Emily Macon

Full-Stack Designer

Emily Macon

Full-Stack Designer

Emily Macon

Bio

Emily is a full-stack designer in San Francisco, currently working as the Lead Visual Designer at iCueMotion, a sports robotic startup led by Bérénice Mettler, a recipient of Obama’s Presidential Early Career Award.

While working full-time, Emily recently graduated from Type@Cooper West Extended Program, a postgraduate certificate program in typeface design.

In 2013, she graduated from the University of Virginia, double majoring in Business and Studio Art. In her free time, Emily loves painting, traveling, making jewelry, and spotting typefaces in the wild.

Recent Work

Ghent Type Family

Ghent is a cheeky stencil type family with an affinity for abstracted and rounded forms.

Ghent Regular, Bold, and Bold Italic are intended for large-scale display editorial and branding applications. Ghent’s companion Book style is intended for text sizes in print or on screen.

Ghilan
Portraits
Madison
Portraits
Lindsey
Portraits
Noh Leftovers
Letterforms
Ania
Portraits
Eddie
Portraits
Charles
Portraits
Jervis
Portraits
Lisa
Portraits
Falling in Love with Leah Lamarr
Letterforms
Ionic Rebellion Typeface
Letterforms
Save the Date
Illustration
WL Holiday Party
Letterforms
Bad Hombre
Letterforms
Woman
Letterforms
Ghent Interpolation (roman to bold)
Letterforms
Clay Type Concept
Letterforms
Ted
Letterforms
Good Morning, Chickie
Figures
Rainbow
Letterforms
Paper Bytes
Letterforms
Milly's Cakes
Letterforms
MegaKid
Letterforms
Rosie
Letterforms
Earth
Letterforms
Hypeats
Letterforms
Study on Letter E
Letterforms
Study on Letter E
Letterforms
Didot
Misc.
Conditioner Album Art
Misc.
Mindfulness
Misc.
You've Got This
Misc.
Snack
Misc.
Gouache Painting Process
Paper Bytes
Beard be Hairy
Paper Bytes
Series A
Paper Bytes
Series B
Paper Bytes
Series C
Paper Bytes
Light Up My Phone
Paper Bytes
Without Facebook
Paper Bytes
Losing a Friend
Paper Bytes
Javascript Master
Paper Bytes
Wrapping Paper
Paper Bytes
1%
Paper Bytes
#nofilter
Paper Bytes
Not Sent From iPhone
Paper Bytes
Ramen to Riches
Paper Bytes
Seed Money
Paper Bytes
Woke
Paper Bytes
We Swiped Right
Paper Bytes
Vesting
Paper Bytes
Feastly Email Animation
Web + Apps
Feastly Web Page
Web + Apps
Humboldt Legends Website
Web + Apps
Feastly Email
Web + Apps
Feastly Chef Page
Web + Apps
G&M PC Website
Web + Apps
Safety Sam Javascript Application
Web + Apps
Feastly Email Animation
Web + Apps
TravelBank Leaderboard
Web + Apps
Self-Checkout App Concept
Web + Apps
Tuesday Night
Figures
Study of Jane
Figures
Hope For the Flowers
Figures
Nude Woman
Figures
Hair Full of Secrets
Figures
Free Tibet Political Cartoon
Illustration
Train to Versailles
Illustration
Trendsetters Political Cartoon
Illustration
The American Dream
Illustration
Young Politicians
Illustration
Big Decisions
Illustration
Siblings At School
Illustration
4th of July
Illustration
Cupcake
Pop Patterns
Hungry Artist
Pop Patterns
Chicas Frescas
Pop Patterns
High School Party
Pop Patterns
Youth
Pop Patterns
Thanksgiving Morning
Light + Shadows
Study: Shades of White
Light + Shadows
Study: Shades of White
Light + Shadows
Study: Shades of White
Light + Shadows
Study: Shades of White
Light + Shadows
Chickie & Associates
Light + Shadows
Studio
Light + Shadows

Timeline

Education and experience
  • BS Commerce | BA Studio Art
    University of Virginia | 2009 - 2013

    GPA: 3.92/4.0, Dean’s List all semesters, with Distinction

    Double Major:
    BS Commerce, McIntire School of Commerce
    BA Studio Art, College of Arts & Sciences

  • Consultant, Designer
    MarketBridge | 2013 - 2015

    Marketing Consultant turned Designer focusing on data visualization and design projects for Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Humana, and other Fortune 500 clients.

  • Freelance Designer
    Freelance | 2016 - Present

    Web designer & developer for Silicon Valley startups: Feastly, Humboldt Legends, BlockSchool.

  • Lead Visual Designer
    iCueMotion (stealth) | 2016 - Present

    Lead Designer working with robotics Professor Bérénice Mettler, a recipient of Obama’s Presidential Early Career Award.
    Responsible for all design across iPhone, Apple Watch, website, and launch.

  • Typography Student
    Type@Cooper West | 2017 - 2018

    While working full-time, Emily studied typography at the Type@Cooper West Extended Program, a postgraduate certificate program in typeface design.

Let's talk

Drop me a line or give me a ring