Valerie Craig

Brand, Design & Creative Director

Accomplished, enthusiastic Brand, Design and Creative Director whose work is intentional, and delivers remarkable results. Possesses over 10 years of diverse experience overseeing projects, people, and shaping an organization’s branding and marketing strategies. A passionate advocate of the design community, she serves as the Co President of the AIGA Chicago Board of Directors. Excellent communication skills with the ability to bring to life ideas and stories to build credible relationships. An effective leader, coach, and mentor, driven to recruit and hire the most talented individuals and companies. Thrives in a fast-paced, constantly changing and learning environment, continual evolution, and learning.

Valerie lives in Chicago with her developer husband, Grant, and two tiny children, Jonah and Lucy.

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Skills

Creative Direction

Team & Project Leadership

Ideation & Concepting

Conscious Leadership

Brand Development & Management

Structured Contents & Style Consistency

Event Organization

Entrepreneurial Mindset

Meaningful Content Creation

Outstanding Presentation Skills

Financial & Budget Management

Go-To-Market Strategy