We’re very proud to have Amber Cornett join the creative staff at Active8. Amber is a graphic designer with experience in both print and digital media. While her main area of focus has been Illustrating, she has also worked in Marketing and Social Media Management.
We look forward to the creative ideas and design work that Amber will bring to our clients. For now, please get to know Amber through this short Q&A session.
Q: Before working at Active-8, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had?
A: I worked at Apple for two years. That was the most interesting place because everyone was so diverse, and we learned something new every single day!
Q: What type of project do you hope to do at Active-8?
A: I would love to be a part of a project that is seen all over the world!
Q: Favorite travel spot?
A: Denver, CO!
Q: How do you define success?
A: Success is setting exciting goals for yourself and knowing that you gave everything you had to get there. Everyone is different.
Q: If you could do another job for just one day, what would it be?
A: I’d love to try teaching college level art classes.
Q: If you had to eat one meal, every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?
A: Macaroni and Cheese!
Q: Tell us three things most people don’t know about you…
A: I secretly love comic book stories, I used to have a pet hedgehog, and I’m the oldest of my siblings. I have three younger brothers.
Q: Top three life highlights?
A: Getting married, picking up my Great Dane puppy and graduating college.
Q: What are three career lessons you’ve learned thus far?
A: Work quickly but don’t overlook any details, never stop networking, make your own opportunities.
Q: What do you like to do in your spare time?
A: Watercolor, hiking, and drinking coffee.
Q: What is the first thing you would buy if you won the lottery?
A: A beautiful house in the mountains!
Q: What is the most important thing you have learned in the last five years?
A: When you are kind and proactive, anything can happen!
Q: What is your favorite thing to do in Huntsville?
A: There are so many good things to do here! I actually love how pet friendly Huntsville is. I love going to dog fairs and other pet friendly events.
Q: What kinds of hobbies and interests do you have outside of work?
A: I love to spend time keeping up with home décor trends.
Q: What places have you lived in?
A: Huntsville and Troy, AL.
Q: What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this?
A: Either barista, or interior designer.
Q: Where is the best place you’ve traveled to and why?
A: Denver. There is such a fun social culture there. Downtown has so many great places to eat, drink and shop, and you can also explore the mountain regions surrounding the city. Plus, it’s just gorgeous there.
Q: Which cartoon character would you most like to switch lives with?
A: Jasmine from Aladdin. She lives in a beautiful place, has an amazing pet, and she’s very independent.