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May 2018

UX Gym Workshop Wellington: Information Architecture 101 — Introduction to Information Architecture

May 25, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bizdojo,

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. This introductory course teaches you the basics of designing solid information architecture (IA) for websites, intranets, search and web applications. You will learn what and how to research to identify the elements of an…

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DA Chch Isle of Dogs Movie: Panel and Screening

May 30, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Academy Gold Cinema, 363 Colombo Street
Christchurch, Canterbury 8023 New Zealand
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A one off event that will be a great studio outing as well as social event for professionals and students alike.In this stop-motion-animated film from writer/director Wes Anderson, an outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be quarantined on an island. A boy (voice of Koyu Rankin) journeys there to rescue his dog Spots (Liev Schreiber), and gets help from a pack of misfit canines who have also been exiled. His quest inspires a group of dog lovers to expose a government conspiracy. The voice cast also includes Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, Bob Balaban, Greta Gerwig, and Yoko Ono.

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June 2018

7th Annual Design Assembly Pub Quiz, Auckland June 28th, 2018

June 28, 2018 @ 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 seventh 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. 

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July 2018

DA Workshop Christchurch: Applying Design Thinking to creating Māori Graphic Design

July 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
BizDojo Christchurch, 4 Ash Street
Christchurch, New Zealand
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There is a growing demand for authentic products, experiences and connection with people and community. This has created a growing desire to authentically engage with and share Māori culture, narratives and forms of expression. This workshop is designed to help anyone who would like to explore and understand authentic Māori Design, in a supportive and accepting environment.

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UX Gym Workshop Auckland: User Interface Design — Designing for Screens

July 13, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thinkspace Shared Space, 3 Glenside Crescent
Auckland, Select a State: 1010 New Zealand
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his 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. NOTE: This is a design course, not a coding course although it does include a summary of the most common technologies used to implement web and…

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Design Assembly Pub Quiz, Wellington, July 24th, 2018

July 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fortune Favours, 7 Leeds Street
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand
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The DA Annual Pub Quiz is back for its third year in Wellington! 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 Wellington. Prices — Professional (1 x table booking,…

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UX Gym Workshop Wellington: User Interface Design — Designing for Screens

July 27, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bizdojo,

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. NOTE: This is a design course, not a coding course although it does include a summary of the most common technologies used to implement web and…

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August 2018

DA Workshop Christchurch: UX Crash Course with Matt Gould

August 3, 2018

Get hands-on experience of a digital UX design project from start to finish in this intensive one day workshop. This course is designed to give you an understanding of the principles behind a modern user centered design process and practical experience of some of the most common activities you will encounter in a typical user experience project. The day is designed so you can apply what you learn immediately to your current projects and also use what you learn as a base for further study.

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UX Gym Workshop Auckland: User Testing & Prototyping

August 17, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thinkspace Shared Space, 3 Glenside Crescent
Auckland, Select a State: 1010 New Zealand
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User testing designs through prototyping helps us to safely explore risky ideas, get a feel for how real people will respond to our designs and most importantly lets us fail cheaply and privately instead of publicly and expensively. But how many users do we need? How do we identify what to test? How do we know the way we designed and ran the test is producing valid results? How do we recruit people? How do we integrate user testing into…

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Auckland: Living the Freelance Life — Conversations for the Self-Employed

August 31, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Objectspace, 13 Rose Road, Grey Lynn
Auckland, New Zealand
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Design Assembly is excited to bring you a morning of conversations dedicated to those who are self-employed, celebrating the alluring yet intricate art that is freelancing.

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September 2018

UX Gym Workshop Wellington: User Testing & Prototyping

September 7, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bizdojo,

User testing designs through prototyping helps us to safely explore risky ideas, get a feel for how real people will respond to our designs and most importantly lets us fail cheaply and privately instead of publicly and expensively. But how many users do we need? How do we identify what to test? How do we know the way we designed and ran the test is producing valid results? How do we recruit people? How do we integrate user testing into…

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UX Gym Workshop Auckland: UX Intensive Week — A week long introduction to user experience design

September 10, 2018 @ 9:30 am - September 14, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Thinkspace Shared Space, 3 Glenside Crescent
Auckland, Select a State: 1010 New Zealand
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This course combines all our one day courses into a week long deep-dive into experience design. It takes you through a full digital UX project from initial research to finished design. The week is designed to give you an understanding of the principles behind a modern user centered design process and practical experience of some of the most common activities you will encounter in a typical user experience project. With this course you can apply what you learn immediately to…

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7th Annual Design Assembly Pub Quiz, Christchurch September 13th, 2018

September 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Exchange Christchurch (XCHC), 376 Wilsons Rd, Waltham
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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The DA Annual Pub Quiz is back for its seventh 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 Christchurch.

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DA Korero | Spring – Hawke’s Bay

September 20, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Urban Winery, 3 Ossian St, Ahuriri
Napier, Hawke's Bay 4110 New Zealand
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Design Assembly and our regional host Coast & Co are excited to bring to Hawke’s Bay — DA Korero | Spring. Like the autumn event, it is a casual opportunity to get the creative community together and have a chat about all things design. Join us at The Urban Winery on the 20th of September from 5.30pm for a quiet beverage or two.

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DA Workshop Wellington: ‘Wine & Type’ with Nicole Arnett Phillips and Sarah Maxey — Thursday 20th September

September 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Victoria University of Wellington, Faculty of Architecture and Design, 139 Vivian St, Te Aro
Wellington, Wellington 6011 New Zealand
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Nicole Arnett Phillips and Sarah Maxey will guide participants through a wine tasting, drawing based workshop where participants will use visual language to convey the characteristics of New Zealand’s wine culture in a series of guided briefs (to design a sequence of wine labels). It is a social and interactive evening, sure to delight the senses!

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UX Gym Workshop Wellington: UX Intensive Week — A week long introduction to user experience design

September 24, 2018 @ 9:30 am - September 28, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Bizdojo,

This course combines all our one day courses into a week long deep-dive into experience design. It takes you through a full digital UX project from initial research to finished design. The week is designed to give you an understanding of the principles behind a modern user centered design process and practical experience of some of the most common activities you will encounter in a typical user experience project. With this course you can apply what you learn immediately to…

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October 2018

Auckland: DA Masterclass — Packaging Design with Matt Grantham

October 5, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Objectspace, 13 Rose Road, Grey Lynn
Auckland, New Zealand
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Through his own journey, Matt will guide you through the importance of developing and communicating a compelling brand story on ‘pack’. Understanding the client / their business, their products and consumers, to be empathic to them as well as the retail environment the product will live in. To dissect what the client wants to achieve while keeping an eye on opportunities they might have overlooked.

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Auckland: DA Conversations — Spring 2018

October 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thievery Studio, 203 Karangahape Road
Auckland, 1010
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Join us for our DA Conversations Spring Series in Auckland and Wellington, where we look at 'Diversity in Aotearoa New Zealand Design' — what does it mean and why does it matter? With a very special line up of speakers.

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Wellington: DA Conversations — Spring 2018

October 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Credenza Shared Office Space, 40 Taranaki Street Level 2, NEC Building
Wellington, New Zealand
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Join us for our DA Conversations Spring Series in Auckland and Wellington, where we look at 'Diversity in Aotearoa New Zealand Design' — what does it mean and why does it matter? With a very special line up of speakers.

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Auckland: Doubling Down with Double Denim Directors

October 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Objectspace, 13 Rose Road, Grey Lynn
Auckland, New Zealand
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Double Denim's Directors are coming to Auckland for a full-day workshop & talk consisting of 2 sessions: 'How to make Impact' with Anna Dean and 'Unlocking the 23 trillion dollar economy' with Angela Meyer.

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