Molly Hawthorne Résumé


Associate Creative Director
September 2017 – Present, Dallas
Creative lead and designer for multiple B2B brands across real estate, hospitality and healthcare industries. Selected to lead agency rebrand.
Grand rounds, Global Hotel Alliance, petro-hunt, exxonmobil, Hillwood — a perot company, alliance texas
Associate Creative Director
2015 – 2017, Dallas
design Director
2014 – 2015
Ushered creative from concept to completion for multiple enterprise IT brands. Partnered with clients during concept presentations, brainstorming, status meetings and pitches. Managed teams and approved work for multiple disciplines including strategy, design, copywriting, and digital marketing for GE. Successfully mentored direct reports to promotion within a year. Selected to creative direct agency rebrand.
general electric, Hewlett packard enterprise, verizon — a dell company, stackpath, mendr, hilti, dallas holocaust museum
Texas A&M Commerce
Adjunct instructor
2013 – 2015, Dallas
Taught evening courses for BFA candidates and created custom curriculum for new courses.
managing art director
2012 – 2014, Richardson
Managed a team of senior and mid-level designers. Responsible for leading concept and photographic art direction for web sets during summer and holiday. Coordinated projects with leadership from merchandising, marketing and development. Led creative team responsible for first Black Friday online boutique to break $1M in sales.
Design Army
2011, Washington D.C.
Hired to concept and design print collateral at renowned design boutique.
Human rights Campaign, Neenah Paper, University of Virginia, zatinya, Signature Theatre, nPR, PBS
Digital Case
2004 – 2011, Dallas
Award-winning personal practice focused on clients in education, the arts and non-profit sectors.
princeton architectural press, ada 1900, kansas city art institute, maryland institute college of art, cooper hewitt national design museum, NPR, Bernstein-Rein
Michigan State University
Visiting assistant professor
2011, East Lansing
Created curriculum for new courses and led senior seminar initiatives including student gallery shows, portfolio development and lecture series.
Graphic Design II, Book design, Web Design, Senior Seminar
Maryland Institute College of Art
graduate assistant
2008 – 2010, Baltimore
Assisted AIGA Gold Medalist, Ellen Lupton. Taught and developed course material across a breadth of subjects. Initiated software, technology and hand skills demonstrations. Led template design and production efforts for Graphic Design Thinking.
Typography I, Do-It-Yourself design, Electronic media and culture, Design I, Senior Seminar
Kansas City Art Institute
Faculty assistant
2007, Kansas City
Assisted new faculty members by leading demonstrations, participating in critiques and grading student work.
Typography I & II, Design I & II
junior designer
2006 – 2007, Kansas City
Created logos, identities and web designs for engineering, apparel and finance brands.
engineering, financial, Apparel, catalog
Maryland Institute College of Art
MFA Graphic Design, College Teaching of Art Certificate
2008 – 2010, Baltimore
Kansas City Art Institute
BFA Graphic Design, Art History
Summa Cum Laude
2001 – 2005, Kansas City
2012 – Present
2004 – Present
2009, Social Studies Conference, Baltimore
2006 – 2008, Chapter Secretary, Kansas City
2007, National Leadership Retreat, Miami
Art Directors Club
2006 – 2011
College Art Association
2010 – 2013
Print Magazine
2012, Design Army
2009, Maryland Institute College of Art & AIGA
Graphic Design USA
2011, Digital Case
Metropolis P/O/V Merit
2009, Maryland Institute College of Art
AIGA Kansas City A2 Award
2005, Digital Case
exhibits & published works
The Dallas Show
2016 & 2017, DSVC, Dallas
Graphic Design Thinking
2011, Princeton Architectural Press
Data Disorder
2015, Meyerhoff Gallery, Baltimore
Greener Groceries
2009, International Contemporary Furniture Fair, New York
The Wayfinding Handbook
2009, I.D. Magazine
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Sales Collateral
General electric
CoreTech Website