Peyton Todd

Peyton Todd

Visual Design in Seattle, WA, She/her

About

I'm a multidisciplinary designer with a tenacity for storytelling. I use design as a tool to engage with culture and educate creatively. My work involves driven narratives, diligent research, and tactful details. I pursue design as a lifelong commitment to remake the world.

Education

2019 — 2023
Visual Communication Design, Bachelor of Design at University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Bachelor of Design, University of Washington
Graduated also with a Certificate of Leadership and Community Engagement from the Husky Leadership Program

Work Experience

2023 — Now
2022 — 2023
Senior Mentor, Tutor at University of Washington, Division of Design
Seattle

As Senior Mentor and Tutor, I facilitate two quiz sections alongside a Graduate student, supervise study hall, and tutor in UW CLUE sessions. I interact closely with 20-40 undergraduate students weekly.

2021 — 2022
In-House Designer, Barista at Plants and Animals
Burien, WA

Back of house branding, social media content, merchandise, and project managing— front of house customer service and coffee craft.

2022 — 2022
Teaching Assistant at Division of Design, UW
Seattle

Assisting in type and symbol design education of undergraduate UW Designers.

2020 — 2021
Media + Design Manager at The Palmer House, nonprofit
Seattle

Brand design, social media, and environmental graphics.

Volunteering

2022 — 2023
Senior Designer at AIGA, UW Chapter
Seattle

As Senior Designer, I create marketing materials for social media and print to advertise UW AIGA events throughout the academic year.

Certifications

2023
Leadership and Community Engagement from University of Washington
2022

Five-week intensive type design course learning foundational strategies, history and theory, and experimental type practices.

Awards

2023

Awarded a TDC Certificate of Excellence in Type Design / Type Family

2023

Awarded a Bronze Cube in the category of Typefaces / Font Systems

2022
Kenneth L. Striker Scholarship from University of Washington

Awarded for excellence in design.

Speaking

2023
UW School of Art, Art History, + Design Graduation Speech at UW SOAAH+D Graduation
Seattle, WA

I was honored to deliver one of four graduation speeches for the MFA,BA, and BDes graduates of 2023.

2022
Type@Cooper, Summer of Design at UW Design Pecha Kucha
Seattle

At the UW Design, Summer of Design Pecha Kucha presentations, I presented my experience at the Type@Cooper Condensed NYC program.

Side Projects

Ongoing
Husky Leadership Cohort at University of Washington

This program identifies, reflects on, analyzes and synthesizes leadership learning that has occurred both within and beyond the classroom alongside a university mentor.

Exhibitions

2023
Seattle, WA

Not only was my Bachelor of Design project, In Stereo, was exhibited here, I was privileged to be a part of the visual identity team and installation teams. My role was art direction, project management, and design.

Contact

Teams

Current
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