Nikki Villagomez began her career as an in-house designer in New York City where she worked for 3 years. She spent 7 years freelancing before returning to in-house design.
For the last 6.5 years she has been working for Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP, the largest Accounting firm in the Southeast. Currently, Nikki is DHG’s Creative Studio Director at the firm’s headquarters in Charlotte, NC.
Nikki is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a BFA in Graphic Design. She is the founder and former president of the South Carolina chapter of AIGA. She has been an educator teaching Graphic Design and Typography at the University of South Carolina and the University of Akron.
Nikki is a nationally recognized speaker on typography and is the author of Culture+Typography: How Culture Affects Typography.