Amy Sheehan

Amy Sheehan, Design Director for The Spruce Pets

Amy joined the Dotdash team as Design Director for The Spruce Pets, The Spruce, The Spruce Crafts, and MyDomaine in March 2021. She is a proud pet parent to her cat, Dirty Snowball.


  • 8+ years experience in graphic design across branding, advertising, and publishing
  • Experience includes site redesigns, interactive builds, branding, art and talent direction, and video animation


Prior to joining Dotdash Amy was the Art Director for Insider Studios, the branded content team for Business Insider and Insider where she designed for numerous legacy brands such as Cartier, Chase, Lincoln, and United. Before moving into publishing she spent time in advertising at 360i, as well as a startup box sampling company called PINCHme. Amy is a multi-passionate creative who originally moved to New York to be an actor and also continues to create music with her band. She has worked as an actor on Hulu and her original music has been featured on FX.

As Design Director for the Dotdash Home team, Amy leads the design of all four sites—The Spruce Pets, The Spruce, The Spruce Crafts, and MyDomaine—and develops brand visuals of digital and physical products. She works closely with the Editorial team to ensure all designs serve readers in ways that are clear, engaging, and beautiful.

Read more about The Spruce Pet's Editorial Policies and Standards.


Amy studied Design at the Shillington School of Design and received her BFA in Drama from NYU Tisch.

Education: New York University, Shillington School of Design
Location: New York, NY
Title: Design Director

About The Spruce Pets

The Spruce Pets, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a new kind of pets website offering practical, real-life tips and training advice to help you care for your pet. The Spruce Pets reaches 10 million people each month. Learn more about us, our editorial process, and our commitment to ensuring we are providing you with the most trustworthy veterinarian advice.