How might I?

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How might I?

  1. 1. education work experience invest ensure a smooth transition from student to practicing designer ensure landing a design job once we graduate to live a comfortable life network join design community develop diversity establish relationships join design blogs attend exhibits & lectures internships & volunteer competitions trade shows involvem ent exceed refine technical skills push yourself try newthings continue edu. outside design look @ future trends explore different mediums
  2. 2. establish relationships join design blogs attend exhibits and lectures internships and volounteer competitions trade shows push yourself refine skills try new things look at future trends continue education outside design explore new and different mediums - sociology - anthropology - psychology - study human behaviour - study hard sciences (physics, chemistry, biology) - keep up to date with current events - participate more in class - exceed your peers - attend all classes - develop a unique style - infuse personal values in design - develop computer software skills (rhino, alias, solidworks) - improve presentation skills (be more professional persuasive) - become more active and involved in workshops - go outside your comfort zone - ask questions - research more then what is required and implement. - socialize with work related people -keep in touch with teachers and practicing designers- making friends with fourth year and graduate students. - biomimicry - sustainability - technological trends - use logic and reasoning to predict the future - look at trends outside of locale - study new materials - look at new and existing interfaces (web page design - new mobile interfaces) - study new art and design methods - facebook groups - Core77 - INDESIGN - DIY shows - nuite blanche - attend lectures at OCAD - view art exhibitions (local art) - view shows and events outside your locale - keep active in the workforce - view design job opportunities - apply for internships - study abroad - volunteer to different reputable firms or school activities events - push yourself by entering art and design competitions - compete in a healthy manner - get your name out there - explore new ideas on the market - become involved with other’s ideas and gain insight to their reasoning Network Join Design Community Develop Diversify Action Plan
  3. 3. How might we ensure landing a design job once we graduate? Need to have a smooth transition from student to practicing designer. networking exceed involvement design community evolve diversify establish relationships join design blogs attend exhibits & lectures internships competitions volunteer trade shows try new things refine technical skills push yourself explore different mediums look at future trends continue education outside design
  4. 4. process work

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