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Hadiya Williams

Freelance Graphic Designer

Freelance graphic designer with over 15 years of experience in visual communications. My expertise includes a wide variety of design projects, such as web marketing, event design, collateral design, stationery, signage, reports/publications, and infographics. Currently in collaboration with various companies which include: F. Schumacher Co. (NY), Lulu and Georgia (CA), Brewster Home (MA), AARP (DC) Meta (CA), and the National Museum of Natural History (NY).


Areas of Expertise

Creative solutions

Brand development

Collateral development

Creative problem solving

Visual art


Adobe Creative Suite (AI, PSD, INDD)





AI Text-to-image


Columbia College Chicago 

BFA  |  Graphic Design (2004)


Bowie State University

BS  |  Computer Science (2000)

Awards & Assoc.

NMAAHC Permanent Collection (2018)

American Graphic Design (2007–09, 2022)

American In-House Design Awards

Communicators -Silver Inkwell Awards

Apex Awards

Black Artists & Designers Guild

Work Experience

Freelance Clients

Meta (2023)

AARP (2021–2023)

Grace the Musical (2022)
The Women’s Foundation (2021)
Dance USA (2021)

Best Buy (2019/20)

The Black Love Experience (2019/20)

The Agora Culture, LLC (2018/19)


Freelance Designer  |  Reston, VA  | October 2019–March 2020

Coordinated and deliver content for various platforms for internal and external use including print (proposals, submissions, presentations, invitations, brochures, maps, diagrams, logos, layouts, pitches, newsletters, infographics, advertisements, posters, white papers, press releases), digital (marketing collateral, website, magazine, social media, animations, conferences, events) or org needs.


Bloomberg BNA

Freelance Designer  |  Arlington, VA  | April 2019–July 2019

Concepted and designed conference collateral, print ads, web ads, and other marketing materials for BNA products. 



Freelance Designer  |  Reston, VA  |  February 2018–May 2018

Concepted and designed web ads, print ads, reports, and other marketing materials for the the annual conference.


Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative 

Art Director/Designer  |  Washington, DC  |  May 2016–October 2017

Managed content design and production across multiple marketing and communication platforms. Created strategic and compelling designs, presentations, and concepts for a wide variety of communications for in-house and external clients. 


Association for Financial Professionals 

Senior Graphic Designer  |  Bethesda, MD  |  January 2014–April 2016

Develop web ads, print ads, and other marketing materials for the association certification programs and the AFP Annual Conference. Generate infographics for certification surveys and guides.

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