Sandra Garcia is a creative director and editorial designer based in New York City. She is currently a Staff Product Designer at Twitter, applying an editorial design eye to Twitter’s app. Before that, she was the creative director of HuffPost Highline, the site's long-form vertical. During her tenure there, Highline earned a series of design awards from the Society of Publication Designers (SPD), ASME, Awwwards and The Webby Awards.
From 2011-2014 Sandra was the Design Director at Travel+Leisure magazine, where she was responsible for the brand's design and visual voice. In 2012 she oversaw a major redesign of the print publication with Luke Hayman at Pentagram. Travel + Leisure was recognized by SPD for design and photography in 2012, 2013, 2014; AI/AP for photography in 2013 and 2014.
Sandra has also been the Art Director at Budget Travel, an Associate Art Director at Culture&Travel and Associate Art Director at Travel+Leisure. She has freelanced at FiveThirtyEight.com, TheUndefeated.com, New York Magazine, Latina, Food&Wine and Art+Auction. Early on, she interned at Teen Vogue and Visionaire and worked on a prototype for a proposed art magazine at Condé Nast.
Before going back to school at Parsons, she was a reporter and editor at trade publications covering the advertising industry. She contributed articles to AdAge's Creativity, Print magazine and The International Herald Tribune.
Sandra holds a B.A. in English Literature from The University of Connecticut and a degree in Graphic Design from Parsons The New School for Design.