Line up & Dates
The building blocks for product teams
Matt Hexemer & Marc Maleh, Executive Design Director & MD of Technology at HUGE .Inc
12th January, 5pm GMT
Let's discuss team building. Hear from Global Design Director Matt Hexemer and Managing Director, Technology Marc Maleh as this Huge duo discuss the North Star for skill progression and career growth and how to manage multi-disciplinary team dynamics.
✏️ Setting a North Star for skill progression and career growth
✏️ Managing the “group dynamic” of small team growth across design and technology
✏️ Nurturing thought leadership with budding talent
✏️ Finding Balance with career progress
Mentorships: The symbiotic relationship between mentor and mentee in a creative industry
Christina Falzano, Managing Director, Conran Design Group
19th January, 5pm GMT
The most beneficial mentorships are formed when both mentor and mentee share mutualistic goals and can provide a baseline for establishing broader alliances beyond the parameters of a specific job - keeping work and career advancement at the center. Christina strongly believes this extended collective is especially important in creative industries.
✏️ Pick a mentor/mentee you truly respect and can learn something from
✏️ Create a supportive, mutualistic work community outside of your current job
✏️ Actively expand your knowledge base beyond your information bubble
How to engage stakeholders
Chloe Amos-Edkins, Research Director, intO
26th January, 5pm GMT
Chloe will lay her framework for stakeholder engagement bare to help to building outstanding client relationship.
✏️ Design and innovation principles to enhance stakeholder journeys
✏️ The role of empathy: before, during, after project delivery
✏️ Tools & techniques for connecting with remote clients
Relationships & partnerships
Callum Lumsden, Founder, Lumsden Design
2nd February, 5pm GMT
Callum will talk about managing Relationships & Partnerships — one of the most important skills for a design leader.
✏️ Finding the right partners
✏️ Creating great company culture
✏️ Managing team relationships
Leading the way
Roscoe Williamson, Partner & Creative Strategy Director, Massive Music
9th February, 5pm GMT
Roscoe will discuss current and future trends in the world of Sonic Branding.
✏️ Best practises to make a positive impact to your organisation
✏️ Future trends in sonic branding
✏️ A data driven approach to sonic branding