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Coffee Chats w/ Nick Alexander

Coffee Chats w/ Nick Alexander

Coffee Chats is a series of virtual casual gatherings with the CEAD team with industry guests. Hosted virtually in small intimate groups, these gatherings will provide a space for group conversations with practitioners who are interested in supporting OCAD U students and grads to offer mentorship, and share their professional insights and journey, while collectively creating an online community.

Nick Alexander is a multidisciplinary interaction design professional and digital artist, a graduate of OCAD's Digital Futures Masters of Design program, specializing in hybrid digital immersive experiences. Their practice explores the relationship between performer, user, and space, and asks participants to play in altered realities. With professional experience in film, theatre, narrative, visual art, game design, creative code, user research, and product development, Nick is a leading thinker in the emerging discipline of immersive design. Currently Nick is a Design Team Lead at ASTOUND and is the recipient of a public art grant from Kolab Project.

Website: https://www.nickalexander.ca/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/np.alexander/
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/npyalexander/

Auto-captioning will be available at this event. This event will not be recorded.

Nick is open to talking about:
Switching career paths, job interviews, transitioning from art and academia to the professional world, building a portfolio, pitching yourself, working in a design agency, immersive experiences.