Tips and Tricks 10.25.12
October 2012 Archives
Student Events 10.24.12
Ask The Pros 10.22.12
Today we meet designer Elliot Stokes, currently Designer for Every Day with Rachel Ray. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 2010, studying design and making a lot of posters for WUOG, the college radio station. He also made pencil drawings and greeting cards in his free time.
Ask The Pros 10.21.12
Today we meet art director Dennis Huynh, currently the Senior Associate Art Director for Entertainment Weekly (a job he just started, so he'll have lots of fresh job-hunting advice to share!)
Dennis grew up in the suburbs of Boise, Idaho and studied design at Walla Walla University in Washington state. Having grown up a school yearbook and newspaper kid, he wanted to focus his career in magazine editorial design. He spent a few years at a boutique branding firm in Washington state working on corporate communications and small publications, then moved to Cincinnati Magazine to serve as their assistant art director before moving to New York. While here, he's worked as an art director at Tennis and Cooking Light before recently moving to Entertainment Weekly.
To help prepare for Wednesday's event, we asked Dennis what was something he knows now about career/job-hunting that he wish he knew in the beginning, and he advice was spot-on ... read on to hear it and join us Wednesday to hear more! ...
Ask The Pros 10.20.12
Today we're introducing Jennifer Sharpe, an editorial human resources/recruitment rep. If you've ever applied for a job through one of the corporate websites and wondered what happens next, she'll be able to fill you in!
Jennifer is Associate Director of Staffing at Time Inc. the world's largest magazine publisher and home to brands including TIME, PEOPLE, FORTUNE, Sports Illustrated, InStyle and Entertainment Weekly. Jennifer joined Time Inc. in 2009 and is responsible for the recruitment of mid- and senior-level editorial talent for the company's print and digital businesses. In addition, she oversees the recruitment for all entry-level talent and Time Inc.'s exclusive internship programs around the country.
To help prepare for Wednesday's event, we asked Jennifer what was something she knows now about careers and job-hunting that she wishes she knew in the beginning. Read on for her answer and join us Wednesday to hear more...
Ask The Pros 10.19.12
Today we're introducing illustrator Yuko Shimizu. Yuko is an award-winning Japanese illustrator based in New York City. Her first career was in corporate PR where she spent 11 years after graduating from college before switching gears to illustration. She graduated from MFA as Visual Essay from SVA in 2003.
Her work has been seen on The Gap T-shirt, Pepsi cans, Visa billboards, NIKE, Microsoft and MTV ads, as well as on pages of The New York Times, TIme, The New Yorker and Rolling Stone. She has won numerous awards world-wide including being selected by Newsweek Japan as one of the "100 Japanese People The World Respects" in 2009. Her first monograph is published from Gestalten of Germany, and her first children's book Barbed Wire Baseball is due to be out spring of 2013 from Abrams Books. She is also a member of illustration faculty at School of Visual Arts.
To help prepare for Wednesday's event, we asked Yuko what was something she knows now about her career that she wishes she knew in the beginning. Read on for answer and join us Wednesday to hear more...
Ask The Pros 10.18.12
Today meet David Curcurito, Design Director of the always-inspiring Esquire. For seven-and-a-half years, David has been developing a visual language for Esquire Magazine that he likes to describe as reckless and irresponsible. Under his direction, Esquire has been defying traditional newsstand cover design with heavy type and nearly illegible cover lines. His jam-packed design treatment was revolutionary at the time and Esquire's covers have since defined their own niche and became instant classics.
Read on for more on David....
Tips and Tricks 10.18.12
Ask The Pros 10.17.12
Student Events 10.02.12
Come hear our panel of awesome magazine design professionals answer your most pressing questions about resumes, portfolios, interviews and all-things-career-related. We'll cover print design, tablet design, illustration and more. Tons of great advice to be had, AND we'll be giving away FREE SPD BOOKS!!!
So submit your questions to us when you sign up for the event, email 'em to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or arrive ready to ask them yourself on the 24th! Click through for the details and to reserve your spot now, space is limited! … MORE