Demosphere’s Designers Inspire Youth To Pursue Graphic Design

Greg LaPorta and Julie Maski speak at local Career Day
Greg LaPorta and Julie Maski speak at local Career Day.

Demosphere’s Graphics Team recently gave back to the community and visited Quander Road School to discuss their passion for web design and why they chose to pursue careers in graphic design!

Julie Maski and Greg LaPorta participated in the school’s Career Day hoping to encourage the students to consider design in the future.

The Quander Road School in Alexandria, VA is unique in that it serves a student population that struggles with social and emotional development.

Students aren’t able to have their needs met in regular high school classrooms and require Quander’s nurturing environment that supports their academic, social-emotional, and behavioral growth.

By sharing “real-life” applications for the technology curriculum the students are experiencing in school, LaPorta and Maski hope to have inspired some of the students to pursue future careers in graphic design.

Realities Of A Career In Graphic Design

The field of web-design can be a challenging road to pursue. Technologies are constantly evolving and designers must adapt to those changes to stay current in the industry.

With dedication and passion, though, a successful career is possible. Both designers agree that what matters most is not how hard you struggle in school, but rather how hard you fight to achieve your dreams.

“I sincerely hope that your company can continue to visit our school and students in the future. We are lucky to live in a community that sees through the problems of our students, and works to provide them a better future,” said Assistant Principal Joe Thompson.

Have a look through some of their most recent designs – and if you’re looking to engage them to help with a professional design for your organization, contact Demosphere today!

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Kris Baker

Kris Baker is the President of Demosphere and has been serving the Youth Sports Community since 2006.