In the creative talent world, too many people take things WAY too seriously. Our goal in life is to provide our clients with services that thrill them—not only achieving expectations but exceeding them. Plus have some fun during the journey!
About Julie West
Julie started West Works in 1992 —and knows how to get your project produced with creativity, accuracy and on-time.
As email marketing and web & print designer, Julie has experience in project design and conception. A graphic artist, she blends brand functionality into all aspects of client communication. Julie provides project coordination and design for award-winning magazine, catalog, newsletter, ad, logo design and print media services. As a consultant she has worked on numerous internal publications and with national accounts such as Dodge, Nestlé and Kraft Foods. She serves on numerous non-profit committees.
Issa Trust Foundation – photography and donation promotion
- 2010 to 2015
Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce
- Member since 1999
- Board Member – 2009-2010
- Executive Board Member – 2011-2012
- Economic Development Committee
East High Alumni Association Board
- President – 2016-2017
- Webmaster & Social Media Marketing
East High Alumni Foundation Board
- Vice-President; formerly Secretary
- Marketing Committee Chair
Arthritis Foundation of Iowa
- Event promotions
Best Buddies of Iowa
- Organization promotions and design work
Awards & Community Involvement:
Nominated and accepted into the 2015-2016 Leadership Iowa program, sponsored by the Iowa Association of Business & Industry. Started in 1982, Leadership Iowa is a 9 month premier issues-awareness program promoting leadership within the state. Graduation from the program was in June 2016. Julie is involved in the planning of several of the programs for the 2016-2017 class and West Works is one of the sponsors for the January 2017 Legislative class.
Small Business of the Year Award (Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce) – 2011
Newell Franklin Award for initial development and leadership role in Altoona Palooza, a citywide event – 2011. Also recognized by the State of Iowa for this award.
Religion Communicators Council, DeRose/Hinkhouse Memorial Communication Award
- Single Issue Periodicals for Magazine, Local or Regional, Award for Excellence for Design, Photography & Content (For Good magazine) – 2009 & 2010 Awards