The Adobe Design Achievement Awards celebrate student work in disciplines of interactive experience, motion/video, and traditional media from the world’s top institutions of higher education. Prizes for this competition include Adobe software, mentorship from creative professionals, trophies, and a trip to San Diego for the winners. Early-bird Semifinalists for 2016 have been announced recently, and a number of Digital Design projects have been selected. They will receive an official digital certificate from Adobe, as well as an online badge for LinkedIn and Facebook issued by Credly and authorized by Adobe.
Congratulations to the following alumni:
KITH | HEALTH ECOSYSTEM
HANDS OF COMPASSION | EMPOWERING DREAMS CAMPAIGN
Karam Mahmood, Adriana Ogarrio, Maggie Wang, David Rivera, and Jay Lee
THE POWER OF MY CHOICE
The winners will be announced in September.
Street harassment limits people’s mobility and access to public spaces. Recent alumna Hanna Cortés wanted to bring awareness to this issue through her graduate project, a motion design piece entitled “Dear Stranger.“ Hanna’s project is currently featured on Stop Street Harassment’s website.
Congratulations to Digital Design class 32! We’re all proud of what you have achieved in 2015, and we look forward to see what you do next.
Recruiters and Prospective Employers:
It’s that time again where students in Term 3 at VFS Digital Design get to work on the Animated Typeface project. Recap: It is a collaborative class initiative where each student makes a second long animated sequence for 3 – 4 glyphs. This time League Gothic was used and this typeface was created by Tyler Finck, Micah Rich, and Dannci.
These sequences needed to be 25 frames long using three or fewer of the chosen colours. It has been amazing to see the incredible work.
To view the full project, please check out:
League Gothic Animated Typeface
Here is what some students have to share about their experience:
(guest post by Julien Herras)
“It’s an exciting time to be a designer.” We’ve had this thought since we started not too long ago, and our recent trip to Axiom Zen just made it clearer. It was a sunny Friday afternoon and everyone was eager to relax and unwind; however, none of us thought our day could get any more exciting.
It was a short walk from VFS to their office that was located right beside BC Place. As we took a class photo outside their doors while waiting, we were welcomed by a glorious photobomb from Amy Ngai, a UX designer for Axiom Zen. They quickly ushered us into what seemed to be a huge coffee lounge with an island of computers in the middle and whiteboards all around. This turned out to be a big chunk of their office, and it was exciting to see the environment in which these individuals cultivated their ideas.