Neil Shankar is a design professional living in Berkeley, California. Neil has consulted on UI design, UX research, strategic marketing, front end engineering, systems thinking, and visual identity for clients including Facebook, Global Lives Project, This Will Take Time, Social Print Studio, PlayTable, OfficeNinjas, STEM Center USA, OrderMetrics.io, and Sasa Designs. Neil previously worked on product and front end engineering at the online playlisting platform 8tracks, where he focused on improving mobile web conversions and mapping FTUX journies.
Alison Charney is passionate about the power of design in the built environment. She has a strong passion for a healthy and conscious lifestyle surrounded by color and meaning. Her undergraduate studies fulfilled her interest in human behavior and visual communication. She wanted to learn more and make more of a difference which led her to New York City.
Terry Londy is a senior designer at CallisonRTKL. Graduating from Lawrence Technological University with a MA in Environmental Graphic Design, allowed Terry to pursue a career in teaching at the University Level. His focus in the classroom will include research through fabrication, and alternative design methods in relation to typography, and the connection to the user environment. He received a BFA with a dual major from Eastern Michigan University with a concentration in Graphic Design and Interior Architecture.
Michael Rocha is the Director of Creative Services at Panasonic.
For over 2 decades Michael Rocha has focused on interactive media and digital storytelling. Primarily working with large displays featured at sporting venues, Michael helped pioneer much of the ways fans enjoy live events. This experience includes two Olympic Games, several Super Bowls, one NFL ProBowl and an award in 1998 from the IDEA convention as the “Best Presentation in Sports” with his work with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Briana Metzger is a Junior Visual Designer at RLR Associates, Inc. Briana received a Bachelor’s Degree in Design and Visual Communications from Herron School of Art + Design. RLR Associates has developed Briana Metzger's understanding of professionalism in the design field, and she had the opportunity of working with clients from both municipal, and non-profit sectors on web design, and branding projects. In addition, she had the chance to redesign a website for the RLR design firm.
Kaylie Forner is the Marketing Associate and Traffic Manager at Feats Inc., a leading creative strategy and engagement agency focusing on live experiences and environments that engage audiences and produce measurable results. She received a Bachelor of Science (BS), Business/Corporate Communications from Stevenson University
Charisma, drive and magnetic-ism are three words that accurately describe Chelsea Curry. With a passion for energetic, clear, and inspired messaging through visual design, Chelsea creates graphics for print, web and environmental applications. She first spends time getting to know the brand, the audience, and the message before crafting imagery that defines and engages. Chelsea is a talented graphic designer who is as smart with her designs as she is creative. She designs compelling, cohesive designs while staying consistent through the details.
Ellen Richardson is a Senior Designer at HealyKohler Design, a multidisciplinary firm which brings together a creative team of exhibit designers, graphic designers, lighting designers, media system designers, interpreters and project managers to create interpretive experiences for museums, cultural institutions and visitor centers.
Fletcher Hamel is the Director of Interiors at Atmosphere Studios, a growing design/build firm based in Salt Lake City. After an extensive EGD career at both Dimensional Innovations and Infinite Scale, he is working to elevate the creative profile and design offerings of Atmosphere Studios. He brings a wealth of design and business experience, having been creatively involved in the production of a variety of large projects throughout the environmental design industry.