FIDM Hosts “InDesign InFashion” Meeting with Kate Spade’s Design Tech Manager, Kevin Sheffield

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InDesign InFashion

InDesign InFashion is one in a series of presentations on how InDesign is used in specific industries featuring Kate Spade Design Technical Manager, Kevin Sheffield. At this special meeting, Kevin Sheffield will guide you through the typical fashion design workflow with an emphasis on InDesign in the process. The overall goal is to keep the flow of creativity moving and avoid any traffic jams by enabling customers with the right information and guidance.

Sheffield will discuss the Creative Cloud and go through the new features and best practices of each application, describing how each is relevant to the fashion industry and used with PLM solutions. Kevin will end his presentation by taking a broader perspective and showing how skills in InDesign can lead to opportunities within the fashion industry.

When & Where

Thursday November 20, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. PST to 10:00 p.m. PST

FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
919 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Room 500

About Kevin Sheffield

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Kevin Sheffield

Kevin R. Sheffield is currently Design Technology Manager at Kate Spade & Co. where he is responsible for managing all global technology (both software and hardware) related to apparel, textile, graphics and marketing. With a career spanning 16 years, Kevin began by working as a fashion designer, subsequently holding positions both as a technical and textile designer. Kevin has also worked as a professional lecturer and has hosted classes and events for Adobe MAX, Martist College, 24 Seven Inc. and Gerber Technologies.

Over $3000 in Raffle Prizes

There will be a raffle that includes prizes such as an Adobe Creative Cloud 12-month subscription, 50 images a month from Fotolia, Stock Layouts template library for three months, and many more.

More Information

For more information, be sure to visit the Los Angeles Indesign User Group’s website, Facebook page, and Twitter profile.

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Author: James Peacock

James Peacock is a Digital Marketing Specialist at FIDM in Los Angeles, California. He received his A.A. in Graphic Design from FIDM and was hired as Social Media Assistant in 2013 by his alma mater in order to help grow the institution’s social media marketing efforts. James now combines two of his passions, telling stories and solving problems by managing data-driven marketing campaigns across multiple channels that ultimately result in a positive return on investment.

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