Topic: Designing for Social Media
Format: Panel Presentation
Description: You have all the right accounts for your business with activity across several platforms, but does your social media presence represent your business in an accurate and professional manner? Design plays a big part in the way you visually connect with your online communities. Our panelists will take you through the theory behind--and execution of--an attractive and effective online brand.
When: Wednesday, August 22, 2012 8am-10am
Where: Proctors Theatre, 432 State Street, Schenectady NY
Doug Bartow, Principal & Design Director, id29:
Doug is an art director and designer with more than 20 years’ experience working with a variety of national and international clients. Doug was the Director of Design at MASS MoCA for 8+ years, before leaving in 2003 to co-found id29 in Troy, NY. Since opening its doors, id29 has collaborated to build powerful brands, campaigns, and marketing strategies for their clients. Doug earned a BFA in graphic design from the State University of New York at New Paltz and a MFA in 2D design from Cranbrook Academy of Art.
Curtis Canham, Owner, CSA Creative Studio:
Curtis is the owner of CSA Creative Studio, LLC in Ravena, NY. Curtis formed CSA Creative Studio in 2010, after working in graphic design at Trans World Entertainment for four years. As a studio focused on graphic design, CSA offers a wide range of services for local and national clients. They provide design services for print and web, and develop content-driven creative solutions for their clients. Curtis graduated from the State University of New York College at Fredonia.
Kevin Richardson, Co-Owner/ Principal Design, Iron to Iron:
Kevin is the co-owner of Iron to Iron, a design firm located in Troy, NY, that aims to make the web a better place through handsome design and development. Designing since 2002, Kevin believes a designer’s first and foremost responsibility is to listen.
Michael Rodgers, Senior Designer, Media Logic:
Michael is a senior designer at Media Logic, a nationally recognized agency specializing in marketing for a social world: branding, owned media, and community development. Michael has been at Media Logic, located in Albany, since 2007. He is a graduate of The College of Saint Rose.