ABOUT 

 

NATALIE

Natalie Young is an art director for an ad agency based out of Salt Lake City. She is also a founding and managing editor of the award-winning poetry magazine Sugar House Review. Natalie is a member of the Utah Arts Advisory Board, as well as the board of Lightscatter Press.
 
Natalie is half Puerto Rican and half Brigham Young. She's left-handed and a fan of Dolly Parton and green olives.
 
Her poetry has been published in Los Angeles Times, Rattle, Tampa Review, South Dakota Review, Green Mountains Review and others.
 
 

"She's always creative, willing to explore new ideas, and technically skillful. She has an excellent eye for design. She's fun to work with: very even tempered and has a great sense
of humor."

 
—Mary Vivit
Former coworker and E-learning Developer

SKILLS

 

// GRAPHIC DESIGN

  • Art/creative direction and design team management 

  • Project management

  • Brand development, design, implementation and management

  • Graphic standards implementation and enforcement

  • Marketing campaign conceptualization, promotion and design

  • Display, social and traditional marketing material conceptualization and design

  • Event/conference conceptualization, promotion and design

  • Print production management

  • Online print-on-demand system management

  • Illustration and animation

  • Creative and professional copywriting, editing and publishing

  • Mentorship

 

// WRITING

  • Creative and professional

  • Headline and body copy

  • Editing

  • Publishing

 

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
 

// ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE

InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Animate, Fireworks, XD, After Effects, Premiere, Spark

// HTML

// CSS

// Word Press

// Wix

// Mac OS and Windows

// MICROSOFT OFFICE

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

 

 

EXPERIENCE

//  FUEL MARKETING
Art Director, 2010–Present
 
// SUGAR HOUSE REVIEW
Managing Editor, Graphic Designer,
2009–Present
// SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY
Adjunct Professor, Art Department,
Spring 2019
 
// FREELANCE DESIGN
2002–Present
 
// ACADEMY MORTGAGE
Contracted Graphic Designer,
2012–2014
 
// BENEFICIAL FINANCIAL GROUP
Graphic Designer, 2004–2009

 

// HARMON MUSIC GROUP
Graphic Designer, 2002–2004
 
EDUCATION
//  UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY
BFA, Art/Graphic Design
English Minor
 
Masters Studies/Graphic Design
Switzerland Study Abroad
 
//  LESLEY UNIVERSITY 
MFA, Creative Writing, Poetry