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Maddy Hague is an art director, graphic designer, and photo stylist based in Minneapolis-St.Paul, Minnesota. She loves creating things with her hands, and funnels that creative energy into her DIY party crafts site, Confetti Pop.


Education

Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, Rhode Island
2006 BFA, Graphic Design with an American Studies Concentration

 

Skills

Design
Graphic Illustration, Pattern Design, Hand Lettering, Product Design.

Digital
Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign; HTML, CSS and basic PHP with extensive knowledge of designing for Wordpress.

Analog
Art Direction, Crafting, Photo Styling.

Management
Prior experience managing creative (overseeing production teams and leading other art directors) and intern development.

 

Experience

Freelance Graphic Designer, Writer and Stylist
2006 - Present
Work with clients on various branding and web needs, including blog and website designs, logos, and various other collateral. Served as a contributing writer and designer to various online media outlets, specializing in DIY tutorials, entertaining, and home decor. Currently contracting for Wunderman at Best Buy, leading creative on the Mobile Buyer's Guide, an in-store print marketing vehicle.

Owner & Designer, Splendid Supply Co.
2013 - Present
Develop branding, web presence, photo style, and product designs for a boutique line of party and office supplies. Photograph and style product images. Manage and execute all PR, wholesale, and business development aspects of the company.

Creative Director & Co-Founder, Confetti Pop
2012 - Present
Concept, design, craft, and style tutorials and larger inspirational vignettes for ongoing editorial content. Design the site's ongoing branding and format updates and partner with our web developer to implement the changes. Provide graphic design support as needed for projects and inspiration shoots.

Art Director, Target Corporation
2006 - 2012
Managed all art direction for the company's seasonal packaging program and lead any support art directors on an as-needed basis. Concepted, designed, and art directed a large variety of marketing materials across all store departments, including signage, catalogs, packaging, and other collateral. Concepted and designed gift cards for the company's award-winning GiftCard program (including a Holiday 2011 Gift Card that earned a patent for the company, listing me as an inventor).

Graphic Designer, RISD Design Marketing Collaborative
2005 - 2006
Worked on various projects in a very competitive position as a student graphic designer, serving the school's in-house design and marketing team. Was hand picked to design the Fall 2007 course guide.