Amanda Yates is Lead Designer, Brand Experience at PGAV Destinations.There, she enjoys creating dynamic, immersive experiences that tell powerful stories. Amanda has a passion for storytelling in all forms, and can often be found finding ways to integrate the story with large and small scale graphics, brand moments, media, retail, and food and drink. She loves working with the team of sculptors, designers, architects, artists, and strategists at PGAV to bring big ideas to life.
Amanda Yates is an adjunct lecturer at Washington University in St. Louis, teaching Environmental Design to juniors and seniors in the Sam Fox School. In 2012, Amanda co-founded Brain Drain Collective to put together a proposal for GOOD Magazine's Ideas For Cities. The proposal, a physical and digital network called CityPulse, received a grant for continued development and later spun off into an independent company, CTY. Amanda’s latest side project is Second Tuesdays, a monthly storytelling event now in its 4th year.
Amanda Yates earned her BFA in Communication Design from the Sam Fox School of Design at Washington University in St. Louis. You can often find her biking around the city, making letterpress prints, rock climbing, or nerding out about beer.
AIGA Member, former AIGA St. Louis board member, volunteer with Washington University’s tuition-free community architecture studio, The Alberti Program, volunteer at the International Institute in St. Louis
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