As an award-winning senior creative professional, Linda is highly regarded with 15+ years of experience driving art direction, ideation, dataviz, graphic design of editorial, social and brand identity for digital and print projects. She has an exceptional ability to manage multiple projects under pressure with competing deadlines, requiring multiple software programs and unique workflow challenges, while delivering within scope and tight timelines. Linda leverages in-depth typography and design knowledge to transform and elevate digital media assets for industry leaders. She is recognized as a strong cross-functional collaborator who works well with diverse personalities of colleagues at all levels of an organization.
Linda launched Merryall Studio — an established design firm in 2011. She creates a range of work for several high-profile clients such as: the NBA Washington Wizards and NHL’s Washington Capitals. Other distinguished Merryall Studio clients are: Sony, Pilobolus Dance Company, Northwest Connecticut Land Conservancy and Litchfield Distillery. Linda is often the sole designer for most of her clients as they quickly develop trust in her design process and solutions. This benefits the client by building cohesive branding across a range of work.
She draws her design acumen from extensive time in her career working for large multi-media corporations like ESPN, Sports Illustrated and Condé Nast. She pairs her success in the business of art and design, with her background motivating students in the classroom. Her alliance of academia, entrepreneurship and large corporate design environments is a unique blend.
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