Eileen Leeds

UX & UI | Visual Designer

Senior Visual Designer, 20+ years of experience building visual design systems for major media outlets, leveraging my product management expertise, facilitating precise content within proprietary design systems and content management systems (CMS). Excelling at managing design upgrades. Curate content with subject matter experts for audiences of 5K to 700K+ viewers. Win awards. BS in Illustration from Fashion Institute of Technology. Training at General Assembly, Maven.com & OReilly.com. Instructional Design at Quinnipiac University.

linkedin.com/in/eileenleeds  |  3leeds@gmail.com  |  Fairfield, Connecticut, USA  |  +1 646-283-9053 |  www.eileenleeds.com


Design & Production Manager

DeSales Media  |  Brooklyn, New York & remote  |  March 2019 - July 2020

DeSales is the media & marketing arm of the Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn & Queens serving 1.5M+ parishioners via multiple digital media streams.

Senior Designer for region

Hearst Connecticut Media  |  Norwalk, Connecticut & remote  |  January 2014 - October 2018

Hearst Connecticut Media is a multiplatform news outlet that serves a growing Connecticut audience. They publish eight daily city news properties and 13 weekly local properties.

Senior Designer / Information Designer

New York Daily News  |  New York, New York  |  March 2000 - December 2013

NYDN has been a top local, national and international news source for over a century, now a property of the Tribune News Service.

Communications Manager

Red Cross, Blood Services, Southeast Region  |  Savannah, Georgia, USA  |  1997 - 1999

Red Cross Blood Services has been the largest blood supplier and blood product distributor in the United States since 1940. The Southeast Region serves local cities and communities, and in the past served southeast South Carolina and upper Florida from their Savannah offices and labs.


Hard skills

Soft skills





Catholic Press Awards

Society of Professional Journalists, Connecticut chapter  (CTSPJ), Hearst Connecticut Media

Associated Press Awards


Eileen Leeds  |  UX | UI  |  Visual Design

3leeds@gmail.com  |  646-283-9053  |  Fairfield, Connecticut, USA

http://www.linkedin.com/in/eileenleeds  |  http://www.eileenleeds.com

Eileen Leeds