Community Partner: Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland
Community support is an integral component of what we do. Whether in UX, Digital Marketing, or App Development, we pair our students with non-profits, charities, and start-ups to provide them with free services while also allowing our students to build their portfolio. One of these is Community Partner Big Sister of BC Lower Mainland.
The School Fund: November 16th is Match Day!
Did you know approximately 60 million children around the world are denied the right to basic education? This is a huge problem, as education impacts economic growth, employment levels, nutrition, child health, empowerment of women, tolerance, and environmental health. These items are critical to bring equal human rights to all, and to allow countries to […]
Interview with Gautam Lohia, Partner at Apply Digital
With a week left until “Working with Global Brands: an Agency Perspective”, I couldn’t miss a chance to interview amazing panel of speakers to get a deeper insight into Apply Digital, Vancouver-based agency. This interview is with Gautam Lohia, Partner at Apply Digital and advisor to Metalab. Gautam has extensive international experience in digital platforms […]
Logo Design Battle: Meet the Winners!
Earlier this month we hosted our first logo design battle, where students and staff faced off against each other in an attempt to create the best logo for “The Hunk Alert”. Armed with markers and our whiteboards, teams had just one hour to conceptualize and execute a logo. The big winners were Candy, Crystal, and Liam with […]
Interview with Scott Michaels, Chief Strategist at Apply Digital
Ever wondered what it’s like to work in a cutting edge design agency? Our Design Program Director Karina Daukaeva sat down with Chief Strategist Scott Michaels to get the inside scoop…
The Good Stuff is The Next Big Thing
The RED teaching staff are much more than just instructors. When they’re not leading UX , Web Development, UI Design, or Digital Marketing classes, they’re budding entrepreneurs, freelance contractors, or working professionals for some of Canada’s leading agencies (and sometimes all three!). That’s why we’re proud to announce that one of our very own has just […]
UX and UI: What’s the Difference?
You’ve probably heard a lot about UX and UI design, but what you might not know is the real difference between the two. Nothing to be ashamed of! There are tons of people, from new students all the way up to employers who aren’t really clear on the difference. To get some professional insight, we […]
Tech Innovation for Good: #REDfaves
It goes without saying that technology has completely changed the way we live, work, and communicate. Just scanning the latest headlines, you’ll inevitably get the feeling that it’s for the worst. After all, twenty years ago a law that banned texting while driving didn’t exist, nor did nomophobia (you can look that one up here). And while it’s easy […]
Entrepreneur Tips for Running a Successful Business
Many people dream of starting their own business. After all, you get to set your own hours, have total creative control, and leave early whenever you feel like it, right?? Wrong. While the entrepreneurial life is alluring to many, there are a lot more challenges startups face than many realize. We sat down with RJ Mojica, […]