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amy jackson

FULL SAIL UNIVERSITY

When Amy Jackson was two, she memorized books to pretend she could read because pictures and words were a magical combination. That feeling never faded. She attained a BA from Dallas Baptist University before exploring many of marketing's niches, including relationship marketing, event planning and design. This provided solid foundation for her current role as the creative services manager for a software provider, but a passion for branding often carries her back to her non-profit roots “on the side.” Amy still loves to experience story magic through her involvement in local theatre, compulsive reading and, of course, a focus on great design, user experience and marketing strategy.

What have you gained from attending design school?
Attaining an MFA in media design from Full Sail University was a true gift. The ability to umbrella a project from ideation to completion through truly cutting-edge curriculum was one of the most rewarding educational experiences I’ve had and the results were immediately visible through vastly improved design thinking.

Favorite Color?
PMS-525
Favorite Typeface?
Bembo
Favorite App?
Google Maps
Favorite TV Shows?
Anything that tells a story
Favorite Books?
Logo, Font & Lettering Bible,
The Shadow of the Wind, The Thirteenth Tale, Sanctuary
Favorite Movies?
Pillow Talk, Meet Joe Black, Helvetica
Favorite Music?
Unapologetically, show tunes!
Favorite Fine Artist?
Jack Vettriano
Favorite Gadget?
my phone
Bookmarked Websites?
layertennis.com, jkost.net
Worst Habit?
Overcommitting
New Year’s Resolution?
Never!
One Thing You Can't Live Without?
Family
Talent You Wish You Possessed?
Client-mind-reading
Best Gift Ever Received?
Wedding band (my Mac was a close 2nd)
Mantra or Saying You Live By?
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” (Aristotle)

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