AIGA webcasts

As part of a range of professional development opportunities, AIGA offers webcasts to help designers get inspired, receive career advice, gain insights from industry leaders, and learn new skills. Most sessions are free and open to the public; in some cases an AIGA membership is required to attend.

Watch this space for upcoming webcasts.

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  • Webcast: Transforming cultures, when businesses embrace design

    Webcast: Transforming cultures, when businesses embrace design

    This webcast is part of the “INitiative” webcast series, which offers diverse and thoughtful presentations by influential in-house designers.

  • Webcast: stay thirsty, stay foolish

    Webcast: stay thirsty, stay foolish

    Alex Center of The Coca-Cola Company shares his story, lessons, and tips on getting ahead as an in-house designer at a small and massively large organization.

  • Webcast: Set and Get Your True Market Value

    Webcast: Set and Get Your True Market Value

    In this 90-minute interactive webcast organized by the AIGA Women's Leadership Initiative, negotiation expert Lisa Gates will guide you through a process for evaluating your market, your niche, and your numbers.

  • Webcast: Blueprint for Everyday Workplace Negotiation

    Webcast: Blueprint for Everyday Workplace Negotiation

    In this 90-minute interactive webcast organized by the AIGA Women's Leadership Initiative, negotiation expert Lisa Gates will help you learn the fundamental skills of mutual benefit negotiations and confidently achieve your professional goals, from solving everyday problems to getting the salary you deserve.

  • Webcast: Advancing Your Leadership Through Negotiation

    Webcast: Advancing Your Leadership Through Negotiation

    In this 90-minute interactive webcast organized by the AIGA Women's Leadership Initiative, negotiation expert Lisa Gates will teach you three key ways to become a leader in your workplace and advance your career.

  • Webcast: the agency has left. Now what?

    Webcast: the agency has left. Now what?

    This webcast is part of the “INitiative” webcast series, which offers diverse and thoughtful presentations by influential in-house designers. How do in-house design and marketing teams utilize a new brand system when the agency has finished their work? Hizam Haron and Vineeta Hiranandani discuss.

  • Webcast: Creative Growth

    Webcast: Creative Growth

    Etsy creative director Randy Hunt shares the studio's evolution, lessons he has learned, tips for keeping it real and how to have fun along the way.

  • Webcast: 10 tips for in-house designers

    Webcast: 10 tips for in-house designers

    Allan Peters kicks off his inaugural year as the INitiative ambassador by sharing 10 tips for in-house designers, including words of wisdom learned while working for one of the largest internal creative studios in the country.

  • Webcast: Move Over Mad Men

    Webcast: Move Over Mad Men

    Su Mathews and Deborah Adler gave firsthand advice on achieving business success, juggling work and family, and finding inspiration in unexpected places.

  • Webcast: Future forward: Strategic design for nonprofits

    Webcast: Future forward: Strategic design for nonprofits

    Kim Baer, principal of Los Angeles design firm KBDA, gave a webcast which shared best practices for working with nonprofit organizations.

  • Webcast: How to write a book

    Webcast: How to write a book

    In this webcast, Nancy Sharon Collins revealed her experiences developing, proposing, writing, editing, art directing—and in many cases photographing—her critically acclaimed book.

  • Webcast: Designing your own sustainable studio

    Webcast: Designing your own sustainable studio

    In this session, learn how Kuhlmann Leavitt, Inc. renovated a 1920s building and turned it into a solar powered, geo-thermal, rain garden adorned, responsible studio haven.

  • Webcast: Savage Thinking

    Webcast: Savage Thinking

    In this webcast, Robin Tooms and and Ashley Rundall shared how designers can learn the principles of “Savage Thinking’’ and move toward more purposeful design.

  • Webcast: Meaningful design

    Webcast: Meaningful design

    In this “AIGA Voices” webcast, Nathan Shedroff discusses how to deliberately create more meaningful works of design.

  • Webcast: What comes next after school?

    Webcast: What comes next after school?

    In this webcast, Ethan Bodnar talked about interviewing, getting your portfolio seen, internships, developing your personal brand, questions to keep in mind, setting goals for yourself and more.

  • Webcast: Listening. Knowing. Creating.

    Webcast: Listening. Knowing. Creating.

    Attendees of Bob Calvano's webcast learned more about making meaningful connections through physical and digital experiences, and gained insight on how to listen for—and pounce on—new opportunities in their design career.

  • Webcast: Engineering Passion

    Webcast: Engineering Passion

    Darralyn Rieth of Kimberly-Clark Corporation gave a webcast on March 19 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern on looking at how design can drive innovation, support brands, solve business problems and drive growth within companies.

  • Webcast: Global zoom: Managing design in the age of globalism

    Webcast: Global zoom: Managing design in the age of globalism

    Christopher Liechty, partner at Culture3, LLC and two-time AIGA Fellow, shared practical tips for managing global brands and creating global campaigns. 

  • Webcast: Out of your skin: Understanding culture and difference

    Webcast: Out of your skin: Understanding culture and difference

    Christopher Liechty guided webcast attendees through the process of discovering the fundamental differences between cultures. This webcast helped attendees to see their own cultural biases and learn to communicate more clearly in cross-cultural design projects.

  • Webcast: “Graphic design: now in production”

    Webcast: “Graphic design: now in production”

    This webinar with Andrew Blauvelt taught attendees more about how designers are seizing control over the means of production to realize new creative projects, and the changes occurring as graphic design expands from a specialized profession into a more popular and widely deployed tool.

  • Webcast: Products of design

    Webcast: Products of design

    Allan Chochinov presented his webcast on the new MFA in Products of Design graduate program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. <br />

  • Webcast: Design for Good

    Webcast: Design for Good

    Join Doug Powell and Amy Chapman as they discuss AIGA’s Design for Good efforts from the past year. Learn how to share your socially impactful work on AIGA.org, where to find opportunities to design for good and what is coming up in 2013.

  • Webcast: Living Principles for Design

    Webcast: Living Principles for Design

    The Living Principles for Design was created as a framework to guide the development and evaluation of sustainable design solutions. Drawing from—and distilling—decades of collective wisdom, theory and results, The Living Principles weaves environmental, social, economic and cultural sustainability into an actionable, integrated approach that can be consistently communicated to designers, business leaders, educators and the public.

  • Webcast: Design for Democracy

    Webcast: Design for Democracy

    Learn how Design for Democracy has been involved in election design over the past 12 years, what's on the horizon and how you can get involved to increase civic participation and help improve interactions between government and citizens.

  • Webcast recap: Ethical standards

    What principles guide ethical behavior in the design profession? AIGA Executive Director Richard Grefé provides an overview of resources and a discussion of ethical standards for professional designers.

  • Webcast: A visual history of AIGA

    Webcast: A visual history of AIGA

    Sean Adams, partner of AdamsMorioka and former AIGA president, presents a visual history of AIGA and hosts a live chat about the organization’s past, present and future.

  • Ask Aquent: Hiring design professionals

    Ask Aquent: Hiring design professionals

    Aquent Senior Agent Melissa Sharples offers an inside look at the hiring process, including what has changed over the years and the “do’s and don’ts” that will help you move your career to the next level. <div><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,Tahoma,sans-serif; font-size: 12.2222px; font-style: normal;"></span></div>

  • Ask Aquent: Resume Tips

    Ask Aquent: Resume Tips

    Join Aquent recruiter Lisa Vaughn-Olstad for the May “Ask Aquent” webinar as she helps you improve your resume and provides tips to make it stand out in the crowd.

  • Ask Aquent: Networking Advice

    Ask Aquent: Networking Advice

    You’ve heard it before: the art of effective professional networking is vital to succeed in today’s competitive job market. And as we know, it’s not always easy to master.

  • Ask Aquent: Staying Current with Industry Trends

    Ask Aquent: Staying Current with Industry Trends

    In this live Q+A session exclusively for members, Aquent senior account manager/recruiter Debra Powell will provide tips and best practices to stay on top of the latest industry trends.

  • Ask Aquent: Workplace Expectations and Protocol

    Ask Aquent: Workplace Expectations and Protocol

    Join Aquent recruiter Megan Falls for the April “Ask Aquent” webinar as she delves into the sometimes tricky, always interesting topic of workplace expectations and protocol.

  • Karlssonwilker and Adobe Muse

    Karlssonwilker and Adobe Muse

    Hjalti Karlsson and Sandra Shizuka of the award-winning design studio karlssonwilker share their experience working with web design software Adobe Muse to create a website.

  • Moving Screens: Video for Mobile Devices

    Moving Screens: Video for Mobile Devices

    In this webinar, Will Hyde of Superfad and Adobe expert Rufus Deuchler will explore cinematography basics, camera language, type in motion, story arc, lighting, sound and the balance between capturing and editing.

  • Responsive Typography for the Mobile Web

    Responsive Typography for the Mobile Web

    This webinar covers how to optimize typography for smaller screen real estate, exploring how good typographic principles such as line-height, line-length, contrast, scannability, white space, and hierarchy can improve the mobile reading experience.

  • Emotional Design

    Emotional Design

    In this webinar, Celeste M. Combs of The Experience Group and Adobe expert Erik Natzke share best practices of emotional design and discuss how you can apply it to enhance the user experience of your next interactive or mobile project.

  • Wireframing + Prototyping: Pencil to Paper to Screen

    Wireframing + Prototyping: Pencil to Paper to Screen

    View this on-demand webinar to explore information architecture and interaction design through wireframes and prototyping—including specific tools and methodologies such as lo-fi paper prototypes, simple click-through prototypes, HTML interactive prototypes and conceptual scenario videos.

  • Design Research: Getting to know Your Users

    Design Research: Getting to know Your Users

    In this webinar, learn why design research is an investigation based on empathy, insight and understanding—and how it can help designers discover what tasks people accomplish with digital services and devices, where they want to perform these tasks and what kind of information they need to complete them.

  • Webinar: Moving Los Angeles: Metro's Transportation Revolution

    Webinar: Moving Los Angeles: Metro's Transportation Revolution

    Join Michael Lejeune, Metro’s creative director, in this session to learn about building a lively and effective in-house studio, winning over skeptical clients by successfully tackling key campaigns and instilling a new attitude toward mobility that will affect generations to come.

  • Webinar: Product Development with Motiv: From Legos to Launch

    Webinar: Product Development with Motiv: From Legos to Launch

    In this Aquent “Industry Insights” webinar, Motiv’s Matthew Bacon and Steffen Koury discuss how designers are playing a more critical role in consumer product development.

  • Webinar: Engineering Passion: How Kimberly-Clark Drives Growth Through Design

    Webinar: Engineering Passion: How Kimberly-Clark Drives Growth Through Design

    In this webinar, Darralyn Rieth, Design Director of Global Operations at Kimberly-Clark Corporation, will look at what design is—and what it’s not—in service to the brand as a business problem-solving tool.

  • Webinar: Branding ABC

    Webinar: Branding ABC

    In this behind-the-scenes look at entertainment marketing, Matt “Pash” Pashkow will share insights about overseeing branding for ABC and making the transition from design entrepreneur to broadcast network television. He will also discuss how his creative teams are structured.

  • Webinar: Designing Wellness: Inside Merck's Healthcare Revolution

    Webinar: Designing Wellness: Inside Merck's Healthcare Revolution

    Learn how a global leader in healthcare is innovating ahead of a rapidly changing industry in this members-only webinar presented with Aquent. Bob Calvano, director of Merck’s Global Creative Studios, will give a guided tour of the trends developing at his in-house, full-service agency, where he leads a studio of 80 plus designers, illustrators, developers and filmmakers. 

  • Webinar: Reinventing IBM: Bringing Technology to Life

    Webinar: Reinventing IBM: Bringing Technology to Life

    Get insights from the tech industry on how to create vibrant, unforgettable experiences for your brand. IBM’s Lee Green discusses the company's strategy for making the complexity of technology understandable and inspiring in this free webinar exclusively for AIGA members, presented by Aquent.

  • Typography for the Web: Webinar Recap and Resources

    Typography for the Web: Webinar Recap and Resources

    Web typography, simplified, decoded, deconstructed. That was the focus of our sixth “Breakthroughs” webinar, featuring Tim Brown, type manager at Typekit and author of the blog Nice Web Type.

  • Reinventing the Magazine Experience: Recap and Resources

    Reinventing the Magazine Experience: Recap and Resources

    In the fourth webinar in AIGA and Adobe's "Breakthroughs" series, Callie Neylan led a discussion with Lindsay Powell of National Geographic and Colin Fleming of Adobe about how to create new storytelling experiences on the iPad.

  • Design + Data = Power: Webinar Recap and Resource List

    Design + Data = Power: Webinar Recap and Resource List

    Callie Neylan, moderator for AIGA and Adobe’s “Breakthroughs” series, gives a post-webinar overview on how designers and their clients can use data to improve the impact of their work.

  • Responsive Web Design: A Recap and Resources

    Responsive Web Design: A Recap and Resources

    On July 27, Callie Neylan, Dan Mall and Scott Fegette presented a “Breakthroughs” webinar on responsive web design, with handy tips AIGA members could put to use right away. Here are more resources they recommend.

  • Designing for Devices: A Recap and Resource List

    Designing for Devices: A Recap and Resource List

    What do you call a designer who designs for devices? Lucky! Callie Neylan shares this and other conversation highlights from “Devices Everywhere,” the second in AIGA and Adobe’s “Breakthroughs” webinar series.

  • The First of Many Breakthroughs

    The First of Many Breakthroughs

    Callie Neylan, moderator for AIGA and Adobe’s “Breakthroughs” webinar series, provides an overview of the first session and a list of resources suggested by speakers Rob Girling of Artefact and Kiyo Toma of Adobe.