Adobe Crowns the Prodigy Learning Adobe Certified Professional 2022 Champion! The winner beats 1000s of student entrants from across the UK & Ireland in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.
The winner of Prodigy Learning’s National Championship for Adobe Certified Professionals has been announced by Adobe and Prodigy Learning during an incredibly creative final on the 16th June 2022.
The National Championship for Adobe Certified Professionals attracts 1000s of creative design students from across the UK & Ireland each year. Students, aged 13 to 22, competed with peers to prove their creative design skills in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. The top 20 finalists were invited to the June final where they completed a design challenge based on a brief from this year’s Charity Partner client, Barnardos to demonstrate their mastery of the Adobe suite.
There could only be one winner. A panel of judges including Barnardos, and Adobe design industry experts reviewed the final projects and determined the winners based on visual appeal, their ability to meet the client’s requirements and brand aesthetics, and their professional usage of the Adobe Creative Cloud applications. The first-place winner (who will represent the UK & Ireland at Certiport’s Adobe Certified Professional World Championship in Anaheim, CA, USA from 24-27th July 2022) is:
- Keavey Gamwell, Teesside University
Congratulations to Keavey, and to all the finalists on a fantastic achievement!!
Adobe and Prodigy Learning recognised the top 20 student finalists at its National Championship for Adobe Certified Professionals Awards Ceremony.
Finalists demonstrated their proficiency using industry-leading Adobe Creative Cloud software to design a marketing asset in just a few short hours for Barnardos, the leading children’s charity, working across Ireland to give vulnerable children a better chance and improve their outcomes.
“Using their Adobe creativity design skills to beat over 1000s peers from across the UK and Ireland confirms these students here today are definitely designers and creators of the future. The designs produced today for Barnardos in less than a day gives us a small sample of their talent. The very best of luck to Keavey who we know will go on and do their country proud in the USA at Certiport’s Adobe Certified Professional World Championship.” commented Kate Conroy, Head of Partnerships, Barnardos Ireland.
Creativity Skills ranking the No.3 in The Future of Jobs report by the World Economic Forum. Earning Adobe Certified Professional Certification and being able to demonstrate creativity skills in using the Adobe tools will allow these finalists to stand out above the crowd to future employers.
“We love celebrating the most creative Adobe design students at the National Championship Final. The excitement is always tangible crowning the National Champion who will go on to compete at Certiport’s Adobe Certified Professional World Championship Final in the USA. Certification and participation in this final will stand out on their CVs to employers worldwide as a validation of skills they can use in almost any line of work!” said Andrew Flood (CEO, Prodigy Learning). ‘Congratulations to Keavey on an incredible achievement, we know they will be leaders in the future’’.