Retrospective and Chill: Navigating Your Professional Path

Mar 2, 12:00 – 2:00 AM

Join us for an evening of conversation facilitated by Indya McGuffin and Matt Da Silva, teammates on Netflix's Hawkins Design System team. Indya and Matt will help you reflect on your own professional and personal path. No work will be required - just bring your curiosity and vulnerability, and be ready to spark new ideas!

About this event

Join us in an evening with Netflix's Design System team! 

Join us for an evening of conversation facilitated by Indya McGuffin and Matt Da Silva, teammates on Netflix's Hawkins Design System team. By sharing learnings from their creative journeys - navigating impostor syndrome and evolving skill sets - and leading attendees through fun icebreakers, Indya and Matt will help you reflect on your own professional and personal path. No work will be required - just bring your curiosity and vulnerability, and be ready to spark new ideas!

This event presents an incredible opportunity to connect with fellow professionals who share your interests and to expand your knowledge and skills in the fields of technology and user experience design. We will be providing delicious food and drinks, along with some fantastic Figma swag and giveaways to make the evening even more memorable.  

Don't miss out on this opportunity to join us on March 1st 2024 at Brainstation Miami in Wynwood, located at 2650 NW 5th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33127. Secure your spot by RSVPing today.


BrainStation X FoF Miami

This event is sponsored and hosted by BrainStation, the global leader in digital skills learning. To further support the Friends of Figma community, BrainStation is thrilled to provide access to a number of scholarships for their bootcamps and courses ranging across UX Design, Product Management, Software Engineering, and more. Sign up through this page to learn more about the opportunity and a BrainStation Advisor will be in touch with you regarding next steps. 🧠


About BrainStation

Founded in 2012, BrainStation works with industry leaders from the most innovative companies, developing cutting-edge digital education that has empowered more than 100,000 professionals and some of the largest corporations in the world.

BrainStation's courses provide students with the skills employers are looking for in today’s job market. From the stunning Wynwood campus, BrainStation trains thousands of professionals across Miami every year, preparing them for the fastest-growing jobs in technology.


About our speakers

Indya McGuffin (she/her) is a designer (and professional silver-lining-finder) inspired to help people better understand themselves and others. Originally from Chicago, Indya has dedicated her career to helping Black creatives, entrepreneurs, and those envisioning more equitable futures own and share their stories.

Mateus "Matt" Da Silva (he/him) is a designer and musician who is passionate about systems thinking and empowering others through design. Originally from Brazil, his journey as an immigrant has made him attuned to the nuances of designing for different cultures. He is deeply committed to understanding the ethical considerations involved in the act of creating, and seeks to become an advocate for ethical digital transformation. 

Speakers

  • Matt Da Silva

    Netflix

    Product Designer

  • Indya McGuffin

    Netflix

    Design Operations Lead

When

When

Saturday, March 2, 2024
12:00 AM – 2:00 AM UTC

Agenda

12:00 AMOpen doors
12:15 AMWelcome
12:30 AMPresentation
1:00 AMQ&A
1:15 AMNetwork & Giveaways
1:45 AMClosing

Organizers

  • Beto Navarro

    Amazon

    Product Designer

  • Jackie Benz

    GE

    UX/UI Designer

  • Jonathan Ruiz

    DocuSign

    Lead Product Designer

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