Apr 18, 2023

Sarah Rowan

  • Sr. Graphic Designer
  • Overland Park, KS, USA
Full time Communications Design Graphic Design Marketing

Personal Summary

I am a graphic designer and communications strategist with over 20 years of experience. I have a keen sense of design and position myself as a solution driven designer that solves problems. I create powerful brand experiences for both internal and external communications. My diverse background of experience and expertise, provides clients with design solutions that are thoughtful, out of the box, relevant, authentic and sustainable.

I love using my talents by creating timeless & beautiful designs that captivate, inspire, impact choices, provoke behaviors, invite emotions, & to simply educate & inform my audience.

Work Experience

Sr. Art Director
Oct 2019 - May 2022 Stephens & Associates

Created rich B2B & B2B2C digital and print materials

Managed strategy and design for large-scale email campaigns

Designed trade-show environments, virtual experiences and collateral

Professionally led digital and print creative from beginning to end

Strategically created and translated concepts into effective designs

Developed skills, nurtured and mentored other designers

Sr. Digital Designer
Jan 2016 - Oct 2019 Golf Course Superintendents Association

Lead designer & developer for email marketing automation platform

Managed ESP, segmentation strategies, A/B testing & analyzed data

Designed digital assets for social media, presentations and websites

Designer, sales & POS Support
Jun 2014 - Dec 2015 Shopgirls LLC

Migrated existing POS system to Shopify platform 

Maintained inventory management system

Designed brand and marketing materials

Sr. Art Director
Jun 2009 - Oct 2010 Global Prairie

Lead designer for multiple brands and pro-bono work

Managed photo shoots and print production

Developed strategy, timeliness and budgets with account services

Freelance Graphic Designer
May 1997 - Apr 2023 Sarah Rowan Design

Branding, business collateral, email, advertising and trade shows 

Industries: education, healthcare, financial, hospitality, non-profit

Collaborate with project managers, freelance writers, developers


Bachelor of Fine Arts Graphic Design
Kansas State University