Pegah Kavousi is an illustrator, graphic designer, and social activist who captures the essence of living an empowering life against all odds.
Her campaign for social change has sparked world-wide recognition as an innovative up and coming female artist. Her passion project “We Can Do It” pays tribute to healthcare workers and our eternal gratitude for their service in battling the 2020 worldwide pandemic. Her iconic piece was showcased around the world and is now housed in the Library of Congress to be appreciated for generations to come.
She is an inspiration to her friends, family, and followers as she continues to spark meaningful conversations and change through her artwork. Pegah’s growth as an artist is fueled by those who feel the same social responsibility to unite and create a better future.
American Bridge 21st Century, DC | 2019 – 2020 | Digital Strategist, Design/Edit
Communicate concepts and ideas through drawings, infographics, and gifs to support various public relation missions. Create logo designs and branding for campaigns. Execute creative designs for branded social media channels. Create advertisements for online news outlets. Work with the research team and exterior media groups to prepare presentations, report covers, and print materials. Incorporate animations, text overlays, graphics, and captions to existing videos. Assist the Video Production Team with photoshop projects. Assist social media experts to run, and monitor Facebook marketing campaigns. Create infographics, short motion graphics, and micro-sites.
New Home Media Signs, Displays, & Graphics, VA | 2018 – 2019 | Graphic Designer
Constructed environmental branding for businesses & residential communities. Designed interior & exterior signs including; pylons, monuments, channel letters, and custom metal components. Prepared print files and detailed manufacturing drawings for the production team and external vendors.
In Focus Printing, Signs & Web, VA | 2018 | Graphic Designer/Customer Service
Created designs, including booklets, assignments, pamphlets, brochures, time tickets, building banners, business cards, and other forms of artwork for a variety of clients. Prepared and revised the client’s existing art for production. Created monthly direct-mail and internal marketing materials.
Malaya Signs, OR | 2017 | Graphic Designer/Junior Project Manager
Worked closely with the art director and the design team on projects of variable scope, complexity, and length. Consulted with clients about specific needs for their business, and managed the project from start to completion. Created branding and logo designs, commercial signage, way-finding signage, community maps, and wall graphics.