2021 Picture Editing Division Judge
Darhil Crooks is a Creative Director at Apple based in Cupertino, CA. Prior to Apple, he was Creative Director at The Atlantic Magazine in Washington D.C. where he led the art department of the 163-year-old publication. In his time at The Atlantic he oversaw redesigns of both the magazine and website which were recognized by ASME as website of the year as well as magazine of the year. Previous to his time at The Atlantic, Crooks served as Creative Director of Ebony Magazine in Chicago where he oversaw the first cover-to-cover redesign in the magazine’s history. He also served as Art Director at Esquire Magazine and Men’s Journal in New York City. Crooks studied graphic design at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.