Candace WALTERS

Sr. Manager Brand Design | MILLERCOORS

Throughout my life I’ve always had a love for all things creative and am fascinated by the artist’s process. Growing up I tried my hand at many artistic endeavors, learning different approaches to creative expression. Appreciating how various methodologies benefit creativity made Design a natural fit for me and Rhode Island School of Design was where the foundation for my future was set.

 

As my career has evolved my passion for creative problem solving has grown exponentially. I am energized by being a dot connector: finding connections between disparate phenomena, applying critical thinking techniques and seeing creative solutions effectively address complex business problems. I believe that the beauty of Design lies in the process, not just the solution.

questionnaire

What was your very first job?

I was a Jr. Designer at a small brand and packaging agency in Chicago

 

Please describe, in your own words, what your job is and what work it entails. 

I am the Design team lead, managing a team that provides packaging and branding design direction for for all domestic brands in the MillerCoors portfolio.

 

How did you discover that the creative world was right for you? Was there a time in your life that you credit to this discovery? What was there train of events that brought you to where you are today? 

I have always loved how creative expression comes to life through the minds of different people and wanted to be a part of that.

 

In your constantly growing and expanding industry, how do you find inspiration to keep your work fresh, innovative and relevant? 

Challenges are where solutions are born. I often gain inspiration from the Fine Arts world in how artists are using mediums in unexpected ways.

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