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Inside the Minds of Brilliant Designers

July 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

About This Event

Overview: This inspiring panel event series invites key players in the design community to offer a rare insider’s look at how they work and create. From branding to user experience to accessibility, panelists will discuss how they approach projects from a design point of view, how design thinking methods help with problem-solving, and much more. Plus, they’ll cover opportunities within the field and their vision for the future of the industry.

What You’ll Take Away: Gain practical tips and insight from expert designers on how they’re solving problems through design, and get inspired to take your creativity to the next level.

About the Speakers

Georgie Bird Head of Design,

Georgie is the head of design at Hatch, where she started as the first employee tasked with building & launching the MVP, and now leads product strategy & design. Hatch is a startup on a mission to help all people find & do meaningful work, originally focused on students & graduates, placing students in employers like Westpac, Domain, Atlassian, J.P. Morgan, Qantas & Spotify. More recently Hatch has rapidly launched the Hatch Exchange in response to COVID-19 – a labour exchange to help stood down workers find redeployment opportunities during the crisis.

Georgie has a mix of UX/UI, product & startup experience. She is passionate about mission led design & seeks to build technology that positively contributes to our collective human experience, and gives more democratic access to the benefits of the digital economy – one of the most critical being fair access to stable & meaningful work.

Tom Lucey Graphic Designer,
Tom Lucey

Tom is a type and graphic designer who has been running his own design business for the past 5 years. During this time he has worked with a range of clients including WorkSafe, Parcelpoint and CQUniversity and released his first typeface, Lonsdale.

Most recently Tom and his friends at The Child In Me collaborated to design a brand identity and website for Tradies For Fire Affected Communities (TFFAC), which is a platform that connects tradies with people impacted by the devastating Australian bushfires.

Tom’s experience spans branding, website design and more recently, front end development. He is passionate about typography, creative collaborations and life-long learning.

Sarah Bracken City Host,
Design Kids Sydney

Sarah Bracken volunteers as a city host for The Design Kids Sydney in-between her day job as a graphic designer and web developer. She loves being endlessly inspired by all of the talented folk who attend the monthly #TDKtuesday events. Her keen interest in neuroscience has lead to a side passion for brand strategy and artificial intelligence. She has learnt from indulging in an embarrassing amount of self-help literature that the most enduring source of happiness in life is found in giving back and so to maintain a level of sanity, spends her spare time volunteering for the Sea Shepherd, local animal sanctuaries and social enterprises.




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