Get involved! Serve on the planning committee for San Francisco Design Week which will take place in June of 2015. Develop your leadership skills or use your expertise and experience to contribute to the success of this annual event.
SF Design Week spans the entire Bay Area from Silicon Valley, San Francisco, East Bay and beyond. Since 2006, AIGA San Francisco has organized SF Design Week as a way to reach out to a diverse community of over 24,000 Bay Area design professionals as well as local businesses, non-profits, entrepreneurs, students, the design-savvy public, tourists, and more.
AIGA SF works with other design organizations to sponsor a full week of events highlighting the diversity and professionalism of the design community around the bay. We’ll discuss, debate, explore, celebrate and showcase the Bay Area’s broad influence on the design world and beyond.
AVAILABLE COMMITTEE POSITIONS
Opening Reception Planning:
Committee member: Assist the Committee Lead, Zack Shubkagel, plan the opening reception. If you have skills with event planning, community outreach, VIP events and more, this is for you!
Committee Lead: You’ll lead the charge in planning our VIP activities and receptions, work with our PR team to schedule interviews and collect content for the website. Committee leads will be working directly with the Executive Director and other Committee leads.
Committee Member: A little less responsibility, but still plenty of engagement. Committee members support the Committee Lead by volunteering for a task and running with it to completion. The best part? Engagement with our SF VIP’s!
Committee members: You’ll assist our Committee Lead, Krista Mollion of Transparent House in creating processes and managing visitors expectations before and during their visit to SF Design Week.
Web Committee Lead: We’re creating a new website this year so we’re looking for experienced designers and programmers to create the 2015 website and to help strategize elements and key features of the website. sfdesignweek.org
Web Committee Members: You’ll assist the Web Committee Lead make sure our site is effective in communicating who we are and all the ways to contribute or participate in 2015.
Editorial and Content Development:
Committee Members: You’ll work directly with AIGA SF Board Member Rebecca Bedrossian (formerly editor of Communication Arts) seek out and create content for our editorial section of the website and our eBlasts and social media.
Volunteer Coordinator Committee Member: You’ll work directly with AIGA SF Board Member Christine Ogu to inspire and manage our army of volunteers throughout SF Design Week. Great networking opportunity!
Work with our team to fundraise and engage to help finance SF Design Week activities. Use your skills to make the event more accessible to a larger audience and fund exceptional events.
Questions? Email volunteer
Benefits of volunteering:
Meet like-minded people
Build leadership skills
Gain experience in event planning
Hang out with the who’s who of design in SF
Applications now being accepted.
Julia Lemke – Academy of Art University
Bryn Hobson – California Polytechnic State University
Anna Carollo – California College of the Arts
Jenny Ng – City College of San Francisco
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