Michelle Berki is currently the Senior Graphic Designer for Cleveland Play House (CPH). Over the past four years, she has developed the signature look for CPH's show artwork, led a re-branding of CPH's partnership with Case Western Reserve University's MFA Acting Program, and completely revamped the brand and marketing materials for annual New Ground Theatre Festival, a showcase of new work.
Michelle has received a number of honors and awards, including a silver and bronze ADDY (Cleveland) and featured designs in the New York Times, HOW, and GD USA. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design from the Savannah College of Art and Design.
Michelle is looking for new opportunities and fresh scenery. She is also available for freelance.
Cleveland Play House
Senior Graphic Designer, December 2012 - present
Developed and sustained new look for Cleveland Play House’s season artwork starting with the 2013-14 season. Took the lead on a re-branding of CPH’s partnership with Case Western Reserve’s MFA Acting Program. Refreshed the look for CPH's new play festival, New Ground.
2010 - present
Research, concept, and create designs for a variety of clients including Columbus Creative Cooperative, Welshly Arms, Sober Seventeenth, and American Greetings. Projects have ranged from album artwork, infographics, book covers, brand identity, and web design.
American Greetings - AG Interactive
Designer, Oct. 2011 - Dec. 2012
Learned basic Flash animation and created content for AG.com. Participated in brainstorming meetings by presenting new concepts for e-cards. Collaborated closely with the editorial and brand team to come up with content, social strategy, and visuals for “Inspired” - a blog from American Greetings.