Visual Conductor and Art Director / Designer Simi Mahtani co-hosted a Behance portfolio review event at WeWork Dumbo. Grateful for creative advice we received, now as seasoned designers, we wanted to give back to the design community.
We partnered with leading online portfolio site Behance. Incorporating their branding, yet crafting our own experience, we designed the event, from spacial design, curating superstar panelists / reviewers, to designing assets such as intro video animation, slideshow, laser-cut keychains and wayfinding signage. For social media we shared highlights of the panel discussion on Instagram stories and Snapchat. Much creative advice was dispensed and new connects were made!
The event program:
• Panel Discussion “The Future of Portfolios,” with designers from diverse fields of design, including: graphic design, motion graphics, digital design, experiential design, illustration, and photography.
• Break into portfolio review groups based on the event attendee’s design discipline
• End the inspiring evening with drinks and mingling with fellow creatives.
ROLES: event design, graphic design, programming, animation, fabrication, production.
Wendy Hu, Creative Director / Producer / Moderator.
Simi Mahtani, Art Director / Designer / Producer / Moderator.
Laura Pena, Motion Graphics Designer.
Woody Poulard, Fabricator.
Hosted by WeWork Dumbo Heights.
Panelists / Reviewers:
Julian Alexander, Graphic Design.
Kervin Brisseaux, Illustration.
Wendy Hu, Experiential Design.
Simi Mahtani. Graphic Design.
Esther Nisanova, Photography.
Laura Pena, Motion Graphics.
Khoi B Phan, Digital Design.