29: Jason Ratner
Welcome to the Creative South Podcast! I’m your host, Jason Frostholm. My guest this week is Jason Ratner, a designer with Disney Design Group. We walk about growing up in New York, getting started with an internship at Disney, what it’s like to work at Disney, becoming a parent, and much more, all right after this.
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You can learn more about Jason on Twitter at @JayRatner and at his website jratnerdesign.com, and be sure to check the show notes for more ways to keep up with Jason. You can keep up with the podcast on Twitter @CreativeSoPod, and follow Creative South on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @CreativeSouthGA or over at CreativeSouthGA.com, and I’m @jfrostholm on Dribbble, Twitter, and Instagram.
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