Mani O’Brien is the Online Editor for the FIDMDigitalArts Blog and the Social Media Marketing Manager for FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. She earned her bachelor of arts degree in print journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communications at Arizona State University in 2006, and Associate of Arts degree in Graphic Design (Professional Designation) at FIDM in 2010. When she’s not brainstorming social media marketing ideas or writing about the graphic design and digital media, she enjoys practicing yoga, reading magazines, and hanging out with friends and family in Los Angeles.
A graduate of FIDM’s Graphic Design/Branding program, James Peacock was a full-time freelance graphic designer prior to working for FIDM. Although most of his projects involved logo design, he also has experience in web design, brand development, publication design, car wrap advertisements, pole banners, WordPress blog development designs, and many more.
Sara Berkes is a recent graduate of FIDM’s Graphic Design/Branding program (Professional Designation) and also holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in English and Creative Writing from the University of King’s College in Halifax, NS. Currently based in Ottawa, ON, Sara enjoys finding any opportunity to combine her interests in writing and design. In her spare time, Sara enjoys attempting to knit and sew her entire wardrobe and read more books, blogs, and articles than is humanly possible.
Julie Lee, Contributor
FIDM Digital Media Alumna Julie Lee is currently employed by FIDM Productions as an editor or “digital media extraordinaire” as she likes to put it. In the past, Julie has worked on television shows such as “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and “Survivor.” Read more about inspiring digital media compiled by Julie in a blog post found here.
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