August 08 | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Inside the Minds of Brilliant Designers

General Assembly

When:
August 8, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
2017-08-08T18:30:00-04:00
2017-08-08T20:30:00-04:00
Where:
General Assembly
Cost:
Free
Inside the Minds of Brilliant Designers @ General Assembly

About This Event

Featured Expert: Atlanta-based Art Director Kat McCluskey has created award-winning projects for leading companies with a focus on emerging technology for the past decade. Last year, she studied at Microsoft’s Holographic Academy and has expanded her skillset to include experience design for Augmented Reality.

Overview: To excel in design for emerging technology requires persistent dedication to learning and skill development. Attendees will get a backstage pass to the creative processes that go into award-winning agency work and R&D projects for new technology, as well as the path that brought Kat to her role today.

What You’ll Take Away: During this talk, attendees learn how to leverage design standards across new mediums and gain advice to grow their careers.

    • Learn which skill sets are highly valued for careers in emerging technology such as Augmented Reality
    • Discover what connected environment design is and how it will evolve the spaces we live, work and explore.
    • Get the basics on effective techniques to ideate and prototype for emerging technology
    • Find out how to find mentorship and educational opportunities throughout your career

Why It Matters: Technology is ever-evolving. Kat will share insights on staying at the top of your career in design for tech that changes the landscape of digital every few years.

Please note that we will be sharing rsvp emails with our partner Hypepotamus!

About the Speaker

 

Senior Art Director with the Emerging Experiences Team,
SapientRazorfish

For the past decade, Atlanta-based Art Director Kat McCluskey has created award-winning projects for leading companies with a focus on emerging technology. Last year, she studied at Microsoft’s Holographic Academy, expanding her skillset to include experience design for Augmented Reality.

Kat is currently Senior Art Director with the Emerging Experiences Group at SapientRazorfish, a growth practice built of about 20 individuals that design for connected environments. Kat graduated from Auburn University with a BFA in Graphic Design in the spring of 2007. She was born in Giessen, Germany and spent the first 8 years of her life there and in the Netherlands.

2017-08-08 18:30:00 2017-08-08 20:30:00 America/New_York Inside the Minds of Brilliant Designers About This Event Featured Expert: Atlanta-based Art Director Kat McCluskey has created award-winning projects for leading companies with a focus on emerging technology for the past decade. Last year, she studied at Microsoft's Holographic Academy and has expanded her skillset to include experience design for Augmented Reality. Overview: To excel in design for emerging technology requires persistent dedication to learning and skill development. Attendees will get a backstage pass to the creative processes that go into award-winning agency work and R&D projects for new technology, as well as the path that brought Kat to her role today. What You’ll Take Away: During this talk, attendees learn how to leverage design standards across new mediums and gain advice to grow their careers. Learn which skill sets are highly valued for careers in emerging technology such as Augmented Reality Discover what connected environment design is and how it will evolve the spaces we live, work and explore. Get the basics on effective techniques to ideate and prototype for emerging technology Find out how to find mentorship and educational opportunities throughout your career Why It Matters: Technology is ever-evolving. Kat will share insights on staying at the top of your career in design for tech that changes the landscape of digital every few years. Please note that we will be sharing rsvp emails with our partner Hypepotamus! About the Speaker Kat McCluskey  Senior Art Director with the Emerging Experiences Team, SapientRazorfish For the past decade, Atlanta-based Art Director Kat McCluskey has created award-winning projects for leading companies with a focus on emerging technology. Last year, she studied at Microsoft's Holographic Academy, expanding her skillset to include experience design for Augmented Reality. Kat is currently Senior Art Director with the Emerging Experiences Group at SapientRazorfish, a growth practice built of about 20 individuals that design for connected environments. Kat graduated from Auburn University with a BFA in Graphic Design in the spring of 2007. She was born in Giessen, Germany and spent the first 8 years of her life there and in the Netherlands. General Assembly

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