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April 2019

UX Gym Workshop Wellington – Introduction to User Research

April 26 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Biz Dojo Wellington, 115 Tory Street
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand
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Probably no other area of design has more impact on how successful your initial design decisions are going to be than user research. Most of us aren’t designing for ourselves, and a good understanding of who our users are and what their needs are is vital for successful design. This course teaches you how to identify the best type of research for a project, how to execute your research so you get the most useful results given the time and…

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May 2019

Auckland DA Workshop: Running a successful project: on time, on budget, and on brief

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Studio One Toi Tu, 1 Ponsonby Road
Auckland, 1011 New Zealand
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Recommended for Account Managers, Project Managers, Creatives, Team Leaders, Studio Owners
 
If you are responsible for running client projects or campaigns in your studio or agency, then this workshop is for you. You'll learn how to take the guesswork out of project planning; organise your workflow; and determine the essentials to keeping a project running on time, on budget, and on brief. You'll receive practical tools and templates to help improve your planning, productivity, and profit. 

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UX Gym Workshop Auckland – Introduction to Information Architecture

May 10 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thinkspace Shared Space, 3 Glenside Crescent
Auckland, Select a State: 1010 New Zealand
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Learning how to organise, describe and present the information in your website or app is one of the fundamental skills that makes up UX design. Information architecture is the glue that holds complex digital products together and enables users to navigate and make sense of them.

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UX Gym Workshop Wellington – Introduction to Information Architecture

May 24 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Biz Dojo Wellington, 115 Tory Street
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand
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Learning how to organise, describe and present the information in your website or app is one of the fundamental skills that makes up UX design. Information architecture is the glue that holds complex digital products together and enables users to navigate and make sense of them.

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DA Women In Design May 2019 – Christchurch

May 30 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Thinking Room, 367 Moorhouse Avenue
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Join us for an informal evening of drinks and food as we come together for relationships to be made, nurtured and supported. Spaces are limited to 15 people. Everyone is welcome. With thanks to our DA Friends - who help to keep DA going and growing, DA Friends attend this event for free. A small cover charge for non-DA Friends helps to cover the admin costs of running these events for the community. $25+gst per person (First drink and nibbles included)…

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$25

DA Women In Design May 2019 – Auckland

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hello Beasty, 95_97 Customs St West
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Join us for an informal evening of drinks and food as we come together for relationships to be made, nurtured and supported. Spaces are limited to 30 people. Everyone is welcome. With thanks to our DA Friends - who help to keep DA going and growing, DA Friends attend this event for free. A small cover charge for non DA Friends helps to cover the admin costs of running these events for the community. $25+gst per person (First drink and nibbles…

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DA Women In Design May 2019 – Wellington

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fortune Favours, 7 Leeds Street
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand
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Join us for an informal evening of drinks and food as we come together for relationships to be made, nurtured and supported. Spaces are limited to 30 people. Everyone is welcome. With thanks to our DA Friends - who help to keep DA going and growing, DA Friends attend this event for free. A small cover charge for non-DA Friends helps to cover the admin costs of running these events for the community. $25+gst per person (First drink and nibbles included)…

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June 2019

UX Gym Workshop Auckland – User Experience Design: Designing for Screens

June 14 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thinkspace Shared Space, 3 Glenside Crescent
Auckland, Select a State: 1010 New Zealand
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This practical course focuses on design for screens, from application user interfaces to web design. This course could be taken as a complement to one of our user centered design courses or as a stand alone course for designers, developers and product managers who want to learn more about making design decisions for screens.

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$195

8th Annual Design Assembly Pub Quiz — Christchurch 2019

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011
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The DA Annual Pub Quiz will be back for its eighth year! Pit your studio against the rest, or if you’re working independently, gather together a team of your design colleagues. Show your creative peers just how much you know, and enjoy an evening amongst the biggest design nerds in Christchurch.

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$195

8th Annual Design Assembly Pub Quiz — Auckland 2019

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Bluestone Room, 9-11 Durham Lane
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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The DA Annual Pub Quiz is back for its eighth year! Join us for an evening of graphic design, arts and culture trivia — you know you want this year’s bragging rights! Pit your studio against the rest, or if you’re working independently, gather together a team of your design colleagues. Show your creative peers just how much you know, and enjoy an evening amongst the biggest design nerds in Auckland. Thursday 20 June. 7pm - 10pm

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Foundation Certificates Open Day – Tuesday 25th June

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design, 24 Balfour Road
Auckland, Parnell 1052 New Zealand
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Foundation Certificates Open Day Tuesday 25th June 2019 9am – 12:30pm Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design 24 Balfour Road, Parnell Auckland City CONSIDERING A CAREER IN ARTS & DESIGN OR DIGITAL MEDIA? Ensure you have the knowledge to make an informed decision about your tertiary study options in arts and design and digital media. The HOD will present an overview of the programmes. OVERVIEW 9am - Registration 9:30am - Welcome and Programme Overview 10am - Digital Media and Design…

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UX Gym Workshop Wellington – User Experience Design: Designing for Screens

June 28 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Biz Dojo Wellington, 115 Tory Street
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand
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This practical course focuses on design for screens, from application user interfaces to web design. This course could be taken as a complement to one of our user centered design courses or as a stand alone course for designers, developers and product managers who want to learn more about making design decisions for screens.

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July 2019

8th Annual Design Assembly Pub Quiz — Wellington 2019

July 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant, 39 Abel Smith Street
Wellington, Wellington 6011 New Zealand
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The DA Annual Pub Quiz will be back for its eighth year! Save the date and join us in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington. Details to be confirmed.

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$20

DA Korero | Winter – Hawke’s Bay

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IDEAschool, Eastern Institute of Technology, 501 Gloucester Street
Napier, New Zealand
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Design Assembly and our regional host Coast & Co are excited to bring to Hawke’s Bay — DA Korero | Winter. Join us for an evening of conversations, exploring design projects in detail - the process, the challenges and the results. Featuring Rachel Juno from Coast and Co ,  Rebecca Norman, Owner/Operator of Panoply Studio and Johnson McKay from Fly Creative. Johnson joins us from Auckland ahead of his workshop on Wednesday 10th July: DA Workshop Napier – Designing a Culturally Authentic…

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$300

DA Workshop Napier – Designing a Culturally Authentic Aotearoa

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
IDEAschool, Eastern Institute of Technology, 501 Gloucester Street
Napier, New Zealand
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Wednesday 10th July 2019 9am - 3pm IDEAschool, Eastern Institute of Technology 501 Gloucester Street Taradale Napier Earlybird prices until 31 May 2019 - SAVE $100 off your ticket: $300 +GST Professional / $200 +GST Design Assembly Friend / $50 +GST DA Student Friends Prices from 1 June 2019: $400 +GST Professional / $300 +GST Design Assembly Friend / $100 +GST DA Student Friends (Not a DA Friend? Details on how to sign up can be found here).   Tēnā koutou, nau mai, haere mai! Design…

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DA Workshop Wellington – Designing a Culturally Authentic Aotearoa

July 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Out of Office, Level 3/11 Vivian St, Te Aro
Wellington, Wellington 6011
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Thursday 18th July 2019 9am - 3pm Out of Office Level 3/11 Vivian St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011 Prices: $400+gst Professional | $300+gst Design Assembly Friend | $100+gst Student Plus the option to purchase an Eat My Lunch meal for lunch. (Not a DA Friend? Details on how to sign up can be found here).   Tēnā koutou, nau mai, haere mai! Design has a major influence in how culture, society and perceptions are shaped and defined.  Globally, there is a hunger for authentic brands, experiences and connection…

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DA Workshop Wellington – Designing a Culturally Authentic Aotearoa

July 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Out of Office, Level 3/11 Vivian St, Te Aro
Wellington, Wellington 6011
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Our first workshop is sold out, so we're doing another! Friday 19th July 2019 9am - 3pm Out of Office Level 3/11 Vivian St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011 Prices: $400+gst Professional | $300+gst Design Assembly Friend | $100+gst Student Plus the option to purchase an Eat My Lunch meal for lunch. Workshop needs 10 people minimum to run (Not a DA Friend? Details on how to sign up can be found here).   Tēnā koutou, nau mai, haere mai! Design has a major influence in how…

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Beyond Design Thinking: Design co-creation methods with Raul Sarrot

July 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Ellen Melville Centre, 2 Freyberg Place
Auckland, 1000 New Zealand
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Friday 26th July 2019 9am - 12.30pm Ellen Melville Centre, Eleitino (Paddy) Walker Room 2 Freyberg Place, Auckland Central $350 +GST Professional / $250 +GST Design Assembly Friend / $100 +GST DA Student Friends (Not a DA Friend? Details on how to sign up can be found here). What is the best way to deeply engage with your clients to better understand challenges and opportunities? In this workshop with Raul Sarrot from Fresh Fish, we will explore how we could complement Design…

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August 2019

UX Gym Workshop Auckland – Introduction to Service Design

August 8 @ 9:30 am - August 9 @ 4:30 pm

Introduction to Service Design 2 days | 9:30am - 4:30pm everyday Auckland Thurs 8 August - Fri 9 August 2019 | Thinkspace - 3 Glenside Crescent, Auckland Sign Up for Auckland In this intensive, hands-on 2 day course we provide you with tools and techniques to better uncover and articulate user needs, build great service concepts, clearly articulate them and create compelling experience prototypes to test and develop your ideas. Overview The workshop takes you stage by stage through a…

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Whitecliffe Photo Media Open Day – 10th August

August 10 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design, 24 Balfour Road
Auckland, Parnell 1052 New Zealand
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Whitecliffe Photo Media Open Day Saturday 10th August 2019 9am - 1pm Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design 24 Balfour Road, Parnell Auckland City CONSIDERING A CAREER IN PHOTO MEDIA? Ensure you have the knowledge to make an informed decision about your tertiary study options in arts and design. The Photo Media HOD will present an overview of the programme taught in each year of the BFA Photo Media major. You will also learn about career opportunities within the Creative…

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