speaker :

REINA TAKAHASHI

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TITLE OF rEINA'S TALK :

Full time/Free time

Passion projects, personal work, side hustles. Those projects you do as creatives outside of the conventional 9 to 5 can have BIG effects on both personal growth and career. Follow along Reina Takahashi's weird path of creative side projects for the last (almost) ten years that has led her to a full-time gig as a paper artist at a giant tech company and beyond. Hear some of her lessons learned, tips acquired, and adventures in making pirate ships out of paper.

DATE/TIME :

Main Stage: SUNDAY
5:25 to 6:25 p.m.
with on-stage Q. & A.

SPEAKER BIO :

Reina is a paper artist and illustrator living in San Francisco. She grew up in the Cleveland area before heading to Pittsburgh to design school, where she received a BFA in Communication Design. Currently, she creates cut paper artwork at Facebook with a team of illustrators and fellow paper artists. She also uses paper to create window installations, film props, and art piece commissions outside of her full-time work.

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