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The Creative Group Partners With AIGA To Launch Design Career Compass
New Program to Help Design Professionals Navigate Their Careers

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Creative Group, a specialized staffing service for creative, digital and marketing talent, today announced it has partnered with AIGA, the professional association for design, on a nationwide career development program for designers at every stage of their career journey. The new undertaking, Design Career Compass, was established to help managers attract and retain top creative talent, designers find fulfilling jobs and advance in their careers, and AIGA members at all levels build leadership skills.

Design Career Compass will provide resources, career advice, coaching and industry insights to design professionals online and in person. This includes a newsletter and job alert emails, as well as presentations, workshops and other career- and leadership-focused activities hosted by AIGA chapters in partnership with The Creative Group.

"We teamed up with AIGA in 2012 to develop In-house INitiative, a program to support in-house designers, and we're so proud of the progress we've made," said Diane Domeyer, executive director of The Creative Group. "Beyond the in-house sector, we felt there was an opportunity for us to better serve the broader creative audience. Design Career Compass will provide 360-degree career support to all designers so they can find fulfillment and success at work and in their communities."

"Design, like every other profession, has been buffeted by the forces of change," added Julie Anixter, executive director of AIGA. "We share a commitment with The Creative Group and Diane Domeyer to empower designers to grow and succeed in the endless variations of design that are represented in today's businesses, government and society at large."

About The Creative Group
The Creative Group (TCG) specializes in connecting creative, digital, marketing, advertising and public relations talent with the best companies on a project, contract-to-hire and full-time basis. For more information, including job-hunting services and candidate portfolios, visit roberthalf.com/creativegroup.

About AIGA
AIGA, the professional association for design, advances design as a professional craft, strategic advantage and vital cultural force. As the largest and most influential community of design advocates, AIGA brings together practitioners, enthusiasts and patrons to amplify the voice of design and creates the vision for a collective future. AIGA defines global standards and ethical practices, guides design education, inspires designers and the public, enhances professional development, and makes powerful tools and resources accessible to all. Learn more at aiga.org/about.

 

SOURCE The Creative Group

For further information: Alison Strickland, (650) 234-6277, alison.strickland@creativegroup.com