I'm held down by rules, clients and parameters that stifle me. So how do I find my own voice? How do I put my sensibilities into my work? And how do I get away with doing the work I really want to do? A couple years ago, I made a decision to redirect my career and push myself into new, scary, and unexpected territory. Simply put—I realized that the work I ought to be doing is the work I should be doing.
This talk was given at Weapons of Mass Creation Fest 2013 in Cleveland, OH. For more info check out wmcfest.com
Timothy Goodman is a designer, illustrator, and an art director based in New York City. Currently he runs his own studio, working on a variety of projects for clients such as the New York Public Library, Airbnb, MoMA, Citgo, The New York Times, and The New Yorker. Previously, Timothy worked in-house at Apple Inc., where he helped integrate Apple’s visual language, domestically and internationally, across third party environments, retail stores, events and campaign launches.
He has received awards from many major design & illustration publications, including the Art Directors Club Young Guns award, Print magazine’s “New Visual Artist” and GDUSA’s “People To Watch.” Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Timothy graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York City, where he now teaches.
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