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Richie Meldrum

Creative Director, Yoke

Melbourne

Richie is a creative director working across brand, digital strategy and UX/UI design.

An English literature graduate and lover of words, for many years he worked as a copywriter, carefully crafting compelling compositions and abusing alliteration as often as he could.

He sidelines in journalism, writing and presenting on media, culture, arts and entertainment for mUmBrella, Campaign Brief, The Vine, Broadsheet, Desktop, The List, Beat, Inpress Magazine and more.

Richie is a supporter of grass roots design and creative. He runs 'A Brief Night', a design event series for students, grads and juniors started in 2014, as well as the spin-off annual event 'A Big Brief Night' which he runs in association with AGDA, The Design Kids and Melbourne International Design Week.

He is a regular guest speaker on a wide range of topics spanning the design and digital industries including appearances, talks and presentations for RMIT University, AGDA, Design Institute of Australia, Billy Blue College of Design, The Academy of Design, Tractor Design School and General Assembly, where he also runs a digital project management and UX workshop series.

For the past 3 years he has been a judge and mentor for the DIA’s Graduate of the Year Award and is the 2016 Secretary for the Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA) Victorian council.

Previously (17):

How to Make Great Websites

How to Make Great Websites

Gain a top level approach for how to best manage the life cycle of a website development project through planning, designing, developing and delivering a successful end product.

5 Times

A Brief Night 6

A Brief Night 6

General Assembly has joined forces with Yoke for another instalment of hands-on design event series – A Brief Night.

2 Times

Free Lunchtime Class: Create Great Websites in an Hour

Free Lunchtime Class: Create Great Websites in an Hour

Gain a top level approach for how to best manage the life cycle of a website development project through planning, designing, developing and delivering a successful end product.

2 Times

Design Thinking in Motion: The Future of Flight Search

Design Thinking in Motion: The Future of Flight Search

See our top designers in action, and learn how you can apply design strategy to your own projects.

Intro to the Melbourne Visual Design Community

Intro to the Melbourne Visual Design Community

This free event is an orientation to help recent design school graduates and newcomers to the local design scene get acquainted with the exciting world of design in Melbourne.

How to Get a Job in the Design Industry

How to Get a Job in the Design Industry

Fast paced & packed full of solid information & practical advice, this is your chance to learn a strategy on how you go about landing yourself a job in the design industry.

PEER CV + PORTFOLIO REVIEW: ALUMNI EXCLUSIVE EVENT

PEER CV + PORTFOLIO REVIEW: ALUMNI EXCLUSIVE EVENT

Meet with your fellow alumni and gain feedback on your CV, portfolio, LinkedIn and website.

Made in Melbourne Week: Disruptive Design

Made in Melbourne Week: Disruptive Design

Good neighbours make good products. Celebrating local products — from tech and design to music, food, and coffee.

Designing the Human Experience: Digital vs Physical

Designing the Human Experience: Digital vs Physical

Hear experts in Architecture, Design, Programming and Human Behaviour discuss what it takes to make great design experiences and the intersection of physical vs digital design

Art + Design Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age

Art + Design Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age

In this panel discussion, we unpack how artists & designers have utilised social media and digital technology to increase their influence, reach and exposure for passion projects.

Intro to the Melbourne Design Community

Intro to the Melbourne Design Community

This free class is an orientation to help recent design school graduates and newcomers to the local design scene get acquainted with the exciting world of design in Melbourne.

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