Freelance Storyteller, Photographer and Designer

Work

The Outbound Collective

Explorer / Content Creator  
2017 - CURRENT
theoutbound.com/hollymandarich

As a contract content creator, I work closely with The Outbound Collective on their studio trips. Studio trips involve tourism bureaus, services or brands hiring us to create unique adventure content that includes telling stories, writing up adventures and documenting through photo and video.

Neature and Company LLC

Freelance Storyteller, Photographer and Graphic Designer
2011 - Current

I am a self-employed creative working to tell stories in the outdoor industry and create meaningful design work. Neature and Company LLC is my business title. 

 

970 design

Graphic Designer | VAIL, COLORADO
JUNE 2014 - June 2018
970Design.com

"We are a team of creatives who guide passionate brands." That's the bread and butter! 970 Design is a creative agency out of Vail, Colorado. I spent four wonderful years working here. I partook in a collaborative process that our team get to know our clients. While I was working at 970 I dabbled in everything from; custom web design, branding, print design, etc ... Managing and creating for local and national clientele. 

  • Custom Web Design

  • Brand Design and Development

  • Annual Report

  • Book Design

  • Logo Design

  • Moodboards / Discovery Sessions

  • Brochure Design

  • Real Estate Guides and Collateral

  • Advertising and Marketing Assets

  • Sign Creation

  • Business Card / Letterhead / Stationary Design

  • Project Management

 

What To Do Vail Valley

Production DESIGNER | Vail, Colorado
SEp. 2014 - Nov. 2014
970.790.6878

What To Do - Vail Valley is a magazine publication thats showcases the interests and activities of the Vail Valley and Summit County. I was in charge of the production of both the Vail Valley and Summit County magazines for the winter of 2014-2015. Placing advertisements and business listings. Updating the magazines with fresh content and making subtle design changes to stay within brand. I also partook in in-house ad creation.

 

The Calgary Sun

photo internship | Calgary, Alberta
may 2014 - June 2014
CalgarySun.com

The Calgary sun is a publication run out of Alberta, Canada. After graduating from Northern Arizona University, I made my way north to gain some experience in the everyday journalism world. I was with the Sun as a photo intern for just under a month. Photographing various events all over the city of Calgary. Learning quick turn around times for the daily publication, and on location impromptu lighting setups for journalism portraits. 

 

The Lumberjack

PHOTO Editor - Designer | Flagstaff, Arizona
August 2011 - May 2014
JackCentral.org

The Lumberjack is the student run newspaper at Northern Arizona University. I began my work with the publication shortly after starting college at NAU. Initially a staff photographer, I climbed the ladder to the role of Assistant Photo Editor for two semesters and then settled into the title of Photo Editor for my senior year of college. My position encompassed photographing everything from sports, spot news, portrait and event photography. Carrying my camera with me at all times. Acting as the role of photo editor, I was in charge of holding multiple weekly meetings for story assignments and review sessions, along with providing semester critiques and pass / fail recommendations to administrators for staff photographers. 

Awarded Best Photographer - Fall 2013

 

Education

Northern Arizona Univerity

Bachelor of Fine Arts
Major in Visual COmmunications, Minor in Photography
Class of 2014 | Flagstaff, Arizona

Deans List | Fall 2013 - Spring 2014

 

Traverse City Central High School

High School Diploma | CLASS OF 2009 | Traverse City, Michigan

 
 

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