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FREE Info Session - Designers

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Dates:August 19, 2014
Meets:Tu from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location:UT Arlington CEWF-E200F
Fee: $0.00  

Sorry, this course is inactive. Please contact our office to see if it will be reinstated, or if alternative classes are available.

Course Description

This fall we're raising the bar with new partnerships, programs, and opportunities for you, our next generation of Technology students ! The FREE Info Session - Designers is for the following programs:

Come join us to learn more about the latest happenings:

Xavier Krone
Xavier is the lead instructor for our Social Media Marketing program. He will be introducing an internet fund raising concept for individuals and small businesses known as crowd funding (aka crowd sourcing). Thanks to this form of social media anyone with a plan and enthusiasm can raise money to meet his or her aspirations. Crowd funding is a popular way to raise funds for small projects, start a business, trips, charity, financial assistance, and even hobbies like film making.

Check out the video below of our very own crowd funding success story from former CE student Chanelle Harris, and her partners. Their goal is to have a full line of women's apparel and accessories and they decided to start with an eclectic line of fashion tees.

Lee Pierce
Lee is a long time web design and print design instructor and is recently credited for bringing 3D printing to the Continuing Education department. For the first time UTA is offering not just one, but several different 3D modeling classes which all support 3D printing. Come learn which classes will fit your needs from hobbyist, craftsman, artist, and even game designer! Lee will cover AutoCAD, Revit, Sculptris, Maya, Solidworks, and 3ds Max.

Meg Seegmiller
Meg is not only a successful freelance designer and developer, but is also a former student! Gone are the days of just picking up a book and calling yourself a "web designer". Today websites are sophisticated tools consisting of multiple technologies working together to deliver media rich and often up-to-date data for site visitors. Many professional looking sites are built by what are known as Content Management Systems. At UTA we offer WordPress and Drupal, and Megan will go over how to make informed decisions between the two popular CMS models.
Imprint Society
Don Voxuan
Don Voxuan has taught for UTA as far back as 2001. He currently funds independent film projects through his company the Imprint Society. Whether you like to be make movies or be in movies, Don will be happy to go over several opportunities:
  • Have your short film on the BIG SCREEN! Up to three (3) short films will be selected for screening at a local major theatre in January 2015. Students of the Video and Motion Graphics program and members of the Arlington Film Group will be able to submit their short films for consideration for screening.
  • Externship. The first filming event for the fall will be September 13th from 3pm - 7pm at a local venue. Students of the Video and Motion Graphics program and members of the Arlington Film Group will be invited to participate in the one day shoot. This will be a rare opportunity to work alongside professionals in the industry.
  • Casting call. Don will also be presenting at the information session the latest casting call for upcoming projects. If you're interested in acting or modeling then don't miss this chance to present yourself.



Josh McCollister
Josh McCollister, digital fx/ motion graphic artist,Videogame design and development instructor at UTA. Producing image packages, Visual effects and content to be broadcast through IPTV network. His list of television credits as a compositor include "McDonald's" and "IKEA " broadcast television campaigns. He was also a lead compositor and online editor on a number of high profile international commercials as well as carrying out on-set visual effects supervision and being envolved in quoting and vfx breakdown working closely with senior producers.