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Coffee Chats w/ Seowon Bang

Blue, white and black graphic with blue wavy shapes and illustration of person with coffee sitting in front of laptop in bottom left corner. Photo of Seowon Bang.

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.

Seowon is a multifaceted creative whose skills span across graphic design, branding, illustration, video production, motion graphics, web design, and creative direction. Her career began in the arts and non-profit space mostly in web and digital capacities, then she expanded her design portfolio to print and physical design, working in a variety of industries including public institutions and for-profit companies. With over 10 years of experience wearing many different hats, she excels at utilizing her diverse skillsets and viewpoints to maximize their charitable impact and further their mission in a visually cohesive way. Her clients and employers include City of Toronto, Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, Obsidian Theatre Company, Art Canada Institute, National Ballet, Ryerson University, Luminato Festival, and more. Seowon is a certified Registered Graphic Designer (RGD) and is currently serving as Creative Director at TEDxToronto and Senior Designer at Underknown.

Instagram: @bisforbang

Seowon is open to talking about:
Impostor syndrome (does it ever go away?), switching career paths, the challenges and joys of being a generalist/wearer of many hats, finding your niche, the importance of having a great mentor and stepping up for leadership roles yourself, living and working with mental health issues and how to set yourself for success (or at least minimize crash-and-burn), personal development and spiritual practices to ground yourself

Interested in joining our next Coffee Chat? RSVP here.
Ten Thousand Coffees is an online mentoring and networking platform that’s used by emerging talent and professionals around the globe.  

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This event will not be recorded.