Faculty Member Division of Communication & Creative Media 
Graphic Design & Visual Communication 
Pronouns She/Her/Hers
Areas of Expertise
  • Marketing and Branding Design
  • Design Thinking Facilitation
  • Visual Storytelling for Organizations
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Michelle Hobbs has over 25 years of experience creating design that inspires engagement and impact for corporations and brands in a variety of sectors. Through her career she has managed her own design studio, built national brands, and managed creative teams. Michelle has taught design off and on over the past 10 years including Champlain College, the University of Vermont and the Community College of Vermont.

Currently she is a partner at ReFrame Lab, a strategy and consulting firm in Burlington, Vermont, where she is working to meet organizations and businesses in times of transition and help them recognize and visualize opportunities for greater alignment, creativity, and impact. She does this through design-centric workshop facilitation, strategic planning, and product design workshops.

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