FITC Toronto 2016

2016-04-17 00:00:00 2016-04-20 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Toronto 2016 It's Time to Level Up. Your skills, your connections, your passion: take it all to the next level with FITC Toronto 2016 - a three-day professional celebration of the best the world has to offer in design, web dev, media and innovation in creative tech. Toronto FITC Toronto


Nearly every designer after a few years of working for an agency, begins to think about starting his or her own studio. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a fancy office, work only on the projects that you like, without having to sell your soul to the devilish client and compromise when amending designs? But reality is more complex than that and definitely less romantic. Irene Pereyra and Anton Repponen will talk about transforming a small studio into a hyper successful project and share their experience including all the achievements and failures they went through on their way to the top.


If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to start your own design studio and get to work on things you want to work on, this is the talk for you.

Target Audience

Designers, developers, project managers, anyone working across digital and design

Five things audience members will learn

  1. How to collaborate across UX and design
  2. What it takes to start your own studio
  3. How to balance client work with personal work
  4. How to control feedback
  5. How to expand the brief