Judges

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ALINE KIM // PARTNER
LIPPINOTT 

Aline is a designer, leader, and mentor at Lippincott, a creative consultancy. She fell in love with graphic design after taking a typography class in college and is passionate about bringing brands to life through meaningful and enduring design. She has worked on some of the world’s largest consumer brands including Starbucks, Walmart, Hyatt and Hawaiian Airlines, and her work has been recognized by numerous associations including Graphis, Communication arts, Print, How, and AIGA.

 

 

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DAWN ZIDONIS //EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
AIGA SAN FRANSICO

As Executive Director of the San Francisco chapter of AIGA and San Francisco Design Week, Dawn is eager to help designers stake out their place in the emerging entrepreneurial culture. Her vision is to build on the passion people bring to the design community, foster the cross-pollination of ideas among design disciplines, and add valuable content to the design conversation.

Dawn was recently named one of YBCA100 in 2014. She currently serves as Vice President of the International organization World Design Weeks.

 

Jenny Price_300JENNY PRICE // ASSOCIATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR
THE ART INSTITUTES

Jenny Price is a designer, strategist, and program director. She currently is a design facilitation leader and mentor, guiding higher education teams and organizations through discussions and strategies for enhancing community engagement and experiences. Jenny is President Emeritus of AIGA Minnesota and currently serves on the national board as Presidents Council Chair of AIGA, advocating for the betterment of design profession.

 

 

Joseph Duffy_Headshot_300JOSEPH DUFFY // PARTNER, BRAND
DUFFY

Joseph was born into the design business—literally.He has learned from some of the world’s most talented creative people and set out to follow in his father’s footsteps from day one. Joseph is charged with bringing brilliant creative opportunities to the Duffy team as well as being the keeper of the Duffy brand.
Joseph’s work has been recognized for design excellence by American Institute of Graphic Arts, Communication Arts, Print, Graphis and numerous other publications and organizations.

 

 

JustinKemerling-Headshot_300JUSTIN KEMERLING // CHANGEMAKER
JUSTIN KEMERLING DESIGN CO.

Justin Kemerling is an independent designer, activist, and collaborator living in Omaha, Nebraska focused on making it beautiful, moving people to action, and getting good things done. He works primarily with community organizations, political campaigns, and changemaking startups in need of branding, graphic design, web design, and art direction. His self-initiated projects and collaborations explore ways to move forward important causes and ideas with design, art, and other forms of creative expression.

 

vm_headshot_300VIJAY MATHEWS // CREATIVE DIRECTOR & CO-FOUNDER
W&CO

Vijay Mathews is the Creative Director and Co-founder of W&CO, a studio based in New York City that specializes in strategy, UI/UX design, and development for digital platforms. Since 2011 Vijay has designed dozens of applications for a wide variety of clients including Harvard University, Nordstrom, the Four Seasons, Samsung, and Google.

Vijay’s work has been published in a number of design publications including Designing for Screen by Wang Shaoquiang, E-Commerce Branding by Weiji Li, and Numbers in Graphic Design by Roger Fawcett-Tang.