Owner, Blank is the New Black
Die hard Blackhawks fan, Founder and Owner of Blank Is The New Black, and action movie connoisseur.
Anne Marie Purdy
Creative Director, Grisko
Anne Marie carves compelling campaigns for big brands like Boeing, Bud Light Lime, Samsung, and The American Heart Association and she's picked up some big time awards along the way.
Design Lead, Greater Good
Elaine serves on the board of the AIGA as the Diversity Co-Lead to encourage diversity in the field of design. She believes design can help clients understand & solve today’s challenging social issues.
Designer, Arc Worldwide
She’s really good at solving tricky branding problems. She’s really good at crossword puzzles, too.
ACD, Torque Digital
JP is a creative director and designer whose myriad of experience gives him a holistic view of the design world. He's particularly passionate about branding, typographic, and experiential work.
Design Lead, Trunk Club
Designer, illustrator, speaker, social media maven, and layer tennis player. His job sometimes requires breakdancing.
Lettering artist, illustrator and designer who likes ramen, Beyoncé, and you! Former senior designer at Delicious Design League, future plus size male super model.
Creative Director, Firebelly
Will brings visual communication, emerging technologies and talented creative teams together, structuring thoughtful and designed solutions for brands, experiences and organizations.
Design Lead, Truepad
Chicago-based designer, trend guru, and creative thinker.
Director of Education, Chicago Portfolio School
Heather teaches the Marketing Your Book Class to help the finishing students find jobs. She is a big fan of Maine Coons. Make friends with her.
David has recruited for agencies like Havas, Digitas & gyro. He team-teaches the Marketing Your Book class & will fill you in on all the things you need to know to land a job. So people like him hire you.
Creative Director, Delicious Design League
Designer/Illustrator with 18 years of experience in design - 10 of those years as an entrepreneur understanding how to grow and manage a small business.
Jenny is the founder of Also, a three-person design firm specializing in print, web, and everything in between.