jocademy sessions are a new series of webinars featuring leading designers, entrepreneurs, and innovators. In half-hour presentations, these experts share knowledge and insights on how to succeed as an independent designer in the digital age. Afterward, you, the audience, are invited to ask questions, discuss, and connect with the speaker.
jocademy session #8: Learn the keys to successful networking as a designer with Lior Smith
Lior Smith works with social enterprises, the public sector and charities to help them develop user-centered services using a service design methodology. She finds it meaningful to use her design skills to help create the parameters for a happier society. and enjoys connecting people to ideas and each other. Besides working with Rainmaker as a service designer and design researcher, Lior is the founder and Programme Curator of the Service Design Fringe Festival, which is now preparing for its fourth year.
She previously worked with FutureGov in partnership with Surrey County Council, Participle and Designersblock amongst numerous other agencies, as well as within central government at the UKTI Ideas Lab. She occasionally lectures at universities about social design and service design, including CSM, LCC and Camberwell. She graduated from Goldsmiths in 2012 having also studied at Nottingham Trent University and Ravensbourne.
What you will learn:
Can you imagine getting hired because of what you posted on Twitter? That’s exactly what happened to Lior Smith. Relationships in the digital age take many forms and are keys to a successful design career. From in-person skills to internet communication strategies, you’ll find out:
- How to make a lasting impression as “someone you should know”
- How it’s possible to get hired via your social media presence
- How to turn awkward networking situations into lasting career opportunities
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