GDUSA’s 57th annual People To Watch special feature is now at the printer. While we wait patiently for the presses and bindery to work their magic … we’ll preview our selections … beginning with GAF Creative Director Carlos Caicedo.
GDUSA starts each year by choosing a group of People To Watch who embody the spirit of the creative community.
After 10 years at one of the top London branding and packaging agencies, Danielle Beal founded The Creative Pack based in Los Angeles.
Scott Buschkuhl is a designer, educator, and the principal of Hinterland, a multidisciplinary studio that specializes in branding and identity.
Maurice Cherry recently joined Fog Creek Software in marketing after years as principal and creative director at Lunch an Atlanta studio.
Daniel Doernemann grew up in a creative environment and took his love of design to Art Center College in California and then to loyalkaspar in New York City.
Paula Hansanugrum is a Los Angeles native whose interests are as diverse as the city in which she was raised.
Courtney Jernigan leads Knoxville Graphic House, a 360 Creative Branding Agency specializing in marketing to millennials.
Theresa Koenig is an award-winning multimedia design leader with more than 20 years of experience helping brands become icons.
Meghan Labot has focused on fostering connections between brands and their consumers through the cultural context influencing relationships.
Jonathan Lee is a native Noo Yawka and Senior Designer at Etsy HQ, helping champion small businesses and keep commerce human.
Richard Ljoenes started his career as a sketch-artist with DMB&B/Clarion Advertising in his native Oslo, Norway.
Trish Olives is the Creative Studio Manager at YETI, manufacturer of premium outdoor lifestyle products.
Bailey Parkerson is a Senior Graphic Designer at 70kft, an agency in Dallas and serves on the board of the Dallas Society of Visual Communications.
Julie Ruiz is an award-winning creative director and storyteller with more than fifteen years of leadership, branding, design and advertising experience.
DeAnn opened her design studio after honing her skills as Production Manager and Art Director, working for New Mexico colleges.
Leta Sobierajski is an independent designer and art director combining graphic design elements with art to create unique visuals.
Hugh is a researcher, network theorist, story discoverer, civic rider, design advocate, and small town kid from Milbank SD.