Companies will be conducting brief 25 minute interviews on Friday, February 17 at the SFU Harbour Centre campus in Vancouver as part of TouchPoint 2017. Interviews are not guaranteed as there are limited spots and applicants will be selected based on the strength of their portfolio. You will be notified if you have been selected for interviews by February 9th.
Interview applications are open and accepted until February 2, 2017.
If you choose to apply for this opportunity, please read the below carefully to prepare.
One fundamental way that the TouchPoint conference can reinforce our culture of design is to provide a format for you to create relationships with industry stakeholders. Please understand; to introduce yourself, your work and your interest in design with any company attending TouchPoint is an unbelievably rare opportunity. Great care should go into your preparation for this meeting.
"The work I want to talk to you about is a [thing, service, interface, process], designed for [some sort of person / group / demographic / audience] so that they can [solve a problem, do something interesting, remove a pain, feel a certain way, achieve or triumph in a certain way]. This has never been done before because [provide reason or caveats about simplicity, cost, complexity] and is important to solve because [provide rationale]."