FITC Toronto 2023 // In-Person

2023-04-17 00:00:00 2023-04-19 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Toronto 2023 // In-Person Join us for a celebration of the best the world has to offer in design, digital development, media and innovation in creative technologies. Toronto FITC EST Toronto



We’re all aware: working while under duress is terrible! Especially as a designer. People often talk about design as a superpower because you can illustrate the future—and it often is quite magical. But when your skillset doesn’t feel immediately relevant to your survival, the magic evaporates.

In this very personal and relatable talk, Catt Small shares her experience with navigating hard times and experiencing a career block. Attendees will learn techniques for overcoming the malaise and building a guided, sustainable design career.


Feel less bad about everything

Five Things Audience Members Will Learn

  • Techniques for setting better boundaries
  • Ways to re-engage with your career
  • How to build a community of practice
  • Ways to regain agency in a world full of constant change
  • Techniques to hold yourself accountable when you want to create stuff but feel very existential

Target Audience

Anyone who used to be excited by their career path (or creative endeavours) but now feels like their work doesn’t matter