Hosted by Simon Thorneloe, Senior Designer at Dept Agency
Joining the workforce as a recent graduate is full of twists and turns, and one common question is whether to specialise or generalise. Simon will walkthrough his journey from transitioned from University to becoming a multi-disciplinary designer at a global digital agency, whilst highlighting key learnings and present-day takeaways.
Simon is an experienced designer with a varied portfolio from; interactive websites, shop and museum installations, through to branding and packaging design. He is currently a Senior Designer based in Manchester at Dept, international digital agency, creating digital platforms and campaigns for brands across multiple industries. This year Simon won second place in the UK Young Cannes Lions competition and his work was awarded ‘Site of The Day’ by Awwwards and FWA.
Priority will be given to students graduating this year. Please include your university, course subject and graduation year.
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