Sat, Mar 30th, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Minneapolis College, Helland Center H.1002
1501 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis MN 55403

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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.

Panel Discussion 10:00 am–12:00 pm | Lunch Social 12:00–1:00 pm

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.


  • Bert Lee at Periscope
  • Clare O’Neill at Clockwork (Front End Developer)
  • Whitney Olson at Olson McIntyre Design Agency (Co-Founder)

A special thanks to Isabela Cruz from the Student Design Collective for the design work for the event.

Contact Leadership

May Hayes
May Hayes
Associate Director of Student Affairs
Recently graduating from Winona State University, May earned her Bachelor's of Arts in I-Design with honors. Finding new ways to become involved within the design community led her to volunteer as the Associate Director of Student Affairs through AIGA Minnesota. As an emerging designer, she is currently gaining experience in her full-time position with a Minneapolis based media production agency while simultaneously taking on freelance clients.