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Panel Discussion

Design Interviewing 101 | Networking and Interview Prep for the Modern Job Search

Thursday November 16th, 2017

6:30 - 8:30 PM

460 King St. West

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$45.00

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Planning to interview for a design role? Whether you’re a Design student or grad, training to become a User Experience or Interface Designer, or you’re a Hiring Manager looking to hire for design roles, join us Thursday, November 16th for an in-depth discussion on preparing for and excelling in design interviews.

You’ve got the skills, but how can you go about showcasing them effectively? Our expert panelists will weigh in on what they look for in applicants, what impresses them the most, and how you can take your skills and stand out from the competition.

*Event is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Speakers

Brad MacDonald

Brad MacDonald

Lead Educator - User Experience Design, Senior UX/UI Designer at Konrad Group

Brad is a user experience professional who has designed both product and enterprise solutions for some of the largest organizations in Canada. He specializes in usability, information architecture, wireframing, prototyping, and visual design.

Vadim Tslaf

Vadim Tslaf

Director of Design and UX at Canada Post

Vadim Tslaf is a design leader with nearly 20 years of experience designing and building digital products, from websites to mobile apps, to SaaS applications, and everything in between. He has worked in various industries, for companies ranging from small startups to enterprises. He is currently the Director of Design & UX at Canada Post, where he leads a multidisciplinary team responsible for the user experience of all Canada Post’s digital channels.

Joel MacLeod

Joel MacLeod

Creative Lead, Digital Marketing

Joel MacLeod is the Creative Lead of Digital Marketing at Loblaw Digital, where he manages a team of graphic designers who support the eCommerce side of Loblaw Companies Limited. His team works on several brands of the enterprise, including Online Grocery with loblaws.ca, and beautyBOUTIQUE by Shoppers Drug Mart.
 
Prior to his current role at Loblaw Digital, Joel was the Director of Design at Avi Studio, where he lead the creation of digital experiences and branding for such clients as Live Nation, Junior Achievement Canada, and Autism Ontario.
 

 

Originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Joel holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts, in Graphic Design and Film from NSCAD University.
In his spare time, Joel performs in a band that plays shows around the city and enjoys stand up comedy and watching old movies.

Andy Slater

Andy Slater

Design Director

Andy Slater is an award-winning Toronto born designer. Getting his start as the designer for the Drake Hotel, he has worked across multiple agencies such as Grip Limited, Taxi and Tribal DDB. He currently leads the design department at Anomaly Toronto. 

Topics of Discussion

  • How to plan for a design interview
  • Steps for building an impressive portfolio
  • The key traits Hiring Managers look for in design applicants
  • Ways to set yourself apart
  • How to speak effectively and confidently
  • A look at typical design interview questions

What You'll Get

Insights from industry experts

Snacks & refreshments at our campus

Networking opportunity with like-minded professionals

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Toronto Campus

460 King St. West
Toronto, Ontario M5V 1K7

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Thursday November 16th, 2017

6:30 - 8:30 PM

460 King St. West

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$45.00

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