My name is Willow Lafone, I am a Graphic Designer based in Raleigh, NC. I have experience in branding, print, and UX/UI design, with an interest in motion graphic design.
Design is more than a career for me, it is my passion. I believe in designing to better peoples lives in both large and small ways. To me, design is about creating ethical and effective solutions through innovation, creativity, and collaboration.
Education & Skills
North Carolina State University, 2014-Dec 2017
Bachelor of Graphic Design, Summa Cum Laude.
Prague Institute, Czech Republic, Summer 2016
Appalachian State University, 2012-2014
Graphic Design. Dean's List, Chancellor's List.
SAS Accessible Data
Fall 2016, nine-week collaborative class project with SAS located in Raleigh, NC. Gained training in accessibility in design and User Experience. Our group of five developed an app prototype that utilized data visualization for users with low vision. Later was honored to present to the Chancellor of NC State and the College of Design.
I'm currently working as a Visual Designer at IBM.
Check out my LinkedIn profile or resume to see my full work history.