Designers Get Hired: Happy Hour with TCG

Navigating the professional scene can be daunting, especially when you're new to the industry. You know you need experience, but how do you land that design job and start gaining that experience? Join AIGA Baltimore and The Creative Group for a special happy hour at Alexander's Tavern. Learn directly from Baltimore's creative industry recruiters about today's trends in salaries, resume and portfolio tips, and what companies are looking for.  

Join us upstairs at Alexander's Tavern on Thursday, September 19th, at 6:00 pm for a night of networking and discussion catered to emerging designers.


  • 6-6:30 pm: networking & happy hour
  • 6:30-6:45 pm: discuss design salaries, resumes, portfolios
  • 6:45-7:00 pm: discuss what clients are looking for, i.e. most desired skillsets
  • 7:00-7:30 pm: Q&A and networking

EMERGE Awareness Week
AIGA EMERGE is an initiative built to engage and empower designers who are just starting out. EMERGE formed with the belief that each emerging designer has their own needs. Here’s a snapshot of what was happening around the country during the first EMERGE Awareness Week and beyond. Learn more about AIGA EMERGE at

Directions & Parking
Alexander’s Tavern is located on South Broadway Street in Fells Point. Carpooling is recommended, and parking is available on the street and in several nearby garages. Public transportation to Fells Point includes the Water Taxi (landing 11) and the Charm City Circulator green route (stop 105).

When & Where
Thu, Sep 19, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT
Alexander's Tavern
710 South Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21231