University of Wisconsin–Madison

WEEKLY MEETING INFORMATION

Weekly Meetings:

Weekly meetings will be held every Tuesday at 6pm virtually via Zoom. Every week we will have a speaker who is a professional in the advertising, marketing, or communications industry offer their insights and tips about succeeding in this industry while also providing excellent networking opportunities!

Agency:

Immediately after meeting with our speaker, we will begin the second portion of Ad Club, Agency. Agency members will work with their teams on building a successful and creative campaign for an assigned client in the Madison area to help improve their advertising and spread the word about their business or organization. This is a fantastic opportunity to enhance your advertising skills, build your portfolio, and gain hands-on experience!

04/27/2021 Meeting

Zoom Link: https://uwmadison.zoom.us/j/93946083251

Meeting ID: 939 4608 3251

Agency: Target

Agency Background:

Target is a general merchandise retailer with stores in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. Home to over 350,000 team members and known for its tagline “Expect More, Pay Less”, the corporation is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, and also owns Shipt and Roundel. 

Speakers: 

Anne Heike, Senior Manager & Associate Creative Director

Devon Hague, Lead ACD Art Direction & Design

Speaker Backgrounds: 

Anne Heike has been with the creative team at Target since 2007, where she led concept and creative solutions for categories including fashion, beauty, toys, electronics, grocery and essentials. Before joining Target, she previously worked in the agency space as a graphic designer as well as spent 10 years as a creative director for Carleton College in Northfield, MN. 

Devon Hague is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design who joined the Target team in September 2006, where he worked on categories including apparel, toys, electronics, and sporting goods before ascending to his current position of Lead ACD Art Direction in May 2012. 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/target/