Sat, Apr 7th, 9:30am - 1:00pm
MCTC Helland Center H1002
1501 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis Minnesota 55043

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Get the inside scoop from industry professionals on preparing your portfolio. Listen to seasoned designers talk about portfolios, the interview process, and what they’re really looking for when they hire. Kick-start your career with helpful tips to prepare your most important body of work.
Moderated by Laura Griebenow: Currently an Experience Design Consultant at Slalom Consulting, Laura comes from a visual design background and has developed her expertise to include UX/UI design of digital products, platforms, and services. Additionally, Laura specializes in teaching the Design Thinking methodology and has shared her insights as a panel discussion moderator and a guest speaker for AIGA Minnesota. Sharing her passion for design with others continues to fuel Laura’s curiosity and spirit.
Coffee Social- 9:30-10:00 am  Panel Discussion- 10 am- 1 pm


Laura Budinger
Social/Digital Designer at Aveda
Joe Hrabe
CE/XD Consultant at Slalom
Michele Lamppa
Director of Experience at Clockwork
Liz Tupper
Director of Strategy & Account Management at Software for Good, GBC

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Bert Lee
Bert Lee
Director of Education
Bert Lee is a speaker, dancer and digital magician. He specializes in public speaking and is a member of Toastmasters club competing in speech competitions and hosting his own workshops teaching the art of effective communication, listening and building confidence on stage with an understanding of body language. With Bert being an active dancer, he oversees a community group called Hmong Breakers Leadership Council organizing local charity events and dance competitions in support of his local dancers and artists. Bert enjoys designing marketing collaterals and visuals to craft compelling brand stories for small businesses.