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Aaron Scott

Principal + Creative Director, Symbolic Design

Boston

Aaron is the Founder and Creative Director of Symbolic Design. Previously, he co-founded Leap, the award-winning, multi-disciplinary branding firm in downtown Boston. Over his career, Aaron has lead teams to produce a variety of thoughtful creative solutions on behalf of clientele ranging from large institutions to nimble start-ups.

Since graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design his work has been recognized by numerous regional, national, and international design awards including Graphis Design, Graphis Annual Reports, ReBrand, MITx, AIGA BoNE Show, The Ad Club Hatch Awards, The Facebook Creativity Awards, Behance Advertising Served, Behance Web Design Served, Behance Branding Served, and PSFK.

Aaron currently serves on the Advisory Council for the Boston Chapter of the Design Museum Foundation, a new national network of museums educating the world about the positive impact of good design. He also Co-Founded the Design Dinners, a quarterly, invitation-only event hosted on behalf of the Design Museum where designers and clients can share food and wine while discussing the impact of design on Boston businesses.

Aaron specializes in design for branding and identity, creative direction, art direction, graphic design, web design, and advertising. Entrepreneurial at heart, he is always looking for opportunities to make new friends who want to create great work.

Upcoming:

User Experience Design Bootcamp

User Experience Design Bootcamp

Immerse yourself in a full day of user experience design fundamentals and walk away with an actual mobile prototype.

9
Sat, 9 December 10:00 - 4:00pm EST
Introduction to User Interface Design (UI)

Introduction to User Interface Design (UI)

Learn the fundamentals of User Interface Design.

12
Mon, 12 February 6:30 - 9:30pm EST
Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Get up and running with Adobe Illustrator in just one day. Learn the basics: how to open a file, image trace, add text, use layers, the pen tool and brushes.

17
Sat, 17 February 10:00 - 4:00pm EST
Intro to Sketch App

Intro to Sketch App

Put down your pen and paper and learn to Sketch your next design. Sketch, learn the web design tools of the modern web

21
Wed, 21 February 6:30 - 9:30pm EST
Introduction to User Interface Design (UI)

Introduction to User Interface Design (UI)

Learn the fundamentals of User Interface Design.

14
Wed, 14 March 6:30 - 9:30pm EDT
Adobe Photoshop Bootcamp

Adobe Photoshop Bootcamp

Learn the basics of Photoshop including how to retouch photos, adjust colors, master clone stamp, remove backgrounds, and correct skin imperfections in portraits.

17
Sat, 17 March 10:00 - 4:00pm EDT
Intro to Sketch App

Intro to Sketch App

Put down your pen and paper and learn to Sketch your next design. Sketch, learn the web design tools of the modern web

21
Wed, 21 March 6:30 - 9:30pm EDT
Visual Design

Visual Design

In this 8-week part-time course, students learn the tools, theory, and practical techniques needed to create visually stunning designs.

26
Mon, 26 March 6:30pm EDT
User Experience Design Bootcamp

User Experience Design Bootcamp

Immerse yourself in a full day of user experience design fundamentals and walk away with an actual mobile prototype.

31
Sat, 31 March 10:00 - 4:00pm EDT

Previously (59):

Intro to Sketch App

Intro to Sketch App

Put down your pen and paper and learn to Sketch your next design. Sketch, learn the web design tools of the modern web

8 Times

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

Get up and running with Adobe Illustrator in this workshop. Learn the basics: how to open a file, image trace, add text, use layers, the pen tool and brushes.

7 Times

Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Get up and running with Adobe Illustrator in just one day. Learn the basics: how to open a file, image trace, add text, use layers, the pen tool and brushes.

6 Times

User Experience Design Bootcamp

User Experience Design Bootcamp

Immerse yourself in a full day of user experience design fundamentals and walk away with an actual mobile prototype.

5 Times

Intro to Adobe InDesign

Intro to Adobe InDesign

Learn to create a new file, set up master pages, place images, format text, link text boxes, use layers, create print ready files and more.

5 Times

Introduction to User Interface Design (UI)

Introduction to User Interface Design (UI)

Learn the fundamentals of User Interface Design.

5 Times

Visual Design 101

Visual Design 101

In this hands-on introductory workshop, learn the basics of visual communication by applying Photoshop’s powerful functions to digital product design.

4 Times

Visual Design

Visual Design

In this 8-week part-time course, students learn the tools, theory, and practical techniques needed to create visually stunning designs.

4 Times

Adobe Photoshop Bootcamp

Adobe Photoshop Bootcamp

Learn the basics of Photoshop including how to retouch photos, adjust colors, master clone stamp, remove backgrounds, and correct skin imperfections in portraits.

3 Times

Intro to UX Design: A Free Class

Intro to UX Design: A Free Class

Learn about user experience design, what a UX Designer does day-to-day, and what skills you’ll need to be successful in the field.

2 Times

Visual Design Fundamentals

Visual Design Fundamentals

This class teaches the basics of effective design by applying principles that have been mastered throughout the ages to the core concepts used in the industry today.

2 Times

Intro to UX Design

Intro to UX Design

This is an introduction to user experience design. Whether you understand the basics or have just heard the term, this interactive class explores the topic and how to learn more.

2 Times

User Experience Design

User Experience Design

In this course, students learn to build wireframes, implement best practices for common design patterns and analyze business goals from a user perspective.

Adobe InDesign Bootcamp

Adobe InDesign Bootcamp

Learn to create a new file, set up master pages, place images, format text, link text boxes, use layers, create print ready files and more.

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop: Weekend Workshop

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop: Weekend Workshop

Learn the basics of Photoshop and how to retouch photos. Adjust colors, master clone stamp and correct skin imperfections in portraits.

3-Day Visual Design Workshop Series

3-Day Visual Design Workshop Series

This 3-day workshop will guide you through the entire design process, from research and creative direction, through the design of final layouts that are ready for web development.

Sketch for Non-Designers

Sketch for Non-Designers

Join us for a workshop on the design programme Sketch.

Intro to Visual Design

Intro to Visual Design

This class teaches the basics of effective design by applying principles that have been mastered throughout the ages to the core concepts used in the industry today.

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