Emma Gaines-Ross is an art director and designer with over ten years of experience in the fashion and lifestyle industries. She specializes in branding, digital design, print design, e-commerce, and photo and video art direction.

Emma earned a B.A. in Art-Semiotics from Brown University while also attending the neighboring Rhode Island School of Design. She began her career in advertising in San Francisco and then moved into publishing at Condé Nast after returning to her native New York.  In 2010, she and her husband moved to Sydney, Australia for a change of scenery and a bit of adventure. After a year down under, they spent five months traveling through India, Vietnam and Cambodia. Back in New York, she joined the creative teams at J.Crew and Madewell. Most recently, she was the Digital Art Director at Kate Spade New York where she oversaw all digital creative marketing and content for the brand. 

Emma lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband, her twin toddlers, and large golden retriever.

Please don't hesitate to reach out about new projects or simply to say hello!




Branding + Identity

art direction

web design + ui/ux


digital marketing

print design + production

editorial design




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