Creative Review 2023

Join AIGA DC for the return of Creative Review on Saturday, May 27. This virtual event pairs designers of all levels with professionals for one-on-one career advice, resume feedback, or portfolio review to help you stand out from the comfort of your own home or office.

Attendees will be paired with at least two reviewers for twenty-five minutes each for one-on-one sessions. This ensures a diversity of expertise and opinion to help provide a broader range of support that matches the individual needs of attendees.

As part of the registration for this event, you will complete a four-question survey. This will help the event committee match attendee event goals with reviewer expertise and backgrounds.

Creative Review runs from 10:30 AM EST to 1:00 PM EST. Our agenda, listed below, is tentative and may change between now and the actual event.

  • 10:25 AM - Arrival
  • 10:30 AM - Introductions
  • 10:40 AM - Speaker Presentation and Q&A
  • 11:40 AM - Break
  • 11:50 AM - One-on-One Session Pt. 1
  • 12:15 PM - Break
  • 12:30 PM - One-on-One Session Pt. 2
  • 12:55 PM - Closing

Our Guest Speaker

Creative Review is excited to announce this year's guest speaker: Stella Guan, CEO of Path Unbound and founder of Bezier Home. Path Unbound is an online design school providing a customizable user interface and visual design curriculum.

She is an award-winning designer and educator whose presentation will give the attendees non-cliche advice to improve their portfolios, impress employers with their craft, and inspire others to follow with their voices.

Our Creative Reviewers

We will pair attendees with reviewers with expertise across many disciplines for one-on-one sessions. Our reviewers come from many different organizations (agencies, government, in-house, non-profit, freelancing, etc.) and have volunteered their time and experience to help attendees grow and excel in their craft.

Design Continuum Fund

10% of the proceeds from this and every event goes to the AIGA DC Design Continuum Fund (DCF) scholarship, fostering the next generation of designers by helping local design-minded and underrepresented students as they pursue their education.

Accessibility Information

We will provide Live Closed Captioning for this Zoom event. While our events may include presentations with motion graphics, we restrict most full-screen motion to the opening and closing segments. If you need additional accommodations to access the event fully, please email

FAQ Information

What do I need to bring to the event?

You need to have a computer with Zoom already installed before the event. If you plan to share your portfolio or resume, ensure you can share your screen. Come prepared with links to any additional materials if you are unable to share your screen. You should upload and set to “Public” materials hosted on services like Google Drive or Dropbox before the event.

How do I find the Zoom link for this event?

After registering for the event through Eventbrite, you will receive an email confirmation from AIGA DC via Eventbrite. You will receive the Zoom link 10 minutes before the event starts. If you need help finding the Zoom link for the event, please contact us at before the event start time.

Will the event be recorded?

The opening, guest speaker presentation, and closing will be recorded. The one-on-one breakout room sessions between attendees and reviewers will not be recorded. Barring unforeseen technical issues, the recorded aspects of this event will be shared in the AIGA DC recordings archive for AIGA members to rewatch or catch up on at a later date. If you’re not an AIGA member, you can register for membership on the AIGA Membership website.

What is your refund policy?

We will honor requests for a full refund if submitted 24 hours before the event. Refunds will be granted for technical issues only if you contact us at for assistance before the event or were not admitted from the waiting room due to your display not matching our registration list. The Eventbrite website fee is nonrefundable.

Code of Conduct

All AIGA DC events adhere to our Code of Conduct.

When & Where
Sat, May 27, 2023 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM EDT