The High Gravity Design Series returns to Charleston on July 24 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at Charleston Music Hall. This time around, the featured speaker is Josh Higgins (@joshwhiggins), Creative Director at Facebook.
Building Campaigns, Communication and Character
From touring musician on MCA/Universal Records; Design Director for President Obama’s 2012 campaign, to Creative Director of Facebook’s Communication Design team, Josh Higgins’ versatility and capabilities are exhibited. Josh will share pivotal moments that led to each of these experiences, what he’s learned along the way, and illuminate what he now does at Facebook.
About Josh Higgins
In his capacity as the Design Director for President Obama’s historic 2012 political campaign, Josh both built, and led the design team. His team successfully created a uniform message, with consistent visual language both online and offline, making optimal use of the web, design and technology. With roots in both advertising and graphic design, Josh’s work has earned him national honors.
At present, Josh functions as Creative Director of the Communication Design team at Facebook – a multidisciplinary team of art directors, designers, writers, film makers, and engineers whose mission is brand development and communication for Facebook.
Josh dedicates a percentage of his time to social causes, finding creative ways to lend support. Ventures such as The Hurricane, So-Cal and Haiti Poster projects; lecture series with photographers, designers and film makers with proceeds donated to various charitable organizations, are characteristic of his contributions.