Izzy Cruz

STW2020_IZZY_CRUZ

VIRGINIA TECH

Izzy Cruz is a Senior Graphic Design student. From a young age, she’s had a strong sensibility of detail, color and craft. In high school, she attended the Visual Arts Academy at Salem High School, growing her passion for art through painting and design. Through her college career and working experiences, she has come to love branding, experience design and motion graphics. When she isn’t immersed in work, she likes to spend her time with friends and family, hiking or going to the beach.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DID YOU GROW UP?
Virginia Beach VA

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
Night owl aspiring to be a morning person

FAVORITE SOCIAL PLATFORM?
Instagram

FAVORITE TV BINGE WATCH?
New Girl, Friends, Parks and Rec

FAVORITE PODCAST?
ATWWD

FAVORITE BOOK?
Harry Potter series

FAVORITE MOVIE?
Harry Potter series

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Monet

FAVORITE CAUSE/CHARITY?
I like to help out locally in my community

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Beach, hiking or playing guitar

FAVORITE DESIGNER WORKING TODAY?
Currently, Will Bryant. I love how his work is playful and full of humor.

AREA OF SPECIALTY?
Branding, UX/UI, motion graphics

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
Art teacher

THE BEST THING ABOUT DESIGN SCHOOL?
The community

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
Everything happens for a reason

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