Category Archives: Events

AIGA Career Day – May 17th

Wanted Career Day

As NYCxDESIGN 2018 welcomes thousands of professionals to the city, AIGA NY has partnered with WantedDesign, Core77 and its jobs platform Coroflot to host “Wanted Career Day” at WantedDesign Brooklyn on Thursday, May 17th from 4:00 to 7:00PM

Campus Event for Students interested in Graphic Novels and Illustration

The QC French and Francophone club is hosting an event called Making Your Degree a Career, will be held on Wednesday, May 2nd from 12:15-1:15 in Powdermaker Hall: Room 153.  The purpose of the event is to bring together students who study languages, literature and the arts to realize the importance of their degree and the doors that it could open for them.  The main speaker is Nadia Shammas, a Brooklyn College graduate who will talk about how she raised money to fund her career, bringing together artists to form a graphic novel focused on health issues.  Moreover, other speakers will discuss how their internships kickstarted their careers, and how they used their degree to form a career.  Current QC students will talk their internships with Tech Incubator, a group on campus that helps early stage student ventures build successful technology companies. 

2018 Typographics Conference @ Cooper Union (students can attend for free)

Design Students interested in attending this year’s two day 2018 TYPOGRAPHICS conference at Cooper Union on June 15th-16th have the opportunity to volunteer their time working at the conference in exchange for free attendance,

Find out more about the two-day event here.  http://2018.typographics.com/

Interested in volunteering???  Send an email to type@cooper.edu and put “Volunteering for Typographics” in the subject line so it is recognized.  You should hear back.

 

Student Exhibition At Flushing Town Hall


Due to the snow storm, the exhibition reception for the Queens College Art Department Student Work Exhibition at Flushing Town Hall will be rescheduled. This post will be updated as soon as the new date and time is confined.

Featuring work from Design majors Xin Chen, Kristine Albaran, Joseph Paik, James Marmol, Shakayla Brown, Chanel Wang, Debbie Yoo, Julian Valencia, Alyssa Shaw, Rui Zeng, Jadxia Carbajal, Tiffany Lucas, Chris J Solomon, Jonathan Aviles, Gisselle Zalazar, Jieun Hong, Oscar Sanchez, Alison Shum, Yuchen Liu, Samantha Hanover, Joshua Gonzalez, Jackie Lam, Xuefei Zhou, Kaixuan Wang, Mingqin Chen, Qi Zheng, Dasha Shuster, Joyce Wang, Angella Tham, Verena Tanzil, Aneta Klekotko, Joseph Primiani, Judy Gim, Kenneth Camara and Michelle Gonter.

There will also be an animation screening of additional student work. Hope to see you there.

February 8th: 2018 AIGA Design Job Fair for students and recent grads

Are you a design student or a newly minted graduate? Join us for AIGA/NY’s 2nd annual mini-job fair! Its speed networking meets the design industry not another portfolio review. Come by and introduce yourself. Meet reps. from New York’s top creative organizations, companies, agencies and studios and learn about the advantages of working at their company. Ask what a typical day is like for their designers, find out about all the office perks and hear what their creative directors look for when they hire new talent. You will discover what is unique about each situation and why you might want to work for one or more of these companies.

Details and Registration here:
http://aigany.org/event/2018-job-fair/

Misperceptions: A conversation about women and technology / Rosenthal Library

Misperceptions: A conversation about women and technology, is a discussion with Debera Johnson, founder of Pratt’s Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator (BF+DA), about her path into the field, the current work happening at BF+DA (http://bkaccelerator.com/ ), and the general issues still faced by many women working in tech-based fields.

It is currently scheduled to take place in the Art Center (Rosenthal Library 6th Floor),Monday, December 4, from 1:30-2:30pm.

Design Co-Founder Needed

Queens College Computer Science majors, Karina Ibragimova and Theresa Crupi are the Co-Founders of Bhazra and participating in the CUNY Accelerator Program (CUNY Startups). Bhazra is a sunscreen delivery system that dispenses the precise amount of sunscreen/product needed to optimally protect you from sunburns, photo-aging, and skin cancers. They are currently looking for a designer to join the team.

They’re looking for a team member who:
– Can produce user interface specifications, graphics, pixel perfect designs as well as mockups and prototypes
– Can design digital creative across marketing channels, including email, social, display ads and social ads
– Has a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude
– Is excited by a fast-paced startup environment
– Is eager to take on new challenges, grow, and learn!

Those who are interested can email Karina (Karina.Ibragimova70@qmail.cuny.edu) with a short blurb about themselves and link to an online portfolio. Please send any questions to her as well.