Los Angeles InDesign User Group

All-Day Training


A Full Day of InDesign Coolness


Friday, May 19, 2017

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Quality Inn

4922 W. Century Blvd., Inglewood, California 90304



8 am-8:45 am


(hot breakfast provided)




Session 1

8:45 am-10:15 am

Styles in InDesign: Efficiency and Consistency

Jonathan will explore the vital, important, and fun world of Styles in InDesign. Focusing on Paragraph, Character and Object styles, you’ll learn how to streamline your workflow to make producing documents and templates quick, easy, flawless and perfect. You’ll also learn to use nested styles as well as marry paragraph styles with object styles to elevate your design aesthetic and greatly reduce your production time!


Session 2

10:30 am-12 pm

Build a Better Foundation

Erica will show how to work with Layers, Library items, CC Libraries, and how to structure Master Pages for a smoother workflow. She will also demo using Alternate Layouts, even if you work in a print-only environment.


12 pm-1 pm


(on your own)




Session 3

1 pm-2:30 pm

Tricks of InDesign Power Users

From automation to workflow, from presets to output, Jonathan and Erica will show off their workflow habits and how they use InDesign to its full potential.


Session 4

2:45 pm-3:45 pm

InSide the Designers’ Studio

In this session, Jonathan and Erica will get conversational. They’ll tell some tales, answer your questions, and discuss how InDesign fits into their creative workflow. Come ready with your burning InDesign questions and get ready to pick their brains!


4 pm-4:30 pm

Networking Time




About the Presenters


Erica Gamet has been involved in the graphics industry for nearly 30 years. She is a speaker, writer, and trainer, focusing on Adobe InDesign and Illustrator, Apple Keynote and iBooks Author, and other print- and production-related topics. She is a regular contributor to InDesign Magazine and CreativePro.com, has been a speaker at the InDesign Conference, PePcon, ebookcraft in Canada, and Making Design in Norway; and she offers online tutorials on CreativeLive.com and through her own YouTube channel. When she isn’t at her computer, she can be found hiking and biking in the desert southwest.








With over 25 years of experience in the graphics, print and digital publishing world, and as an Adobe Certified Instructor and Expert in InDesign Jonathan Levit provides template development and creation, training, and consulting services. Integrating real world experience, he has improved the workflow, production, and creative departments for a variety of clients including the top magazines, advertising agencies, newspapers, and in-house creative and marketing departments in the world. Some of Jonathan’s clients include Warner Brothers, Ogilvy & Mather, Boeing, Time Warner, Los Angeles Times, Disney and UCLA. Learn more about Jonathan at Levity Training.








Free Parking


Free Breakfast


Chance to win Creative Cloud for a Year


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