Jason Azar is a designer and researcher based in Austin, TX. His expertise is in the fields of wayfinding and environmental graphic design, cartography, and community-based planning and urban design,.
He is a designer at TBG Partners in Austin, Texas. He previously worked as an information designer and researcher at City-ID, a wayfinding and environmental graphic design firm based in New York City and Bristol, England, and as an archivist and gallery curator at Ford, Powell and Carson Architects and Planners in San Antonio, TX.
Tina Holmes is a Recent Graduate of Parsons and a Self-Employed Designer in the Greater New York City Area.
Tina Holmes is a New York-based interdisciplinary designer, researcher, and artist. She is a member of the Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD).
Tina Holmes graduated from The New School University in 2018, receiving a BFA from Parsons School of Design in Integrative Design with a minor in Communication Design, and a BA in Psychology of Media and Communications from Eugene Lang College.
Sapna Budev is the Executive Director at the Sign Research Foundation in Washington, D.C.
Sapna Budev works with the Board of Trustees to establish vision and direction for the Foundation.
She establishes and oversees program, financial, and operational goals; guides the creation and implementation of the strategic plan, and represents the Foundation before key constituencies. She works closely with academics at Tier 1 universities to manage the research pipeline and enable academic research.
Leah Scolere is an Assistant Professor at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Leah Scolere holds a Bachelor of Science in Design and Environmental Analysis and Interior Design, an MA in Interior Design, an MS in Communication, New Media and Society, and a PhD in Communication and Media Studies with a minor in history of architecture and urban development, all from Cornell University.
Greg Flannigan is an Independent Contractor specializing in Brand, Design, and Social Content Strategy located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Flannigan is a communications and marketing professional proficient in brand, digital and content strategy. Greg Flannigan has experience supporting some of the most respected brands in the technology, retail, hospitality and built environment including Google ATAP, National Park Service, Pizza Hut, and Windstar Cruises.
Sarah McKeen is a Project Manager in the New York office of Pentagram.
Before Joining Pentagram Sarah McKeen worked for Gensler for 8 years of which half of her time there was spent as an Interior Designer and half as an Environmental Graphic Designer. Before Gensler, Sarah was at Morgan Gick McBeath & Associates as an Interior Designer in Falls Church, VA for three years.
Sarah McKeen graduated from the University of Florida's Interior Design program.
The Miami Beach Urban Studios builds upon the vision of the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts by utilizing the innovation, community engagement, and expertise afforded by its participating faculty members, facilities, and location to be at the forefront of teaching, research, and service in art, design, performance, and communication.
Heekyoung Jung is currently an assistant professor of Interaction Design in the School of Design Architecture and Planning at University of Cincinnati. The School of Design is innovative in teaching and in transforming the design disciplines by infusing learning with the newest design thinking methods and technologies.