AAF Speaker Series: Kathryn Hicks – “Designing for AR in Advertising”
December 2 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pmFree – $40.00
Kathryn Hicks is an AR / VR designer based in Memphis, Tennessee. She was introduced to VR while she was in graduate school at Savannah College of Art and Design. After seeing her friend create a VR experience for a class project, she immediately knew she wanted to be a part of the VR industry.
In 2017, Kathryn was a part of the VR developer program Oculus Launch Pad and has worked in the industry on several AR / VR projects for immersive training simulations and educational content for medical, enterprise, and universities. She also worked on an asymmetric VR co-op platformer game called Mend, an Oculus 2019 Launch Pad Scholarship project by Justin Palmer. Mend is an upcoming video game where both flat-screen and VR players can play together.
In addition, she is an official Snap Lens Network AR Creator who has made AR experiences for Snapchat. As an AR / VR designer, Kathryn enjoys creating 3D assets for both virtual and augmented reality experiences. She loves seeing the multiple uses for immersive tech and is passionate about being involved with and helping shape the future of this ever-changing industry.