Akai Brandon Suddeth

Website: https://akaimade.com/ Twitter: @akaimade Who is Akai Brandon Suddeth? “I love making things beautiful without comprising functionality. I have a passion for creating rich web experiences. I am fortunate enough to be able to mix my skills in web development, photography, videography and branding in order to create interactive online experiences.” (source)

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Karabo Poppy Molestane

Website: https://www.behance.net/Karabo_Poppy Twitter: @karabo_poppy Who is Karabo Poppy Molestane? “Karabo Poppy Moletsane is a Gold Craft Loerie award-winning Johannesburg based Illustrator/Designer who is passionate about the preservation of the African aesthetic. She is drawn to all that makes South Africa so full of zest, culture and innovation. She also founded a creative agency called Mother Tongue […]

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Danielle Meadows-Stinnett

Website: https://lexoctane.com/ Twitter: @octanedesigns Who is Danielle Meadows-Stinnett? “Hi I’m Danielle! I love broadway musicals, decaf coffee, air guitar solos, chorale music and live MMA. I choose to mimic my Creator, live humbly & laugh often. I’ve been fortunate to accumulate amazing colleagues and business partnerships that could help your business make deeper connections to your […]

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Darin Michelle

Website: http://darinmichelle.com Twitter: @darinmichelle Who is Darin Michelle? “Native Annapolitan, Darin Gilliam (also known as Darin Michelle), graduated with a B.A. in Fine Arts with a concentration in Graphic Design from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey. She has worked professionally as an independent Graphic Designer for 10+ years. In an effort to create […]

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April Rashad

Website: http://www.aprilrashaddesign.com Twitter: @AprilRashad Who is April Rashad? “I’m passionate about creating brand experiences that engage audiences and drive results. With 6 years working in the design field, I’ve contributed to diverse institutions and companies by creating strong designs using color, typography and layout, providing art direction and delivering dynamic designs, including info-graphics that have […]

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Darlene Brown

Website: http://www.dchristinedesign.com/ Twitter: @DCDesign_com Who is Darlene Brown? “My specialty is front-end web design and development, creating your dream design in Photoshop and turning it into beautiful, clean HTML & CSS. My passion for design is only challenged by the allure of making it extend beyond the flat and static and into the interactive, though […]

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Brittany Bosco

Website: http://www.hellobos.co/ Twitter: @helloBOSCO Who is Brittany Bosco? “Since first singing in church at the age of four, BOSCO has grown into one of Atlanta’s baddest female artists, continuously pushing the boundaries of culture and music. She’s quickly become an artistic powerhouse with her recently-launched new creative agency, SLUG, that was profiled by Fast Company. […]

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Hammed Okunade

Website: https://okunadegoodman.com/ Twitter: @OkunadeGoodMan Who is Hammed Okunade? “I live to create clean, smart and functional design, with a focus on Branding and Editorial Design. When I’m not designing or eating Shawarma, I’m roaming streets, taking photos of architecture and everyday life. Other times, I gush over brilliant storytelling in film (and all the typography […]

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Glenford Laughton

Website: https://glenfordlaughton.com/ Twitter: @GGLaughton Who is Glenford Laughton? “With over 20 years of industry experience, I have worked as a graphic designer with start-ups, corporations, design agencies, marketing companies and individuals from across the world. I love creating effective compelling visual solutions and I bring in-depth industry expertise and multi-disciplinary skills to any project. I believe […]

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Jade Purple Brown

Website: http://www.jadepurplebrown.com Twitter: @jadepurplebrown Who is Jade Purple Brown? “Jade Purple Brown is a Graphic Designer, Illustrator and Art Director based in New York. Specializing in graphic design, illustration, and brand image for fashion, beauty, and art based brands. Using bold blocks of color and strong female figures, Jade creates dynamic art that encourages herself and […]

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Adrian Grant

Website: http://adriangrant.org/ Twitter: @AdrianGrant Who is Adrian Grant? “I paid for college by cutting hair, selling Hip Hop beats, and modding cell phones. Ohh wait, that’s two truths and a lie. You’re not here for that…you want a business summary so here goes… 🔸I love startups and helping startup founders succeed 🔸 My decade plus career […]

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Nina Simmons

Website: https://www.ninasimmons.com Twitter: @ninasimmons716 Who is Nina Simmons? “I’m a insightful visionary that has a passion for art direction, creative design, and event planning. I love to spend my time decorating, cooking delicious meals and hosting dinner par-tays! I have over ten years of professional design experience working with corporate entities as well as entrepreneurs […]

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Valerie A. Williams

Website: https://ohsdesign.com Twitter: @onehipsista Who is Valerie A. Williams? “I’ve been blessed to provide creative web, print and branding expertise and beyond for major corporations, entertainers and professional athletes since 1998. I’m passionate about supporting my clients with creative that reflects and represents who they are but more importantly, where they are destined to go. […]

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Carolyne Hill

Website: http://www.carolynehill.com Twitter: @chillcreate Who is Carolyne Hill? “I am an independent designer with a background in art direction and branding. Having left the corporate world in January 2016, I am now on a new creative path of discovery. 2017 has seen the launch of ChillCreate, a lifestyle brand from Brixton, London. The first capsule […]

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Brandan Craft

Website: http://www.brandancraft.com Twitter: @BrandanCraft Who is Brandan Craft? “I am a practicing designer, entrepreneur, and educator. Upon completing my undergraduate studies at The University of Pittsburgh I was hired as a Visual Communication Designer on Nationwide’s Usability and Design Team. After seven years at Nationwide, I decided to attend The Ohio State University to pursue […]

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Dana James Mwangi

Website: http://danajamesmwangi.com Twitter: @danajamesmwangi Who is Dana James Mwangi? “I’m a wife, mom and entrepreneur. In 2012, I started Cheers Creative, my graphic design practice. I am all about good energy, and I love partnering with people who are passionate about what they do and understand that good design yields high results. Previously I designed […]

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Jackée-Lynn Jackson

Website: http://www.jlynngraphicdesigns.com Twitter: @jlynngraphics Who is Jackée-Lynn Jackson? “My name is Jackée-Lynn Jackson. I proudly earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design at The Art Institute of Washington where I developed exceptional skills in digital illustration, graphic, marketing, and package design as well as some technical web design skills. I have been involved […]

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Caesar Blue

Website: http://www.atlantagraphicdesign.net Twitter: @caesarB Who is Caesar Blue? “I have over 14 years of professional design industry experience with the last four focusing heavily on interactive media and management. My background consist of being a graphic designer, web designer, PHP programmer, project manager and now creative director. I’m always looking for opportunities to utilize my skills […]

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Rekita Nicole

Website: http://www.rekitanicole.com Twitter: @rekitanicole Who is Rekita Nicole? “Hello, there! My name is Rekita and I am a curly-head-crazy-goofy girl that was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. I graduated from Georgia State University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts & Sciences. I have three little beautiful humans, 2 boys and 1 demanding diva. […]

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Michael Seneadza

Website: http://michaelseneadza.com Twitter: @TraderMike Who is Michael Seneadza? “I’m a technologist with over a decade of professional software development experience in several industries. That experience includes several years of object oriented programming and SQL. For the last five years I’ve been focused on Ruby on Rails, MySQL and/or PostgreSQL development.“ (source)

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James Carter

Website: https://workwithhonor.com Twitter: @jamescarterhr Who is James Carter? “James Carter is an entrepreneur and art director from Maplewood. In 2011, James founded Honor Roll. Created as a siren call to those who chose to build companies that put the experience of the customers first. Honor Roll would become a haven for companies who choose to build […]

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Dominic M. Liddell

Website: http://www.dominicmliddell.com Twitter: @dominicmliddell Who is Dominic M. Liddell? “Dominic is an educator, coder, digital marketer, and social entrepreneur that began his professional career in technology in 2006. Prior to founding Coding While Black, Dominic founded and operated Apex Website Services helping entrepreneurs develop and maintain their online presence. Dominic is passionate about using his knowledge […]

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Abimbola Femi-Adigun

Website: http://www.bimbokoku.com Twitter: @tanwakoku Who is Abimbola Femi-Adigun? “I’m an innovative, highly motivated and result driven User Interface/Experience Designer with about 8 years progressive experience. I have a penchant for combining creativity and cutting edge technology to provide usable solutions. I have worked on several projects that span through Print Design, Web Design and Development, […]

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Claire Annan

Website: http://cannanso.com Twitter: @cannanso Who is Claire Annan? “Claire’s experience as a front-end developer all started with a BS in Technical Communication. This degree involved technical writing for web applications, using HTML to build online help guides. Thus began her love for writing code and delivering quality web sites. Instead of writing for developers, she […]

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Cynthia Jones Parks

Website: http://www.jonesworley.com Twitter: @JonesWorley Who is Cynthia Jones Parks? “Cynthia Jones Parks is founder, president and CEO of Jones Worley, an Atlanta-based communications firm now in its 24th year. Parks is a skilled consensus-builder who has gained a national reputation in the transportation industry for her outstanding work in marketing communications, strategic branding, wayfinding and signage […]

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Hadiyah Mujhid

Website: http://engineersdontblog.com Twitter: @hadiyahdotme Who is Hadiyah Mujhid? “I have over twelve years experience as a software and systems engineer. In my twelve years experience, I’ve worked and developed software in the defense industry, consultant agencies, and startups. I’ve worked in all phases of the software development cycle including requirements development, programming (backend and front-end), testing and […]

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Tosh Juma

Website: http://www.tosh.co.ke Twitter: @iTosh Who is Tosh Juma? “I am a digital designer based in Nairobi. I design with a love for User Experience. It’s central to everything I do. I am passionate about simplicity, ease of use and aesthetic beauty. The scope of my work includes strategy, interaction and visual design, as well as prototype development.” […]

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Amir Reavis-Bey

Website: http://about.me/amirbey Twitter: @maromba Who is Amir Reavis-Bey? “As Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Civic Industries, Amir leads efforts in client on-boarding and integration, quality assurance, and technical support, to provide reliable service to agencies operating Civic Industries’ products and platforms. Before Civic Industries, Amir worked as an investment banking technologist in NYC, focused on […]

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Chanel Wright

Website: http://kisschanel.com Twitter: @kisschanel Who is Chanel Wright? “My name is Chanel Wright and I am a focus driven web developer that truly has a passion for coding, design and all things that are awesome. As a Brooklyn native, a lot of my work reflects unique structure, efficiency, and a speedy outcome. I have an investigative […]

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Phil Wilson

Website: http://www.finecitizens.com Twitter: @MomNamedMePhil Who is Phil Wilson? “He hates to sleep because there is too much to accomplish in a 24 hour day. Phil is an impassioned businessman by day and wannabe pilot, skydiver, thrill seeker, amateur photographer and world traveler by night. In a nutshell, he loves challenge. Phil has some merit badges […]

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Barbara Muriungi

Website: http://www.them2k.com Twitter: @them2k Who is Barbara Muriungi? “I am a Designer & Art Director whose mostly worked in New York & Boston for the past couple years. I travelled in 2011 while freelancing as an Art Director / Designer & Animator to Kenya, South Africa,Canada, Bristol / London and now working from Nairobi, Kenya.” (source)

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Dr. Lisa Richardson

Website: http://drlisa.co Twitter: @DrLisaWP Who is Dr. Lisa Richardson? “Hi! I am Dr. Lisa Richardson, the ChicGeek behind Flow! Web Strategy & Design, a full-service small biz digital marketing boutique, and the creator of Techtogethers, a women-focused small biz technology event series. I topped the list of Best Consultants in the Atlanta Tribune’s 2012 Best of […]

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