For nearly a decade, Luke Hillegas has navigated his way through the gig economy as a graphic artist, freelancing illustration and design talents under his business alias, Rusty Dog Studio. He proudly serves the community of Pittsburgh, where Luke was born, raised, and currently resides. Luke does not shy away from facing new challenges and continuously creates opportunities for self-growth and professional development. His goal within AIGA Pittsburgh is a personal immersion into the local artist community with ambitions to mentor, lead, and listen specifically to fellow gig workers. Luke is a proud husband to a hard-working wife and an engaged father to three and a half crazy kids. He is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu blue belt and enjoys an active lifestyle with his family.