What we're about

Hello, and thanks for your interest in joining KCDesignCore — welcome aboard!

Our group was founded in 2007 as one of four official Adobe groups in Kansas City. We're designers, developers, digital photographers, freelancers, producers, in-house corporate marketing types, and interested students of all ages — focusing mostly on visually-oriented products in the entire Adobe Creative Cloud range, with a strong emphasis on XD, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and other tools with a visual emphasis. If it's visual, we'll talk about it!

We usually meet on the FIRST TUESDAY of every month, but sometimes special events will change that schedule so always check the web site to see where our next meeting will be!

In early 2013, we made Centriq Training our monthly home. Their recent move took them to the corner of 92nd and Ward Parkway on the Missouri side. But, as with so many other venues, in-person meetings were put on hiatus in April 2020, and remain on hold until we're in a better place regarding COVID-19.

The good news is, we're still very much alive and hosting online events! Adobe provides us with great presentations, speakers, and prizes. If you're a regular participant in our group, you're very likely to take home some fantastic goodies. Twice a year, we are authorized to give away an entire year's subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud — basically "everything Adobe puts out for creatives" on a membership basis. Additionally, throughout the year we have giveaways based on your attendance and participation.

Whether you're just starting out with Adobe tools or you're an experienced designer, we look forward to welcoming you to our community. It's a lot of fun and nobody walks away empty-handed!

Be sure to check us out by looking for @kcdesigncore on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

(Due to the proliferation of spammers and scammers, we've had to resort to approving new members on an as-requested basis rather than letting Meetup auto-join new people. To join our group, we ask that you please use a "real" name and a "real" photo of yourself -- our group is composed of real people, not flowers, pets, or abstract designs. You're a visual type, but here's your chance to show us what YOU look like. Thanks for your understanding!)

Upcoming events (1)

Virtual Collaboration

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Hybrid meeting - in person and online!
See the description below for the physical address—Zoom link will be sent to RSVP's.

Most of us aren't strangers to asynchronous work. Even before the pandemic, we collaborated with clients and colleagues who were in different buildings or time zones, or were maybe in the next cubicle but didn't have time to look at our project until later. In the Adobe Creative Cloud ecosystem, tools for this type of collaboration are continually evolving. Are you making the most of them? We'll talk about collaboration tools built into multiple apps, such as CC libraries, share for review, publish online, frame.io, and more! Bring your hot tips and your questions.

KCVideoCore will be joining us in person at Macquarie Group, 6301 Glenwood Street, Mission, KS 66202, and we would love to see you there!

You can park anywhere in the lot that surrounds the building. The best area will be the part of the lot on the West side of the building, which is where the front entrance is. We will gather in Meeting Room 2.01

Check In/Check Out:
There will be a security guard present to provide you access to the lobby. He will sign you in and verify your identification. He will escort you to the elevator and send you to the second floor. On the second floor, you will only have access to the elevator lobby. I will need to badge you through a set of doors to get to the meeting room. We will also have access to a break room area and washrooms. I will be happy to provide quick tours, directions, and/or escort. Upon departing the meeting, you can make your way back to the elevator and take it to the lobby. Once there, the security guard may want to verify that you are checking out of the building.

If you are not able to join us in person, we will see you on Zoom.

Please RSVP, even if you are coming in person, the Macquarie security guard needs a list of attendees.

Past events (163)

Getting Outside UI/UX

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