Zoe Wodarz is a full-time freelance creative with over 15 years in-house design experience. 

Zoe specializes in developing unique product and surface design collaborations by exploring new artistic techniques, bold color combinations, and incorporating new trends into her work! Her designs are regularly featured on popular design sites, blogs and publications and can be found in retail stores worldwide. 

Freelance work includes trend/mood boards, pattern for licensing/purchase, surface design, product ideation/development and illustration for a wide variety of applications and products: seasonal/everyday gift collections, accessories, fabric, home decor, beauty packaging, kids/baby, tableware, party goods, stationery, wallpaper and limited edition wall art.

Personal Zoe lives in a 1920s bungalow in Saint Paul, MN with her husband Josh - a writer and musician.  
A few of her favorite places to find creative inspiration: urban landscapes, vintage finds, botanical gardens, tropical surf style, mid-century modern forms, 1970's fashion and record covers!

Educational Background  BFA in Studio Art and Environmental Studies with additional certification in graphic design, product design, merchandising, marketing/advertising and pattern development. 

Skill Focus trend/mood board creation, product ideation, product development, surface design, illustration, pattern development, packaging and presentation.

Additional Background studio art (mixed media & craft arts), product photography, retail sales, store merchandising, window display and advertising/marketing campaigns.

Expertise

  • Efficient at turning around a high volume of projects in a given timeframe.
  • Consistently dependable at anticipating and meeting deadlines.
  • Highly creative and flexible when rendering digital art in diverse styles for various product types.
  • Enthusiastically resourceful in finding product inspiration, material reference, and new innovations to assist the creative process.

Keep in Touch! 
My designs are available for direct sale and licensing. I can also be contacted for commissioned or collaboration projects. If you are an art director, buyer, or manufacturer looking to see a certain style of design for your products - please contact me for more information.

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