Clive Roux

Read about all the great things happening at SEGD in Q3 2017

We measure, constantly, how we are doing and discuss it at every board meeting. SEGD even has its own dashboard, customized to monitor the factors that are making the top-line results possible.

Some might even say we are quite fanatical about understanding the underlying drivers of our membership value creation and engagement with the community—and they would be right!

Register now to attend 2017 SEGD Xlab

NEW YORK—SEGD’s Xlab returns this November to New York as the final event of New York Digital Signage Week.This year’s theme, “Experience Design in the Era of Disruption,” will showcase how disruption in all businesses and industry verticals is impacting experiential graphic design and the way people are using and interacting with places and spaces.

SEGD's 2017 Technology Roadmap for Experiential Graphic Design

We live in a technologically driven society. Much of the value created in business today is underpinned by advances in technology: The economy is driven by increases in productivity and those productivity gains are driven by advances in technology. Unless you live in a cave, it is hard to escape the effects of technological advancement.

SEGD CEO Update Q2 2017: See the New SEGD Toolbox

The 2017 SEGD Conference Experience Miami was a great event. It was well attended. And lots of fun, too! I'd like to extend a thank you to all who attended, sponsored, spoke and participated. There were so many highlights and moments of people enjoying themselves that we decided to create a photo gallery on the 2017 SEGD Conference Experience Miamipage. Enjoy!

 

Progress on the 2015-18 SEGD Strategic Plan

Build a Better Business Strategy at 2017 SEGD Business of Design

When times are good and business is strong, it’s easy to put aside the need to think ahead. However, if you think about it, this is the perfect moment to stop and analyze what you are doing and where you want to go next.

DJ Thomas Forbes at Laundry closing out the SEGD OFF GRID 17 event

For a week in February the SEGD community went OFF GRID in Australia and New Zealand. No one knew what to expect, but everyone came away with a really new and interesting take on the traditional conference asking when will it happen again?

Design Thinking is permeating through society and enabling designers to get to grips with designing the way we experience the world.

Click to access the 2016 Design Census Report

In December 2016, SEGD partnered with AIGA, Google and others to produce a comprehensive Design Census.

The results are in. We have answers for you about salaries, benefits, behavior and satisfaction.

Click to read the CEO update for Q4 2016: Our Growing Community

While 2016 seems to be a candidate for worst year ever, from an Experiential Graphic Design perspective, we could not disagree more! SEGD set a new record in membership for the third year in a row and that is just the beginning.

Click to get the SEGD Business Intelligence 2016 Billing Rates

Download the full Hourly Billing Rate Survey Report here or sign up to become an SEGD member to gain access to this and many other SEGD benefits.

SEGD is working towards achieving its strategic plan of becoming a vital tool to support the profession of Experiential Graphic Design.

In December SEGD conducted an Hourly Billing Rate survey to provide members with a frame or reference for billing rates

Overview of the Experiential Graphic Design Profession

What does the Experiential Graphic Design profession look like?

For the first time, we have a comprehensive picture of what the Experiential Graphic Design profession and SEGD's membership looks like.

Best Content of 2016 Graphic

2016 was a busy year for our members and followers, so you probably haven’t read or watched each and every one of the over 1,000 pieces of new content posted on segd.org over the last 12 months. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled a top 20 list from all the articles, videos and content the website has to offer. Consider it your SEGD 2016 executive summary. Sit back, relax and enjoy!

Photos of the 2016-2017 SEGD Boards

New York— At a meeting last week, SEGD's  current Board of Directorscelebrated notable changes to the Board starting in 2017, including the departure of five board members, the addition of three new members and the transition of the office of Secretary/Treasurer. 

Departures

SEGD CEO Update Q3 2016

It's a busy year for the profession and firm leaders are starting to act on new opportunities brought about by where we are in the economic cycle. SEGD is doing great and working on next steps to keep the momentum going on improving benefits for members.

Read how you can give back to SEGD this year

Our profession has been humming along at an incredible growth rate for at least the past two years, with the sentiment that the momentum is still accelerating. Firms are betting big on developing new teams, employing new senior level leaders, developing digitally skilled teams and making capital investments. Have you thought about how you can support the development of your profession as well this year?

SEGD CEO Update Q2 2016

It's the day after conference and there is a steady flow of people from the taxi stand outside the Westin Seattle. We're all heading home. Some look a little worn out, but it does not appear that we took any casualties, despite some really good stories. Way to throw a family party, SEGD clan!

Infinite Scale's Office in Salt Lake City

How to get involved earlier in projects.

About two years ago we published a thought piece on the design of your business - viewing it as just another design problem and applying the thinking that you apply to client projects to the design of your business.

Part two considers some proven approaches to growing your business from other design disciplines

SEGD sign greets attendees to the SEGD 2016 Wayfinding Event at Miami International Airport

Now that's the way to greet the SEGD wayfinding community!

It's not every day that SEGD gets to take over the main sign to the entrance of an airport. Especially Miami International Airport, the second largest airport in the country with just over 44 million passengers last year!

SEGD CEO Update for April 2016

It is hard to believe, but we are already in the fourth year of modernizing SEGD, upgrading the membership benefits and still making steady progress with our performance indicators—which are pointing in the right direction. Who said this would be a quick fix?

SEGD's 10 tips for upgrading your website

If you are a firm leader or have been tasked to improve your firm’s digital presence, this article is for you.

This year we’ve been undertaking a large project to categorize and enrich the data we have on all of our member firms in preparation for an updated firm finder for the community.

Headshot of Clive Roux, CEO of SEGD

CEO

[email protected] | 202.638.5555

Clive Roux, an industrial designer and former CEO of the Industrial Designers Society of America, was named SEGD's new CEO effective December 3, 2012. As CEO, Roux is responsible for running SEGD and collaborating with the SEGD Board of Directors to ensure the organization is producing the best value for the profession.

The London Eye, Copyright BBCAmerica.com

Member benefits continue to get stronger all the time! This quarter, we continued our ongoing work to improve the value of membership to you--and broke a few records along the way! Membership is at a record high, we just posted the 100th SEGD Talks video, we produced more than 500 new articles on the website and in eg magazine in 2015, and last but not least, we surpassed 3,300,000 page views on www.SEGD.org!

Keeping the community updated on SEGD’s progress brings me great satisfaction. It provides an opportunity to stop and think about what SEGD’s done lately and ask how it is serving your needs.

SEGD is an amazing community of designers, fabricators and manufacturers who create experiences that connect people to place. One of the many membership benefits of SEGD is a library of talks from SEGD's 4-6 events a year. Starting from 2014, these videos are available for viewing for members for free. If you are a member please log in (hint: top right below search) if not please join SEGD and experience its amazing resources.

SEGD CEO Update Feb 2015

2014 - A year to remember

Thank you to all the Experiential Graphic Design leaders who joined us for SEGD’s first-ever Business of Design Summit in Denver two weeks ago. We have begun the process of talking about the future of the profession's firms and getting our profession's leadership group together to talk about excellence, sustainability, and growth.

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