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BE A BETTER PRODUCT DESIGNER

Ideal for current digital product designers who want to grow and (duh) get promoted. Applications for our second cohort are now open.

EVERy Tuesday, 6 to 8pm est, for 12 weeks
EVERy Tuesday, 6 to 8pm est, for 12 weeks
EVERy Tuesday, 6 to 8pm est, for 12 weeks
EVERy Tuesday, 6 to 8pm est, for 12 weeks
EVERy Tuesday, 6 to 8pm est, for 12 weeks
EVERy Tuesday, 6 to 8pm est, for 12 weeks
EVERy Tuesday, 6 to 8pm est, for 12 weeks
EVERy Tuesday, 6 to 8pm est, for 12 weeks
EVERy Tuesday, 6 to 8pm est, for 12 weeks
EVERy Tuesday, 6 to 8pm est, for 12 weeks
SEP 6

WEEK 1

AGENDA

Student intros

Review course outcomes

Developing your design POV

Decolonizing & divesting from traditional (non-European) design perspectives, methods, and approaches to design

Global design aesthetics

Debrief on individual/client project

HOMEWORK

Create a visual moodboard that represents your personal and cultural identity

Design a poster spread that celebrates a POC-centered creative, institution, or social cause

Write down your personal and professional mission statement, 3 challenges you have right now, 3 reasons you should get a new role/promotion/fee increase, your ideal career path in the next 3-6 months, 4 key identity questions, and 3 personal design principles

Q&A

Secret Guest

SEP 13

WEEK 2

AGENDA

Building confidence

HOMEWORK

Create a deck using the previous assignments, record and present to 1 professional, and write down 3 areas of improvement

Q&A

Secret Guest

SEP 20

WEEK 3

AGENDA

Building a design vision

HOMEWORK

Build a design vision for your current organization

Make 3 high-impact, low-effort changes to your resume, portfolio, & social presence based on the critical feedback

Q&A

Secret Guest

SEP 27

WEEK 4

AGENDA

Building your personal development plan

HOMEWORK

Map out your existing network and identify who will be useful in your journey as sponsors, and create an action plan

Q&A

Secret Guest

OCT 4

WEEK 5

AGENDA

Client project planning

HOMEWORK

Goal setting and moodboarding with client

Q&A

Secret Guest

OCT 11

WEEK 6

AGENDA

Class feedback

Discuss a professional issue classmate(s) has/have (issue TBD)

HOMEWORK

Client project draft

Q&A

Secret Guest

OCT 18

WEEK 7

AGENDA

Leading better meetings to gain alignment

HOMEWORK

TBD

Q&A

Secret Guest

OCT 25

WEEK 8

AGENDA

Class feedback

Discuss a professional issue classmate(s) has/have (issue TBD)

HOMEWORK

Client project round 1 sent

Q&A

Secret Guest

NOV 1

WEEK 9

AGENDA

TBD

HOMEWORK

Refine your portfolio site (type, color, copy)

Find a photographer for your headshot

Apply to 5 new roles and/or set up time to discuss with manager about promotion/additional responsibilities

Q&A

Secret Guest

NOV 8

WEEK 10

AGENDA

Solving issues together through radical conversations

HOMEWORK

Update your Linkedin, resume, and website portfolio

Write your cover letter and resume (using only fonts by POC)

Q&A

Secret Guest

NOV 15

WEEK 11

AGENDA

TBD

HOMEWORK

Client project final round due

Q&A

Secret Guest

NOV 22

WEEK 12

AGENDA

Graduation activity!

HOMEWORK

Final case, portfolio link, and headshot due

Other homework TBD based on class needs

Q&A

Secret Guest

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