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Human Centered Design Bootcamp

Learn Human Centered Design to launch your new enterprise.

This two-day bootcamp is designed to take participants through the process of breaking down a complex problem and turning an idea into an actionable solution and finally making a business model for it. Ycenter two day programs are truly immersive for participants to learn about Entrepreneurship, Complex Problem Solving and Human-centered design methodology. You will learn, ideate, build and explore new ways to solve real problems using the power of business. You do not need to have a team to participate in this event. Individual registrations are welcome.

Top skills you acquire:

  • Complex Problem Understanding and Breakdown
  • Cause and Effect Analysis
  • Idea to Prototyping
  • Stakeholder Mapping and Market Research
  • Human Centered Design
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Building A Business Model

Date: 23rd and 24th April, 2019

Venue: Queens College Tech Incubator
60-35 Kissena Blvd
Flushing, NY 11367

Learn More: https://y-center.org/events/qctech/

RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/ClEzYeftEXT68jhv1

Ogilvy’s UX/Design Thinking Immersion Day

Ogilvy’s Immersion Day applications are now open!

What is Immersion Day?
Immersion Day is a half-day event at Ogilvy designed to give college students an inside view into the inner workings of agency life. This Immersion Day is focused specifically on the Experience Design practice at Ogilvy and provides a holistic view of UX and design thinking through activities and Q&A.

This day is perfect for students who want to learn about human-centered design, the digital transformation of brands, and how to get into this industry.

Immersion Day details:
Tuesday, April 30
10:00am – 3:00pm
636 11th ave, New York, NY

Students can learn more about Immersion Day and apply here.

If you have any questions, please reach out to us!

AIGA NY Student Job Fair / Parsons / February 15th

Meet creative companies helping you take your first steps in the design industry.

Are you a design student or new graduate? Join us for AIGA NY’s 3rd annual mini-job fair! Meet reps from New York’s top creative companies and studios. Find out what a typical day is like for their designers and hear what creative directors are looking for in new designers like you.

It’s speed networking meets the design industry and not another portfolio review. Come by, introduce yourself, and discover where to take your first steps in the design industry.

AIGA NY board members Caspar Lam and Janet Esquirol will co-host.

Participating Companies

Blue State Digital
Everytown for Gun Safety
GHD Partners
Nick Brand Creative
R/GA
Smart Design
Spitball
Turner Duckworth

Event Series: Work in Progress
AIGA NY Student Job Fair is part of the Work in Progress event series. These events are focused on the creative process, personal development and professional development. They aim to give a peek behind the curtain and expose failure as a valuable experience.

Location
Wollman Hall
Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts
65 West 11th Street Room B500
New York, NY 10011

When
Friday, February 15

Time
12:00pm – 4:00pm

Register

“Design Your Learning” Workshop

The Tech Incubator will be hosting an open house for the “Design Your Learning” class on Oct. 22, during free hour. See detailed information below. The class is very interactive and hands on. At the open house, you will get a taste of some of the concepts and tools you will learn in this class.

Topic: Design Your Learning Open House

Date: Oct. 22
Time: 12:15 pm to 1:30 pm
Location: Kissena Hall 1, Room 06
Address: 64-19 Kissena Blvd, Flushing NY 11367

Please rsvp via this link: https://goo.gl/forms/EIfhuqWhXPnaL8jC2?

Design Your Learning” is based on a ” Designing Your Life ” class offered at the Stanford University taught by Dave Evans and Bill Burnett.

This class is open to all students and to the general public, offered by the Tech Incubator at Queens College (TIQC).

This class will focus on:

  • Foundational or core skills, including confidence building, communication, learning how to learn, learning to use a set of tools for reframing questions, generating ideas, prototyping experience, decision making and taking actions
  • General career readiness, including a set of tools for job search and networking

 

We will introduce a specific set of tools to you that will enable you to

  • Think about your learning view, your work view and your life view
    Find a balance along four dimensions: Work (Study), Love (Social, Relationship), Play and Health? apply learning to all four dimensions
    Come up with alternative plans for your future
    Prototype conversations and experiences for your plan
    Learn to reframe questions, make choices, make decisions, take actions and tell stories

Jiacheng Guo (aka Rex) selected to present at AIGA NY Warm-up on 10/25/2018

Jiacheng (Rex) Guo (class of 2018) has been selected to present at AIGA NY Warm-up on Oct. 25, 2018!!!!

His presentation will be followed by Jon Contino’s talk – Brand by Hand

DATE AND TIME
Thu, October 25, 2018
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
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LOCATION
Parsons, The New School
63 5th Avenue
Tishman Auditorium Rm U100
New York, NY 10003
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To find out more and reserve a ticket visit

National Portfolio Day

Thinking about graduate school?
National Portfolio Day Sunday, Oct. 28
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT

The New School – University Center
63 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10003

Representatives from the following schools will be reviewing portfolios and talking to prospective students about their graduate programs. Find out More and Register to attend

Alfred University School of Art and Design
Art Center College of Design
Boston University School of Visual Arts
CalArts (California Institute of the Arts)
California College of the Arts
California College of the Arts
College for Creative Studies
College of Architecture and Design at Lawrence Technological University
Columbus College of Art & Design
Cranbrook Academy of Art
Drexel University Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Fashion Institute of Technology
George Mason University School of Art
Laguna College of Art + Design
Lesley University College of Art and Design
Maine College of Art
Maryland Institute College of Art
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Moore College of Art & Design
New Hampshire Institute of Art
New York School of Interior Design
Oregon College of Art and Craft
Otis College of Art and Design
Pacific Northwest College of Art
Parsons School of Design
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Pratt Institute
Purchase College SUNY: School of Art & Design
Rhode Island School of Design
Rochester Institute of Technology
San Francisco Art Institute
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
School of Visual Arts
SMFA at Tufts University
Suffolk University- Art & Design
Syracuse University College of Visual & Performing Arts
The University of the Arts
Tyler School of Art Temple University
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design
University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts
University of the Arts London
Virginia Commonwealth University
Washington University in St. Louis

Professor Tuomas Korpijaakko at the New York Art Book Fair

Professor Tuomas Korpijaakko (Publication Design) will be joining Booth N37 on Saturday and Sunday for the release of F Magazine, Issue 7: Paranoia. 

F is a periodic print-only publication that began as a magazine about a magazine, but is increasingly an actual magazine. 

F issue 7: PARANOIA out Sep/Oct 2018
Editor-in-chief: Adam Marnie
Art Director: Tuomas Korpijaakko

Printed Matter, Inc. presents THE NY ART BOOK FAIR
September 21-23, 2018
Preview: Thursday, September 20, 6-9pm

Free entrance

HOURS AND LOCATION

Preview Thursday, September 20, 6-9pm (Ticketed)

Friday, September  21, 1-7pm

Saturday, September 22, 11am-9pm

Sunday, September 23, 11am-7pm

MoMA PS1 is located at 22-25 Jackson Avenue on 46th Avenue, Long Island City, NY.

NYC Media Lab Summit: Sept. 20th and 21st

NYCML’18 is a snapshot of the best thinking, projects and talent from across the City’s industry and university ecosystem. Through thought-provoking discussions, hands-on workshops, and 100 innovative demos, attendees will consider pressing issues related to digital media innovation.

https://www.summit.nycmedialab.org/

Email Prof. DeRosa (aderosa@qc.cuny.edu) for a discounted ticket of $15. [This is a steal for these two days of programming]