As senior designer, Erica brings 17 years of nonprofit and public education marketing and communication experience to Raise Your Hand Texas. She began her career as a traditional graphic designer. A lifelong learner, Erica has developed her skills to include UX design, research, video production and animation, art direction, marketing strategy, and service design. Having worked at the Association of Texas Professional Educators and at Austin ISD, she brings a wealth of relevant knowledge and expertise to the marketing team.
Erica earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Texas State University and her certification in user experience design from General Assembly.
Over the past five years, she has served on the board of AIGA Austin, the professional association for design professionals. She’s currently wrapping up a two-year term as the chapter’s Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and will soon shift her focus to serve on the national AIGA DEI committee.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead
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