Kelly has always been interested in art and design, and studied Art History at Harvard University. She was art editor of her high school paper and illustrated for Harvard's daily paper. Over her summers, she was the print media intern at The Jim Henson Company and the publicity designer for Harvard-Radcliffe Summer Theater. She currently works at Shine America, where she designs PowerPoint decks and branding mock-ups. She is trained in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign.