Back by popular demand! The international team of superstars that make the Adobe Design Achievement Awards such a special experience for students have made their picks – read on to see which 2018 semifinalist entries they’re (not so) secretly rooting for in the final round of this year’s competition…
Did you know that 2017 Adobe Design Achievement Awards entrants were selected for mentorships in leading digital agencies around the globe this year, regardless of their final standing in last year’s competition? Here’s a quick snapshot of just a little bit of the mentorship magic taking place around the world right now…
WHERE: Cuernavaca, Mexico
Adobe Awards mentees and mentors at Ideograma’s Cuernavaca offices.
Want to get a feel for what launching your career is all about? Ask Brian Liu, Art Center College of Design student and winner of the Commercial – Photography category in 2017. We checked in with him about his ADAA win and his recent internship at Manual Creative in San Francisco.
Brian Liu, 2017 ADAA Commercial – Photography winner.
One of the best things about the Adobe Design Achievement Awards is how it brings together creative students from around the globe. We’re taking a deeper look at where these students come from, what’s happening on their campuses and in their creative corners of the world, and what is means to launch their careers – starting with ADAA alumni from Mapúa University in the Philippines.
Mapúa University was founded by the first registered Filipino architect, Tomas Mapúa.
Want to know what it takes to win the ADAA? You might start by asking recent School of Visual Arts grad Luke Guyer; he took back-to-back top honors in the Commercial – Animation/Motion Graphics category in both 2016 and 2017. We checked in with him about his transition to the working world and his new role at DE-YAN in New York City.
Luke Guyer, back-to-back ADAA Commercial – Animation/Motion Graphics winner, 2016 and 2017.
Meet the international team of superstars that makes the ADAA such a special experience for students. And pssst – guess what? They all secretly have favorites in this year’s competition, too! We asked them to come clean and confess: which entries from the 2017 Semifinalists are they rooting for in the final round? Read on to find out…
Did you know that all winners of the Adobe Design Achievement Awards are matched with a professional mentor to work one-on-one on launching their career? And that ALL ADAA entrants, regardless of their competition standing, are eligible to be selected for special mentorship opportunities at leading design agencies throughout the world?
ADAA 2016 Social Impact Video Editing/Post-Production Winner Jola Bańkowska was paired up with veteran illustrator and founder of Blackbird Illustration, Bartosz Kosowski, for her one-on-one mentorship. Aside from being talented creatives, both are Polish, and meet face to face in the city of Łódź.
Let’s take a look at what makes their new mentor/mentee relationship tick, and how Bartosz is helping Jola launch her career.
Bartosz Kosowski and Jola Bańkowska.
We’ve been catching up with ADAA 2016 Commercial Photography Finalist Martin Hoang at the Adobe San Francisco offices. This is the last article in a series about the launch of Martin’s career.
Martin Hoang and Johnson Fung at work at Adobe’s San Francisco offices.
We’ve been catching up with ADAA 2016 Commercial Photography Finalist Martin Hoang at the Adobe San Francisco offices. This is the second article in a series about the launch of Martin’s career.
Martin Hoang photographed at work at Adobe, February 2017.