US Chess is happy to announce the hiring of Kory Kennedy as our Artwork Director inside our Communications Division. His begin date is March 31, 2021. Kory will report on to Chess Life/Chess Life On-line editor John Hartmann.
Kory lives in Pennsylvania and brings intensive expertise with main publications within the journal trade with him to Chess Life and our different publications. He additionally has vital expertise within the digital world. Please see his portfolio at www.korykennedy.com for samples of his spectacular physique of labor. Dan Lucas, the Senior Director of Strategic Communication, says, “We’re excited and lucky to have somebody with Kory’s expertise and expertise dealing with our graphics wants at US Chess. He’ll little doubt take our already excessive requirements to a brand new degree.”
Right here is his bio from our employees web page:
Kory grew up enjoying chess along with his father and now performs along with his youngest son. Together with the aggressive and intimate facets of the sport, Kory is drawn to the visible facets of chess. He’s drawn to the various designs of the items, from the straightforward to the intricate, in addition to the number of boards on the market.
Kory has an in depth historical past within the design trade, having labored for such publications as Leisure Weekly, Runner’s World, Sports activities Illustrated, and Rolling Stone. He has a BFA in Communication Design from Parsons College of Design in New York Metropolis.