Kelly Eismann, Designer
Award-winning Graphic Designer and Art Director, musician, world traveler, artist, and Photoshop expert—Kelly Eismann has worked in the design industry since 1993 as a graphic, web and interactive media designer, specializing in advanced photo manipulation, professional color correction, photo collage and digital illustration. Having earned her Bachelors Degree in Fine Art from San Diego State University, emphasis in Graphic Design, Ms. Eismann has spent a majority of the last 8 years working as Senior Packaging Designer for Harcourt Trade Publishers, designing and digitally illustrating book covers and jackets for the adult and teen Trade markets, all the while maintaining her own busy print and web design business, Eismann Design. In early 2009, Ms. Eismann happily took on the role of Instructor at The Art Institute of California—San Diego, where she has been enjoying the opportunity to share her graphic and web design expertise with the Fashion Marketing & Management students. Above all else, Kelly loves being a mom and, in her free time, lead singer and keyboard player for two San Diego-based rock bands.


Awards
Society of Illustrators—Silver Medal for Art Direction and Design for Cyrano
The New York Book Show—Art Direction and Design for Girl Sleuth
The New York Book Show—Art Direction and Design for Ash & Bone
The Bookbuilders West Book Show—Art Direction, Illustration and Design for Story Time
The Bookbuilders West Book Show—Art Direction and Design for A Northern Light
The Bookbuilders West Book Show—Art Direction and Design for Whales on Stilts


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