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Kit Un

Visual Designer

Department: Communications
Email: Kun@mapc.org
Phone: 617-933-0754


Biography:

Kit first joined MAPC’s Communications department as an intern in the Summer of 2017 and has since stayed with MAPC. She transitioned into her current full-time position as the agency’s Visual Designer in Fall 2018. She is the core graphic and multimedia designer at MAPC. She oversees and manages the agency’s internal and external visual design products including web projects, social media and e-marketing, to graphic treatments of reports, flyers, event materials, surveys, and other marketing collateral.

Key duties include daily website maintenance as well as handling custom projects for the website; designing and formatting visual products for projects, both web- and print-based; assisting staff with photography and videography needs, including conceptual visioning, editing, and posting. Kit manages the agency’s monthly e-newsletter using Constant Contact, and may be called upon for other event support tasks alongside the entire communications team for major meetings, product launches, and research releases. Her role plays an integral role in elevating our brand and identity and will be directly responsible for setting the pace of our design innovation at the agency.

Prior to joining MAPC in July 2017, Kit did administrative work as an Office Assistant at Northeastern’s Student Employment Office. In 2016, she interned at Massachusetts Financial Services (MFS) in Boston as a Corporate Communications Co-op; working directly with members of the internal communications team on implementing key internal projects and maintaining the intranet homepage. In this role, she also worked closely with the design team to ensure that internal branding was on par with the company’s marketing message. Kit was also part of the Boston Children Museum’s outreach team for two years as a Teen Ambassador.

Kit received her Bachelor’s in Fine Arts degree from Northeastern University in May 2018. She double majored in Communications and in Graphic and Information Design.

Areas of expertise: design, typography, iconology, visual messaging, brand understanding, social media strategy, web design/site redesign, content management, web communications, public engagement and event planning