Portfolio Review Night 2012 Recap

Registration line at the Heights Theater

On April 19th over 80 design students gathered at the Heights Theater to have their student portfolio reviewed by 30 established design professionals. Students from 10 schools participated, with students driving in from as far as Oklahoma to have an opportunity for feedback from professionals that is grounded in real world experience.


Heston Miles, Associate Creative Director at IDEA, reviewing a student's interactive work


Chris Jones, Art Director at Axiom, reviewing student portfolio

For those that could not make it below is a time lapse video showcasing the main review area.

Some highlight photos from the event. Check out the full gallery on Flickr.


Doug Timmermeyer, Design Director at Savage, reviewing an identity project


Students waiting for their number to be called


UH Senior, Rachel Flores, giving a thumbs up and Professor Beckham Dossett

Many thanks goes out to the reviewers who participated this year. All took time out of their busy schedules to sit down with students to offer tips and insights and many stayed late to review additional portfolios while volunteers cleaned up the venue.

Rowan Gearon — Adcetera
Chris Jones — Axiom
Will Cunningham —” BrandExtract
Stephanie Hood — Clearpoint Creative
Tim DeSilva — Culture Pilot
Daren Guillory — Daren Guilory Design
Carissa Hempton — Deuce Creative
Dawn Diamond — DG Studio
Dylan Moore — DMD Design
Tom Li — Herring Design
Chris Hill — HILL
Peter Wood — The Hucksters
Heston Miles — IDEA
April Guzik — Keystone Resources
Michael Strickland — Michael Strickland Design
Marisa Avelar — Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Jim Mousner — Origin
Michelle Coffey — Origin
Jeffrey McKay — Pennebaker
Jennifer Rushing — Primer Grey
Alyson Lack — Principle
Robin Parrish — Prism Design
Thomas Hull — Rigsby Hull
Doug Timmermeyer — Savage
Kelly Musebeck — SO Creative
Jennifer Blanco — Spindletop Design
Francisco Rios — Tribe Design
Adeyele Lufedeju — Unleaded Communications
Betty Wong — Betty Wong Creative
Sara Iqbal — Zoq Design

By John Luu
Published May 14, 2012
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