Andrew Bass Jr.’s Profile

Faculty
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Andrew Bass Jr.
Title
Adjunct Lecturer
Department
Communication Design
Office Location
P117
Bio

Andrew followed his creative instincts to graduate from Pratt Institute with a BFA in Communications Design. He’s worked for companies like Essence, Black Enterprise, McGraw-Hill, CMP Media and Nielsen.

During the day he works for RIMS, the risk management society as their Art & Production manager of their member publication, Risk Management, and runs Straight Design LLC, his freelance consultancy after hours. Specialities of the studio include visual identity, editorial and book design, marketing communications, digital design and art direction.
Past clientele have included Jill Scott’s Blues Babe Foundation, Screen Consultants, B.V., Urban League Long Island and Philadelphia and the Incorporated Village of Hempstead.

Andrew’s work has received numerous design awards from organizations such as ASPBE, the Ozzies, American Graphic Design Awards, the EXCEL Awards and the Neal Awards.

// Speaking Engagements //
The Art and Design of Entrepreneurship
Pratt Institute, 2019

Breaking Barriers Series
frog Design, 2019

Media and Tech Talk: What It Takes To Start and Thrive in Graphic Design
Borough of Manhattan Community College, 2017

Know Your Face: 2-Part Series for Small Businesses
Harlem Business Alliance, 2010

READY, SET, SHOW! What Makes a Successful Visual Campaign
DesignNation, 2010
Organization of Black Designers

Know Your Face: 3-Part Workshop Series for Small Businesses
Carver Bank, 2006

First Annual Career Fair and Exposition
El Puente Academy for Peace and Justice, 2005

// Publications //
You Want Caviar But Have Money for Chitlins:
A Smart Do-It-Yourself PR Guide for Those on a Budget, Taylormade Books 2009

LogoLounge III, Rockport Publishers 2007

Layers Magazine, May/June 2006

// Organizations and Education //
Former AIGA Diversity and Inclusion National Task Force

Design Volunteer
Taproot Foundation, Active since 2006

Work Phone
646-244-5329
Email address

My Courses

COMD3701_OL26_FALL 2021

COMD3701_OL26_FALL 2021

Working independently, each student researches, conceptualizes and develops an in-depth project, across media channels, which uses design-thinking to address a contemporary issue.

COMD3701_OL75_SPR 2021

COMD3701_OL75_SPR 2021

Working independently, each student researches, conceptualizes and develops an in-depth project, across media channels, which uses design-thinking to address a contemporary issue.

COMD3701 Design Studio_OL26, FA2020

COMD3701 Design Studio_OL26, FA2020

This openly available model course contains course information, learning outcomes, suggested weekly topics and projects, video resources, quizzes, and more. It may be cloned and adapted by any faculty member teaching this course.

COMD3701 Model Course

COMD3701 Model Course

This openly available model course contains course information, learning outcomes, suggested weekly topics and projects, video resources, quizzes, and more. It may be cloned and adapted by any faculty member teaching this course.

COMD3701 Design Studio, Spr2020

COMD3701 Design Studio, Spr2020

Working independently, each student researches, conceptualizes and develops an in-depth project, across media channels, which uses design-thinking to address a contemporary issue.

My Projects

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