Val Ireland

Role: As manager of Creative Services within the Division of Marketing and Communications, Val Ireland is responsible for the management of Creative Services workflow. She plays an active role in ensuring that brand standards and UMaine marketing objectives are met. As Senior Designer, Ireland designs institutional projects ranging from print publications and displays to PowerPoint presentations and other projects as needed. As Director of Licensing, Ireland manages UMaine’s licensing program and retail design approvals, working with the institution’s licensing partner to ensure that external constituencies maintain brand standards and licensing parameters.

Bio: A Montana native, Ireland moved to Maine at the age of 5 and grew up in Deer Isle. After college, she and her family settled in Hampden. She has a bachelor’s degree in art from UMaine, and has worked for her alma mater since 1981.