March 2017 (applications closed)

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  • Sophie Howe
The Dots Graphic Design Portfolio Masterclass takes place at Pentagram on Tuesday 21st March.
There are 40 spaces available at this event.
Deadline for applications Monday 13th March, 11:00pm >> Apply here
This event is supported by Squarespace, Shutterstock & MOO.
Calling all Design folk. Join us at Pentagram's legendary studio for an opportunity to connect with some of the UK’s leading Creative & Design Directors.

We are on a mission to connect the UK’s most talented emerging creatives with some of the most iconic creative businesses. The Dots Portfolio Masterclasses give emerging creatives the opportunity to sit with industry leaders and receive honest feedback on projects from their portfolio/showreel in some of London’s most iconic venues and workplaces. Previously, Masterclasses have taken place at Google, Facebook, Pentagram, AKQA, BBH, ASOS, RA, Spring Studios, Karmarama & more.

The Dots Graphic Design Portfolio Masterclass at Pentagram takes place on Tuesday 21st March, 6.30-9.30pm.
This event will allow you to liaise with industry leaders, gain insightful feedback on your portfolio and network with like-minded individuals. It could even lead on to pastures new for your career, Creative Directors are often on the lookout for new creative minds to join their teams.
Strengthen your connections to industry and walk away with incredible and honest advice on how to build or re-energise your portfolio -so critical in scoring those top creative jobs.

10+ industry leaders, including Partners from Pentagram, will act as Mentors for the evening - reviewing portfolios, sharing creative wisdom and providing sought-after insights.

Mentors include:
Naresh Ramchandani, Partner, Pentagram
Jody Hudson-Powell, Partner, Pentagram
Luke Powell, Partner, Pentagram
Kate Moross, Founder, Studio Moross
Julie Seal, Creative Strategist, Facebook Creative Shop
Sophie Dutton, Lead Designer, Tom Dixon
M&C Saatchi (name tbc)
D&AD Judge (name tbc)

Plus many more to be announced soon...

This event is ideal for all Graphic Design folk and is open to anyone working in the industry or looking for that next big break into Design.
Whatever your specialism, this is an event where you can network, improve and gain scope in the world of Design.
No minimum or maximum experience level is required - these events are open to all to apply for. For us, diversity is key, and we are calling for all with a talent and a dream to apply to our Portfolio Masterclass events.

There are only 40 spaces at this event. Your profile and portfolio of work on The Dots will be used as your application to join the Masterclass, so make sure it is on point with your most treasured work and is a honest representation of the person that you are.
Apply by Monday the 13th of March, click here!

This event is supported by Squarespace, Shutterstock & MOO.
You can bag some nifty discounts from our partners, lend your eyes here;
Squarespace = Get 10% off your new website, online store or custom domain, using code: THEDOTSPM (first purchase only)
Shutterstock = Apply a 10% discount to image purchases using the code:GET10
MOO = New customers can relish in a 15% discount on all print products, using the code: DOTS2017

Still feel like you're unsure as to how the Masterclasses roll out?
Take a peek at a couple of videos from previous events:

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