Kelly is a Creative Director with more than 25 years of experience. She began her career as an editorial designer working on a range of magazines in the B-to-B and consumer marketplace, including the launch of Worth magazine. Her focus on storytelling and system design lead to intentional, narrative solutions.
Kelly has presented at CASE, Folio, UCDA, AIGA, and AM+P on the topic of design. Her work has received recognition for art direction and design from AIGA, AM+P, AAF, ASME, CASE, SPD, UCDA, Society of Illustrators, and Print magazine.
She has been an adjunct professor at The College of Saint Rose, the Art Institute of Boston, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, and Metropolitan State College of Denver. She received an MFA with a focus on interactive design from Mass College of Art & Design.