Tell us briefly about your role at XPLANE:

“This role will work closely with the lead designers to create designs, concepts, illustrations, and visual communications.”

Provide a brief overview of your background and experience:

“I have a BFA in Printmaking and 4 years of study in Graphic Design as a Post Bacc student. While in school I worked at a small branding and web design agency and after finishing at PSU I did freelance work as a designer at different agencies around Portland.”

Spotlight Questions: 

What is your dream vacation? Cross country road trip around America, or backpacking trip across Europe?


What is your Favorite Restaurant?

Isaac’s Restaurant and Deli, has my favorite sandwich and pickles of all time, but sadly it is only in Pennsylvania.


What is one random fact about you that most people do not know?

My real name is Amanda, but I have been called Nicole since I was three years old.


If your house was on fire and you could only grab 3 things, what would they be?

My dog, my laptop, and my box of photos that only exist in print not on the cloud.


If you could be an animal, what would you be and why?

A dog, they are always happy and loving, and enjoy the simple things in life.


What are your hobbies?

I like to make prints (silkscreen) when I have the extra time. Also going on adventures, I always want to explore new places.


Cats or Dogs?  



What is your favorite blog?



Who is your doppelganger?  

So many people all over the place. I have always been told I look like someone else, but I have yet to meet any of my lookalikes.


What is your greatest fear?

Public Speaking


What is one of your greatest accomplishments?

Moving across country on my own and starting a new life in Portland from scratch.