Texas A&M Transportation Institute
1111 RELLIS Parkway
Bryan, TX 77807-3135
Vicky Nelson joined TTI as a graphic designer in 2005, becoming the institute’s art director in 2018. She has over eighteen years of experience in marketing and communications, including four years with the Texas Engineering Experiment Station Communications Division prior to joining TTI. She also worked in the production and traffic departments at an advertising agency in Houston, Texas.
Ms. Nelson specializes in integrated marketing communications. She has worked on a variety of print and web projects covering a wide array of topics and clients, from technical engineering publications to marketing recruitment materials. She is responsible for all aspects of the creative process, including the art direction of photo shoots and the development and execution of marketing concepts. Her work for TTI includes designing online and print public outreach and marketing materials for a wide variety of state and federal transportation sponsors of research projects, as well as for many departments and agencies across the Texas A&M University System. She supervises and art directs two graphic designers on staff at TTI. Products produced in her department include brochures, websites, online interactive newsletters, annual reports, info-graphics, fact sheets, executive summaries, presentations for webinars and courses, guidebooks, and magazines.
She has won various awards of Excellence (silver) and Brazos Bravo (gold) from the International Association of Business Communicators. She has received several American Graphic Design Awards from Graphic Design USA Magazine. Recent accomplishments include several Awards of Excellence from the University and College Designers Association for her work with Texas A&M University Marketing and Communications.