Kristie Cannon’s career formally began with her undergraduate studies at The Art Institute of Boston, where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Kristie’s passion for design led her to The Creative Circus in Atlanta, where she received a graduate degree in art direction.
She began her professional career in advertising as an art director with The Richards Group in Dallas, where she worked on several high-profile accounts alongside some of the most talented professionals in the industry. After nearly seven years with the firm, Kristie began to criss cross the country.
Following a short stay in Boston, Kristie headed west and joined DDB Seattle where she was hired as an Associate Creative Director. She then switched coasts again and lived in New York and worked as a freelance ACD Art Director at mcgarrybowen, Gotham INC. and Alchemy. She later joined Publicis Groupe as an Associate Creative Director, embracing her love for all things beauty and fashion while working on global ad campaigns for some of the largest accounts in the beauty industry, including Maybelline, L’Oreal, Lancôme, and Talbots. After five years, Kristie then headed south and joined VWA in Atlanta as a creative director.
Kristie currently lives in Atlanta’s Inman Park neighborhood with her husband and their two children, two cats and a dog.