Samantha Bruin

Graphic Designer
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Samantha Bruin began working for Hope College in January 2013. As graphic design communication specialist for Public Affairs and Marketing, she is responsible for visual brand consistency across all design pieces, consulting with campus community members to plan, illustrate and design key printed and digital publications, and design marketing materials for internal and external campaigns.


  • BFA, graphic design, Kendall College of Art and Design, 2008

Professional Experience

Before coming to Hope, Samantha worked as a freelance graphic designer for companies such as AgentX, Family Christian Stores and MED-1 Occupational Health. Before that, Samantha was a web designer at Global Forex Trading and a senior graphic designer at Crowe Horwath.

Why I Love Hope

Samantha loves Hope because it is one big family. She has never worked for a place that is as caring, thoughtful and family-friendly.

Outside the College

In her spare time, Samantha, along with her husband, owns a hop propagation greenhouse. Bruin Hops in Grand Rapids, Michigan, currently grows 25 different varieties of hops.

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Samantha Bruin

Phone Number616.395.7052

Anderson-Werkman Financial Center 100 East 8th Street Holland, MI 49423-3698
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