GDUSA starts each year since the 1960s by spotlighting a talented and newsworthy group of professionals who embody the spirit of the creative community.
Marine Lane is an award-winning NYC graphic design studio opened by Megan Flood in 2013, which has continued to build on its reputation of helping position America’s political narrative.
Mackey Saturday, a new principal designer at Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv, is responsible for some of today’s most talked-about identities.
Throughout his career, Stewart Devlin has demonstrated that the thoughtful application of design principles, executed well, can have a massive impact.
isa Smith is an award-winning Creative Director with expertise across a variety of design disciplines, from branding, print and advertising to exhibition design.
Martin Schott is Director, Creative Services at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts where he is responsible for developing creative visual strategies.
Sharyn Belkin Locke has spent the past 20 years leading creative teams to help transform businesses and motivate consumers.
Susan Chun is a cultural heritage professional whose work focuses on publishing, cultural data analysis and visualization, intellectual property policy and open content initiatives, and advanced search strategies.
MIchael Lemme is a Designer turned Chief Creative Officer, whose background is equal parts brand strategy, brand identity systems, UX design and marketing.
As Creative Director of Hearst Magazines Digital Media, Theresa Mershon is responsible for the visual and interaction design of some of publishing’s most well-known titles.
Jason B. Cohen is a team leader, luxury branding expert, creative director and design advocate who turns big thinking into tangible assets.
Ross Patrick grew up on the prairies of Canada, studied painting and printmaking at Gonzaga University and graduated from Art Center College of Design with a degree in graphics/packaging.
Jason Alley’s marketing and communications firm, Jackalope, draws inspiration from the most unlikely of places: a dusty record, South Dakota back road, or a flea market’s hidden gem.
MoonSub Shin graduated from Keimyung University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Advertising and Publicity, and then graduated from the School of Visual Arts, MFA Illustration as Visual Essay in 2014.
Jim Bull co-founded Moving Brands in 1998, and was instrumental in developing the firm’s innovative Moving Brands approach to branding, storytelling and experience design.
Tanja Pohl is a Creative Director for Angie’s List, a review site with more than 10 million online reviews and more than three million consumers nationwide.
Lisa has led the design and development of branding, identity, publications, interactive media, and promotion for a variety of healthcare, wellness, and research organizations.
Matt Schwartz is the Founder and Director of Strategy of Constructive, helping nonprofits and educational organizations achieve greater social impact.