Carissa L. Carter

I use design to explore new ideas, cause pause in the ordinary, and to challenge norms.  My graphic resume highlights my interests since year 2000, with a focus on the present.

Carissa Carter Graphic CV



I hold MS degrees in both Engineering-Design and Earth Science, and an undergraduate degree in Geosciences.

Stanford University (Engineering – Design)
UC Santa Cruz (Earth Science)
Williams College (Geoscience)


Currently, I work for myself and through my company, Parallel Design Labs.  I am also Creative Director at Scree Magazine and recently launched a travel guide, Curated Hong Kong.
Prior to setting off to work for myself, I spent my time learning through employment at:

Herman Miller Inc.
Google Inc.
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Institute for Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)



Note:  Everything on this site and any other associated with my name is my own work, and all of the opinions and perspectives expressed are also my own, and not those of any of my clients or former employers. If you’d like to use any of my content, please contact me.