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Friday, April 6 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rise of the Freelance Artist: Insight Into the Growing Opportunities for Creative Professionals

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The various opportunities for visual creatives and graphic designers continues to expand. This panel provides insight into the growing market for visuals artists in the digital and what the companies that hire them look for when searching for freelance talent.

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Brandon Ricks

Founder, Ricks Entertainment Group
Brandon Ricks is the Principal of Ricks Entertainment Group, a creative consulting company servicing clients in the media, music and entertainment industry. His work is done through providing thought leadership, strategic direction, and project management for creative projects... Read More →

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Brian Burleson

Gearbox Software
With over 15 years of industry experience, Brian has worked on such notable title as Borderlands, Homeworld, and Brothers In Arms as a Senior Producer and Programmer. Currently he is Managing Producer of Development overseeing a number of internal projects as well as external production... Read More →
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Barton Damer

ABC Motion Graphics
Barton Damer is the founding artist and owner of Already Been Chewed, a design, motion graphics, and 3d animation studio. After being named Digital Artist of the Year by Computer Arts Magazine, Intel and 3d World, Barton launched out as a freelancer in 2010. Over the last 8 years... Read More →
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Bryan Engram

Brazen Animation
As CEO/CCO and Co-Founder for Brazen Animation in Dallas, Bryan Engram is responsible for the vision, creative, and overall direction of the studio. Before founding Brazen in 2014, Bryan served as Director of Studio Animation at Reel FX Studios in Dallas from 2003-2012.Under Bryan’s... Read More →
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Amy Knigge

Creative Circle
Amy has seven years of experience recruiting digital and creative talent for placement in both freelance and full time positions. Currently she works as the Lead Recruiter at Creative Circle in Dallas where she has successfully placed candidates with Fortune 500 companies as well... Read More →

Friday April 6, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Chase Basecamp - Stage C Ross Tower, 500 N Akard St, Dallas, TX 75201