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Thursday, March 3, 2011

CDA Speaker: Brandon Murphy

The Communication Design Association is proud to invite Mr. Brandon Murphy of Caliber Creative to be the first of the speakers we will have each month.

Mr. Murphy will be covering the following subjects during his presentation:
-A brief look at some of the projects that Caliber Creative has done.
-An in depth look at Caliber's approach to a project from beginning to end (PS it's about beer)
-Last but not least he will be giving many valuable tips and tricks on landing and keeping a job in the design world.

Also we will have time for a brief Q&A after the presentation.

TIME: March 10th, 3:30-5:00 PM
LOCATION: Art Building Lecture Hall, 2nd Floor

Brief Bio:
Brandon Murphy, Principal of Creative at Caliber, a Dallas-based design firm has been recognized nationally and internationally for his experience in commercial art. Born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, Murphy later relocated to the Dallas area, where he attended the University of North Texas, earning a BFA in communication design. Since graduating in 1993, he has worked for corporate design agencies and individuals including Eisenberg & Associates, Joseph Rattan Design, and Squires & Company. While at Squires & Company, Murphy served as Creative Director with a total tenure of 12 years. In the fall of 2008, Murphy opened the doors to his own firm with partners Bret Sano and Erin Fletcher. Murphy has been recognized nationally and internationally in award shows and periodicals including: The AR100, Communication Arts, Graphic Design USA, Graphis Design, Poster, Promotion, Logo and Annual Report annuals, HOW and Print’s Regional Design Annual. His work has also been featured in publications such as: The Art of Design, The Best of Brochure Design 7, Designs that Stand Up and Speak Out, Maximalisim — The Graphic Design of Decadence and Excess. Murphy was one of 6 judges to review and judge the Communication Arts 2006 Design Annual. He has also served as a judge for state Addy Award competitions in New Mexico, South Carolina and Texas.

Also, students can RSVP to this event link on facebook, it would help if they did so we can get a good estimate of how many people will be showing up.


Lastly, to request to join the comm design page on facebook, the link is below.