Design Career Week by Cascade SF

Land your dream design job!

Coming Early 2021*

*We are launching a Kickstarter to make this event free and accessible to everyone around the world. The date will be finalized when we reach our minimum funding goal.

Join us for an evening of design mentoring! 

Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 • 5:45PM – 8:45PM

Adobe HQ, 601 Townsend, San Francisco, CA 94103

Design Career Week is for anyone who works on a design team or wants to.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

Digital Product Designers • Branding Designers • UX Content Strategists • User Researchers • Design Managers • Design Students • New Grads

Design Career Week is a week-long online program guiding designers on how to land their dream design job. Talks cover everything from interviewing, writing resumes, designing portfolios, to finding the right cultural fit, transitioning into management, and more.

Our program will be free, accessible, and available to watch both during and after the event. We are launching a Kickstarter campaign to cover the operational costs and hope you will chip in to make this event happen.

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"New grads: Landing your first design gig"

Julia Debari
Julia Debari
Design Program Manager
Interaction Design Foundation
Interaction Design Foundation

"Top 10 interview hacks for product designers"

Gretchen Anderson
Gretchen Anderson
Product Strategy Consultant, Author, and Speaker
CCA (Formerly Head of Design at PG&E)
CCA (Formerly Head of Design at PG&E)

"What a hiring manager looks for in your resume"

Lukasz Lysakowski
Lukasz Lysakowski
Director of User Experience
Scout RFP, a Workday company
Scout RFP, a Workday company

"From designer to design manager"

David Hoang
David Hoang
Director of Design
Webflow
Webflow

"Freelance vs. fulltime, Startup vs. agency vs. large organization"

Laura Polkus
Laura Polkus
Associate Creative Director
Y Media Labs
Y Media Labs

"Didn't get the job? How to cope with rejection"

Andi Galpern
Andi Galpern
Founder & Producer
Cascade SF
Cascade SF

"How to evaluate company culture"

Joe Johnston
Joe Johnston
Group Creative Director
Y Media Labs
Y Media Labs

"Top 5 things to include in your UX portfolio"

Aniruddha Kadam
Aniruddha Kadam
UX Design Manager
LinkedIn
LinkedIn

"Finding the right job fit"

Dan Shilov
Dan Shilov
Senior Product Designer
Instacart
Instacart

"Breaking into user research"

Michele Ronsen
Michele Ronsen
Founder and Educator
Curiosity Tank
Curiosity Tank

Career switch: From career scientist to UX Designer

Tyler Wilson
Tyler Wilson
Senior Product Designer
Vineti
Vineti

"Negotiating job offers like a pro"

Chris Liu
Chris Liu
Senior Interaction Designer
Consultant (Former Mercedes Benz R&D)
Consultant (Former Mercedes Benz R&D)

"How to use storytelling to build your personal brand"

Samantha Warren
Samantha Warren
Director of Design (Creative Cloud)
Adobe
Adobe

Want to get involved? 
Email Andi Galpern at andi@cascadesf.com.