Alumni & Friends

TCID Educational Partners

MODA red sqare logoWe want to welcome our Spring 2019 Educational Partner, the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA). MODA's mission is to advance the understanding and appreciation of design as the convergence of creativity and functionality through exhibitions, education, and programming for visitors of all ages. With exhibitions and hands-on programs, MODA provides school groups, after-school groups, and community groups a chance to dive headlong into design. We teach students how design can be used to address real world challenges and give them empowering hands-on experiences


Technical Communication Alumni

updated: Spring 2019

Tom BurnsTom Burns received a BS in Technical Communication in 2003, a MS in Information Design in 2007, and a PhD in Technical Communication and Rhetoric from Texas Tech in 2015. He has worked as a document designer and technical illustrator for AutomationDirect, since 2004 and is currently focusing on developing queriable illustrations for the conveyance of technical information.
Caitlin HusseyCaitlin Hussey is a digital marketer in Atlanta. She is currently the head of marketing for a technology solutions startup in Alpharetta. Her work recently involved building a brand identity and a new marketing department from scratch; and she plans, develops and executes a variety of marketing campaigns. Professional areas of interest include brand, corporate social responsibility, and smart technologies that drive real-time engagements.

Matt Harlos

Matt Harlos is a digital marketer and designer based out of Atlanta. He graduated in 2017 with a B.S. in Technical Communication, and is currently the Director of Marketing & Design for a technology startup in Buckhead. Matt's work with his current company, Gimme, often has him finding creative and unusual ways to market to an older and traditionally under-served industry. He manages all marketing and design efforts within the company, developing and running campaigns from start to finish.


Interactive Design Alumni

updated: Spring 2018

Cristina GuerraCristina Guerra is a designer in Atlanta, but is originally from Venezuela. She is currently a junior designer at a marketing agency and works on both print and web projects. She graduated with a B.A. in New Media Arts and a minor in marketing.
Jingyu LiJingyu "Beatrice" Li graduated with a degree in New Media Arts in 2015. She is originally from China and now lives in downtown Atlanta. Beatrice currently works at the Weather Company branch of IBM as a product designer. She is passionate about doodling, petting furry animals, and cooking.
Morgan OttMorgan Ott is a UX designer in Atlanta, GA. She is currently pursuing a master's degree at Georgia Institute of Technology in Human-Computer Interaction. She has an interest in VR as it relates to UX, the Internet of Things, and Universal Design.
Chavez ProcopeChavez Procope is a UX designer enjoying life in Atlanta, but originally from St. Kitts. He started his studies in Architecture at SPSU, but graduated with a degree in New Media Arts. He has no regrets about that decision. He currently works at a marketing agency on a variety of websites, apps, and other online interactive experiences.
Zoey ZhangZoey Zhang is currently working with a software engineering company as an in-house designer. Her work includes graphic design, motion graphics, and illustrations. She love to stay current in design by getting involved in both online and local design communities.