Design Vancouver | A Panel Discussion On Digital Design

Thursday, May 25th @ 6:30 PM

Thursday, May 25, 2017

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Red Bull

1128 Homer Street


$45 CAD

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Event details

Join us on May 25th with expert design panelists as they provide insight and discussion on the multi-faceted design industry. The panel will touch on areas of UX design and UI design, as well as designing for physical/digital products. Learn more on why design is one of the most in-demand fields and sought-after skills as well as how you can get your foot in the door!   



What You'll Learn


  • Glimpse at the day-to-day design life of the panelists
  • The fundamentals of developing design strategies
  • Tips on getting into this growing industry and where to start
  • Trends in design, both digital and physical
  • The future of designing for digital
  • Real-world examples of brands successfully applying design thinking principles



What You'll Get


  • An intimate discussion with some of Vancouver's most influential designers
  • A BrainStation notebook and pen for note-taking purposes
  • Light snacks and refreshments



What to Expect


  • 6:00-6:30pm Doors Open/Network
  • 6:30-7:30pm Panel Discussion 
  • 7:30-7:45pm Q/A from the audience
  • 7:45-8:00pm Networking 


*Event is non-refundable and non-transferable!


Dominic Wong is the Director of Design at Invoke. He has worked with a sea of digital products, startups, and ’preneurs for years, and with brands including Arc'teryx, Boeing, Modo The Car Coop, and Warner Brothers Television.

While his background in Interaction Design lends to the construction of holistic digital experiences, Dom’s work with startups and products has helped him bring a user-centred, iterative approach to all of his work. Including poaching the perfect egg.

As Design Manager at Mobify, Jaybe Allanson oversees a growing team of talented Interaction Designers responsible for building mobile shopping experiences (Web and App) for some of the most recognized brands in the world.

His responsibilities include: empowering Mobify designers to create amazing work, guiding design decision making, streamlining processes, and providing leadership in navigating the design challenges present by the ever-evolving world of mobile shopping.

This panel will be moderated by Mallory O'Connor.

Mallory is the practice Lead of enterprise experiences, innovation and is responsible for helping enterprise clients create great workplace experiences. Her goal is to work together with people inside organizations and understand the opportunities to create compelling changes to tools, systems, culture, processes, and ultimately, experiences. Building on more than 15 years in the field of user experience, interaction design, and information architecture, Mallory now works with clients to solve holistic enterprise problems using collaborative techniques from the service and experience design perspective.

Mandy K Yu is a Designer, Brand Strategist, and Educator who uses design thinking methodologies to solve problems across creative disciplines and platforms. She applies her graphic design background and leadership experience to tackle projects ranging from digital to physical spaces. Her client roster includes Loblaw Digital, EQ Bank, CanJet Vacations, Deloitte Digital, LoyaltyOne, BrainStation, and Quantum Coffee.

Ellie Moon is the UX Director at Kabam Games, overseeing the user experience of two products: Marvel: Contest of Champions and Transformers: Forged to Fight. Her background includes communication design, UX for console games, and advertising. She has been an advocate for incorporating UX into everyday decision-making processes in mobile game development and for integrating Data Analytics into UX design methodologies.