Rachel Hortman is an Atlanta-based art director and designer with experience in editorial, social, and brand identity.
As an art director at Straight to Tell, Rachel led brand development projects for clients in the public sector, including Kaiser Permanente and the City of Philadelphia, in addition to developing content and strategies for social. With a background in print and editorial, including stints at Atlanta magazine and Creative Loafing, Rachel collaborated with photographers, artists and illustrators, and her contributions to Atlanta magazine’s “Race” issue received Folio magazine’s award for overall excellence for a single issue. In addition, Rachel is co-founder and creative director for Dope Girls, a feminist magazine celebrating cannabis culture. Dope Girls also fosters a community of engaged followers through social and IRL, at monthly events, and has been recognized in The New York Times and Rolling Stone. Before building a career in design, Rachel spent her formative years behind the drum kit, playing, recording and touring.
The New York Times — Rolling Stone — Good Magazine — Association of Food Journalists — Tom Tom magazine — Association of Alternative Newsmedia — Folio magazine — Stoner podcast — The Design Kids
The Public Goods Projects — Straight To Tell — Kaiser Permanente — Chick-fil-A — The City of Philadelphia’s Department of Public Health — The Allyn Family Foundation — The Nicholson Foundation — On A Wealth Kick — Pabst Blue Ribbon — Atlanta magazine — Creative Loafing — The Lonely Hour — PopSugar — Mickey Lynn — Fossil and Hide