Wood street aiga-aaf-keynote

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My Keynote speech slides to the Portfolio Bootcamp participants. These were graphic design students looking for advice on how to prepare for their careers in graphic and web design.

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Wood street aiga-aaf-keynote

  1. 1. Design Careers, In the Real World<br />Today I will discuss…<br />Your Résumé, Actual and Virtual<br />Your Portfolio, Actual and Virtual<br />Why Experience Matters<br />The Interview<br />Contact Information<br />@jonmikelbailey<br />@woodstreetweb<br />www.woodstreet.com<br />Jon-Mikel Bailey301-668-5006 ext: 8452jbailey@woodst.com<br />Jason Giuliano301-668-5006 ext: 8453jason@woodst.com<br />We are a Maryland based HUBZone certified corporation that specializes inweb site design and development.<br />
  2. 2. Your Résumé<br />Your Actual Résumé<br />It HAS to look good<br />Should only contain the essentials<br />Should be tailored to the position and/or company<br />One page, two at most.<br />Contact Information<br />@jonmikelbailey<br />@woodstreetweb<br />www.woodstreet.com<br />Jon-Mikel Bailey301-668-5006 ext: 8452jbailey@woodst.com<br />Jason Giuliano301-668-5006 ext: 8453jason@woodst.com<br />We are a Maryland based HUBZone certified corporation that specializes inweb site design and development.<br />
  3. 3. Your Résumé<br />Your Virtual Résumé<br />It’s everything else, social media, online portfolio, etc<br />How is your social presence? Authority?<br />Is your online portfolio a worthy design sample itself?<br />Contact Information<br />@jonmikelbailey<br />@woodstreetweb<br />www.woodstreet.com<br />Jon-Mikel Bailey301-668-5006 ext: 8452jbailey@woodst.com<br />Jason Giuliano301-668-5006 ext: 8453jason@woodst.com<br />We are a Maryland based HUBZone certified corporation that specializes inweb site design and development.<br />
  4. 4. Your Portfolio<br />Your Actual Portfolio<br />The one you take to interviews; yes, you need this<br />Be inventive, creative, your portfolio counts<br />Are you looking at a digital design job, get a tablet as well<br />Contact Information<br />@jonmikelbailey<br />@woodstreetweb<br />www.woodstreet.com<br />Jon-Mikel Bailey301-668-5006 ext: 8452jbailey@woodst.com<br />Jason Giuliano301-668-5006 ext: 8453jason@woodst.com<br />We are a Maryland based HUBZone certified corporation that specializes inweb site design and development.<br />
  5. 5. Your Portfolio<br />Your Online Portfolio<br />Have a portfolio, Blog and website, all in one<br />Don’t make a future boss guess, usability counts<br />They will look around, show your skills, your knowledge<br />Show some initiative, boldness<br />Contact Information<br />@jonmikelbailey<br />@woodstreetweb<br />www.woodstreet.com<br />Jon-Mikel Bailey301-668-5006 ext: 8452jbailey@woodst.com<br />Jason Giuliano301-668-5006 ext: 8453jason@woodst.com<br />We are a Maryland based HUBZone certified corporation that specializes inweb site design and development.<br />
  6. 6. Why Experience Matters<br />Can You Do This FOR REAL?<br />Get as much collaborative experience as possible<br />Get experience as a project lead<br />Learn from experiences as a subordinate<br />Do side projects, free work, real work!<br />Employers want to know more than just art school stuff<br />Contact Information<br />@jonmikelbailey<br />@woodstreetweb<br />www.woodstreet.com<br />Jon-Mikel Bailey301-668-5006 ext: 8452jbailey@woodst.com<br />Jason Giuliano301-668-5006 ext: 8453jason@woodst.com<br />We are a Maryland based HUBZone certified corporation that specializes inweb site design and development.<br />
  7. 7. The Interview<br />Your Portfolio Presentation<br />Ask ahead, what would they like to see? Bring and present that.<br />Ask at the start how much time you have, present accordingly<br />Make sure you are clear about your role in each piece.<br />Explain the project, goals, pitfalls and solutions<br />Talk about your successes and failures<br />Contact Information<br />@jonmikelbailey<br />@woodstreetweb<br />www.woodstreet.com<br />Jon-Mikel Bailey301-668-5006 ext: 8452jbailey@woodst.com<br />Jason Giuliano301-668-5006 ext: 8453jason@woodst.com<br />We are a Maryland based HUBZone certified corporation that specializes inweb site design and development.<br />
  8. 8. The Interview<br />Do You Fit Their Culture?<br />Ask about their company, and your potential role in it<br />Show an interest in their success, ask about their past and future<br />Ask how they see you working with them<br />Find out what it will take to get the job because your portfolio alone won’t do it for you!<br />Contact Information<br />@jonmikelbailey<br />@woodstreetweb<br />www.woodstreet.com<br />Jon-Mikel Bailey301-668-5006 ext: 8452jbailey@woodst.com<br />Jason Giuliano301-668-5006 ext: 8453jason@woodst.com<br />We are a Maryland based HUBZone certified corporation that specializes inweb site design and development.<br />
  9. 9. Questions???<br />Contact Information<br />@jonmikelbailey<br />@woodstreetweb<br />www.woodstreet.com<br />Jon-Mikel Bailey301-668-5006 ext: 8452jbailey@woodst.com<br />Jason Giuliano301-668-5006 ext: 8453jason@woodst.com<br />We are a Maryland based HUBZone certified corporation that specializes inweb site design and development.<br />
  10. 10. Wood Street is a Design & Development Firm<br />It's our job to deliver web and marketing solutions that bring results to your business or organization<br />Our services range from web design and development to interactive media and traditional print marketing solutions. Through our extensive list of services, we are able to offer our clientele the following:<br /><ul><li> Web Design and Development
  11. 11. Web Applications
  12. 12. Content Management Systems
  13. 13. Search Engine Optimization
  14. 14. Interactive Media
  15. 15. Graphic Design
  16. 16. Mobile Development
  17. 17. Hosting and Email Services</li></ul>Contact Information<br />@jonmikelbailey<br />@woodstreetweb<br />www.woodstreet.com<br />Jon-Mikel Bailey301-668-5006 ext: 8452jbailey@woodst.com<br />Jason Giuliano301-668-5006 ext: 8453jason@woodst.com<br />We are a Maryland based HUBZone certified corporation that specializes inweb site design and development.<br />

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