Festival Highlight: GOOD by DESIGN 2011

The Benevolent Media Festival is a celebration of Washington, D.C.’s community of storytellers and designers dedicated to social and environmental good. Members of the community who identify as “benevolent media creators” are invited to host and organize their own lectures, workshops, performances, networking events or other activities, located at multiple venues across the city, that compel audiences to care about a cause, take action on an issue, or promote a point of view through strategic and inspiring multimedia. The events are scheduled for November 4-7, 2011.

What: Good by Design 2011

When: November 6, 2011 10:00am- 8:00pm

Where: The Art Institute of Washington 1820 North Fort Myer Drive Arlington, VA 22209-1802


The BOSS Group presents: GOOD by DESIGN 2011, a charity design day benefiting DC area non-profits. Ever have that moment of clarity where you realized that you are in exactly the right place at the right time? That’s how we feel about being in the creative space and in the position to help out some local organizations hard-pressed by recent economic challenges.  The BOSS Group has been serving creatives in the Washington DC metro area for over 22 years, first as designers ourselves then as a staffing agency for the industry. This fall, we’re especially pleased to be partnering with The Art Institute of Washington to host GOOD by DESIGN, a charity design day benefiting DC area non-profits November 6, 2011.  This 10-hour design-a-thon will pair local area non-profits with leading creative professionals in the metro region for a day of pro bono design, marketing and interactive work.

We are seeking non-profits who need a creative hand in the following categories and volunteers to help execute:


Corporate Identity

  • Logo/Identity
  • Letterhead & Envelopes
  • Business Cards



  • Poster
  • Brochure
  • Newsletter
  • Direct Mail

Interactive & Web

  • Email/Template
  • Banner/Ads
  • Website
  • Social Media Set Up (Facebook fan page or group, WordPress, Twitter)
  • Social Media Skins

Other Design, Marketing or Interactive Projects Speaker Info

The BOSS Group is an award winning, boutique provider of interactive, creative and marketing talent. We’ve been supplying temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire professionals to leading organizations across virtually every industry for more than 20 years. Our clients attest to our expertise in creative staffing, the high caliber of our talent and our track record of service excellence. The BOSS Group has local offices in many major metropolitan markets and is a certified Women’s Business Enterprise. The BOSS Group’s staffing specialists understand the unique demands of the creative industry and can partner with you to develop a personalized staffing solution to achieve your organizational goals. Visitwww.thebossgroup.com to learn more. The Art Institute of Washington, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta, is one of The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu), with over 40 locations throughout North America. The colleges serve as an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals.