Lauren Terry

Print Designer  •  Web Designer  •  Photographer

  • Fairfax VA

Work History

Work History

Owner/Creative Director

Terry Design Group
1998 - Present

Conceptualized, designed, produced branding/identity collateral, direct mail packages, brochures, print advertisements, annual reports, calendars, menus, signage, and websites. Provided photographic services inclusive of corporate headshots, image restoration and retouching. Collaborated with writers, printers, designers, and production managers during all phases of project span. Consulted with stake holders on cost-effective options for design and printing. Managed print bidding and production, billing, purchasing and project scheduling. Clients include: The Liberty Tavern, The Perfect Pita, Coyote Grille, ClearWord Communications Group, HDMA.

Digital & Print Designer/Manager

Volunteer Projects
2003 - Present

Community of Solutions (email marketing, website);  Holmes Run Acres (50th Anniversary logo); Mantua Elementary School Drama (tshirt, program, tickets);

Digital & Print Designer/Brand Specialist

Strayer University
2009 - 2014

Worked with Marketing team, internal clients and vendors/agencies to help educate and ensure that branding was consistent across the board. Reviewed creative produced internally and externally. Updated brand standards as needed. Collaborated and directed creative with internal/external designers. Designed creative for internal clients inclusive of publications (Viewbooks, Catalog, Rack Brochures), advertisements, web graphics, flyers, brochures, posters, postcards, logo development, forms, handbooks, plasma screen slides, PowerPoint presentations, and certificates. Trained team members in InDesign/Photoshop/Illustrator. Reviewed and directed design standards to maintain best practices and consistency. Organized and maintained Digital Asset Management system for internal and external clients.

Art Director/Designer

Steve Cram & Associates
1993 - 1998

Initiated and directed in-house art department to increase overall productivity and reduce expenditures in outsourcing. Designed, prepared and managed artwork for direct mail fundraising agency. Developed work flow system for art production for over 100,00,000 packages annually.



B.A., Journalism

Indiana University
May 1988

Concentration in Photography/Minor in French

The goal

Design. Brand Development. Project Management. Print Production. Consult.

The designer that has the ability to direct and manage their projects while engaging clients throughout the creative process will produce a more successful result. This is always my goal. I continually strive to develop long-lasting relationships with my clients through clear communication, strong collaboration and an on-time deliverable.


My Toolbox

Developing ideas, concepts and solutions on a daily basis in InDesign CC, Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC. Regularly use Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Always researching new tools to increase my creative reach.

Get 'er done

Determined to deliver, will always figure out a solution to a creative challenge. Eager to learn a new skill if needed to get the job done efficiently and successfully. My job is to make your job easier.


Currently training to add web development to my skill set, am loving learning the technical back-end which gives me more control over delivering what was envisioned.