Events

Political Campaign Advertising, Technology & Design - Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Join us on November 8 at the CHK|Central Boathouse to hear from Lee Zelenak, Senior Designer for Barack Obama's presidential campaign.

Both the 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns were innovative for their use of technology and design. How did the 2016 campaign compare? Did these campaigns leverage the lessons learned? Can innovative advertising, design and branding survive in the political environment?

A year later, we look back at how these campaigns faired with their use of branding, technology and design. How we will move forward?

Date:
Wednesday, November 8
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Location:
CHK|Central Boathouse
732 RIVERSPORT Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK 73129
Free Parking  


About the Speaker:

Lee is a designer and educator based in Chicago, IL. He attended Kent State University, earning both his BFA and MFA in Visual Communication Design with a concentration on Branding and Environmental Graphic Design.

Previously, he was an Associate Creative Director in VSA Partners’ Chicago office, focused on branding efforts for IBM as well as projects for Google, Mack Trucks, AIGA Chicago and Alibaba. In 2012, he was a Senior Designer for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign.

He wrote his MFA thesis on how to incorporate Design Thinking into a political campaign. He has taught classes at Kent State University, and served as Programming Director for AIGA Cleveland.

Currently he is a lecturer at DePaul University, School of Design and freelance Art Director.

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