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Where to Draw the Line in Graphic Design: DIY vs Professional
March 16, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm MDT
Join us for an exciting forum discussing the pros and cons of DIY Graphic Design vs. Hiring a Professional Designer. You’ll also get to learn when each option might be most appropriate and why. Don’t miss out on this free forum!
Lunch will be provided.
Meg Delagrange | Creative Director at Wanna Pixel Inc.
With over 22 moves between New York and Tokyo, Meg finally found her home with Wanna Pixel. Meg takes the ideas and mismatched puzzle pieces of information from clients and turns them into beautiful, interactive, accessible, and modern user experiences. Her role is to understand the brand and values that you need to communicate and put that into a visual language your clients will understand. After hours, you may find her painting in her studio or Instagramming inspirational scribbles. She currently lives in the always-beautiful Denver, Colorado.
Sarah McAfee | Director of Communications at Colorado Coalition for the Medically Underserved
With a background in all things communications, nonprofit work suits Sarah because it allows her to wear many hats. Known for being able to do a lot with a little, she excels at turning chaos into order and making the boring, beautiful. She has extensive experience in healthcare—both non- and for-profit—and now leads communications for the Colorado Coalition for the Medically Underserved. She hails from Alaska, earned her MPA in Arizona, and settled on Colorado as a happy medium, temperature-wise.
Brian Clark | Manager of Creative Services at Colorado Health Institute
Brian Clark is responsible for the design, production and quality standards of all CHI print materials, graphics and other visual presentations. Brian is also the photographer and videographer for CHI, creating visuals that help enhance the health and health policy data produced by CHI’s team of researchers and analysts.Brian has more than 15 years of experience in the graphic design industry, including nine years as a presentation and creative director at the Rocky Mountain News. He has also teaches college editing and design courses.
Brian is a native Coloradan and earned his bachelor of arts degree from Colorado State University. He is married with three children and one Golden Retriever.
Ryan Conley | Art Director at Rocky Mountain PBS