I provide Design Research, Strategy, Graphic Design, and User Experience Design for businesses, governments, and nonprofits.

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Selected Projects

Backyard Lots

Neighborhood based program that transforms vacant lots into safe and local recreational outlets for youth to self-organize sporting events.

American Greetings: Blog

Lead designer on the redesign of the American Greetings Blog. Updated the blog to better align and connect the brand with their digital audience.

Move & Meet on Madison Street

Street festival to promote health and wellness in the Two Bridges neighborhood, connecting over 2,000 residents with 21 local organizations.

 

The Field Guide to Future Green Map

Guide provides Green Map System (mapmaking nonprofit) with a roadmap to transform into a sustainable enterprise.

NeighborFood: Trilingual Signage

Multilingual wayfinding system in New York City’s Chinatown, Lower East Side, and Two Bridges neighborhoods.

UNICEF: Policy Planning Unit

Narrative and brand identity for UNICEF's new Policy Planning Unit, conducted ethnographic interviews to devise insights for the future trajectory of the unit.

 

American Greetings: Social Content

American Greetings features educational and inspiring content such as quotes, mood boards, cover photos, and blog posts on their social channels and blog. 

American Greetings: Emails

American Greetings shares and advertises new content with their audience through weekly and monthly emails. 

Ann Taylor

Digital marketing assets for site, email, and social media to sell merchandise. Collaborated with Copywriters, Art Directors, and Brand Managers.

 

Moo!

Moo! is a board game used in the classroom to teach students ethics, how to create sustainable food chains, and on purchasing decisions around food.

UNICEF: Digital Workplace

Using human-centered design to develop a global Digital Workplace for 15,000+ UNICEF employees, and creating and facilitating workshops.

Blue Mountain: Social Content

Blue Mountain is an online card brand, and features daily quotes on Facebook and blog posts on the Blue Mountain blog.

 

Social Innovation Research Lab

Brand identity, business cards, powerpoint slides, and report templates for the Social Innovation Research Lab.

Grand St. BID Discount Card Program

Discount card, discount card holder, table tent, and window decal for the Grand Street Business Improvement District.

Condé Nast

Created the "Condé Nast Archives" logo for Google, designed marketing collateral for corporate events and developed keynote presentations.


Clients

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Endorsement

“Kara demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills. She always displayed a positive and constructive attitude to the tasks at hand, engaged with interest and curiosity in the work and brought a creative approach to every assignment she took on. Kara delivered inputs and products on time even under tight deadlines and multiple demands." – Katell Le Goulven, Chief, Policy Planning Unit, UNICEF