AIGA Portfolio Festival

The AIGA Portfolio Festival is a virtual event supporting students, recent graduates, emerging designers, and those looking to refresh their portfolio. Focused on mentorship, collaboration, and learning, the Portfolio Festival features content from design practitioners, influencers, educators, and partners, who can help you tailor your portfolio to your next opportunity.

AIGA Portfolio Festival

Watch the 2021 Festival

2021 AIGA Portfolio Festival recordings are available now! You can access the content in one of three ways:

AIGA Members

View the Portfolio Festival videos for free on our Talks page.

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Nonmembers

Download the talks from our store; the full package of videos is just $20.

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Portfolio Festival Attendees

Login at the event platform to view recordings.

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Keynote Speakers

Fireside Chats

More AIGA Portfolio Festival

View keynote talks and live reviews from 2021 and 2020 on our Talks page.

About the Live Event

Keynotes and Live Reviews
All attendees will have access to view keynote talks from Jina Anne, Aaron Draplin, Kaleena Sales, and Zipeng Zhu. Each speaker will follow their talk with three portfolio reviews, conducted live on Zoom before an audience.

Private Reviews
View and Review ticketholders will be scheduled for an intimate review session with a professional designer. Our team will match reviewees and reviewers based on practice area and other factors, for the best fit and most helpful review.

Discord and Miro
During the month of July, a private Discord group for all attendees will be active. Attendees will have the chance to connect, network, and share tips and tricks. Additionally, all attendees will be invited to post work and to give and receive feedback using the platform Miro.

AIGA Portfolio Festival Reviewers

Attendees with the View and Review ticket will be paired with a professional designer for an intimate review session. Reviewers are members of the AIGA community, from across the country and from diverse professional backgrounds.

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AIGA Portfolio Festival Reviewers

Pricing

View and Review

$69 nonmember

Watch keynotes and live-streamed reviews—and receive feedback in an intimate review session with a professional designer.

This ticket type is available through June 29, 2021. Ticket purchase and work samples must be submitted by this day in order to receive a portfolio review.

View-only

$59 nonmember

Watch keynotes and live-streamed reviews.

View and Review

$49 member

Watch keynotes and live-streamed reviews—and receive feedback in an intimate review session with a professional designer.

This ticket type is available through June 29, 2021. Ticket purchase and work samples must be submitted by this day in order to receive a portfolio review.

View-only

$39 member

Watch keynotes and live-streamed reviews.

Join our email list to learn about future Portfolio Festivals and other opportunities!

Thank You to Our Partners

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Adobe Design

Adobe Design is a dynamic, cohesive, global team of designers, researchers, prototypers, content strategists, program managers, and more who work across Adobe’s three product lines: Creative Cloud, Document Cloud, and Experience Cloud. We design the tools and services that our customers use to create and communicate. Visit adobe.design to learn more about our team and what we’re passionate about.

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Datadog

Datadog is a monitoring platform for hybrid cloud and cloud native applications, providing full visibility into the health and security of an application. Designers on the Creative team design visuals that elevate the Datadog brand, from redesigning the company website to creating an identity for a new conference from the ground up. The Creative team is supported by a culture that sees design as an integral part of Datadog's success. 

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J&J Design

J&J Design, part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, works globally across the Company’s main business segments: Consumer, Pharma, Medical Device and Corporate. Through the power of design, we design and optimize new experiences for consumers, employees, healthcare providers and patients. JJD’s steadfast commitments include ruthlessly driving patient centricity, accelerating digital transformation and elevating brand experience and reputation. Our team works together to build a culture where we can all thrive both personally and professionally and we can currently be found at seven locations, including offices in New York City, Singapore and Los Angeles.

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