Have you been itching to make your mark in the world of graphic design? There’s no doubt you’ve imagined it—placing your name and logo on business cards, taking creative control and being your own boss. Why not turn your fantasy into reality? If you want to start a part-time graphic design business, a full-time operation or build a substantial company with a full staff of graphic designers, learn about everything you need to get started. This month's fireside chat features Aaron Gleen, Founder of GrayPlus. He will share what he learned and give you the motivation and priceless tips and tricks to help you reach success in Cebu and abroad.
Come and be inspired to design your own successful graphic design business today!
Aaron Gleen is currently living in Cebu City working on his graphic design and branding agency, GRAY+. He's passionate about helping connect the design community in Cebu with other creative fields and business owners.
Aaron Gleen is originally from Riverside, CA. Earlier in his career he moved to Los Angeles to pursue graphic design, and is currently living in Cebu City. As a graphic designer, art director, and solopreneur he has worked on projects for USC (University of Southern California), Dell, Netflix, Targus, Sony, and many more. Currently Aaron is branding local Filipino companies. He is passionate about helping connect the design community to other industries and businesses in the visaya region.
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Paula Bernasor is a budding experience designer, consummate community connector, and a passionate public speaker who is currently a full-time digital nomad helping companies find partner companies, manage projects and create effective workflows. A self-confessed science and tech geek, she is highly involved in the startup scene with years of experience in growing communities and startups. She is also currently the Vice President for Public Relations at Cebu South Toastmasters Club, Chapter Director for Startup Grind Cebu, Climate Reality Leader and InterNations Cebu Ambassador.
She also represented Area 23 for the Toastmasters International Division C Humorous Speech Contest. She was the first Ormocana to represent the city in Binibining Pilipinas 2013 and the first international title winner after bagging Miss SCUBA International First Runner-up in 2013 at Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. In 2014, she also represented the Philippines in Shenzhen, China for the Miss Tourism International.
When not working, you can find her exploring the offbeat roads of unpopular destinations (scuba diving, surfing or eating), helping organisations make the world a better place or prowling across the world wide web in search for new knowledge, unique technologies and good stories.