Meet our Graphic Designer Kate! She has worked here for 3 years, going on 12 (it’s an inside joke). She loves taking the client’s vision and goals and creating unique designs that match! We hope you enjoy getting to learn a little bit more about her.
What is your favorite thing about working here?
The people I get to work with.
What is the hardest part of your job?
Making photo selections – there are always so many good ones.
What is the best part about your job?
Working with small businesses, supporting their passion; and sharing about the community within the magazine.
What is your favorite memory while working here?
Christmas sock exchanges.
What is a fun fact about you that most people don’t know?
I have a looming case of telephonophobia.
Where are you from?
I’m originally from the KC area.
What is your favorite restaurant in Columbia?
It’s a tie between Skylark and Yellowdog Bookshop. I consume books.
Who is your celebrity crush?
If you could leave tomorrow and go anywhere in the world, where would it be?
An uninhabited, isolated, warm beach.
If you won a million dollars, what would you do?
Pay off debt and then invest the rest for my family’s future. Also, maybe hire a cleaning service solely dedicated to cleaning dog hair from my life.
What is your favorite childhood movie?
Lady and the Tramp.
What is the best concert you’ve ever been to?
One of the TMBG ones, I forget which.
What is your favorite design you created?
There have been way too many to choose just one, though for sentiment’s sake: probably the baby announcements for my kiddos.
What is your best design hack?
Never stop learning. I probably find new tricks every week via tips and tricks from YouTubers, TikTokers and Insta reels; beware the rabbit hole though.
Favorite design software?