Holly Grundon

Holly Grundon - Designer

Vermont

A graphic designer with creative ideas and out-of-the box thinking. Looking to harness new technology to make a difference in publishing.

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Overview

I am a seasoned graphic designer specializing in print, publishing, and online media. With over 400 books, cover, and interactive media designed for Scholastic Inc, Teachers College Press, UNICEF, and Grolier, I have the skills to deliver excellent design and creative solutions with a meticulous attention to detail!

Languages
English
Fiction
Children's Picture Books
Comics & Graphic Novels
Cultural & Ethnic Themes
Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Education & Reference
Publishing

Certifications

  • BFA in Graphic Design

Awards

  • Teachers Choice Awards

Work experience

Freelance Book and interactive Designer

Scholastic Teaching Resources
July, 2000 – October, 2014 (over 14 years)

Manage the design and production of over 400 magazines and books
for children and teachers. Web design and UI for interactive, online sites
and other multi-media solutions.

Art Director and Creative Director for Classroom Magazines

Scholastic Inc.
September, 1995 – June, 2000 (over 4 years)

Managed the design and production of over 15 magazines
for children and teens. My responsibilities included: planning, budgeting,
collaborating with editorial staff, managed design staff, hiring of freelance
illustrators and photographers, all while meeting deadlines and budgets.

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Instant Practice Packets: Numbers & Counting: Ready-to-Go Activity Pages That Help Children Recognize, Write, and Learn Their Numbers From 1 to 30 (Teaching Resources)

Joan Novelli, Holly Grundon

Set the stage for success in math with these ready-to-use number practice packets! Each four-page packet—one for each number from 1 to 30—includes fun, meaningful activities that offer the repeated practice kids need to really learn their numbers. Activities teach and reinforce number recognition and number words, counting, creating and comparing sets, number formation, and solving simple word... read more

Set the stage for success in math with these ready-to-use number practice packets! Each four-page packet—one for each number from 1 to 30—includes fun, meaningful activities that offer the repeated practice kids need to really learn their numbers. Activities teach and reinforce number recognition and number words, counting, creating and comparing sets, number formation, and solving simple word... read more

Instant Practice Packets: Alphabet: Ready-to-Go Activity Pages That Help Children Build Alphabet Recognition and Letter Formation Skills (Teaching Resources)

Joan Novelli, Holly Grundon

Set the stage for reading and writing success with these ready-to-use alphabet practice packets! Each four-page packet—one for each letter of the alphabet—includes fun, meaningful activities that offer the repeated practice kids need to really learn their letters. Activities teach and reinforce letter recognition, letter-sound relationships, letter formation, and sight word vocabulary. Writing... read more

Set the stage for reading and writing success with these ready-to-use alphabet practice packets! Each four-page packet—one for each letter of the alphabet—includes fun, meaningful activities that offer the repeated practice kids need to really learn their letters. Activities teach and reinforce letter recognition, letter-sound relationships, letter formation, and sight word vocabulary. Writing... read more

Smart Pads! Addition & Subtraction Grades 2-3: 40 Fun Games to Help Kids Master Addition & Subtraction Skills

Holly Grundon, Joan Novelli

SmartPads! are packed with super fun, easy-to-play “find and circle” games that help kids master essential school skills. Kids just pick a game grid and follow the easy directions to find hidden answers. They can play a SmartPads! game anytime and anyw

SmartPads! are packed with super fun, easy-to-play “find and circle” games that help kids master essential school skills. Kids just pick a game grid and follow the easy directions to find hidden answers. They can play a SmartPads! game anytime and anyw

Guided Science Readers Parent Pack: Level C: 16 Fun Nonfiction Books That Are Just Right for New Readers

Liza Charlesworth

Set your child on the path to reading success with this exciting collection of little books on favorite science topics: bears, birds, rain forest, seeds, spring, and many more. These level C books feature engaging photos paired with simple text and are just right for readers who can sound out a few words. Includes a mini-activity book, motivating stickers, and parent tips. A great way to help ... read more

Set your child on the path to reading success with this exciting collection of little books on favorite science topics: bears, birds, rain forest, seeds, spring, and many more. These level C books feature engaging photos paired with simple text and are just right for readers who can sound out a few words. Includes a mini-activity book, motivating stickers, and parent tips. A great way to help ... read more

Guided Science Readers Super Set: Seasons: A BIG Collection of High-Interest Leveled Books for Guided Reading Groups

Liza Charlesworth

Teach reading and science simultaneously with this super set of exciting books that correlate with guided reading levels A–D. Inside the sturdy red tub, you’ll find six copies of 24 photo-filled titles (6 level A titles, 6 level B titles, 6 level C titles, and 6 level D) for a total of 144 books! All your students’ favorite seasonal topics are here: apples, pumpkins, leaves, seeds, beach, sun,... read more

Teach reading and science simultaneously with this super set of exciting books that correlate with guided reading levels A–D. Inside the sturdy red tub, you’ll find six copies of 24 photo-filled titles (6 level A titles, 6 level B titles, 6 level C titles, and 6 level D) for a total of 144 books! All your students’ favorite seasonal topics are here: apples, pumpkins, leaves, seeds, beach, sun,... read more

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