Megan Lee Earl is a graphic designer and illustrator in the Chicagoland area whose heart is in designing to make a difference. Her overarching goal is to help others be successful with strong, positive, meaningful design and distinctly branded images.
Apart from designing, Megan Lee loves lettering, binding books, folding paper, demolishing cookies, and being a total nerd with her best friend Alex.
Want to get in touch? Visit the links below or send me an email.
Rule29 Design Intern | Geneva, IL
Designed independently and collaboratively with the team at Rule29 for a variety of clients. Projects included annual report publication, logo concept development, identity materials, video title design, and mobile site design. Contributed to website maps, client questionnaires, and office cookie consumption.
Two Penny Blue Design Intern | Chicago, IL
Designs independently at the office of Two Penny Blue. Projects include designing additional packaging and forms according to brand standards, designing postcards, print inserts, and other small materials for packaging, updating print design materials, web and print advertising, designing e-blasts, and designing and coding pop-up submission forms.
Client Work Freelance Designer | Chicago, IL
Worked directly with artists and musicians in the Greater Chicago area to develop a range of projects including logo development and branded identity, poster advertisements, program booklets, and social media graphics.
Starbucks Barista | Saint Charles, IL
Created carefully hand-crafted lattes and specialty drinks at lightening-quick speed while carrying on genuine conversations with customers.
Columbia College Chicago Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
Loyola University Chicago Chicago IL
September 2007–May 2009
Undergraduate Studies in Biology, Extensive studies in Studio Art
American Institute of Graphic Arts Chicago
Society of Typographic Arts
Sharp math skills to quickly create elegant and pragmatic page layouts.
Very Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
Proficient in Microsoft Office, iWork, and HTML & CSS
Skilled in hand lettering, custom type solutions, and illustration