Graphic Facilitation is an effective and interactive tool. A highly experiential process, Graphic facilitation is a live capture of conversation or information through Illustration. The conceptual map, graphic recording, captures and organizes key components of spoken word and serves as a group memory and visual roadmap. Participants literally see their ideas come to life!
Through her unique skill in graphic facilitation, Kat has recorded meetings with high-profile professionals such as Dom Sagolla, co-creator of Twitter; Jon Landau, two-time Golden Globe winning producer of Avatar and Titanic; Stefan Sagmeister, New York-based graphic designer for Sagmeister Inc.; and Tom Vannucci, creative director in the entertainment industry.
You can transform your important meetings into an interactive experience with graphic facilitation, where participants literally see their ideas come to life. K@alyst Creative focuses on helping you and your organization make informed decisions through a panoramic visual process.
You'll have one-stop shopping for all your graphic and creative needs. Kat's expertise includes design for print, Web, multi-media, and environmental branding, with an emphasis in:
- Identity Systems
- Branding / Logos
- Print Collateral
- Tradeshow Exhibits
- Retail Space
Kat can create a visual identity for your company, and help you leverage your brand for all your communications, products, and services.back to top
Kat's one of the nation's top graphic facilitators, with:
- Formal graphic facilitation training both in the United States and Canada since 2007
- Fortune 500 experience facilitating executive-level meetings
- Membership in the International Forum of Visual Practitioners (IFVP)
- Accreditation by Make Your Mark Graphic Facilitation, in affiliation with The Grove Consultants International
Kat's an award-winning graphic artist
Besides professional awards, Kat received a scholarship for her technical drawing and communication skill. She's formally trained and experienced in graphic design best practices. Her work is customer- and consumer-oriented, including the principles of information design, audience analysis, the "you attitude," and cognitive processing.
Kat's got crazy-good experience in ad agencies and a Fortune 500 company.
Catapulted into the world of design, her work experience began in a top national advertising agency. She was then recruited by a Fortune 500 company as an in-house art director. Her background is in fine art, illustration, and marketing.
Kat's a Kentucky native.
Kat is a native of Louisville and a graduate of the University of Louisville with a BFA in Communication Arts and Design with an emphasis in Marketing from the College of Business.back to top
- Rooibee Red Tea
- Atria Senior Living
- Norton Healthcare
- American Heart Association
- University of Louisville
- Tom Vannucci - creative director, entertainment industry (keynote speaker)
- Idea Festival
- Dom Sagolla - co-creator of Twitter
- Jon Landau - two-time Golden Globe winning producer of Avatar and Titanic
- Stefan Sagmeister - New York-based graphic designer for Sagmeister Inc.
- Daniel Tammet - high-functioning autistic savant, writer, linguist, and educator
How we work: Its a partnership.
How do I charge?
I charge a day rate* plus expenses. Typical expenses include: Travel, hotel, meals and materials. Once we decide that we're going to work together I'll send you my contract to sign and return with a 50% deposit to secure the date. I don't hold the date until I receive a deposit. Final invoices are net 30 days.
Ideally your event space has a 4'x 8' flat wall at the front of the room. Mobile walls can be sourced in the event that wall space is unavailable.
Prep & Post Work
Usually I'm hired just for the event. I love focusing on the group, and handing over images at the close of the event. If you need visual support before your event or deliverables designed, I am skilled in Powerpoint, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Word.
When you hire me you get:
- Real-time graphic facilitation skills
- 5+years of experience
- All of the original drawings
- Digital images of the drawings
Prior to a proposal, sign off, contract, invoice and booking, an initial conversation should take place. This identifies basic needs covering the what, who, why, where/when and how to your event or meeting.
Once we decide that we're going to work together, I'll send you a final contract to sign and return with a 50% deposit to secure the date - and your event is booked!
- 5.08.14 - Next Recording Event!