To excel in design for emerging technology requires persistent dedication to learning and skill development. Atlanta-based Art Director Kat McCluskey has created award-winning projects for leading companies with a focus on emerging technology for the past decade (high five Kat). Last year, she studied at Microsoft’s Holographic Academy and has expanded her skill set to include experience design for Augmented Reality.
During this talk, attendees will get a backstage pass to the creative processes that goes into creating an award-winning agency for new technology, as well as the path that brought Kat to her role today. Attendees will also learn how to leverage design standards across new mediums and gain advice to grow their careers.
Come and meet Kat The Great, August 8th! Register here.
- Learn which skill sets are highly valued for careers in emerging technology such as Augmented Reality
- Discover what connected environment design is and how it will evolve the spaces we live, work and explore.
- Get the basics on effective techniques to ideate and prototype for emerging technology
- Find out how to find mentorship and educational opportunities throughout your career
Why It Matters:
Technology is ever-evolving. Kat will share insights on staying at the top of your career in design for tech that changes the landscape of digital every few years.
About the Speaker
Kat McCluskey Senior Art Director with the Emerging Experiences Team,
For the past decade, Atlanta-based Art Director Kat McCluskey has created award-winning projects for leading companies with a focus on emerging technology. Last year, she studied at Microsoft’s Holographic Academy, expanding her skillset to include experience design for Augmented Reality.
Kat is currently Senior Art Director with the Emerging Experiences Group at SapientRazorfish, a growth practice built of about 20 individuals that design for connected environments. Kat graduated from Auburn University with a BFA in Graphic Design in the spring of 2007. She was born in Giessen, Germany and spent the first 8 years of her life there and in the Netherlands.