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︎︎︎ Hello

I’m Makayla.

Bringing order to chaos and making beauty from ashes.

A thoughtful designer who cares in bounty, I seek beauty through my analytical practice that trusts in typography’s ability to tell a story and solicit replies. I draw attention to content that others may overlook and lead with my point of view, trying my best to be intentional from a place of deep understanding. 

I am eager to make honest, meaningful work, build lasting relationships, and partner with non-profits, cultural institutions (i.e. museums), or a design agency working on editorial design, type, art direction, UI/UX, and/or visual identity systems.

In the meantime, I am pursuing rest.

Portland State University
BA Graphic Design
Magna Cum Laude

Resume Available Upon Request

Freelance Graphic Design

SEPT 2019-MAR 2020

Murmur Creative
Studio Manager

A+D Projects

These are a few of my favorite things:

  1. Living vicariously through Jerry, George, Elaine, and Kramer of Seinfeld
  2. Cooking Everyday Quiche from “Everything I Want to Eat” on Sunday mornings
  3. Flowing to a 2007 playlist
  4. Saving persian show cat glamour shots to my phone for safe keeping
  1. Watching a Meg Ryan movie on my Magnavox Perfect View TV
  2. Going for walks with hot tea
  3. Taking designated time away from design, technology, my computer, and phone to give my thoughts room to exist properly