I started off in school as an art and music major. I grew up drawing and painting—two things that I have always loved to do and carried with me into adulthood. My understanding of art principles, elements and theories gave me a leg up when I decided to get into design. It really helped set the foundation that I needed to be successful in my new field. In my free time, I still like to doodle, or make vector drawings. Here are some of my favorites.