Press: Capitalist Improv Bright Bright Great Creative Director Amy Schwartz Interviewed by Communication Arts

Amy Schwartz Creative Director

An Interview with Bright Bright Great Creative Director Amy Schwartz on Communication Arts Posted: Aug 29, 2017

When and how did you find your passion for design?

In my freshman year of high school, I took an introduction to journalism class that covered not only the basics of journalism writing, but also how to create print layouts in InDesign. I became hooked. My junior year, I became editor in chief of the paper and soon realized that while I enjoy writing, my true passion is design.

I was completely enamored by the idea that different layouts and elements photographs, captions, infographics, pull quotes could directly affect the way a reader understands the information on the page. My senior year, I became editor in chief of design, and another talented student became editor in chief of copy.

Together, we collaborated on the intersection of form and content. It was a truly incredible experience to have before I even turned eighteen. I nervously abandoned my half-finished applications for college journalism programs and applied to college design programs. Now it’s coming full circle, as I am continuing my career as a designer who writes.

Read the full article with Amy Schwartz on Communication Arts.