GRAPHIC DESIGNER

I am passionate about graphic design, letterpress printing, printmaking, paper, illustration and all things well designed.
I have a strong understanding of design fundamentals: typography, proportion, scale, color and composition. I enjoy working with both old and new technology.  I create elegant, fun designs where all elements are in harmony and the message is communicated effectively.

I have worked as a Graphic Designer for a variety of clients from higher education to small businesses. I have experience with brand development and project management. I have designed brochures, posters, annual reports, social media assets and more. I am available for freelance design projects, contact me through the Connect page.

Retro postcard llustration of Hanover Square in Brunswick, Georgia. Studio of Lady Hanover Press overlooks the square.
Adana 8x5 letterpress printer used by Lady Hanover Press in Brunswick, Georgia. Custom paint job to match Sarah Pittenger's design studio.

Lady Hanover Press is the name of my press and print shop. I am drawn to letterpress printing for the fusion of design, typography, art, machinery and communication. I enjoy the process of working with old materials to create new, relevant designs. I use an Adana 8x5 tabletop press originally manufactured in England that has been restored to perfection.

My studio overlooks Hanover Square in beautiful Brunswick, Georgia; the illustration above is a view of the Square taken from a vintage postcard. The Square still has a fountain I can see from my office and lovely mossy oaks I find quite inspiring. I am fascinating by the history of the area and fancy myself as a modern-day Lady. I print for fun and sell at local markets, online and for occasional custom orders.

I am a curious adventurer, analytical thinker and exceptional communicator. I have a passion to learn new things and push my artistic abilities to new levels by continually challenging myself. Please visit the Connect page to find me online, you can  shop Lady Hanover Press here.

Illustrator
InDesign
Photoshop
Acrobat
Word
PowerPoint

Creative Design
Production Work
Brand Development
Project Management
Visual storytelling

Advertisements
Annual Reports
Book design
Brochures
Invitations
Illustrations
Infographics
Photography
Postcards
Posters
PowerPoint Presentations
Social Media Pages
Stewardship Reports
Wire frames

Capabilities

Technical Skills

EXPERT LEVEL

Experienced With

Basecamp
Blogger
Blogsy
Blurb
Dropbox
Freshbooks
Giphy
Google+
Google Analytics 
Facebook
html
Instagram
Lotus Notes
MailChimp
Mavenlink
Muse
Pinterest
Prezi
Twitter
tumblr.
WordPress

Coastal WildScapes
Dot & Army
David Allen Company
University of Colorado
Legendary Properties
Snow Jewel Design
Comma Workshop
Daisies & Pearls
BookShark
The Envelope Please
Boston University
MA Software Council
Boston College High School
Boston College
Town of Brookline, Mass.

Clients

Education

10+ years design, project management and branding experience in a variety of industries. Entrepreneurial spirit and work ethic that has established and sustained long-term, friendly working relationships.

MFA Graphic Design  |  May 2009
Boston University
College of Fine Arts

BA International Relations  | May 2002
Boston University
College of Arts and Science

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Sarah Hearts Design and The Lady Hanover- Connect with me via Twitter Sarah Hearts Design - Connect with me via Pinterest Sarah Hearts Design and The Lady Hanover - Connect with me via Facebook Letterpress Printer and Graphic Designer based in Brunswick, GA. Creating witty, fun designs.