Amy Kant is a web and graphic designer based in Milwaukee, Wis. She works full-time as a web communications specialist and takes a limited number of freelance clients each year. She worked in mass media field for nearly eight years, specializing in online media, before moving to the public sector.
Amy graduated with honors from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in May 2006, with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. It was at UWM where she first took an interest in online media. Amy loves learning about online media, social networks and ever-changing web standards.
Amy does freelance web and graphic design for a variety of clients both in the Milwaukee area and across the world. She specializes in creating unique, easy-to-use WordPress-based websites for small businesses, artists and photographers. Amy also sells her hand knit and crocheted accessories, as well as vintage-inspired jewelry and paper craft designs on Etsy and at local craft fairs.
She is the Chapter Advisor for the Beta Epsilon chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta at Carroll University and is active in the Beta Epsilon Alumnae Chapter.
In her free time, Amy enjoys running and yoga. She is currently on a running hiatus due to injury. Amy loves spending time with her family and her fur-kid, Beep. She also enjoys playing board games, traveling, cooking, painting and not taking life too seriously.
- 2012 WSPRA Award of Excellence, MPS Mobile Website
- 2012 WSPRA Award of Merit, MPS “The Power of One” marketing campaign
- 2012 WSPRA Award of Merit, MPS Superintendent Website
- 2012 Wearer of the Arc, Alpha Gamma Delta
- 2012 Carroll University Greek Life: Outstanding Advisor, Alpha Gamma Delta
- 2010 Outstanding Alumna, Beta Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta
- 2010 WBA Award for Website/Best Use of Contributions: “Washed Out” – Flooding of July 2010
- 2010 WBA – Best Website Focused on Journalism (2nd Place – TIE)
- 2010 WBA – Best Online Election Coverage (2nd Place)
- 2010 WBA – Best Use of Social Media (3rd Place – TIE)
- 2009 Milwaukee Press Club Award for Best Investigative Report or Series: Drug Doctors (Producer)
- 2008 Chicago/Midwest Emmy Nomination: Dating, Lies and Videotape (Producer)
- 2006 UW-Milwaukee Senior Graduation Honors