Episode 35: A Freelance Graphic Designer’s Journey to CEO w/ Octavia Gilmore, Founder of Creative Juice


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In this Episode, Minority Trailblazer Octavia Gilmore shares;

  • How she had been able to expand and her grow her business
  • The importance of clean, clear, and direct branding
  • How to create your own unique selling proposition
  • How to deal with criticism from customers
  • and much much more


Information About Octavia Gilmore:

After graduating from Savannah College of Art & Design – Atlanta, Octavia worked in corporate design departments for Fortune 500 companies such as AT&T and Kaiser Permanente, where she was able to experience working as a designer in a corporate environment. She then took a position with a start – up company where she worked closely with the CEO and was able to get a feel for running a business.

With the explosion of start-up companies and the flood of corporate growth in the Atlanta area, Octavia opened CreativeJuice to provide custom design solutions for new companies and corporate marketing departments. Projects include logo design, branding, copywriting, packaging, web design, presentations, and various print materials. Through innovative design practices, Creative Juice helps clients communicate their message to their target audience; which in turn helps to increase sales and brand awareness.


Octavia’s Favorite Quote

“Theres no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs ”- Unknown

Octavia’s Favorite Book

Successful Women Think Differently by Valerie Burton

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Creative Juice Website

Creative Juice Instagram

Creative Juice Facebook

Creative Juice Twitter


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