Virtual Event
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Sat, Mar 27th - Sun, Mar 28th
Virtual Event

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Students, now is your chance to register for Portfolio 1-on-1® 2021

AIGA Minnesota is thrilled to be hosting our annual Portfolio 1-on-1 this year and we are bringing it to you virtually. This year we’re taking on a whole new challenge. Adapting to the virtual environment.

As a student, before you start applying to jobs, get a gut-check from experienced creative professionals at Portfolio 1-on-1. This design-centric virtual conference will give you the opportunity to present your work, process and designs virtually for constructive feedback and valuable connections.

Event for students only. Registration is free to all student members this year. Not a member, join today.


Student Member Rate: $0
Student Non-member Rate: $60

Portfolio 1-on-1 will be hosted through zoom. All students will be designated into breakout rooms during their sessions. Students are only given 3 reviews (if you have chosen more than 3 review sessions, we will choose the sessions for you to accommodate for other students). A separate email will be sent to participating students regarding their sessions, the workshops, virtual backgrounds, and studio tour links. If you are registered and unable to access the links after receiving the email, please contact [email protected].

Event Schedule

Saturday, March 27, 2021 | 9:00am-5:00pm

9:00-10:00am: Portfolio Review (Session #1)

10:00-11:00am: Portfolio Review (Session #2)

11:00-11:30am: Workshop 1

11:30am-12:30pm: Portfolio Review (Session #3)

12:30-1:00pm: Break

1:00-2:00pm: Portfolio Review (Session #4)

2:00-2:30pm: Break

2:30-3:00pm: Workshop 2

3:00-4:00pm: Portfolio Review (Session #5)

4:00-5:00pm: Portfolio Review (Session #6)

Sunday, March 28, 2021 | 9:00am-2:00pm

9:00am-12:00pm: Judging

10:00-11:00am: Faculty Forum

12:00-12:30pm: Virtual Studio Tours (pre-recorded)

12:30-1:30pm: Announce Scholarship Winners & Review

1:30-2:00pm: Closing Remarks

Workshop 1: 11:00-11:30AM | Saturday, March 27th

AIGA MN In-House Designers | Join members of the AIGA MN In-House Designers Committee for a panel discussion on the state of the local in-house design community.

Speakers: Brent Larson, David James, Nick Christy & Peter de Sibour.

Topics covered: Shifting needs and skill sets to meet new industry trends. Perspectives on the in-house hiring process including resumes, portfolio, and interviewing. What to expect after obtaining an in-house design position.

Workshop 2 : 2:30-3:00PM | Saturday, March 27th

How to Design Your Career | A beginners guide to strategically outlining your career to obtain your dream job. In this workshop, Cornel will discuss how to leverage your design work, cultivate and nurture the right relationships, and land your dream job in a timely fashion.

Speaker: Cornel Beard of UnderRepresented

Thank you to Sussner Design Company for this year's event branding.

Sussner Design Company is dedicated to creating thoughtful, effective and impactful solutions that help companies clarify their message, move their brand forward and break out of the crowd. SDCo is proud to be a member of AIGA Minnesota and the Twin Cities creative community. Connect with Sussner on FacebookLinkedin and Instagram.

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Contact Leadership

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.