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2017 AIGA Jacksonville Portfolio Review—Call for Reviewers

When
Sat, Apr 22, 2017 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Where
University of North Florida – Student Union 3rd Floor
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224

There's No Review Without You

Welcome, esteemed reviewer, to the 28th Annual AIGA Jacksonville Student Portfolio Review, taking place this year at University of North Florida. Thank you for volunteering your Saturday to help recent and soon-to-be graduates polish their portfolios before heading out into the wild blue yonder of job-hunting. You have the option to review during the morning or afternoon sessions, or stay all day to review. (Reviews will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until approximately 3:30 p.m. At that time, the judged competition will begin, which is a separate event from the review.) We'll keep you fueled up with coffee, lunch and snacks while you keep the feedback coming.

Upon registering, students categorize their portfolio as print, digital or hybrid, and during the review we attempt to match them up with reviewers relevant to their interests or specialties. You may select what portfolio format you're most comfortable reviewing.

Please keep in mind, these reviews are to help students improve their work. The goal is to offer constructive critiques as we mold the bright, young future stars of design in Jacksonville. Reviewers need a minimum of two years' experience in the design field.

When:

Saturday, April 22, 2017
9:30–5 p.m.

Where:

University of North Florida 
Student Union, 3rd Floor (Building 58 on Map)
UNF Campus Map

Friday night's on us

Being a reviewer grants you free access to Friday night's guest speaker event. This year, AIGA Jacksonville welcomes Amy Schwartz from Cards Against Humanity.  

Amy Schwartz is a designer specializing in branding, digital experiences, and games. She is currently  Design Director at Cards Against Humanity and Blackbox. She was the winner of Command X at the 2015 AIGA National Design Conference; other recognitions include the Emerging Designer Award by AIGA Chicago, Finalist for Young Designer of the Year by the Net Awards, and the recipient of the AIGA Chicago What’s Next Grant in 2014. She has been featured in numerous publications, including Frame Publisher’s Masterclass, Print Mag online, HOW Design and Brand New. Amy founded Liminal Space, a design initiative that promotes experimentation, community, and dialogue within Chicago’s thriving design, art, and technology scenes. Her past clients and collaborators include the Cranbrook Art Museum, Google, and Bright Bright Great. Amy holds an MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Art and a BA from DePaul University.

When:

Friday, April 21, 2017
6–7 p.m. Social Hour
7–9 p.m. Keynote Speaker

Where:

Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville
A Cultural Institute of the University of North Florida
333 North Laura Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32202

 

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