well, hi there.
My name is Kris Miller and I am the creative behind AttaGirl Design. My clients range from small start-ups to globally recognized corporations. Projects run the gamut from a simple ad to a complex collateral piece – each worthy of a 100% commitment.
My philosophy is simple: be a good listener, ask questions, never promise what you can’t deliver, exceed expectations, build long-term relationships, and: be fearless.
What you can expect when working with me:
Innovative, influential and award-winning Creative Director successful in cultivating great design teams and work environments that produce exceptional ideas for championing an organization's values, image and brand.
Blends passion for design with business savvy and expert skills in client facing, conceptualizing and pitching ideas, guiding the creative direction of projects, and on-time project delivery. Focused and persistent; diplomatic and resilient. Excel in analysis, decision-making, problem solving, time management and meeting deadlines.
Leadership – Based on the understanding that good management is a service, not a restraint; that business is an ecosystem which requires nurturance; that companies are composed of people not machines; and that the best work environments are great because they're fun AND productive
Communication - Building and maintaining relationships and garnering buy-in via drafting effective creative briefs, presenting creative and persuasive visions/pitches across stakeholders (clients, staff, and leadership), and using effective negotiation to identify and implement mutually beneficial outcomes
Creativity - Proven and hands-on designer who inspires innovation, drives ingenuity, and achieves results via effective brainstorming and ideation, creative problem solving, and resourceful and storytelling with impact
Technical Knowledge – Possess high levels of knowledge of and skill in working with creative softwares, web design best practices, social media platforms, etc.
Staffing – Hiring, developing, motivating, managing and retaining the best talent
Budgeting – Creation, management, working within
Presentations – Creative briefs, creative visions, drafts, finished products
Teaching, Training – Developing staff, introducing new users to new products and technologies
Work Culture – Develop and evolve the workplace into THE place employees want to be