The Business of Design Series: Promoting Yourself

Interviewing for a job? Seeking freelance work? Looking for new clients?

We’ve assembled a panel of community leaders to guide you on how to take the next step in your career — whether you are a student about to hunt for your first creative job or an experienced designer looking for new business.

AIGA South Carolina board member Kris Black, a user experience designer and developer at truematter, will open with a presentation about getting the most from your portfolio online.

Social: 5:30PM  /  Speaker: 6:30PM

Cash accepted at door. Exact change only.


Kiosha Boyles
Marketing Director, Richland School District One
Kiosha is an experienced marketing and communications specialists working as the Marketing Director for Richland School District One. She is also the sole proprietor of Digitize Marketing, a social media marketing consultancy for companies such as the American Heart Association, Toyota, and University of South Carolina.

Brynley Farr
Owner & Creative Director, ByFarr Design
Brynley is a proud University of South Carolina Graduate. Her entrepreneurial spirit led her to open, ByFarr Design, where she is the owner and creative director. She works with a creative, all-woman team to produce graphic design, letterpress printing and marketing work which includes Fig Columbia, an all-local magazine that encompasses her love for Columbia. Outside of work, Brynley loves to spend her days on the water with her husband and two boys—whether it’s sailing, kayaking around Lake Murray, or wakesurfing.

Austin Grebenc
Director, Dust of the Ground
Austin Grebenc is one of the founding partners of Dust of the Ground, an award winning, full service production company. Dust of the Ground produces, shoots, edits, and shares true stories about interesting and amazing people for clients and brands of all shapes and sizes. Austin is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and a member of the board for the American Advertising Federation of the Midlands.

Thank you to our sponsors Professional Printers, Columbia Flag & Sign Company and SOCO.

When & Where
Tue, Mar 27, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
SOCO Vista
823 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201