Michelle Dougherty is an Emmy-winning designer and an art director who worked with Imaginary Forces. At IF she worked closely with Kyle Cooper for many years. “I was a designer, then art director on his team,” says Dougherty. “I consider him my mentor.” Dougherty studied at the Art Center College of Design, a leading graphic and industrial design college located in Pasadena, California. She also teaches a class there called Motion Communication.