Amanda Ford

03 Jan 2020

Amanda Ford

Marketing and Communications Manager
aford@ltcillinois.org

Amanda (she/her) is an educator, artist, and designer. Her previous roles have included work as a graphic communication designer, UI user experience designer, press production manager, marketing communications manager, and web developer. 

In her current position, she serves as the Marketing and Communications Manager for the Learning Technology Center, where she supervises marketing activity, creates automation for inbound marketing efforts, and develops campaigns around our organization’s educational technology and professional development events. Prior to joining the LTC,  she worked as an adjunct professor for Stephens College in the Strategic Communications Department, where she taught classes focused on fostering brand awareness and design fundamentals. 

She attended the University of Arkansas, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in visual design and a minor in ceramics. She also completed post-graduate work at the University of Missouri, in their masters of fine arts and masters of art education programs. While in those programs, she worked as a graduate assistant for the School of Visual Studies, serving as both a web designer and an aid in several graphic design classes.