Megan is a designer and design educator with a wealth of practical and pedagogical experience.
As program lead and Assistant Professor of Art (Graphic Design) at the University of Mobile, Megan grew the Graphic Design track from minor to full concentration in one year. Responsibilities include curriculum design and program development and she has increased enrollment in her focus area exponentially. She has taught more than 17 different courses, multiple times, in the past five years ranging from introductory level design courses to senior portfolio and thesis capstone classes and everything in-between.
In addition to her role as educator, Megan has more than ten years experience as a professional designer. During her career she has served in senior-level corporate design positions, as a design consultant for nationally recognized brands and currently consults and produces work for clients in her self-branded studio, Megan Cary Design & Illustration.
Megan is also a founding member and President of AIGA Mobile, the local chapter of the professional organization of design; and serves on the board of Negative Capability Press, a non-profit press where she holds the title of Associate Publisher and Creative Director. She has helped design and publish more than 40 books.
Megan holds a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of South Alabama (2009) and an MFA in Graphic Design from Savannah College of Art & Design (2013) where she also completed extensive coursework in the field of Interactive Design and Game Development.