Erica Hillmann is the Director of Creative Services for tarte cosmetics, a cruelty-free brand, the pioneer of high-performance naturals™, and one of the fastest growing cosmetic companies in the U.S. One of the first tarte employees, Erica joined the team as an intern in 2003 when the company was still operating out of a one-bedroom New York City apartment. Over the last 15 years, Erica has touched every design aspect of the business including merchandising, digital, education and production. Today, Erica oversees all packaging & production design work for tarte’s many product lines. Erica earned her BFA in Communication Design at Parsons School of Design, and she’s currently a member of both the American Institute of Graphic Arts and Cosmetic Executive Women. In her spare time, Erica uses her creative skills outside of work as a baker and DIY-er as well as supporting the Parkinson’s Foundation.