UCDA Workshop: The Business of Design

Posted on Feb 23rd, 2015 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

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UCDA WORKSHOP: THE BUSINESS OF DESIGN
Friday, April 10, 2015
Portland State University
Portland, Oregon

Early bird registration ends March 6th! Nab that special $25 student registration fee!

OVERVIEW
Let’s get down to business! Join us for a stimulating day full of everything you need to fill up your bag of tricks and take charge of your design career. This is the perfect workshop for new designers, students, free-lancers and those starting out in the business.

The Business of Design will cover a wide range of wow-I-really-need-to-know-this-stuff topics, including: setting up a business, invoicing and payment, selecting clients, doing your taxes, writing contracts, licensing your work, and mastering your social media presence.

Learn from local design professionals, ask them questions, see presentations from a panel of speakers, get your portfolio reviewed, and more! Get ready–it’s business time.

FRIDAY, APRIL 10
8:30 a.m. Registration
9-10 a.m. Starting a Small Studio
Bologna Sandwich
10-10:30 a.m. Pricing and Project Management
Caleb Yarian
10:30-11 a.m. Licensing Your Work
Speaker TBA
11 a.m.-12 noon Choosing the Right Portfolio Site
Thom Hines
12 noon-1 p.m. Lunch and Self-Promo Library
1-2 p.m. Identifying Your Core Values and Ideal Client
Jen Armbrust and Jen Wick
2-2:30 p.m. Mastering Social Media
Will Bryant
2:30-4 p.m. Portfolio Review
with Aaron Rayburn, Jeremy Pelley, and Jen Thomas
Plus mixer with speakers and attendees