Hello, I’m Amanda Buck. I’m a designer, educator, and design manager based in Baltimore, MD. 

I currently work as a Senior Art Director at Teal Media, where I serve as a strategic lead and art director on brand refreshes, complex website redesigns (IA, UX & UI), and digital marketing projects for our nonprofit clients. In this role, I collaborate across disciplines and manage, mentor, and support other designers on our team.

I’m a graduate of The Ohio State University and Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), where I received my MFA in Graphic Design.

Other notable experience:
  1. Collaborator on design systems projects with Superfriendly.
  2. Freelance designer for many years—within design agencies, and for small businesses, nonprofits, universities, architects, and the prominent local art publication, BmoreArt.
  3. Senior Designer at leading Baltimore-based agency, Ashton Design.
  4. Designer at Happy Cog.
  5. Grad School Intern on NPR Digital Media’s team.
  6. Senior Designer on President Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign.
  7. Co-founder of PieLab (pie shop/community space), with Project M
Teaching experience:
  • Graphic Design 1, Towson University. Spring 2021
  • Typography 3, MICA. Fall 2020
  • Thesis Research and Writing, Graphic Design MA, MICA. Summer 2019
  • Workshop, Graphic Design MA, MICA. Spring 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Typography 2, Stevenson University. Spring 2016
  • Typography 1, MICA. Fall 2014, 2015, 2019