Design Career Fair 2017


DAY 1 - Industry information + Knowledge-sharing
DAY 2 - Portfolio reviews + Talent recruitment

 
DateTuesday, March 21, 2017 - 10:00am to Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 4:00pm

Phone

416-977-6000 x2855

Cost

FREE

Email

careerdevelopment@ocadu.ca

Location

100 McCaul Street Mar 21 - Room 187, Lambert Lounge Mar 22 - The Great Hall

DAY 1 - Tues, March 21 -  Room 187, Lambert Lounge
INDUSTRY INFORMATION + KNOWLEDGE-SHARING

#1 - From tradition to tech: Experience Design with Konrad Group

  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Learn about the how OCAD U designers can get hired and use their skills in the context of Konrad Group

#2 - "But is it sustainable?": A Roundtable Discussion on Sustainability & Design

  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • With representatives from the Royal Ontario Museum, And Also Too, Evergreen and Storyboard Furniture

#3 - Get going with Etsy: Creativity & Entrepreneurship

  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • With OCAD U alumnae and Etsy shop owners Sprouts Press Designs and Ness Lee!

.................

DAY 2 - Wed, March 22 - The Great Hall
PORTFOLIO REVIEWS + TALENT RECRUITMENT

  • 11:30am - 3:30pm in The Great Hall, 2nd floor of 100 McCaul

+plus - FOCUS ON FJORD: Industry Insights on Forecasting

  • 2pm - 3pm in room 187, Lambert Lounge

FEATURING:

  • Aerotek
  • AXIS
  • BRIKA
  • Compass Digital Labs
  • The Creative Group
  • DDB Canada
  • Fjord
  • Forrec
  • Grip Limited
  • Imagination Catalyst
  • Konrad Group
  • Normative Inc
  • Notch Video
  • Pigeon Brands
  • Pivotal Labs
  • RBC - Technology & Operations
  • Sid Lee
  • Umbra
  • Wattpad

+ more!



Design Career Fair - Day 1

Design Career Fair - Day 2
DateTuesday, March 21, 2017 - 10:00am to Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 4:00pm

Phone

416-977-6000 x2855

Cost

FREE

Email

careerdevelopment@ocadu.ca

Website Location

100 McCaul Street Mar 21 - Room 187, Lambert Lounge Mar 22 - The Great Hall

OCAD U's Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to partner with Tridel, one of Canada’s leading developers, and PATCH, a social enterprise operated by the award-winning STEPS Initiative, to feature the work of students and alumni in a high-profile public display of art across the construction hoarding bordering Tridel's FORM condominium on McCaul St (adjacent to OCAD U). As creative talent in the fields of art and design, we request your submissions for this unique paid exhibition opportunity. Submission deadline - Nov. 24th, 11:59pm
Undergraduate students are invited to attend this information session to learn more about exchange opportunities and hear from students who participated in the program last year.
While supplies last!
Two Concert-talks by pianist and electronic composer John Kameel Farah
Participants will learn the basics of Arabic Calligraphy letter forms. They will be introduced to basic techniques and words which they will practice using the brushes, ink and calligraphy pens.
Ban This Series: Tiger Spirit A documentary by Canadian filmmaker Min Sook Lee
Endorsing the important cultural value and independent nature of the Award, and at the suggestion of Clayton Paterson, Toronto based artist Istvan Kantor took upon the task to bring the award to Canada. Together with Eldon Garnet, artist and writer, and Kitsuné Soleill, artist and performer, they formed the Acker Awards Toronto in March 2017.
In this our inaugural year of the Design Residency, OCAD U will host architect, designer and urban researcher Kunlé Adeyemi of NLÉ as the 2017-2018 Design Resident. 
This hands-on workshop facilitated by Dr. Lynne Milgram will provide research proposal writing support for your upcoming CGS-M (SSHRC, NSERC) and Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) application(s). Please come prepared with specific questions related to your research projects.
Drawing and Painting is presenting Many Voices talks by visiting Alumni Artists Chen Cao and Dionne Simpson Many Voices continues in November
Design Career Fair
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 10:00am to Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 4:00pm

DAY 1 - Tues, March 21 -  Room 187, Lambert Lounge
INDUSTRY INFORMATION + KNOWLEDGE-SHARING

#1 - From tradition to tech: Experience Design with Konrad Group

  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Learn about the how OCAD U designers can get hired and use their skills in the context of Konrad Group

#2 - "But is it sustainable?": A Roundtable Discussion on Sustainability & Design

  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • With representatives from the Royal Ontario Museum, And Also Too, Evergreen and Storyboard Furniture

#3 - Get going with Etsy: Creativity & Entrepreneurship

  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • With OCAD U alumnae and Etsy shop owners Sprouts Press Designs and Ness Lee!

.................

DAY 2 - Wed, March 22 - The Great Hall
PORTFOLIO REVIEWS + TALENT RECRUITMENT

  • 11:30am - 3:30pm in The Great Hall, 2nd floor of 100 McCaul

+plus - FOCUS ON FJORD: Industry Insights on Forecasting

  • 2pm - 3pm in room 187, Lambert Lounge

FEATURING:

  • Aerotek
  • AXIS
  • BRIKA
  • Compass Digital Labs
  • The Creative Group
  • DDB Canada
  • Fjord
  • Forrec
  • Grip Limited
  • Imagination Catalyst
  • Konrad Group
  • Normative Inc
  • Notch Video
  • Pigeon Brands
  • Pivotal Labs
  • RBC - Technology & Operations
  • Sid Lee
  • Umbra
  • Wattpad

+ more!

Venue & Address: 
100 McCaul Street Mar 21 - Room 187, Lambert Lounge Mar 22 - The Great Hall
Email: 
careerdevelopment@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 x2855
Cost: 
FREE
Design Career Fair - Day 1
Design Career Fair - Day 2
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