Make Engaging Graphics Quickly Using (Yes) PowerPoint

  • Thursday, February 15, 2018
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • RCWilley Training Room, 2301 S 300 W, Salt Lake City 84115
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CHAPTER LEARNING EVENT

Learning Technologies

Make Engaging Graphics Quickly Using (Yes) PowerPoint

PowerPoint is one of the most inexpensive, powerful, and easy-to-use graphics tools on the market, believe it or not. In this presentation and workshop, we'll cover some fundamentals of flat art, a style currently dominating the visual design world and used heavily by Google, Amazon, and countless others. You'll then learn to use some of PowerPoint's lesser-known tools to create engaging graphics that rival creations only thought possible with cost-prohibitive programs like Adobe Illustrator and InDesign. And, maybe more importantly, you'll learn how to make these graphics quickly and efficiently.

This presentation is for anyone with limited time and/or money, access to PowerPoint (and little else), and a desire to develop their own visual library. Feel free to bring along your laptop to practice some of the techniques during the application activities.

Doug Grose is a Salt Lake City native who started his instructional design career at Allen Communication designing and developing materials for clients like CVS Pharmacy, Nestlé Purina, and Walmart, among many others. Doug has developed eLearning, instructor-led, and print materials for locally based companies ExtraSpace Storage, Lexington Law, and MasterControl. He's currently working for the San Francisco–based startup Thumbtack, who provides an online platform for small business professionals.

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Topics and speakers are subject to change without notice. Refunds may be issued up to five days before the event.

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