Maura Worch is a Graphic Designer based out of Ocean Springs on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. She graduated from Mississippi State’s Art Program with an BFA in Graphic Design in 2015, and has been working with a focus in illustration and branding since. Maura currently works as a print designer for the MGM Resort Beau Rivage.
Favorite Podcast: A Piece of Work with Abbi Jacobsen
Best Color: Yellow
Favorite Artists: Van Gogh, Hiroshi Sugimoto and Mattise
Currently Reading: The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
Design Inspiration: Jessica Hische, Draplin, DKNG
Ideal Meal: Big glass of red wine and a pizza with french fries on top (trust me, you'll love it)
GET IN TOUCH!
Mississippi State University
Shackouls Honors College
Bachelor of Fine Arts with a
Concentration in Graphic Design
Study Abroad Italy 2014
Skills and Software
Advertising Federation of the Gulf Coast
New Orleans Member
March 2016 – present
MGM Resorts International
Beau Rivage Resort and Casino, Biloxi, MS
Create interior and exterior material for the resort such as invitations, signage and any marketing materials.
July 2015 – present
Hillyer House, Ocean Springs, MS
Analyze and build online and social media presence. Create marketing materials and maintain home decor blog. Coordinate and promote events.
July 2010 – present
Design content for clients in the hospitality and consumer product segments.
November 2014 – present
DPM Fragrance, Starkville, MS
Create designs and candle packaging elements for national retailers such as Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters and West Elm. Assist with photoshoot preparation and styling, as well as catalog for company wholesale customers.
Snapshot Publishing, Jackson, MS
Assist with layout, paperwork, illustrations and product shots.
June – August 2013
MGM Resorts International Beau Rivage Resort, Biloxi, MS
Organize paperwork, create multi-media design for marques, as well as interior and exterior printed material such as stanchions and directional signs.
Public Relations and Poster Design
November 2011 – June 2014
Lab Rats Improvisational Troupe, Starkville, MS
Organize publicity events for shows and create posters for to advertise for shows.
Mississippi State Alumni Art Show 2018
ADDY’s Best in Print Award 2017
ADDY’s Direct Mail Award - Gold 2017
ADDY’s Campaign Award - Gold 2017
ADDY’s Logo Design Award - Silver 2016 A
DDY’s Direct Mail Award - Gold 2016
The Streetcar Creative Journal 2015
One Night Only Exhibit 2014
Mississippi State Collegiate Art Show 2014
Mississippi Collegiate Art Competition 2013