About Me

Me

Grace Martinez is an art director and editorial graphic designer working in New York City. She graduated from Fordham University at Lincoln Center in 2006 and is currently pursuing her M.S. in Data Visualization at the New School, Parsons. A lover of type and passionate about design, she specializes in conceptualizing and editorializing content. She has the ability to visualize and execute infographics and designs in a way that is both functional and beautiful. She loves to run and embark on travel adventures. Despite her busy schedule, she makes time to work on freelance projects big and small!

Say hi:
grace@graceiseverywhere.com

Experience

July 2017 - Present
NextGenVest
Director of Brand and Data Visualization
New York

April 2016 - July 2017
Travel + Leisure Magazine
Art Director
New York

June 2014 - April 2016
Men’s Health Magazine
Deputy Art Director
New York

October 2013 - June 2014
Men’s Health Magazine
Freelance Designer
New York

October 2010 - October 2013
Glamour Magazine
Senior Associate Art Director
New York

August 2009 - September 2010
Latina Magazine
Associate Art Director
New York

May 2009 – August 2009
Women’s Health Magazine
Freelance Designer
(hired to work on a redesign)
New York

August 2007 – April 2009
Condé Nast Portfolio
Magazine Designer
New York

*Other clients include Reuters and Privcap.

Awards

On the team that won ASME’s National Magazine Award for General Excellence for Men’s Health, February 2015.

Acknowledged in Print’s 2009 Design Annual for work on American Photography 23.

On the team that won ASME’s National Magazine Award for Best Section for Condé Nast Portfolio’s Brief, May 2008.

Recognized by the Society of Publication Designers’ annual competitions for work on Condé Nast Portfolio (2008 - 2009), Latina (2009 - 2010) and Glamour (2010 - 2012).

Won the Journalism Award from Fordham University at Lincoln Center for Outstanding Leadership as Layout Editor of The Observer, May 2006.

Props

She considers herself lucky to have worked with some of the most talented creatives in the publication design industry, especially and in no specific order:

Robert Newman
Florian Bachleda
Robert Priest
Grace Lee
Geraldine Hessler
Tom O’Quinn
Andrea Dunham
Alice Alves
Sarah Viñas
Mike Schnaidt
Joe Heron
William Hooks