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AIGA DFW In House Design Panel

Tue, Oct 25, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Le Méridien Dallas by the Galleria
13402 Noel Road
Dallas, TX 75240

In-House Designers & Corporate Design Teams, This One’s All About You.

On October 25, AIGA DFW will bring leaders from some of DFW's largest in‑house design departments together for one amazingly informative evening. Experiences from Capital One, Fossil, JCPenney, Chili's, American Airlines, ACTIVE Network, Intuit, Neiman Marcus, Blockbuster, Nokia, Sabre and more will all be represented in this rare panel event. Come with questions and leave with the advice needed to live up to corporate design expectations while maintaining your creative spark. With their collective insight on the trials and rewards of in‑house design, this unique panel will encourage you to bring out the best in yourself, your team, and your company.

Meet the Panelists:

David Jennings is the User Experience Manager of the team supporting PriceWaterhouse Coopers (PwC). He is also a former Creative Director for both Fossil and American Airlines, and led the rebrand and relaunch of aa.com.

Michelle Arrieta is the Sr. Manager of Omni-Channel Experience Design & Research for JCPenney. She has over 20 years experience leading digital design and development teams for Neiman Marcus, Sabre and JCPenney. She is a passionate advocate for the role of design in large enterprise organizations.

Candy Bernhardt is the Head of UX & Design at Capital One Auto Finance. Previously, Candy was the Senior Manager of Experience Design for Intuit, Senior UX Architect for Nokia, and a UX Architect & Innovation Labs Coordinator at Travelport where she invented the patented 'Seats Left at this Price' concept in the TotalFlights comparison display for Travelocity.

Corwin Stone is the Global Creative Director of User Experience and Design at ACTIVE Network. He has also been a Creative Director at Christian Takada, Media Director at Berith, Creative Director at Gyro International, and was a designer for Apple in the 1990's.

Chris Ebbeler is the Director of Workplace Community for Chili's, overseeing the design and development of tools that connect team members to the business. He was also Senior Manager of Curriculum & Design for Brinker International, and an instructional designer for Blockbuster.

This AIGA INitiative event is sponsored by The Creative Group.