GDUSA starts each year by choosing a group of People To Watch who embody the spirit of the creative community.
Category: People to Watch 2019
Antionette D. Carroll
Antionette D. Carroll is the Founder, President and CEO of Creative Reaction Lab.
David Lemley focuses his energy on ldesign thinking and brand strategy, empowering clients to achieve their brand’s goals.
Scott started 2 Fish Company in 2011 after a decade and a half working at a major retailer and a number of agencies.
Chris Maclean is creative director for Wolff Olins NYC.
Dana Gonsalves has designed for major clients in luxury retail, consumer goods, financial services, and cultural organizations.
George Argyros is chief executive officer of Soulsight.
Kimberly Arias is the Video & Motion Graphics Producer at the Pew Research Center.
Manuel Dilone is a Principal and Creative Director leading branding agency Character’s new New York office.
Dak Dillon is part entrepreneur, part visual thinker, combining his interests of design, architecture and photography.
Trevor Messersmith is an award-winning photographer and graphic designer based in New York’s Hudson Valley.
Based in New York, Alasdair directs the creative output for FITCH’s North American studios.
Amanda Hovest is a designer, storyteller, organizational leader, and facilitator of meaningful branded experiences.
Randi Press + Kristin Glick
Randi Press and Kristin Glick began working together in 2005 rebranding NYC’s Economic Development Corporation.
Karin Hibma works with clients to see the world through the eyes of their audiences, using cognitive identity insights and design thinking.
Alex Moulton leads a team of exceptional creatives to build strategic identities, sustainable brands and moving experiences.
Megan Palicki translates business needs into creative outcomes for brands including celebrities and Fortune 500 companies
Craig pairs thoughtful and strategic design approach with a keen attention to detail, organization, and a strong work ethic.
David Wozniak is the Principal and Creative Director of Woz Design, located in Chicago.
Jessica Lucia is responsible for brand management in Governor Cuomo’s office and leads design and content production.
Mike Spakowski is actively involved in day-to-day design strategy, art direction and studio management of Atomicdust.
Jonathan Kenyon is co-founder and executive creative director of Vault49.
Thomas Jockin is the founder of TypeThursday.
Richard is creative lead at Little Big Brands and focuses on inspired design and building a talented inhouse studio.
Kris Fitzgerald founded 2k Design in 1995 where she designs custom solutions to fit the unique goals of any project.
Brett founded ASTRO Studios in 1994 to blend design, technology and insight into market defining products and brands.
Marty’s background in art direction, storytelling, graphic design and film enables branding that connects.
Phil Fattore + Byron Wages
Although they never worked together in ad school, Phil and Byron quickly became a go-to team at barrettSF.
Heidi Shea has a knack for visual storytelling, pushes boundaries with label design, and loves a good brand strategy session.
Joseph Carter-Brown blends his technical and design skills to create brand, web, and user experiences.
Nick Comack is an award winning designer and mentor with more than 25 years of brand and market experience.
Gill Fishman is a nationally-recognized designer with a broad range of experience in all fields of design and communications.
Keith Seaman switched from web developer to Associate Creative Director and has done packaging design for many iconic brands.
Samantha Paris Estes
Samantha Paris Estes is an award-winning art director, designer, and fine artist who builds compelling brands and design solutions.
Frank Gilliam is an award-winning designer and art director at the nexus of traditional graphic design and advertising art direction.
Seamus Duerr is a designer and business owner and is a firm believer that the whole is greater than the sum of it’s parts.