ADAA 2017 finalist judging panel announced

01 August 2017


The Adobe® Design Achievement Awards is pleased to announce its finalist panel of judges for 2017.

 

San Francisco (United States) – ico-D is pleased to announce the finalist panel of judges for the 2017 Adobe Awards. Over the summer period the pre-selection panel evaluated a record number of submissions online and selected the semi-finalists. Semi-finalist work has now been sent to Adobe’s headquarters to be judged by the finalist-judging panel on the weekend of August 12-13 where the competition finalists and eventual winners will be determined. You can see all the semi-finalist entries on the ADAA website.
 

The 2017 Adobe Design Achievement Award finalist-judging panel is comprised of:

Gaby Brink Chief Designer and Founder, AIGA Fellow | tomorrowpartners (Switzerland/USA)

Shawn Cheris Director of Experience Design | Adobe Inc. (USA)

Mashama M. Thompson Creative Director | 510media (USA)

Jeff Han 한정구 Founder, former ADAA winner, Motion/Graphic Designer| Jeffhandesign (China/USA)

Johnny Macri Design director & Founding partner | Dare to be Made (DTBM) (Canada)

Florin Gabor Design director & Founding partner | Dare to be Made (DTBM) (Romania/Canada)

Theresa Whitehill Design Director, Writer, Co-founder | Coloredhorse (USA)

Cindy Salans Rosenheim Illustrator | cindysalansrosenheim.com (USA)

Elise Granados Associate Design Director | Odopod (USA)

Sonja Hernandez Experience Design Manager | Adobe Inc. and California College of the Arts (USA)

Mario Wagner Illustrator | mario-wagner.com (Germany)

 

The 2017 pre-selection panel comprised of:

Aidan Rowe Professor of Design Studies, University of Alberta Canada

Rhonda Mefford Graphic Designer, Sullivan College of Technology and Design USA

Carla Almeida Design Director, Brand Union Portugal/Hong Kong

Wataru Yoshida 吉田航 Graphic Designer/Illustrator, Freelance Japan

Paolo Garcia Motion Designer/Art Director, Tranquillo Australia

Lindsay Bourget Art Director/Designer/Illustrator, Freelance USA

Jessica Morrow Designer, Kivvit USA

Kourtney Ross Creative Marketing Manager, Cintas USA

Michele Wong UX Designer, Tekzenit USA

Gonzalo Raineri Professor/Designer/Architect, bigbangthinking.com / Universidad Finis Terrae Chile

Roya Alagheband Art Director/Designer, Cyprus International University Cyprus

Kyuha Shim Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University USA

Behiç Alp Aytekin Head of Visual Communication Design, Adnan Menderes University Turkey

Francesco de Manincor Graphic and Motion Artist, Studio de Manincor Italy/UK

Jon Noorlander Creative Director, Method NYC Sweden

Emily Wood Co-Director/Lecturer, Central St. Martins/REG Design UK

Melanie Cameron Lecturer Greenside Design Center South Africa

Ruth Sykes Co-Director/Lecturer, Central St. Martins/REG Design UK

Jason Webb Digital Artist/Adjunct Professor, Syracuse University USA

Johnny Kelly Director/Master of Design, Nexus Ireland/UK

Todd Anderson Creative Director, CTTC/Union Swiss South Africa/UK

Kyle McArdle Web Developer/Graphic Designer, Cornerstone Discovery USA

Thomas Moeller Executive Creative Director, Native Design San Francisco UK/USA

Steve Alexander Creative Director/Assistant Professor, Rinzen/Saatchi & Saatchi Australia/USA

Rilla Alexander Designer/illustrator, By Rilla Germany

Sigal Vilenski Co-Owner, Strudel Design Israel

Limore Kfir Co-Owner, Strudel Design Israel

Thomas Clever Co-Founder/Creative Director, CLEVER°FRANKE Netherlands

David Prosser Director, Studio AKA UK

Jennie Reniesh Filmmaker/Editor/Producer, Tidelpoolpictures USA

Patrick Jean Director, Iconoclast USA

Bernard Ionescu Creative Director, DKE Canada

Philipp Bichsel Motion Designer, Big Block Design Group USA

Bryan Berger Lead UI Designer/Developer, IAC USA

Sebastian Onufszak Director, Sebastian Onufszak Germany

David Field Co-Founder/Creative Director, Caterpillar Films USA

Tim Probert Illustrator/Animator/Character Design, timprobert.com USA

Tom Lane Founder/Graphic Designer/Illustrator, GingerMonkey UK

Stephanie Secrest Freelance company owner, Stephanie Secrest Photography USA

Nik Dudukovic Illustrator/Animation Designer, nikdudukovic.com Canada

Brad Moody Associate Professor in Digital Media, American University in Dubai UAE

Shane Mielke Creative Director/Photrographer/Animator, shanemielke.com United States

Frank Baseman Creative Director/Professor, Baseman Design Associates/ Philadelphia University USA

Antero Ferreira Creative Director/Professor, Antero Ferreira Design/University of Porto Portugal

Michael Durcak Graphic Designer, Freelance Czech Republic/Canada

Natalie Lawhead Consultant/Game Designer/Web Developer, Tetrageddon Games USA

Richard Doubleday Professor/Designer, Louisiana State University/Doubleday Design USA

Lilit Hayrapetyan Art Director/Designer/3D Artist, Riot Games/Psyop Armenia/USA

Christie Shin Creative Consultant/Design Educator, Fashion Institute of Technology USA

Shadi Al Hroub Branding Strategist, International Trade Centre Jordan

Antoine Arditti Director/Compositing Artist, antoinearditti.com France/USA

Juan Carlos Cruz Director3D Animator/Character Designer, jctoon Spain

Eric Collins Designer/Professor, Oobust/New York Institute of Technology USA

Alba Ceide Illustrator/Graphic Designer, albaceide.com Spain

Pavel Pisklakov Professor/Typographer, South Ural State University Russia

Jessica Findley Professor/Founder/Designer, Art Institute of California USA

Vuk Dragojevic Interdisciplinary Artist and Filmmaker, vukdragojevic.com Serbia/Canada

Chau Nguyen Interactive Developer, Work & Co USA

Shelia Marable Adjunct Instructor Graphic Design and Print, University of Louisville USA

Bartosz Kosowski Illustrator, Blackbird Illustration Poland

Hugo Morais Graphic Designer, Ferreira Design Portugal

Caroline Kessler Artistic Director/Photographer/Video Editor Caroline Kessler United States

Alexey Lazarev Visual Communications Officer, International Council of Design 

Frances Adair McKenzie Multi Media Artist, Freelance Canada

Gonçalo Monteiro Graphic Designer, Antero Ferreira Design Portugal

 

If you are interested in being a part of any of the Adobe Awards programs please message Emlyn Nardone, ico-D programme manager: programmes@ico-D.org