Abigail Dahl

agdahl@uw.edu

Experience

Illustration Editor

  • Managing communication between writers and illustrators in order to produce high-quality media in a fast paced environment.

  • Designing covers for special editions for the purpose of maximizing readership and increasing add revenue.

  • Hiring and managing a staff of 20+ artists/illustrators

Starbucks - Barista

Aug. 2017 - Sept. 2018

  • Learning leadership skills and how to be an effective team member while managing crisis within a team.

  • Creating instant connections with customers and being an effective communicator in a customer service situation.

  • Creative problem-solving in a fast-paced environment.

  • Multitasking under time-pressure.


Abigail Dahl Illustration - Business Owner

Sept. 2016 - Present

  • Working with clients via email and consistent communication to envision their custom illustration requests.

  • Managing finances and deadlines affiliated with custom work.

  • Marketing and promotions through websites like Etsy and Blogspot.

The Daily - illustrator

Sept 2018 - Present

  • Illustrated all of the Pacific Wave’s Art and Culture Edition of 2018.

  • Communicating with writers on a weekly basis to best enhance the idea of the article with an editorial illustration.

  • Working within deadlines and for multiple platforms and mediums.

Education

Sept. 2018 - Present

University of Washington - pre-arts with a design intention

Sept. 2017 - May 2018

Everett Community College

Awards/Honors

2018 Scholastic Gold Medalist for Animation

Nickelodeon Film Contest Winner 2015

Team Policy Debate Nationals NITOC competitor

Dramatic Interpretation National NITOC competitor