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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:

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.

16
Fri, 16 December 2:00pm EST

Previously (12):

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.

3 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.

2 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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