACTIVITIES
Jared enjoys playing guitar, hiking, photography, and eating.
 
FAVORITE QUOTE
"Maybe you should stop overthinking so much and trust the way life happens. Things change. Every year you grow into someone else and you should always chase all the things that make you feel free." -R.M. Drake

FAVORITE DESIGNER/ARTIST
Mikael Brandrup
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PAUL
KIHN
PROMOTIONS: SPRING 2020
SPECIALTIES IN DESIGN
Marketing photography and identity design

ASPIRATIONS IN DESIGN
Paul aspires to work on projects that allow him to be mobile and
travel to new places.


FREE TIME ACTIVITIES
Paul likes to watch sports, photography, hike, travel, and hunt.

FAVORITE DESIGNER/ARTIST
Virgil Abloh, Casey Neistat, Kanye West, Jerry Lorenzo
XANDER
CRAWLEY
RESEARCHER: SPRING 2020
FREE TIME ACTIVITIES
Xander enjoys listening to music, and spending time with his
pets and family
FAVORITE DESIGNER/ARTIST 
Aubrey Beardsley and Alphonse Mucha
SPECIALTIES IN DESIGN

Branding and Identity Design

FUN FACT
Xander has seven siblings!
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KIMBERLY
HOLBROOK
ANIMATOR: SPRING 2020
SPECIALTIES IN DESIGN
Motion Graphics and Animations in both 2D and 3D environments

ASPIRATIONS IN DESIGN
Kimberly aspires to work for a company that specializes in creating animated content, whether that be feature films or advertisements.
 
FUN FACTS 
The way she got into animation was by playing on Flipnote Studio,
an app that originally debuted on the Nintendo DSi in 2009.


FREE TIME ACTIVITIES
Kimberly enjoys horseback riding, nature walks, oil and watercolor painting, playing video games, watching TV, and singing. 
 
JAMES
ONG
ANIMATOR: SPRING 2020
FAVORITE DESIGNER/ARTIST
Mike Mignola and Tsutomu Nihei
FREE TIME ACTIVITIES
James enjoys hiking, reading and 3D Printing.
ASPIRATIONS IN DESIGN
James aspires to inspire others to explore the creative arts.
SPECIALTIES IN DESIGN

Motion Graphics and 3D MODELING

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ROSALIE
BUCKLEY
DESIGNER: SPRING 2020
FREE TIME ACTIVITIES
Rosalie enjoys hiking, watching movies, and drawing.
 
FAVORITE ARTISTS
Paula Scher, Elaine de Kooning, and Charles White
 
FAVORITE QUOTE
"Design is the intermediary between information and understanding." – Hans Hoffman
SPECIALTIES IN DESIGN

Layout and logo design

ERIN
MAWHORTER
PROJECT MANAGER: SPRING 2020
FREE TIME ACTIVITIES
In her free time, she enjoys gardening, kayaking, kickboxing, painting, and watching the office.
FAVORITE PLACE IN MUNCIE
Queer Chocolatier 
WHY DESIGN?
Erin chose design because it could challenge her and allow her
to use her art at the same time.
ASPIRATIONS IN DESIGN

Erin aspires to own a business and do freelance design.

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