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Our professionals

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Professionals

Shadi Al HroubCreative Director
Jordan

Roya AlaghebandInstructor/ Art Director
Cyprus
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Rilla AlexanderDesigner / Illustrator
United States
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Steve AlexanderGraphic Designer
United States
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Behiç Alp AytekinHead of Visual Communication Design Department, Adnan Menderes University
Turkey
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Todd AndersonCreative Director / Branding and Packaging Design Specialist
South Africa
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Brett AndersonCreative Director / Instructor
United States
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David ArborAnimator / Editor
United States

Antoine ArdittiFilm director / Content producer / Art director / Content creator
United States
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Kristine ArthFounder & Principal Designer, Lobster Phone
United States
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Jim BabbageSenior Solutions Consultant , Adobe Stock / Photographer / Writer
Canada
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Justin BamforthArt Director
United States
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Andrea Batts-Latson Instructor, Multimedia, Web & Design
United States
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Jola BańkowskaDirector / Animator / Illustrator
United Kingdom

Jessica BellamyInformation designer
United States
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Dave BentonFounder / Creative Director
United States

Bryan BergerPrincipal Product Designer
United States
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Aaron BernsteinPhotographer
United States
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Juraj Bezak3D Artist
Slovakia
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Philipp BichselMotion Designer
United States
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Ryan BitzegaioAssistant Professor Graphic Design
United States

Chris BjerreArt Director
United States
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Estelle BohlPhotographer
United States
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Simone BramantePhotographer / Director
Italy
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Gaby BrinkPresident & Chief Designer
United States
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James BrustDirector, Wakerly Media Lab
United States
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Andrea Karina BurguenoSoftware Designer
United States
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Alba CeideIllustrator / Graphic Artist
United Kingdom
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Adam ChangArt Director
United States
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Shawn CherisDirector of Experience Design
United States

Julia CheskyPhotographer / Social Media Creative Strategist
United States

Nick ChooVP, Head of Video / Photo
United States
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Dave ClarkSr. Front End Developer (Creative Marketing)
United States

Lee Cohen HareCreative Director
United States
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Eric CollinsIllustrator / Instructor
United States
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Rae CongdonFreelance Graphic Designer
Canada
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Kaitlyn CoyGraphic Designer
United States
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Jubilanté CuttingFounder of the Guyana Animation Network Inc.
Guyana
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Craig Daalmeijer-PowerHead Teacher, Photography & Screen Media
Australia
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Francesco de ManincorAnimator / Illustrator / Educator
United Kingdom
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Mayura DhumeSenior Graphic Designer, AECOM
United States

Candice DrakefordArt Director
United States
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Nik DudukovicCreative Director
Canada

Edyta DufajPhotographer / Artist
Poland
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Dennis DunbarDigital Artist
United States
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Rene DupontDigital Communications Coordinator
United States
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Krishnapriya Dutta GuptaPrincipal Communication designer, IDEO
United States
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Derek EdamuraDocumentary Filmmaker / Digital Artist
United States
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Rafiq ElmansyDesign Author / Lecturer / Researcher, Northumbria University UK
United Kingdom

Ludwig FavrePhotographer
France
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David FieldOwner / Filmmaker / Creative Director / Producer
United States
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Allison FiliceIllustrator / Designer
United States
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Jessica FindleyArtist / Designer / Educator
United States
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Paola FranquiPhotographer
United States
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Matt FreundSenior Video Editor
United States
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Martin Froger-SilvaMultimedia Producer
United States

Daniel FrumhoffSenior Designer, Global Marketing, Landor
United States
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Miles FujimotoGraphic Designer
United States
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Florin GaborDesign Director
Canada
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Paolo GarciaSenior Motion Designer / Art Director
United States / Australia

Chris GottardoSenior Graphic Designer
United States

Melinda GruberCreative Services Manager
United States

Abby GuidoAssistant Professor, Founder of Abby Ryan Design
United States
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Luke GuyerFreelance Motion Designer / Art Director
United States

Ana Gómez BernausDesigner / Letterer / Illustrator
United States
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Yotam HadarGraphic Designer
United States

Zelda HarrisonPrincipal, ZHarrison & Associates
United States
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Lewis HazenBrand Designer
United States
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Patrick HigginsCommunications Officer / Creative Consultant
Canada
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Martin HoangCaptain / Content Designer, Adobe Spark
United States
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Paul HoppeGraphic Designer / Design Director
United States
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Richard IrvingSenior Design Director
United States
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Mark ItskowitchCreative Director / Lead Instructor, headTrix, Inc.
United States

Harvey J. AustinVP / Managing Director / Video & Creative Production
United States
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Patrick JeanFilm Director
United States
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Linus JohanssonGraphic Designer
Sweden

JoluvianArtist
Spain
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Warren JonesSenior Graphic Designer
United States
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Joshua KaulSenior Graphic Designer
United States
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Johnny KellyDirector
Ireland
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Brett KentState Education Officer, STEMShare Leader
Australia
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Caroline KesslerDigital Storyteller
United States
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Limor KfirDesigner, Co-Founder
Israel

Amy KilnerFounder of The Design Fix / Creative Lead at HotShot Agency
United Kingdom
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Bartosz KosowskiIllustrator / Poster Artist
Poland
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Katie KrcmarikAssistant Professor of Practice and Vis Comm Coordinator
United States
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Aundre LarrowPhotographer
United States
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Guillaume LavalléeGraphic Designer / Associate Demande Spéciale
Canada
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Alice LeeIllustrator
United States

Qiuwen LiDesigner / Educator
United States
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Martin LindseyFounder / Creative Director / Animator
United States
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Annie LiuDesigner
United States
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Shane LoorhamCreative Director
Australia
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Eric M. HarrisCreative Director
United States
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Johnny MacriCreative Director
Canada

Mark MagnerDesign Director
United States
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Andrew MattsonManager / Art Director
United States

Chana Messer
United States
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Matt MichelsonProduct Design Manager
United States
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Shane MielkeCreative Director
United States

Thomas MoellerDirector of Experience Design
United States
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Gonçalo MonteiroMultimedia Producer
Portugal

Brad MoodyAssistant Chair and Associate Professor, School of Photography
United States
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Jessica MorrowGraphic Designer
United States
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Damon NelsonExperience Design Director
United States
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Chau NguyenFreelance Frontend Developer
United States

Verena NunnGraphic Designer
Germany
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Karen O'mahonyCEO
Canada

Johannes OrthmayrCreative Director & Founder, STARKAD
Germany
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Justin PattersonPhotographer
United States
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Shane Patton3d Modeler / Product Developer
United States
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Pavel PisklakovDesigner / Typographer / Educator
Russia
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Tim ProbertIllustrator
United States
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Gonzalo RaineriDesigner / Architect
Chile
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Frankie RatfordFounder & Creative Director, The Design Kids
Australia
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Imi ReadIllustrator / Art Director
United Kingdom
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Sacha ReebCOO, Manifest
United States
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Jason ReidAssistant Professor, Web & Interactive Media
United States
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Jennie ReinishOwner, Tidepool Pictures & Riviera Productions
United States

Metthew Richmond
United States

Alfredo RodriguezSenior Designer
United States
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Adam RomanoAssociate Creative Director
Canada
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Aidan RoweAssociate Professor, Design Studies
Canada

Nancy RuzowDesign Director
United States
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Zhenya RynzhukArt Director
United States

Jennifer SailerPresident & Creative Director
United States
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Cindy Salans RosenheimFreelance Commercial Illustrator
United States
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Sini SalminenBrand Designer
Denmark
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Francesca SampietroArt Director / Teacher
Italy
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Max SchleserSenior Lecturer / Filmmaker
Australia

Julia SeifertArt Director
Germany
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Michelle ShepardWeb Designer
United States
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Christie ShinProfessor / Design Director
United States
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Nathan ShooterBranding Specialist
Australia
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Gordon SilveriaArtist / Educator / Director of Arts Technology, Academy of Art University
United States

Carin SleurinkEducator / Adobe Education Leader / Graphic Designer / Community Art-Specialist
Netherlands
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Hamish SmythPartner, Order
United States

Elif Songur DagAssoc. Prof. Dr.
Cyprus

Jordan SternbergMultimedia Representative
United States
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Maureen StewartArt Director
United States
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Alex SuleymanovProject Manager / Visual Story Teller
United States
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Trenton TempleUX/UI Designer
United States
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Rajendra ThakreGraphic Designer
India

Mashama ThompsonCreative Director
United States
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John ThompsonLecturer Fine Arts
United States

Tina TouliCreative Director / Graphic Communication Designer
United Kingdom
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Noemie TshinangaCreative Entrepreneur
United States
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Maude TurgeonDesigner and Associate @ Demande Spéciale
Canada
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Carl-Hampus VallinGraphic Designer
United States

Marta VeludoGraphic Designer
Netherlands

Dorus VerwielTeacher / Freelance Designer
Netherlands
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Sigal VilenskiDesigner, Co-Founder
Israel

Sasha VinogradovaSenior Designer, The Mill
United States
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Jacinda WalkerDesigner / Educator
United States
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Jason WebbVisual Effects Professor / Instructional Analyst
United States
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Florian WeitzelCreative Director, We are Bacon / Teacher, Miami Ad School
Germany
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Marcus WhiteCreative Director
United States
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Theresa WhitehillDesign Director, Co-founder
United States
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Kat WongManager of Special Projects
United States

Wendy WoodCreative Director
United States
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Brian YapCreative Director, Adobe
United States
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Eddie YuenGroup Design Manager, Adobe
United States
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Monica ZacariasGraphic Designer / Book Designer
Mexico