Anke Gaksch, Lead Designer / Production Manager
Originally from Germany, Anke is an award-winning graphic designer with more than ten years of experience in creating, managing, and culturally adapting multilingual design projects. She is highly skilled in print and digital media design and publishing, and brings a wealth of knowledge to the intricacies of designing and typesetting for foreign language publications including in Arabic, Khmer, Hindi, and Thai.
For the past 6 years, Anke has managed the production of the print, large-print, and web versions of the San Francisco Voter Information Pamphlet and related election materials, overseeing the 7-language typesetting process and ensuring user-friendly and ADA compliant design.
Anke holds graduate degrees in Print and Media Design, specializing in New Media, and in Graphic and Communication Design. She is trilingual in German, French, and English.