Show & Tell: James Ayers / Design Director at Work & Co!

Posted on Nov 4th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

We are welcoming Work & Co. Design Director James Ayres this Thursday at noon to Show & Tell! James designed and directed award-winning digital experiences for some of the world’s smartest brands, including Apple, Honda, and AT&T. Bachelor of Design, York University/Sheridan College. Past life: Art Director at Critical Mass Toronto. This talk is free and open to the public! Promo by Walton Brush


Show & Tell: Studio Mega!

Posted on Oct 28th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

We are welcoming Hallie Walker (Brand Designer and PSUGD Alumni) and Sean Barrett ( Partner and Creative Director) from Studio Mega this Thursday at noon in room 320! The talk is open to the public and all are welcome!

Studio Mega is made up of diverse talents, passionate about creative problem-solving and collaborating. They were founded by a team of directors with decades of experience both in-house and on the agency side. Come out at noon and say HELLO! Promo by Walton Brush!


Show & Tell:

Posted on Oct 21st, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Jun seo Hahm is a visiting scholar from Korea working on his research at PSU this year. He is an animation director, graphic designer and media artist. He studied Art Theory in Korea(BA), and then studied Experimental Animation at Cal Arts (BFA, MFA) in USA.

He is a professor at Kunkuk University in Chungju. Korea.

His films have been screened at numerous film festivals including Ottawa International Animation Festival.

Please join us this Thursday at noon to welcome him!

Read more about his work on It’s Nice That!

Promo by Walton Brush


Show & Tell: Mike Buzzard and Jason Randolph from Google!

Posted on Oct 6th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

This Thursday, October 10th at noon, please join us in welcoming Mike Buzzard (Design Manager, Google UX Community & Culture) Jason Randolph (UXR Lead, Equity Engineering / Core UX Research Strategy) to PSUGD!

They’ll will be giving a talk called UX@Google which will provide a look at Google’s past as it relates to design/UX, shows a bit about their process, where UX fits inside of the company, what roles across the UX organization look like, provides tips for résumés and portfolios, and references a few of the unique programs within or started by UX Googlers!

Hope to see you in room 320 at noon!


Show & Tell: Nishat Akhtar

Posted on Sep 30th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

It’s our first Show & Tell of the YEAR! Please join us in welcoming the brilliant Nishat Akhtar for her first Show & Tell at PSUGD!

See you in room 320 in the art building at noon!

Nishat Akhtar is a Creative Director at Instrument and has spent a few years teaching at PSUGD. Her work is multi-disciplinary, covering illustration, brand design, interactive projects and experimental games. Some clients include Nike, Google, Anthropologie, Target and more. Nishat has shared her artwork globally through exhibitions, lectures and workshops from New York to Japan.