Hey Buddies! 👋
We have some exciting launches and fun activities coming
for at/to you this week - our job board & talent collective, merch store, and some events. Read to the end for a fun Pie Day challenge and scholarship opportunity!
🚀 Job board
We’re officially launching our job board on Pallet, featuring design jobs from our community, for our community! We’re excited to be providing this opportunity for job seekers, hiring managers, and recruiters to help each other out.
🐰 Job seekers
Find regularly updated design jobs for all levels, located all over the world. You can also apply to join our talent collective (free to join), which is shared with companies.
🐰Hiring managers and recruiters
Want to get your job in front of tens of thousands of designers who regularly engage in the design community and participate in design workshops? You can submit your job and gain access to our talent collective.
It’s free to submit a job. However, we do have a featured tier (perk: we share your job across our channels).
Current price: $99 until Mon Mar 14, 11:59pm PT (UTC-8) After Mar 14: $199
🎁 Merch store
On Redbubble, you can also select which kind of item you would like based on the design (e.g. stickers, t-shirts, tote bags, notebooks, and more).
Items will also be updated regularly here, so stay tuned! Up next will be our limited edition birthday merch collection following a party. (Design Buddies turns 2 years old on Apr 10!)
Acing the app critique for your next product design interview (Mon Mar 21, 5 pm PST (UTC-8)) with Minjun!
Let’s express it, Buddies! How to stand out with your social posts with Creative Cloud Express (Wed Mar 25, 5 pm PST (UTC-8)) with Katrina and our Buddies at Adobe!
We’ll have some templates to remix for a chance to be selected for a 1:1 session with Katrina and a 1 year subscription of Creative Cloud 👀
⭐️ Accessibility design workshop (Thu Apr 7, 3 PM PST (UTC-8)) with our Buddies at Bitesize UX! Free for all buddies
🎞 Resume and cover letter workshop with our Buddies at MURAL
See more on our YouTube channel!
Design Leader Insights: Design Buddies was featured in this interview with Grace by Fuego UX. Gain some actionable tips on how to scale a side hustle while having another full-time job!
Tiger design challenge submissions
Happy year of the tiger! here are some submissions from Brooke, Rochelle, Akemi, and Kelly from our last newsletter!
We teamed up with Protopie to bring you the Pie Day: Prototype Challenge!
Buddies come join and create your very own E-Commerce App prototype and win prizes.
🎁 Prizes: 1-year team plan / ProtoPie swag
⏰ March 14 to 31, 11:59 PM PST
Share your creations in #🥧 prototype-challenge on Discord!
Gain real world design skills with Co.Lab! Co.Lab is an 8-week, team-based learning program, where you work with a product manager and software engineers to ship a real product. You'll also get access to a dedicated mentor plus over 20 classes that teach you how to communicate effectively as a team and more.
Their project-based curriculum is a great way to gain real-world, collaborative experience in a safe learning environment. They have cohorts kicking off monthly, and we’re working with the Co.Lab team to offer scholarships to students!
Apply here by March 11 to be considered for COLAB10:
🌈 Our Buddies at Spline launched Spline Beta! Check out more in their tweet
Resources shared on Discord
🐰 About Design Buddies
Design Buddies is an inclusive design community where all designers can level up. We have resources, events, design activities, mentorship, and more.
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