ADC Awards

The ADC Annual Awards is the oldest continuously running industry award show in the world. Now in its incredible 102nd year, these awards celebrate the very best in advertising, digital media, graphic and publication design, packaging and product design, motion, experiential and spatial design, photography, illustration and fashion design all with a focus on artistry and craftsmanship.

ADC100 Brand / Communication Design Jury

Nakita Pope

Chief Chick & Brand Strategist

Branding Chicks

Atlanta, USA

Nakita M. Pope is the Chief Chick and Principal Brand Strategist of Branding Chicks, her boutique branding agency in Atlanta, GA. Branding Chicks specializes in brand strategy, development, and consulting for femme-owned businesses and femme-focused brands. Over the past 20 years, she has worked as a strategist, graphic designer, creative director and brand manager which has given her experiences that inform how she works with her clients. Her passion for brand strategy also extends to her advertising strategy, branding and design professorship at The Creative Circus for the past 12 years. In 2020 she was also named one of Graphic Design USA Magazine’s People to Watch.

She is involved in several professional and non-profit organizations including AIGA, African-American Graphic Designers (AAGD), Good Thinking Atlanta and Practise Makes Practice. Along with her work and passion projects, she now gets to share her knowledge with a variety of audiences on the national speaking stage.




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