Award winning designer, animator and educator, David Hartmann, is discussing the ever-changing atmosphere of the design world and how to remain enthusiastic when it gets tough.
About the speaker
David Hartmann is an award winning designer, animator and educator who strives to share knowledge and to facilitate others exceptional abilities through the medium of storytelling and visual communication.
Co-founder & Creative Director of the motion design studio Werewolf (www.werewolf.tv), David constantly endeavours to incorporate technology and design in the moving image experience to enhance client’s brand communication.
David has worked closely with Universities and Colleges across Scotland to help develop the curriculum in Animation & Design courses and give students the knowledge and skill-sets needed to gain employment in the ever competitive design and animation sector.
His passion for teaching, sharing knowledge and developing his own skills in a variety of mediums has allowed him to build relationships in the design and technical sectors to raise the quality of work being created in Scotland at a commercial level.
In this CreativeMornings talk, David will be discussing the ever-changing atmosphere of the design world and how to remain enthusiastic when it gets tough. Whether that be dealing with clients, honing skills in education that contradict the working environment or by peers that negatively critique your work in the studio. He will discuss some of the hurdles in building a career and how to stay focused and true to oneself during the process of developing as a designer.
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Love is the easiest thing, it's all the work that comes with that's really hard. To stay inspired, to stay fulfilled... — David Hartmann
Share this knowledge, and it reciprocates - whether it's through education, events and talks, whether it's just about collaborating with people... you get so much back. — David Hartmann
Get new perspectives, and figure out new ways of solving problems, and putting yourself out of that comfort zone so you can feed back into your design processes. — David Hartmann
"There is nothing better than being a beginner, and nothing worse than trying to guard what you own." - Rodney Mullen, Skateboarder — David Hartmann
I think you just need to share the love. — David Hartmann