Design on KIAF is judged by two different jury panels - by Graphic Design Jury and Communication Design Jury. Graphic Design Jury evaluates design as an art and Communication Design Jury evaluate design as an important component of marketing communications.
This year, Communication Design Jury will head by two real professionals at design and branding.
Roland Heming, Business Development Director at Design Board, Belgium. Roland - a brand designer with more than 45 years experience in Branding and Package Design having worked in international design companies and with converters of most types of packaging materials Design Board is a brand and packaging design consultancy specializing in bringing effective solutions for brands. With offices in Brussels, Paris, Geneva and Sofia, we have a strong expertise in leveraging global brands in Europe and deliver breakthrough brand innovation through design, for fast moving markets in the areas of packaging and consumer branding. As an independent community of 70+ knowledge driven design professionals composed of 19 nationalities, we are dedicated to the perceptual management of our client's brands and service a wide reaching and divers spectrum of national and multi-national clients throughout Europe.
Dmitriy Peryshkov, co-owner and art- director at branding agency DIRECT DESIGN Visual Branding, Moscow. He is a member of the Union of Designers, member of American Art Directors Club. He is one of the initiators and founders of the professional club "Portfelio ", as well as publishing house Index design & publishing. He was awarded on Epica, Golden Drum, Cardex, Communication Arts, MIAF, Academy of Graphic Design, KIAF, American Art Directors Club and etc. His works have been published in international and Russain professionals magazines: HOW (Canada), Epica Book, Communication Arts (USA), etc.
Other member of judged panel:
Ben Beniman, creative director at Clёver, Russia
Igor Dudka, managing director and art director Headshot brand development agency, Ukraine
Garik Martirosyan, art-director "Publicis Hepta Armenia", painter, designer, Armenia
Moreover, Communication Design Jury will be supplement next days.
Traditionally, the partner Communication Design is a Russian Association of branding companies. Thus, all participants and visitors of the Festival could visit special seminar program from Association - Branding Day.
Entries are accepted until April 22.
KIAF's program consists of 14 contests which will be judged by 9 panels of judges headed by real ad professionals. Details - on official Festival's website: http://www.kiaf.com.ua/
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