Category: Design

We’re getting a new look and feel!

It’s time to say goodbye to the AMA’s old “wishbone” logo, and hello to a new look and feel! In case you missed it, the American Marketing Association has undergone a rebrand, which includes a new brand identity and logo. This rebrand represents the AMA’s commitment to being a relevant voice shaping marketing around the Read More…

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Volunteer of the Month January 2016 – Natalie Ayers

AMA-PDX is an all-volunteer organization. Participants dedicate their time for a number of reasons: networking, education, the occasional free lunch. Our first Volunteer of the Month for 2016 is Natalie Ayers, our reliable and responsive Website Content Manager. Learn more below, and thanks to you, Natalie, for your time and talents! How did you get into Read More…

Volunteer of the Month October 2015 – Erika Kirkland

AMA-PDX is an all-volunteer organization. Participants dedicate their time for a number of reasons: networking, education, the occasional free lunch. For our October Volunteer of the Month, Erika Kirkland, her reward is the energy and connections that are created at AMA-PDX events. Learn more below, and thank you Erika for your time and talents! What was Read More…

Getting Ahead of the Competition with PixelPool

PixelPool is a global creative agency with an office in Portland, providing 3D and digital content services for design and advertising. Their range of services include creative direction, visual effects, 3D visualization, live action video and motion graphics. Andy Catterick, the President and Creative Director of PixelPool, was our keynote speaker at the AMA March Read More…

Vitamin T: Loves Creatives & Lives to Connect Them

Vitamin T is a full-service talent agency based in Portland specializing in the creative industry. The “T” in Vitamin T stands for “Talent” because much like vitamins, this agency serves to give creative teams in need a boost and supplement in areas they are lacking. They connect local designers, developers, and copywriters with ad agencies Read More…

5 Simple Design Tips

Visual designs are a great way to capture audience attention and quickly convey information. Whether it’s a flyer, poster, advertisement—you name it—just like anything a communication professional puts out, it must be effective. If you’re taking on a design task in-house, here are a few of my favorite tips: Move away from the middle. Avoid centering Read More…