Ida Woldemichael is a Harlem based creative director with over 10 years of design experience. The heart of her work is in design for political activism, branding, and project strategy and management. Her work spans from design with top-tier agencies to notable non-profit organizations including: Access Democracy, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, the Clinton Foundation, Hillary for America, HZDG, Infor, NYC Votes, and USAID.
Ida received her Master of Fine Arts degree, in Graphic Design, from the Maryland Institute College of Art; and her Bachelors of Fine Arts degree from Virginia Tech. She has gained national recognition for her design work; winning an Art Directors Club award and Addy respectively. Ida recently served as a lead designer on the historic presidential campaign for Hillary Clinton, developing the popular supporter tagline, “I’m with her.” And was a Branding & Communication juror for the Art Directors Club 97th Annual Awards. She is currently serving as the Creative Director at Everytown, teaching design at NYU, and serving on AIGA/NY's board of directors. When she’s not behind the computer, you’ll find her biking in parks with her pup Oliver, and exploring her love of interior design.
TALKS & CHATS
Layers 2017 design conference / A Design Conference for the Apple Community
Parsons Art and Design History and Theory Roundtable Discussion, 2014
PRESS & FEATURED DESIGN WORK
It’s Nice That / Winner of the NYC ‘I Voted’ sticker competition announced
Huffington Post / One Of These Designs Will Become NYC’s Next ‘I Voted’ Sticker
Fastco Design / The Story Behind “I’m With Her”
New York Mag, The Cut / Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Has More Black Women Than Any Presidential Campaign in History
Time Out New York / Studio, Harlem. Graphic designer Ida Woldemichael creates an elegant space, full of mementos from her travels
Apartment Therapy / Ida’s Sugar Hill Studio
Logo Lounge Master Library Series: Initials & Crests, Rockport Publishers, L’Enfant Plaza logo
Ellen Lupton, D.I.Y. Design It Yourself, Princeton Architectural Press