July 11, 2013

You Go Girl(s) and Guys.

Where are they now? UAB Graphic Design graduates:

• Noel Conway 
Creative at Kspark.
• Scott Dodge 
Art Director at Cummings Creative Group.
• Jacinta Elliot 
joined designFORMS Architectural firm as graphic designer.
• Samantha Gibbons 
Graphic Designer at Cummings Creative Group in Birmingham, AL.
• Jonathan Green
Graphic Designer at blr | further in Birmingham, AL.
• Cana Grooms
Graphic Designer at Scout Branding in Birmingham, AL
• Alan Heiman
Freelancing for Think+, working on Barber Motors Sports stuff.
• Umair Khan
Freelancing at Cayenne Creative in Birmingham, AL.
• Courtney Kyle 
Art Director at Hoffman Media for Stitch Craft Create magazine.
• Anna McDavid 
Art Director Birmingham Association of Realtors.
• Chris Murphy
Jr. Graphic Designer at Luckie & Co. in Birmingham, AL.
• Moriah Osborn
Freelancing as Antebella Design in Birmingham, AL.
• Allison Raines
Freelancing at Hothead Studios for Georgia Pacific and Alcan Cable.
• Chris Seagle
Graphic Designer at Telegraph Branding in Birmingham, AL.
• Stephanie Shiver
Asst. Art Director at Hoffman Media in Birmingham, AL.
• Natalie Smith 
Art Director at Loudhailer New Zealand.
• Liz Springer
Freelancing in B'ham for UAB's Alys Stephens Center and PurMotion.
• Drew Watts
Graphic Designer at Webster Design in Omaha, NE.
• Jennifer Waycaster
Marketing // Creative Fellow at Coastal Living, TIME Inc.
• Zack Williams
Senior Designer // art director at BEATS by dre.
• Brandi Wilson-Sides
Design // Marketing Brownell Travel.

July 5, 2013

UAB Bloom Studio work shown at Blueway Announcement

L/R: Doug Barrett, Jenny Waycaster, Samantha Gibbons, Amy Clark, Daniel Tweig.

UAB's Bloom Studio is an invitation only, independent study class where design students gain real-world experience working directly with clients on Design for Good projects. Past projects have included Bibb County tourism brochures and a website for the Friends of the Cahaba organization.  

On July 3rd, Bloom Studio work done on the Cahaba Blueway was shown during the announcement of the first Blueway launch called Moon River after the previous fish camp and dance hall located on the site.

July 4, 2013

Jin Chung named AAF Student of the Year

UAB Graphic Design Alum (13), Jin Chung, was named Student of the Year by the American Advertising Federation at the AAF TEN Awards, Thursday, June 28.

AAF Birmingham is an organization that educates and celebrates excellence in the advertising industry. Award recipients are featured in the June 29th edition of the Birmingham Business Journal.

Since joining the UAB design program Jin has won several local ADDy awards including the Student Best of Show in 2012.