We 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 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 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 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 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 "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 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 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 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.
University Contact Info
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