Introduction to the Chicago Design Community

Join General Assembly and AIGA for an event on the ins and outs of the Chicago design scene.

If you’re a current design student, recent graduate, new to the city, looking to make a transition in your career or just level up, this free event will help you get acquainted with the dynamic world of design in Chicago. During this well-rounded panel discussion featuring some of Chicago’s best and brightest in the design world, we’ll cover key events, companies, people, current issues, and career paths in the industry.

Come mingle with others in the local design community, and learn something new about Chicago’s incredible design community.


Ace Ujimori
UX Designer / Architect, CSG International

Antonio García
Group Experience Director, Rightpoint

Amy Guterman
Innovation Executive, Design Lead, Salesforce

Sara Frisk
Ignite Incubation Partner, Salesforce

John Taboada
Domain Lead – Visual Design, The Nerdery

5:30-6:20 Check-in and networking
6:15-6:20 Welcoming remarks
6:20-7:30 Panel
7:30-7:45 Audience Q+A
7:45-8:15 Mingling and wrap-up

Please note that by RSVPing for this event you are agreeing to receive communications from event partners.

When & Where
Thu, Jan 11, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Salesforce Ignite
Chicago Innovation Center, 114 W Illinois, Level 4