April 12, 2017

How Musical Theatre Has Made Me Successful in PR

Photo of me as light board operator for the musical Reefer Madness in 2015. A Little Bit of Background When I started attending Chico State four and half years ago, I was declared as a musical theatre major. I was involved in theatre growing up and participated in my schools […]
March 6, 2017

Collaborating with other designers

As graphic designers, it seems to be common place for us to find ourselves trapped inside of our own creative bubble, ignorant to the outside creative world that surrounds us. The problem here is when we don’t allow that bubble to pop, any good design or aesthetic inside of it […]
March 2, 2017

TGC in NYC

Megan McCourt– Account Supervisor, PPR Worldwide Former Tehama Group Communications Editorial Director and General Manager, 2010-2011 It’s nearing that time of the year where graduating students frantically polish their resumes, spend hours online searching for that dream first job and, if others are like me, practice interviewing for hours in […]
March 1, 2017

The power of networking

A selfie of Michael Beadle and myself, Tina Riccio, in front of Ubisoft SF Head Quarters. For those of you who are still in your developing collegiate years or even those who have yet to start the job hunt, I cannot stress the importance of networking and making connections enough. […]
March 1, 2017

How to avoid overdesign

An important skill for designers besides HOW to design is to know when to STOP designing. Everyone gets caught up in their project at hand wanting to have the perfect outcome and before you know it, your design can start to look like you will be the only person to […]
February 23, 2017

Should your brand get political?

  Companies have always taken political stances, but in today’s modern technological environment it has become much easier for consumers to both praise and criticize their actions.    This begs the question of whether or not it is in a company’s best intent to get political, and whether or not […]