Noel Dolan

Background

Noel began her profession as an intern at the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and later became the Art Director. In 2017, Noel joined the marketing team at Pikes Peak State College as the Art & Graphic Design Coordinator in 2017 and now currently works as the Creative Director for Colorado College. In addition to her full-time job, Noel also runs Noel Dolan Creative, teaches multimedia graphic design at Pikes Peak State College, teaches calligraphy at Ladyfingers Letterpress, and served on the board of AIGA Colorado Springs for 5 years, including 2 years as the Field Director. 

Throughout her career, Noel has earned over 40 professional awards on the local, regional, and national level from the American Advertising Federation (AAF) and the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR). In 2019, she was named the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Colorado Springs Designer of the Year.

When Noel isn't designing, she's traveling the globe, cooking, reading and devoting her time to reruns of Friends and The Office.

Professional Experience

Colorado College | February 2023–Present

Creative Director 

Pikes Peak State College | 2017–2023

Art and Graphic Design Manager

Noel Dolan Creative | 2005–Present

Freelance Designer

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) | 2005–2017

Art Director

Honors & Awards

2021 AAF SILVER MEDAL
American Advertising Federation

2019 AAF ADVERTISING ICON | DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
American Advertising Federation

2018 AAF DISTRICT ADDY AWARD | District 4 Addy
American Advertising Federation

ADDY AWARD 2016 – 2021
American Advertising Federation
2 Gold | 12 Silver

National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR) 2018 – 2021 Regional Medallion Award 6 Gold | 8 Silver | 2 Bronze

National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR)
2018 – 2020 National Paragon Awards 1 Gold | 1 Silver | 1 Bronze

Classes Taught

Multimedia Graphic Design Department

  • MGD 217 | Typography II

Publications

Professional Memberships

AIGA Colorado Springs | 2014–2019
Board Member & Field Director