• Designer Series: Growing your business with monthly recurring revenue

    To register for the event, you must sign up for the ZOOM Webinar (link sent upon RSVP). A recurring payment is a way of collecting payment from your customers by collecting it directly from their bank or card. The customer will have to give their one-time permission and register for the payment option. Customers can be charged on a weekly, monthly, or quarterly basis depending on the options available. This webinar will highlight opportunities to to collect recurring payments online through various methods. No technical experience required. Collecting payments online, either through an eCommerce shop or payment form, is a great way to keep consistent cash flow during this difficult time. This webinar will highlight opportunities to to collect payments online through various methods. No technical experience required. For Freelancers If your business has been affected by the lockdown, this webinar will showcase how you can transition to an online storefront and collect payments online. For Designers If you are currently charging for services the traditional way, this webinar will highlight how you can leverage recurring revenues to improve your cash flow. Learn more about MonthlyPro at www.monthlypro.com This webinar is limited to 100 seats. Reserve your spot today!

  • Lightning Talks and Design Project Feedback

    RED Academy Toronto

    We will be hosting a series of Lightning Talks: 6:30 Doors Open 7:00 Introduction 7:15 Tim Ho (TribalScale) - will talk about learnings and current process for designing conversational interfaces - mainly around Amazon Alexa skills 7:30 - Tian Zhao (http://raiseimpact.io) - Design, social entrepreneurship, and blockchain at Raise. 7:45 - Eva Ng (RBC) - The UX landscape within small to large businesses you could encounter. 8:00 - Geoff Lee (George Brown) - The future of retail through UX/UI. 8:15 Additional presentations and Networking Towards the end of the event we will be hosting an informal small group session to go over some recent UX projects that designers have been working on. Please bring your designs for an open discussion regarding the recent projects. What to bring: - Your laptop - Pencil/Markers - Paper Optional: Some recent projects you have been working on. This event often times becomes a UX discussion or show and tell.

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  • Creative Jam

    The Jam Factory

    Tonight, Thursday, October 26th To attend this event, you must RSVP here: https://nvite.com/CreativeJam/torontoXD Please join us for a Creative Jam focused on UX Design, an inspiring two-part design experience that demonstrates and celebrates creativity The Adobe Creative Cloud team will host the Creative Jam presentations. This one-hour design showcase highlights the work of 3 creative leaders. At the same time, in the next room, hand-picked Designers will be competing in the Creative Jam tournament, a 3-hour design charrette showdown. Participants will be using Adobe Experience Design. Once the Creative Jam presentations wrap, tournament participants will take the stage to share their creations with you. As part of the audience, you’ll vote on each submission and select the People's Choice winner. There will also be Grand Prize winners decided by a group of judges! To attend this event, you must RSVP here: https://nvite.com/CreativeJam/torontoXD EVENT SCHEDULE 7:00pm Doors open. Settle in, and meet your fellow creative community. Free soda and food available. The tournament will be in full swing—pop your head in and see how it’s developing. Portfolio reviews will be taking place for those who reserved a spot before the event. 8:00pm Creative Jam Talks begin. Sit back as local creative leaders walk you through their personal creative process. 9:00pm Creative Jam tournament competitors share their solutions, inspired by a theme announced just 3-hours before. Audience and Judges vote. Awards follow. 9:30pm Everyone socializes and gets to meet the teams.

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  • User Research and Testing Practices

    Achievers HQ

    User Research helps us understand the user before, during, and between all stages of the design process. This meetup will focus on User Testing and Research practices. Schedule: 6:30 Doors Open 7:00 Introduction 7:05 Speaker 1: Ivana Grahovac (Strategist at Cossette) 7:25 Questions 7:30 Speaker 2: Julia Meriel (UX Researcher at BlueDot Inc.) 7:50 Questions 7:55 Speaker 3: Alex Rice-Khouri (UX Researcher at Influitive) 8:15 Questions 8:20 Networking Starts 9:00 End

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  • Design Critique (Working Session)

    Rooster Coffee House

    We will be hosting an informal small group session to go over some recent UX projects that designers have been working on. Please bring your designs for an open discussion regarding the recent projects. What to bring: - Your laptop - Pencil/Markers - Paper Optional: Some recent projects you have been working on. This event often times becomes a UX discussion or show and tell.

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  • Designer Happy Hour

    Monarch Tavern

    Join us as we meet and discuss design while drinking cold beer and tasty drinks! This is an informal social that will kick off the weekend! We hope to see you there!

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  • Design Critique (Working Session/No Host)

    Location visible to members

    We will be hosting an informal small group session to go over some recent UX projects that designers have been working on. Please bring your designs for an open discussion regarding the recent projects. What to bring: - Your laptop - Pencil/Markers - Paper Optional: Some recent projects you have been working on. This event often times becomes a UX discussion or show and tell. This is an informal event. A TorontoUXD organizer will not be present. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us at [masked]. Thanks!

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