Laurel Strongosky
President
UX Designer at CGI
Emily Conti
Vice President
Digital Designer at TrueSense Marketing
Kyuha Shim
Education Director
Associate Professor, School of Design, Carnegie Mellon University; Director, CMU’s Computational Creativity Lab
Zhongkai Li
Design Director
Director at IS A GALLERY, Shanghai; Digital Designer at Carnegie Museum of Art
Sarah Davis
Education Committee Member
Associate Professor of Visual Communication Design at West Liberty University
Benny Pinto
Education Committee Member
Associate Design Director at Barkley REI
Arthur Alexander
Education Committee Member
Graphic Designer & Marketing Coordinator at Amizade
Social Media Co-Director
Accepting Nominations
What you will do at a glance: Create and curate content for social media channels, including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Schedule posts for events (graphics will be created by other board members or volunteers). Engage with the community on the feed. Try new ways to improve the growth of the accounts and increase engagement. Keep up with trends in social media tools, applications, design, strategy, and analytics.
Social Media Committee Member
Accepting Applications
What you will do at a glance: Support Social Media Directors in scheduling posts, creating content, and curating posts. Help manage website updates in Wordpress (no experience necessary).
Sponsorship Director
Accepting Nominations
What you will do at a glance: Find sponsors in the Pittsburgh area to support our chapter to help us make our events free to everyone. Define guidelines and structures for sponsorships that provide value on both ends. Work with other board and committee members to generate and implement fundraising ideas and efforts. Create and keep relationships with organizations (non-profits, corporations, agencies, etc) in the community to ensure their continued support.
Community Engagement Director
Accepting Nominations
What you will do at a glance: Connect with organizations, businesses, freelancers, etc to build relationships in our community. Direct and support other events in the community; be a link to other programs in the community that we may have the opportunity to partner with. Help us define what partnerships best align with our values, mission, and goals.
Community Engagement Committee Member
Accepting Applications
What you will do at a glance: Help connect with organizations, businesses, freelancers, etc to build relationships in our community. Support events that we partner with in the community.
Programming Director
Accepting Nominations
What you will do at a glance: Create guidelines for programming that fall under our chapter’s policies, values, and mission. Hold board members and committees accountable for their program timeline, marketing, and other critical tasks. Be our go-to person for best practices about programming—dates, venues, value, etc. Assist with organizing programming with partners and suggest other programs in the community that we could partner with.
Volunteer
All Are Welcome!
Tell us what you are interested in helping with. Do you see a missing piece? Are you that missing piece? Let us know what you would like to contribute and we believe we will create a spot for you! Worried about a time commitment? Don't worry. Just communicate with us up front. Whether you have 4 hours to spare a month or 40 hours, we appreciate the time you are willing to donate to your local creative community and we want you to be a part of our team. We look forward to hearing from you!