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The Shape of Design: A recruitID event

October 11-12, 2018
IIT Institute of Design at Kaplan Institute
3137 South Federal Street
Chicago, IL 60616

This signature ID event will facilitate a dialogue about the development of design capability and evolving roles in industry through moderated executive and student panels, roundtable discussions, and a networking reception. Companies can recruit for full-time, part-time, or internship positions on day 2 of the event as well.

The event will take place at ID’s new home, the Kaplan Institute, on IIT’s Main Campus. Optional building tours will be available and attendees will be among of the first to see the brand new building.

Organizations can register up to four attendees per ticket.

Schedule of activities

October 11
9:00am Breakfast
9:30am Welcome from Dean Denis Weil
10:00am Executive Panel
11:00am Student Panel
12:00pm Lunch
2:00pm Round Tables
4:00pm Reception

October 12
Breakfast and lunch will be provided for companies who choose to interview.
8:30am Breakfast
9:00am Interviews
12:00pm Lunch
2:00pm Interviews
5:00pm Adjourn

Executive Panel

Michael Botos
Partner/Principal Strategy, Innovation & Transformation Consulting, EY

Elizabeth Spenko
SVP, Director of the Northern Lab at Northern Trust

Brian Walker
VP, Digital Architecture & Operations, Grainger

Amanda Schonfeld
Recruiting Lead, GSA Technology Transformation Service

Mandy Tahvonen
Director of Innovation, Relishworks Inc

Our graduates work at

Autodesk / Capital One / Conifer Research / Doblin/Deloitte / Facebook / GE / Gensler / Google / IBM / IA Collaborative / IDEO / Jump Associates / Lunar / MAYA / Mayo Clinic / McKinsey / Method / Moment / McDonald’s / Nestlé Purina / Salesforce / Samsung / SAP / Steelcase / SC Johnson / Teague / Uber / UnitedHealth Group/ Whirlpool / Wrigley

Our graduates have titles like

Design Planner / Design Strategist / Senior Innovation Strategist / Director of Product Development / Director of Innovation Methods / Director of User Research / Brand Strategist / Director of Interaction Design / Senior Information Architect / Director of Strategy and New Business Development / Digital Enterprise Strategist / Director of Experience Design / Senior UX Researcher and Strategist