“The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love, and be greater than our suffering.” – Ben Okri
“I’m a Nutella enthusiast, because that sounds better than addict, and a Jane Austen groupie.”
Katie J is a visual asset to Lirio in more ways than one! (Don’t make it weird.) She prettifies all digital graphics and art for the representation of our brand. She is an avid doodler, conceptual illustrator, and captivating graphic artist with an impressive knack for visual aesthetics. If you need help bringing your ideal design to life, Katie is your go-to girl!
Work & Education:
Graphic Designer, Lirio, 2015–Present
Junior Designer, BPV Capital Management, 2015
Graphic Design Intern, Chick-fil-A Corporate, 2014
Graphic Design Intern, Orange Sparkle Ball, Inc., 2014
Honors Program Student Worker, Carson-Newman University, 2013–2014
Freelance Graphic Artist, 2011–Present
B.A., Graphic Design, Summa Cum Laude, Carson-Newman University, 2015
Katie originally comes from Kingsport, Tennessee. She graduated from Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City with her Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design. Katie is a Nutella enthusiast and a Jane Austen groupie, whose artistic idols include Alexey Brodovitch, Monet, and John French.
Mac or PC: “Mac, 100%.”
Favorite thing from childhood: “Disney, crayons, and art!”
Hobbies/interests: “I really love hats, especially vintage hats. I actually have a vintage hat collection.”