Member Monday: Caitlyn Zegiestowsky

Describe yourself in one sentence.

I find my creativity to be a personality trait, one that impacts everything I do, and hopefully encourages everyone I meet to look at our lives as a constant source of inspiration.

Where do you work/go to school?

I graduated from Butler University in May of 2018 with a double major in Art + Design & Strategic Communication. I currently am a Manager of Creative Services at Accent Indy and CTC Destination Management (our Chicago office).

Favorite program/tools to use for designing?

Illustrator all day, every day! When I have time I also like to paint with acrylic, texture sand, and India ink – influences my designing in a major way.

Design hero?

Stefan Sagmeister

Favorite thing to do outside of work?

Hot yoga!!! Or spending time with my boyfriend and little dog Spud 🙂 (I included a pic of me and Spud just for your enjoyment, and my overly biased confidence that my dog is the cutest haha)

Favorite place in Indy?

I love walking on the Monon trail, or in the Indy Yoga Studio, or at La Mulita (best restaurant!!)

How and why did you get involved with AIGA? Approximately how long have you been involved with the organization?

I wanted another creative outlet besides my job. I wanted to make other connections in the creative communities to build relationships with like minded individuals. I joined in 2018 and will continue to renew my membership because of the value I believe it has had just over the past year. Such an incredible organization. I would encourage anyone who is deciding to join, to join – you won’t regret it.

What are you currently working on?

It changes every day.. but I’m currently working on creating a slide deck for proposals! I also freelance on the side, so I’m working on some branding for a lacrosse team.

Any projects you want to highlight?

This isn’t current, but my senior thesis when I was in school – it focused on the intangible aspects of our lives and how we interact with them. There was a lot of thought and research that went into the project – even though it is more of an artistic project I think it embodies the way I approach most of my work and how I look at things.

By Kailee Koehler
Published December 9, 2019