Monica Gussow, Designer in Makawao, HI, United States
Monica Gussow

Designer in Makawao, HI, United States

Member since February 9, 2017
Monica is a multidisciplinary art director and designer bringing a decade and a half of experience to the table. She's spent the first part of her career designing for national magazines like People and CosmoGIRL. More recently, she's been building brands through visual design and art-direction—creating websites, identities, various digital and print collateral, and more.
Monica is now available for hire


Digital Design


  • Senior Designer

    2017 - PRESENT
    Monica Gussow, Inc.
    • Manage a successful freelance design business, juggling multiple clients of all sizes (including Hydro Flask, REI, and Saalt, to name a few).
    • Specialize in e-commerce design on platforms including Shopify and BigCommerceI've lead teams through all phases of these projects, including UX (site maps, use cases, designing wireframes, etc.), and visual design (full UI design, style guide, etc).
    • I also provide broader marketing design to clients, including print materials, swag, email design, social media design, etc.
    Technologies: Adobe XD, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesign
  • Senior Designer | Art Director

    2015 - PRESENT
    Hammerquist Studios
    • Worked for clients including Hydro Flask, Kokatat, Sea to Summit, Polartec, CMH, K2 Skis, and more.
    • Acted as the lead creative and designer on efforts large and small including website builds, tablet apps, product launches, ad campaigns, brand strategy, and identity creation.
    • Completed day-to-day duties including a mix of UX, graphic design, art direction, and photo shoot planning.
    • Handled all the aspects of creative direction including everything from initial conceptualizing through to final production.
    • Conducted UX discovery and design of various eCommerce website redesigns.
    Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe DPS, InVision


  • Bachelor's degree in Communication
    1999 - 2002
    Boston College - Brighton, MA, USA



Makawao, HI, United States

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