Janet Raty (say it like 'Lady'), owner of Carousel Charts LLC, holds a BFA from Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, and Leadership MAS from Bank Street College of Education and Parsons School of Design, New York, NY.
She sat on curriculum committees, developed curriculum and taught on the university level for over five years. She lead field study groups to England, Los Angeles and New York City. Her illustrations are published in several Fairchild books. She designed and illustrated national historical markers for four states and has Art Director and Team Lead managerial experience.
Much of her career focused on computer-deliverable instructional design, marketing and strategy. Her experience includes successful writing, infographics, communication, user interface design and keyword optimization in web design and coding.
Janet delivers strategic leadership and vision crafted from classic multimedia training to advanced technology marketing and communication.
Carousel Charts counted cross stitch books are designed predominantly by Janet. Most are sold through local needlework shops through traditional distribution. Some popular Carousel Charts designs eventually become available for direct sales and different distribution channels, with ISBN investment through Smashwords and carouselcharts.com.