Lila Symons

Lila Symons is a multidisciplinary typeface designer and lettering artist who specializes in the design and engineering of fonts for consumer goods and lifestyle brands. She works as a Font Developer for Hallmark Cards in Kansas City, Missouri where she creates proprietary typefaces based on handwriting, calligraphy, and lettering.

Prior to joining Hallmark Cards in 2013, she spent 7 years working in New York City and New Jersey as a Graphic Designer and Lettering Artist. Past clients include Princeton University, L’Oréal, Tattly, Coach, Condé Nast Digital, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.

She has a BFA in Graphic Design from Savannah College of Art and Design, and is a graduate of Type@Cooper Extended in New York City.