The Marbaloo creative department thrives on innovation and collaboration. We challenge ourselves and one another to come up with engaging images, videos, animations and ideas that work to further a brand's reach while maintaining a central theme. With each project, we seek to exceed expectations and create truly unique assets that are ahead of the curve. As the creative manager, I oversee each project and cultivate an inventive atmosphere that encourages out-of-the-box thinking.

 Dave Goldhahn, Sr. Creative Manager

 Dave Goldhahn, Sr. Creative Manager

Learning Objectives

  • Adobe Photoshop

    • Learn the basic tools of the program and how to effectively use them to create modern and engaging graphics while maintaining a unique brand.

    • Learn how to create animated graphics and GIFs.

  • Adobe Illustrator

    • Learn the basic tools of the program and the value of vector artwork.

  • Adobe Premiere Pro

    • Learn the basic tools of the program and how to use them to create attractive videos and motion graphics.

  • Adobe InDesign

    • Learn the basic tools of the program including how to create interactive PDFs and maximizing file quality while maintaining reasonable file sizes.

  • Photography

    • How to properly stage an appealing photo with emphasis on angles, lighting and composition.

    • How to properly use a DSLR camera and how to properly shoot with iPhone camera.

    • How to effectively use photo editing programs (Lightroom, Photoshop and VSCO) to finalize photos.

  • Videography

    • How to properly stage and frame a video shoot from various angles.

    • How to use lighting and shadows to benefit the project and create a specific atmosphere.

    • Learn the pros and cons of using a tripod.

  • Multitasking

    • Learn how to embrace multiple projects and balance deadlines while maintaining maximized productivity.

  • Progressive Thinking

    • Keep up with current trends while also elaborating on them to bring something new to the table.

    • Brainstorm as a team to come up with innovative ideas and interesting content.

  • Design Fundamentals

    • Learn the importance of typography, color modes (RGB vs. CMYK), file types, DPI, compression and more.

    • Learn the best ways to save and upload files for each individual social platform.

Key Character Traits

  • Creativity, innovation, teamwork