John currently leads Product Design at Waldo Photos, an Austin based facial recognition and machine learning start-up. Prior to Waldo Photos, John worked at Razorfish, Austin. He earned a BFA in Visual Communications from the George Washington University and has been working in the creative field for over 15 years. He was Creative Director at F2M2, where he led digital efforts for brands such Red Bull, Fox Digital Entertainment, and Live Nation. Before F2M2, he served as VP, Design at Los Angeles’ HeckArt Studios where he oversaw projects for brands such as Coca-Cola, Korbel Champagne, Acura, Pininfarina and the U.S. Department of State. His work earned industry recognition from W3, AAF, FINAT, HOW and was exhibited at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
GA + SXSW Present: Business Fundamentals for Musicians
We've partnered with SXSW to offer a day of free classes for musicians. Learn the skills you need to advance your career both inside and outside the music industry.
In this 8-week part-time course, students learn the tools, theory, and practical techniques needed to create visually stunning designs.
Typography Basics + Happy Hour
Join us for mingling, beer, and an introduction to the world of typography! Learn all about font types and make new friends while having a drink on us.
Business Fundamentals for Musicians
A day of free classes for our city's musicians. Learn the skills you need to advance your career both inside and outside of the music world.