Congratulations to OCAD U winners of Top Talent in 2019 Adobe Design Achievement Awards

 

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 11:15am

Five OCAD U students – some current and some recent grads – won Top Talent in the 2019 Adobe Design Achievement Awards. The Awards are the world's premier digital media competition for students and emerging creators, which aims to promote exposure to creative leaders and influencers.

Congratulations to:

This is a tremendous honour for more than 500 students and emerging creators who were part of this competition, with more than 10,000 submissions from 102 countries.  The top talent represent every region of the globe, and can be found in new countries never before honoured by this program, including the Philippines, Pakistan, Kenya, Chile, Morocco, Guatemala, Indonesia, Argentina, and Mexico. For a period of one year, Adobe will document their creative career-launching journeys, elevate them and their work at their flagship Adobe events, and connect them to opportunities that will make their career dreams come true.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 11:15am

Five OCAD U students – some current and some recent grads – won Top Talent in the 2019 Adobe Design Achievement Awards. The Awards are the world's premier digital media competition for students and emerging creators, which aims to promote exposure to creative leaders and influencers.

Congratulations to:

This is a tremendous honour for more than 500 students and emerging creators who were part of this competition, with more than 10,000 submissions from 102 countries.  The top talent represent every region of the globe, and can be found in new countries never before honoured by this program, including the Philippines, Pakistan, Kenya, Chile, Morocco, Guatemala, Indonesia, Argentina, and Mexico. For a period of one year, Adobe will document their creative career-launching journeys, elevate them and their work at their flagship Adobe events, and connect them to opportunities that will make their career dreams come true.