IS A MULTIDISCIPLINARY creative director aligning inspiration, concept, DESIGN, PHOTOGRAPHY, and ART into storytelling.
As a full spectrum creative, she works intuitively to bring thought, relevance and forward-thinking to create new paradigms and conversations within beauty, fashion, lifestyle, and wellness; inclusivity, body positivity, strength, and self love are among some of the topics that she is passionate about.
Nicole received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in Graphic Design and worked under the tutelage of some of the magazine world’s most esteemed creative directors at publications such as YM, Cosmopolitan, and Glamour, and Allure. Nicole’s discerning eye fueled her meteoric rise in the competitive 90s magazine industry, resulting in her becoming the Art Director of Glamour while still in her early twenties.
A six year tenure at Allure allowed the space for Nicole to create content and design across all platforms. She held the title of Design Director under Anna Wintour and Raul Martinez of Vogue, and previously Marie Suter now the Creative Director of Glossier. During this time, she was appointed the Q4 Business Accelerator Award. Those awarded with this honor have changed the trajectory of the business, driving exceptional results in print, digital, brand development and/or overall business performance.
Working intuitively to pinpoint the most essential, visceral quality with which to tell a brand’s story and concepts this from start to finish, including the design. Nicole has a strong presence on various social media platforms. Her Instagram feed @warriorheart, has nearly 7000 followers, including numerous well-known creative directors, photographers, artists, brands and cutting-edge global tastemakers.
Also a certified yoga teacher, Nicole has studied with revered yogis such as Kelly Morris, Kathryn Budig, Seane Corn, and Bryan Kest. Her exposure to this inspired her to merge visual storytelling into a creative meditation practice she calls WARRIOR HEART. This has transformed into a mystical modality in which photographs, image manipulation, and words become messages, which can then be shared. Warrior Heart continues to be inspired by nature, color, energy, light, sacred geometry, connectivity, magic, and universal love.