Design Career Fair 2018

Design Career Fair

Portfolio Reviews! Talent Recruitment! Information Sessions!

OCAD U's Design Career Fair is on March 21 and there is a full day of events and activities.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2018
Running from 11:30 A.M. To 3:30 P.M.
The Great Hall - 2nd Floor, 100 McCaul Street

Drop by with your portfolio to meet with cutting-edge companies and learn about their approach to talent recruitment and careers in design.

FOUR EXPERT PANELS
Wednesday, March 21 - Specific times below
The Lambert Lounge (Rm 187) - Ground Floor, 100 McCaul Street

Industry Information + Knowledge-Sharing

  1. Do What You Want: How to Make It as A Freelancer
    10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

  2. Just Be Good at Everything: Multidisciplinary Designers on Personal Branding
    11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

  3. This Never Gets Boring: Running A Collaborative Design Studio
    1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

  4. Focus on Fjord: Industry Insights on Forecasting
    2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Exhibitors

autodesk

Autodesk

Autodesk, Inc. is a multinational software corporation that creates software for architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, and entertainment industries.

Canadian Heritage

Canadian Heritage

Canadian Heritage works to promote culture, the arts, heritage, official languages, citizenship and participation as well as Aboriginal, youth and sport initiatives in Canada.

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Compass Digital Labs

Compass Digital Labs is an innovation team focusing on problem solving and creating new solutions through products in the retail food and hospitality business.

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The Creative Group

The Creative Group matches interactive, design, marketing, advertising and public relations professionals with roles tailored to their specific expertise and preferences.

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Critical Mass

We are an experience design agency with a relentless focus on the customer. We’ve been a digital leader for two decades, meeting every challenge head on with the same tenacity we had on day one—and we're just getting started.

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ecobee

Ecobee is a home automation company that makes wi-fi enabled thermostats for residential and commercial, making it easier for homeowners and businesses to lower their energy use.

FJORD

FJORD

Fjord reimagines people’s relationships with the digital and physical world around them, combining design, strategy, and development to achieve innovation.

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Forge Media + Design

Forge Media + Design is a UX studio powered by a passionate group of multidisciplinary artists and makers. We live to push boundaries and forge authentic connections through human-centred design.

Forrec

Forrec

Forrec is a planning and design firm that specializes in the creation of entertainment and leisure environments worldwide for over 30 years.

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General Motors Canada

With strong leadership and bold vision, General Motors is directing the future of transportation—from creative design to engineering and software development to manufacturing to marketing and finance.

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Interior Designers of Canada

Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) is the national advocacy association for the interior design profession, with more than 5,000 members, including over 200 manufacturers and suppliers.

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Myant

Myant is the world’s leading innovation hub for designing, developing and producing connected textile-based product, using printed electronics and fiber science.

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Umbra

We are a global housewares product design company. We bring thought and creativity to everyday items through original design. We are Umbra … Innovative: Curiously Creative. Modern.

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RBC Digital Technology

RBC is a multinational financial services company and the largest bank in Canada. The bank serves over 16 million clients and has 80,000 employees worldwide. RBC gives you the opportunities and support to transform from student life into the career of your dreams.

Sid Lee

Sid Lee

Sid Lee is a global creative agency that works to build brands through advertising to branded content, digital solutions, design & branding, architecture & retail design, social media, experimental platforms & activations, and analytics.

TCH

TCH

TCH is a distributor of industrial components. The company supplies enclosure hardware, laminates, electronic components, foam inserts and speaker parts to North American manufacturers.

Telus Digital

Telus Digital

TELUS digital is a team of highly skilled professionals dedicated to building innovative, data-driven, customer centric digital experiences by managing TELUS' digital assets.

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Teknion

Teknion designs furniture that work across boundaries. within any architectural envelope and work culture—furniture that works wherever you work.

Partner

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PwC Digital Services

PwC Digital Services creates true business transformation by elevating customer experiences, fueling innovation, uncovering insights, and advancing brands.