Lindsay Benson Garrett
Dancing Designer & Photographer
Award winning graphic designer, photographer, marketer and creative force with agency experience entrusted time and again to build brands from concept to completion and translate client business goals into materials delivering strong qualitative and quantitative results.
Partner, Strategic Creative
Copper Note is a multi-disciplinary branding and web agency with experience helping organizations reach national audiences both on and off the web. We help businesses use branding and marketing to establish trust, position themselves as thought leaders, and generate new leads. Our expertise in marketing, design, and web technology can build brands that earn and increase customer loyalty.
Clients include Meals on Wheels America, American Anthropological Association, Richmond Ballet, ACIL, TEDx Herndon, AIGA, and Charlottesville Ballet.
Art Director & Graphic Designer
Translated strategy into cohesive visual systems and impactful designs, creating branding to communicate clients’ core identity and effect behavior change in their desired audiences.
Signed on seven new clients by cultivating relationships and bringing insight to opportunities, becoming the first employee in the company’s ten year history to close contracts. Responsibilities included: strategic branding development, ad campaign design, photography, web design, business development, social media, content strategy, proposal writing and account and project management.
Manager of Creative Services
Developed the new identity system of the national nonprofit and worked with the marketing team on an award winning PR toolkit for local programs to utilize the updated branding. Photographed the celebrity submitted recipes featured in Made With Love: The Meals On Wheels Family Cookbook. Managed member advertising services and launched a niche stock photography store featuring original senior imagery, some of which have been published in national publications including the New York Times and USA Today. Collaborated on PSA creation through creating concepts, scripting, and art direction. Responsible for all promotional pieces, advertisements, emails and conference materials.
Art Director Intern
Developed graphics and materials for nationwide university marketing campaigns.
Graphic Design Intern
Designed departmental logos, original artwork for T-shirts, newsletters, flyers, and brochures.
Designer & Videographer
Directed, shot, and edited ten promotional videos and assisted in the design of a new website for a local nonprofit in 72 hours.
Apple Campus Representative
Organized creative social, promotional, and networking events and taught Mac software workshops.
A part-time professional dancer combining the beauty of ballet with modern movements.
Featured in Cougar Paper’s “Share on Cougar” book, a marketing campaign launched at the HOW Conference
Platinum Award & Honorable Mention
Member Communications: We Are Meals On Wheels Toolkit
Virginia Commonwealth University
Featured in Juried Graphic Design Student Exhibition
Fairfax County Computer Graphics Competition
2nd Place Winner
- Strategic Brand & Identity Development
- Advertising & Marketing Campaign Development
- Graphic Design
- Conceptual Thinking
- Presentation & Communication Skills
- Art Direction
- Photo Retouching
- Handmade Design
- HTML & CSS