Amanda George

Website: LinkedIn: Who is Amanda George? “Hi! I’m Amanda. I’m a detail-oriented and multi-skilled leader with a deep understanding across product design, user interface design, user experience, creative strategy and business transformation. I’ve worked with some of today’s most established brands including Equinox, Apple, Nike, Google, YouTube, Jordan brand, Carnival Cruises, Maybelline, L’Oreal Paris, […]

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Briyana Butler

Website: Twitter: @briybutler Who is Briyana Butler? “My name is Briyana Butler and I recently graduated with my BFA from the University of Florida. I’ve always been fascinated by creative processes and absolutely enjoy learning new skills and techniques to implement into my designs. They say curiosity killed the cat but I say curiosity powered […]

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Shanée Benjamin

Website: Twitter: @shaneebenjamin Who is Shanée Benjamin? “Hey! I’m Shanee Benjamin, ur local colour loving, 1970’s fashion obsessed, art director and illustrator from Brooklyn, NY. With almost a decade of design experience, I made the leap into digital illustration, focusing on passionately telling the stories of LGBTQIA+ black and brown folks. Creating community and […]

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Annika Hansteen-Izora

Website: Twitter: @annikaizora Who is Annika Hansteen-Izora? “What’s good? I’m Annika (she/they/he). I’m an artist, writer, and designer based in Brooklyn, NY on unceded Lenape land. I explore the intersections of design, radical Black imagination, art and technology to create ecosystems rooted in dreaming and care. As of late, I’ve been exploring the topics […]

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Olivia Fields

Website: Twitter: @tncts Who is Olivia Fields? “Olivia Fields is an African-American illustrator born, raised, and residing in Brooklyn, NY. She specializes in delicate line work, creating compositions that attempt to balance chic with chaos. Her work is largely influenced by Black beauty and identity, which she seeks to represent and uplift. Commonly explored […]

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Opal Lynch

Website: Twitter: @opalalynch Who is Opal Lynch? “I am a visual problem solver. My small business marketing design experience has honed my attention to detail and stoked my passion for branding. I have experience with print and web including, but not limited to publications, catalogs, posters, logos, marketing collateral, web banners, HTML emails, WordPress, […]

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Rae James

Website: Twitter: @hithisisrae Who is Rae James? “Hi, I’m Rae. I’m an Art Director & Designer based in my hometown of New York City. I like crafting relatable experiences that are steeped in culture to tell authentic stories. When I’m not busy making things, I can be found taking long walks in cities near […]

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Ari Curtis

Website: Twitter: @ari_curtis Who is Ari Curtis? “I’m a Brooklyn-based writer and designer. My writing generally explores the way media and culture interact with our lived experiences—for instance, the intersections of “reality” and reality, race and gender, and movements and the media that covers them.” (source, abridged)

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Jade Broomfield

Website: Twitter: @jadeINDIE Who is Jade Broomfield? “I’m a graphic and social impact designer residing in Brooklyn, New York. I also specialize in illustration and hand lettering. I love pizza, pop culture, and afro taming. I’m a great story teller who firmly believes in Black Girl Magic. I tweet my feelings and am told […]

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