Typefest: How to Use Typography and Design to Stand Out in a Crowd

Workshop Leader: Keith Gilbert

As a designer, you produce new concepts, sketches, comps, and final artwork every day. Wouldn’t it be nice if you had a simple, painless way to share that work with the rest of the world. Behance is the leading online platform for showcasing and discovering creative work. Learn how easy it is to share work directly from your favorite Creative Cloud apps, build your presence, create an online portfolio, find an audience and get noticed.

What you’ll learn:

* The basics of setting up your Behance profile.

* Tips for uploading your work in progress and soliciting feedback from your creative circle.

* How to showcase your work on Behance to get discovered by a larger audience.

* Find inspiration, network and get new work through the Behance community.

* Use Adobe Portfolio to create a portfolio website that draws content form the projects you post on Behance.

Best suited for:
All designers and creative professionals.

Assumed knowledge:
Basic familiarity with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, or Illustrator; some familiarity with iPad or iPhone or Android devices.

About the speaker:
Keith Gilbert is a digital publishing consultant and educator, Adobe Certified Instructor and Community Professional, conference speaker, lynda.com author and contributing writer for various publications. His work has taken him throughout North America, Africa, Europe, and Asia. During his 30 years as a consultant, his clients have included Adobe, Apple, Target, the United Nations, Best Buy, General Mills, and Lands' End. Follow him on Twitter @gilbertconsult, at blog.gilbertconsulting.com, and at lynda.com/keithgilbert.

Ticket prices: (does not include Eventbrite fees)
AIGA Non-member: $25.00
AIGA Member: $15.00

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Typefest is AIGA Portland's two-day explosion of typography and design with workshops and talks that feature Timothy Goodman, Dana Tanamachi and Keith Gilbert.

Find out more at: http://www.aigaportland.org

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