November 2nd, 2016
At the invitation of the instructor Jeff Madoff at Parsons the New School for Design, designer Vivienne Hu, along with designer Alex Vinash, is pleased to serve as a guest speaker for the popular course “Creative Careers”. The seminar exposes students to entrepreneurs and other creatives and has had a great roster of professionals this year, including designers, brand managers, retailers, creative directors and tech startup founders, such as CEO of AMC Networks Josh Sapan and Chief Marketing Officer for Ebay, Richelle Parham.
The seminar is of Q&A format and Vivienne shared her insights on wide range of topics from her own entrepreneur experience right after graduating from Parsons including: career/education before launching the label, the realities of entrepreneurship, the design aesthetic, funding the venture, the target consumer, the wholesale distribution strategy, the marketing strategy.
“From the feedback I’ve already seen, you both are a wonderful impact.”Jeff communicated to Vivienne and Alex after the class. “Parsons is always like my second home, I’m proud of any contribution to our school. ” Vivienne replied to Jeff.