Multimedia Artist Specializing in Brand Design for the Web and Print.

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Portfolio Overview

Hello! My name is Kathleen Doherty. I'm from NYC and my 12+ years of hands-on experience in Corporate Design for web and print have enabled me to set goals and reach them. My Creative Direction helped win awards for IBM and Empire Blue. I was educated in arts and technology at: The School of Visual Arts (SVA), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), and Oxford University, UK. What's unique about me is that you will save money hiring a senior creative professional who understands your business and marketing objectives rather than paying for a team of junior people. I specialize in Corporate Graphic Design for Web Sites, Brand Identity and Interactive Presentations in PowerPoint and Flash. I'm known for the high quality of my work and my ability to meet deadlines. I always pay close attention to detail. Having traveled to over 115 cities in 15 different countries, I have a broader perspective and advanced communication skills which are important when creating effective business and marketing solutions.

A good web designer is both the artist and the programmer and knows the benefits and limitations of art and functionality. I create an elegant balance between form and function to achieve clear communication and a desirable user experience. The web sites I create download lightning-fast through experienced use of optimized graphics, accessible coding, CSS, Flash design and programming. They are searchable and look the same on all browsers. I'm an expert with Adobe Software and with hand-coding web sites. My fine art background and eye for detail give me the ability to code website pages that look like magazine layouts- a skillset that is very unique and invalueable. My illustration style is ideal for print because I use vector format which remains crisp when scaled to any size while remaining 100% editable. Because I have my own fully equipped design studio, I am an excellent resource for those tight deadlines. I am available for ongoing design support. I look forward to exceeding your expectations should you choose to hire me.


Tell me your project details by filling out this brief Design Project Worksheet if you need design services and would like a free consultation and quote. If you specifically need a Logo/Brand Identity, here is a Logo Worksheet. Click here to view the Price Sheet  brochure pdf with list of services, my design process and timelines.


Style: Clean, elegant, corporate.
    :: P R I N T
  • brand identity/LOGO
  • business cards
  • brochure/PDF
  • advertisment campaigns
  • flyers/postcard
  • poster
  • stationery
  • brand collateral material
  • signage/tradebooth
  • package design
  • presskit
  • copy editing
  • photo retouch/editing

:: W E B
  • website design
  • HTML/CSS
  • CMS(self-editable sites)
  • wordpress sites
  • email marketing
  • web guru consultation
  • interactive
      presentations
  • PowerPoint
  • Flash
  • online ad campaigns/
      banner ads
  • copy writing
  • email signature
  • SEO
  • :: I L L U S T R A T I O N
  • vector graphic trace
      (bitmap to vector format conversion)
  • custom icons
  • digital illustration
  • non-digital illustration
      (ink, watercolor)
  • information graphics
  • caricature/portrait
  • character design/caricature
  • editorial illustration
  • children's book illustration
  • spot illustration
  • photo composite
  • animation
  • cartoon

  • IBM :: Empire Blue :: Time Inc. :: 92Y :: UMASS :: Grey Advertising :: LinkedIn :: Merrill Lynch :: Hennessey


    Morgan Stanley :: CICU :: The Food Emporium :: Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation :: Coca Cola

    US CHINA Energy Summit 2012 :: Chief Energy :: LUCA Oil & Gas :: SONY Entertainment


    Oxford University, UK- Psychology and Fine Arts (GPA 4.0)

    Rensselaer Polytech Institute (RPI), Troy- 3D animation and Design (GPA 4.0)

    School of Visual Arts (SVA), NYC- Print Design (GPA 4.0)

    Contact me for a quote
    Please fill out a brief General Design Project Worksheet if you need design services. If you specifically need a Logo/Brand Identity, here is a Logo Worksheet. Click here to view the Price Sheet  brochure pdf with list of services, my design process and timelines.



    • Website Design Over 12 years in the web design industry has given me hands-on experience in all facets of the life cycle a website- large or small. A good web designer is both the artist and the programmer and knows the benefits and limitations of art and functionality. I create an elegant balance between form and function to achieve clear communication and a desirable user experience. The web sites I create download lightning-fast through experienced use of optimized graphics, accessible coding, CSS, Flash design and programming. They are searchable and look the same on all browsers.

      • Sample Website- online application: I led a front-end team for IBM when I worked as a hands-on creative director on an award-winning web application for doctors for the health insurance company site, EmpireBlue.com. (A login is required to view the live site/web portal. Click here to see screenshots of the web site.)

      • Wordpress/Joomla- Sites that you can edit editable cms sites I design and code sites using a Content Management System (CMS) application, Wordpress or Joomla, so the content can be managed and edited by you once I customize the style so that it looks like a web site rather than a blog. It's a wonderful way to get noticed by search engines. Joomla is ideal for more robust sites such as ecommerce sites, but isn't as user-friendly to maintain as Wordpress sites.



      • editable cms sites



        editable cms sites



        editable cms sites



        editable cms sites - ecommerce / online store / online business

      • Online Promotions/Banners Ads  I conceptualize and design online ad campaigns.
      Email Marketing Newsletter email newsletter sample I converted a brochure brochure pdf for a medical research company into this email newsletter. Here are two more samples of monthly newsletters I designed and sent out for an auto expert: 1 and 2.

      • Photo Editing logo samples pdf - professional portrait photo retouching, editing and compositing.

           photo composite    portrait retouch

      • Custom Illustration

          Sample Custom Illustrated Poster
        created for an event at a hospital. I created it entirely in Adobe Photoshop except for the planet (a stock photo that I edited) and the text (Adobe Illustrator).

        I create custom vector, ink, watercolor and pencil illustrations for children's books, magazines, presentations, trade show graphics, information graphics, ads, web sites, logos, caricatures, wedding favors and more.





    "I have one secret. You get up early in the morning and you work all day. That's the only secret." Phillip Glass