2013 AIGA Colorado Call For Nominations

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AIGA Colorado
April 1, 2013

AIGA Colorado, the local chap­ter of the nation’s old­est and largest pro­fes­sional asso­ci­a­tion for design, is cur­rently seek­ing nom­i­na­tions for its open board posi­tions, effec­tive April 1st. We’re look­ing for moti­vated vol­un­teers to help us pur­sue our mis­sion of advanc­ing design as a pro­fes­sional craft, strate­gic advan­tage, and vital cul­tural force.

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The incom­ing vol­un­teer board will play a piv­otal role in reshap­ing AIGA Colorado to be a leader within the Colorado design com­mu­nity and beyond. Serving on the board often enriches the per­sonal and pro­fes­sional lives of vol­un­teers, and pro­vides board mem­bers with the oppor­tu­nity to meet accom­plished indus­try pro­fes­sion­als as well as net­work with up-and-coming talent.

Board nom­i­nees need not be cur­rent AIGA mem­bers at the time of nom­i­na­tion, but any nom­i­nees elected will be required to join and main­tain their mem­ber­ship for the dura­tion of a two-year term. Chair posi­tions must join at the Contributor level or higher; Director-level posi­tions and above must be Supporting mem­bers at a min­i­mum. (For more infor­ma­tion about mem­ber­ship lev­els, visit aiga​.org/​b​e​l​ong.)

Self-nomination is per­mit­ted and encouraged.

Open board positions:


You are a vision­ary. You love the Colorado cre­ative com­mu­nity and always have ideas to improve it. You look beyond our state for inspi­ra­tion and want to share that with every­one around you. Apply Here →

Chapter Development Director

Organization comes nat­u­rally to you. You pride your­self in find­ing order in chaos and under­stand the ben­e­fits of details. You don’t just crunch num­bers, you crush them. And you love con­nect­ing with peo­ple who want to see the orga­ni­za­tion grow. Apply Here →

Programming Director

You love bring­ing new ideas to fruition and under­stand time­lines. You can man­age cre­atives and help them see the oppor­tu­nity of their con­cept for an event. You under­stand para­me­ters of bud­gets and goals and rel­ish in the excite­ment of the oppor­tu­nity. Apply Here →

Communication Director

In this day in age, you know there are so many ways to get noti­fied. And you under­stand how they work. You get how timely things need to be, and the for­mal­ity (or not) of how the mes­sage should be received. You love con­tent and the con­stant updates – and want to assist us in pro­vid­ing that for our mem­bers. Apply Here →

Mentorship & Education Director

The next gen­er­a­tion of design­ers (young or old) need to be con­nected and you under­stand that learn­ing never ends. You enjoy see­ing the magic of con­nec­tions and find­ing ways to facil­i­tate rela­tion­ships. You would be in charge of run­ning the Review and our College Mentorship Program. Apply Here →

Admin Chair

This impor­tant posi­tion is focused on help­ing the chap­ter deal with day-to-day tasks, such as orga­niz­ing board meet­ings, and assist­ing the VP & Director of Chapter Development with their com­mu­ni­ca­tion and spon­sor duties. Apply Here →

Membership Director

We are a mem­ber­ship based orga­ni­za­tion and this posi­tion is ded­i­cated to being an ambas­sador for the chap­ter. You would host a cou­ple of events a year and com­mu­ni­cate the ben­e­fits of being a mem­ber at our events and on our web­site. Apply Here →

Community Outreach Chair

This posi­tion is focused on con­nect­ing AGIA CO with other orga­ni­za­tions — cre­ative, busi­ness, and city focused. You would work closely with the VP of pro­gram­ming to be sure events get to peo­ple out­side of the cre­ative field and be one of the orga­niz­ers of the ArtStir in accor­dance with Denver Pavilions. Apply Here →

Volunteer Chair

Our orga­ni­za­tion is 100% vol­un­teer run. It’s crit­i­cal to our chap­ter that we have a solid base of vol­un­teers to help sup­port our var­i­ous ini­tia­tives. You would serve as the ambas­sador for the chap­ter when new peo­ple visit, and encour­age par­tic­i­pa­tion at the local level. In addi­tion, you would be one of the orga­niz­ers of the ArtStir week­end with Denver Pavilions. Apply Here →

Field Directors

Is your city a bit too far to drive for smaller events? And you want to have an AIGA pres­ence in your com­mu­nity? If so, this posi­tion is for you! You would run a small team of vol­un­teers to orga­nize smaller events in your area. You would work closely with the VP of Chapter Development, VP of Programming, and VP of Communication to exe­cute events in your area and pro­mote them online. Apply Here →

Buzz Chair

Leading inde­pen­dent cre­atives to grow is a crit­i­cal task. You under­stand what it’s like to run a small busi­ness and have expe­ri­enced free­lance life first hand. This posi­tion holds monthly round­table dis­cus­sions about free­lance and small busi­ness top­ics. You would lead dis­cus­sions and bring in speak­ers for this event. Apply Here →

Drink & Draw Chair

All work and no play makes any­one dull. Your job through this monthly run event is to host a themed hands-on event. Finding friendly ways for our com­mu­nity to relax, get cre­ative, and get to know each other. Apply Here →

New Programming Chair

We are cre­ative types and con­stantly have new ideas we want to try out. You would help us fig­ure out how to make these ideas hap­pen and assist us in run­ning sup­port­ing events! Apply Here →

Workshop Chair

Increasing our tech­ni­cal skills is the only way we can keep up with tech­nol­ogy. Your job would be to host three to four work­shop based events to grow our mem­bers skills. The top­ics are open ended and can be any­thing you can imag­ine want­ing to learn. Apply Here →

Craftworks Chair

Thinking out­side the box is what design­ers thrive on and they love get­ting crafty. Your job is to host three to four hands-on non-graphic design based events per year. Again, the top­ics are open ended. Apply Here →

Speaker Series

Our speaker series is the bread and but­ter of our chap­ter. Learning from out­side cre­atives is one of the most reward­ing expe­ri­ences any designer can have. It would be up to you to brain­storm who you want to have come to Colorado, orga­nize their visit, and host them while they are here. You would also be in charge of work­ing with the DAM and VP of Communications to announce their visit. This is a rare chance to work directly with almost any national cre­ative you would like. Apply Here →

Annual Event & Fundraising Event Director

There are many dif­fer­ent tasks that make host­ing an annual event suc­cess­ful. It requires hav­ing a vision for the event, meet­ing dead­lines, work­ing ven­dors and coor­di­nat­ing a team. Pulling every­one together is no easy task, but the chal­lenge of that and the great oppor­tu­nity is what inspires you. Apply Here →

Branding Chairs

Design is what you love and really all you want to do. Lucky for you, design is in high demand! We are look­ing for team mem­bers to help us design for our speaker series, work­shops series, and the hand­ful of other events we host every year. This is your oppor­tu­nity to do the design you really want to do! Apply Here →


Those design­ers love to talk, but don’t know how. This is where you come in, help­ing us refine our ideas into some­thing that mat­ters. You would review our con­tent, pro­vide feed­back, and help us com­mu­ni­cate our ideas through social media in tan­dem with our SM chair. You would be inte­gral in pub­lish­ing con­tent on our web­site and the com­mu­ni­ca­tion that moves through our multi-channel mes­sag­ing. Apply Here →

Social Media Chairs

You love shar­ing design sto­ries and know how to engage an online audi­ence. You like talk­ing to peo­ple and are great at stok­ing the fire for upcom­ing events. We are look­ing for some peo­ple to help us main­tain a solid voice about what we have going on and what is hap­pen­ing in the cre­ative com­mu­nity as a whole. Apply Here →

Web Chair

HTML and CSS don’t phase you. You know what it takes to get con­tent online and love the strat­egy behind mak­ing a web­site actu­ally work for you! You would be in charge of adding events and arti­cles to our site, and send­ing out our HTML emails. The lifeblood of our com­mu­ni­ca­tions team lies within you. Apply Here →

Professional Development Chair

You know that being a pro­fes­sional doesn’t just end once you’ve worked for a cer­tain num­ber of years. Learning is a never end­ing process and you know that con­nect­ing with older cre­atives is as impor­tant as con­nect­ing with younger cre­atives. You also know that there are many pro­fes­sion­als look­ing for oppor­tu­nity, and you look for­ward to loop­ing them into the job mar­ket. You would help us run Well Seasoned, our pro­fes­sional round­table dis­cus­sion, and help pro­mote our pro­fes­sional grant pro­gram while find­ing men­tors for var­i­ous other ini­tia­tives. Apply Here →

Teen Mentorship Chair

The oppor­tu­nity of a young mind see­ing the poten­tial of design as a career and out­let is what dri­ves you. In this posi­tion you would con­nect pro­fes­sion­als with teens to learn about the poten­tial career they have in design. Apply Here →

Awards Chair

There are two big ways our chap­ter gives back to its mem­bers. For the stu­dents, it is the Robert Taylor Scholarship Fund. For our pro­fes­sion­als, it is our Professional Grant Program. You would be in charge of orga­niz­ing each, pro­mot­ing to the appro­pri­ate audi­ence, and run­ning the selec­tion process for each. Apply Here →

College Chair

You know how col­lege is, you have been an edu­ca­tor or are one, and under­stand the intri­ca­cies of being a stu­dent. You also know how crit­i­cal it is that they con­nect with pro­fes­sion­als out­side of their school. Your job would be to con­nect with our stu­dent mem­bers & groups, host a stu­dent event or two, and help with the men­tor­ship pro­gram for a year. Apply Here →

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