Meg Cogsdill

Digital Designer, Email Designer, Email Developer, Web Designer, Print Designer, Ad Designer


  • All
  • Email
  • Web
  • Print

Education, Software & Experience

My Education

The Illinois Institute of Art

Bachelor's of Fine Arts | 2009-2010

I moved to Chicago to finish up my Bachelor's Degree with a major of Web Design and Interactive Media.

The Art Institute of Michigan

Bachelor's of Fine Arts | 2008-2009

I decided to further my graphic design education by transferring to a dedicated art school. This is where I began my major of Web Design and Interactive Media.

Oakland Community College

Pre-requisite courses + graphic design | 2004-2008

Started taking pre-requisite courses with becoming a dental hygienist in mind and then decided to follow my heart and switched to taking graphic design classes.


Adobe Creative Suite

Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, InDesign, RIP Flash

Microsoft Suite

Have created Powerpoint presentations for senior level staff

Email testing Software

Litmus and Email On Acid

Email Deployment Software

Luminate Online, Listrak, Mailchimp, StrongView

Project Management

Smartsheet, Basecamp, Asana, Jira

Fusion 360 for fun

3D modeled and 3D printed this cat wheel!

My Experience

Senior Email and Creative Specialist

Alzheimer's Association | 2016 - Present

  • Design, code, and deploy responsive emails using conditional content to millions of users using Luminate Online
  • Design and create donation forms and implement source codes for each campaign
  • Frequently conduct A/B tests on emails
  • Work with multiple internal partners on their monthly sent newsletters
  • Design inserts for direct mail pieces

Freelance Designer

AmTrav | 2013 - 2017

  • Maintained quality control with regular reviews of descriptions, guides and general text on two websites
  • Designed print slicks and large pop-up banners for trade shows
  • Designed and coded responsive html emails

Temporary Contractor

Merkle | 2016

  • Learned about the exciting and fast-paced atmosphere of a large agency
  • Worked on photo editing for two new pharmaceutical websites
  • Made client edits to wireframes of their pharmaceutical websites before launch

Web Content Administrator

PureEdge Lighting | 2014-2015

  • Maintained two websites
  • Designed, coded, and deployed html emails to 15K+ subscribers
  • Designed info-graphics for social media marketing

Temporary Contractor

IPSOS | 2013-2014

  • Designed several rounds of Ad Campaigns
  • Designed and built email templates that were sent out to survey takers
  • Worked with a team on the i-Say.com website using a CMS

Freelance Designer

Serta Mattresses | 2011-2016

  • Worked on various design pieces including external partners such as Vera Wang
  • Used Wildfire, a Social Media Marketing Software, to make Facebook contests
  • Created Facebook Tabs & Contests, Banner Ads, and Print Newsletters

Lead Flash Designer

TrainingU24/7 | 2011-2013

  • Worked as Flash Designer and lead on training modules
  • Finished each assignment in a timely manner to stay ahead of timeline dates
  • Collaborated as a team with Instructional Designer and 3D Graphic Modeler

My Services


Design, develop, test and deploy emails. These include fundraising emails, event emails, invitations, newsletters and many more. When I started my current position, I took on converting all emails to be mobile responsive.

Web Graphics/Ads

I've done lots of graphics for use on the web including banner ads, Facebook ads, inbox ads (ex. Google Discovery), Facebook contests artwork, infographics and much more.

Print Design

Some examples of print pieces I've done include Serta Mattress Newsletters, various fact sheets, pop up banners for trade shows, flyers, and fundraising postcards.

More About Me

Digital and Email Designer/Developer

I grew up in Michigan, moved to Chicago where I picked up my Bachelor's of Fine Arts degree from The Illinois Institute of Art, and I now live in Knoxville, Tennessee with my husband and three Siamese rescue cats, Sia, Zuko, and Richard Parker. In my free time, I enjoy anything creative or crafty including crocheting (primarily cat hats) and 3D Modeling/Printing (primarily things for cats.)

Name: Megan Cogsdill
Degree: Bachelor's of Fine Arts
Experience: 12 Years
Phone: 865.280.0707
Location: Knoxville, TN, USA

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