Ink & Pixels is back!

Get ready for AIGA Baltimore’s fifth annual student design conference and portfolio review—for the first time, we’ve added experiences in the weeks leading up to the big event so there are even more opportunities to prepare for the job market and kick off your design career.

Hold onto your hats, because it’s going to be an exciting ride.

First, we’ll start at creative firm HAVAS helia on Friday, March 25, for a talk about cover letters, resumes, and what to expect throughout the hiring process. Then on Friday, April 15, we’ll tour three more Baltimore agencies, HZDG, Mission Media, and TBC.

Finally, join us for the 2016 Ink & Pixels Student Design Conference on April 16 at the Stevenson University School of Design. The conference will include morning speaker sessions with designers from the National Aquarium, the Food and Drug Administration, and independent local design studio Curly Red. In the afternoon, students will have the opportunity to present their portfolios to industry professionals and get real-time feedback.


Get ready to prepare yourself for a career in design!

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Ink & Pixel Events

  • Get Noticed: Advice on Transitioning From Design School to Your First Job

    Friday, March 25, 2016

    You’ve spent lots of time meticulously revising the work in your portfolio, but what have you done to get that work in front of recruiters and hiring managers? Join the creative team at HAVAS helia on Friday, March 25, to get advice on how to approach your first design job search and get noticed!

  • Studio Tours

    Friday, April 15, 2016

    Join us for an exciting day of tours through three of Baltimore’s innovative design and advertising agencies: Mission Media, HZDG, and TBC.


  • Student Design Conference

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

    Ink & Pixels, AIGA Baltimore’s Student Design Conference, is one of the area’s largest events focused on helping students prepare for a career in design. In the morning, industry leaders from independent design studio Curly Red and the US Food and Drug Administration will give talks discussing the different skills needed to succeed in the professional world. These talks will be followed by a keynote talk from the Exhibit Design Team from the National Aquarium. After lunch, students will present their portfolios to regional design professionals and receive constructive, one-on-one evaluations.


AIGA Baltimore thanks our Ink & Pixel 2016 sponsors for their support!

Annual Sponsor

Indigo Ink

Event Sponsor

TEK systems

Supporting Venues

TBC Havas helia
HZDG Mission Media


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