🐰📰Newsletter #2 | Design content level up

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Hey Buddies! 👋

We have some exciting events & resources coming up for you to help you level up your design career including a new webpage drop, 20+ events in October and November, and more fun wholesome things!

Welcome to our second newsletter. In our newsletters, we will share community happenings, design tips, job postings, and more!

Featured

We launched a new webpage - Fluffle's Gallery!

Thank you to Pat, and our product design team for making this happen! Want to be featured on Fluffle's Gallery or join our team? Fill out this short content & design submission interest form and we'll reach out.

Visit the page!


Events

Learn about how to stand out as a UX designer and researcher at Key UX roles & core soft skills companies look for featuring Andres, Jasmine, and Chris on Wed Oct 12, 5 pm UTC-7 (PST)

RSVP

Join us for our 5th portfolio reviews featuring Joel, Siri, Andres, Calum, and host Maggie on Sat Oct 16, 10 am UTC-7 (PST)

RSVP

Event reminders

Product design job search hacks (Sat Oct 9th, 10 am UTC-7 (PST)) presentation with Marisa (RSVP)

Drawtober: Discord Art Team AMA (Fri Oct 15, 5 pm UTC-7 (PST)) (RSVP)

Designing at early stage startups (Thu Oct 14th, 5 pm UTC-7 (PST)) fireside chat with Hanna, Brian, Minjun, and host Grace (RSVP)

Drawtober: Show and tell (Fri Nov 5, 5 pm UTC-7 (PST)) with our Buddies at Discord (RSVP)

View all our events at a glance - you can also see all our events in your timezone here!


Content

Don't know where to start your design career? Here are some resources in this wonderful carousel by Joyce and Tosha. View it here!

Event recordings

🎞 Drawtober: Kick-off with our Buddies at Discord (watch)

🎞 What I would tell my younger designer self with Phil, Jenny, Zack, Minjun, host Grace, and moderators Nadia and Jess (watch)

🎞 Design your UX career with our Buddies at General Assembly (watch)

See more on our YouTube channel!


Community

Drawtober

This week's theme is....

Fall OR pumpkin spice!

Drawtober in our Discord community is taking place all of October! Drawtober is a series of 4 fun art adventures co-hosted by our team and Discord's art team. We will feature some surprises for you at the end. To see all of the details, hop into our Discord and view the #🎃👀drawtober-info channel (link to specific message)

Resources shared on Discord

⭐️ Curated list of 300+ links for UX folks (website)

⭐️ Article about two new color spaces for color picking (read)

⭐️ 3D device mockup tool through your browser (link)

Fluffle fan art

Thank you to Makayla, Gazal, and Hannah for your wonderful drawings of our friendly bunny mascot, Fluffle!

Success story

Last Minute Dinner Party, one of our Game Jam 2020 winners continued building their game and are thriving! Support them on Kickstarter!

Also, stay tuned for our second game jam, coming to a screen near you later this year! 👀


Jobs

Recent design roles we found in our community's jobs channel. Hop into our Discord for more!

💼 Experience Design, Adobe Spark in Remote San Francisco (post)

💼 Instructional Designer/Writer, Unboxed Technology in Richmond, Virginia, USA (application)

💼 Senior Service Designer or Senior UX Consultant, Nile in Edinburgh (post)

💼 Product Designer UX/UI, flaconi in Berlin (application)

💼 UX Designer, Hilti Malaysia (job listing)

For our Canadian Buddies looking for internships, check out Nadia and Pat's Design Internships Canada database!

Are you a hiring manager looking to feature jobs in our newsletter? Please fill out our partnerships form to get in touch with us!


Sponsored

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Check out Around

We are also hosting an event using Around - join us for Portfolio Reviews #5 on Sat Oct 16, 10 am UTC-7 (PST) (RSVP)


About Design Buddies

Design Buddies is an inclusive design community aimed to connect and empower designers by providing free resources, events, mentorship, and more.

👋 Visit our website and hop into our community!

🌟 Watch our past events, read our blogsupport us, and connect with us on InstagramTwitter, Tik Tok, and LinkedIn for more fun!

Do you have specific content you'd like to see in our newsletter or like to write? If so, please fill out our partnerships form or content submission interest form!

Best,

Your Fluffle Fam