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CanvasFest I Careers Clinic

About this event

Actionable insights & career guidance from expert product leaders

Join us from 10:00 on Tuesday 20 October as we invite digital and product experts for a morning of panel discussions as they delve into how you can progress your career in product and digital.

If you’re just starting out in digital product, or you’re looking for the next step in your career, we’ll have expert product leaders on hand to give you some pointers with an online panel and live Q&A.

CanvasFest is a two week, online digital festival that’ll be taking place from Thursday 8 to Wednesday 21 October 2020 and part of that activity is the careers clinic!

This event will be especially relevant for people who:

  • Are working in digital and product and looking for a new and exciting opportunity
  • New to the industry and want some guidance on how to get started with confidence
  • Looking to network with product people to find the latest and greatest talent



The online panel and live Q&A will last 90 minutes with the panellists going through a set of questions aimed to give you all the information and resources you need to advance your career in digital product.

Here’s a sneak peek into what you can expect to see:

  • Increasing diversity for under-represented segments within the industry. The idea of ‘diversity’ is to highlight that there are multiple avenues for people to advance/begin their careers in digital product
  • How to get into the digital product industry and the different paths you can take
  • The qualifications/courses that you need/will help you out on your journey
  • Recommended books to read and the jargon to look out for
  • Interview code (you don’t have to wear a suit to all interviews!)
  • The skillset you have and what roles you’d be suited for



Pip Jamieson - Founder & CEO, the-dots

Pip Jamieson is the Founder & CEO of The Dots, a professional network for people that don't wear suits to work -'dubbed “The next LinkedIn?' by Forbes.

Delightfully Dyslexic with a distinctive marmite laugh (you either love it or you hate it) Pip was named by The Sunday Times as one of the Top 100 Disruptive Entrepreneurs innovating in their respective fields & by Ad Week as one of the 41 trailblazing leaders having a positive impact on the world.

Being a dyslexic sole female tech founder, Pip has put promoting social responsibility and helping business build diverse teams at the heart of everything they do! 68% + of The Dots community is female, 31% + BAME & 16% + LGBT+. The Dots also do a lot of work around socioeconomic diversity and neurodiversity to fuel a more balanced industry of the future.

Sarah Timmins – Portfolio Manager, Eversheds-Sutherland

Sarah is a certified Advanced Agile Product Owner experienced in product management, project / programme management, marketing and digital solution development.

Sarah has experience in polar opposite environments – marketing within Financial Services and IT led in Law and can share how proved POs have valuable transferable skills (without being a ‘techy’!). Sarah has led 60+ people during her career and can share insights on what client side employers look for when recruiting great product people.

Bhavesh Vaghela - VP of Products, Callsign

Bhavesh is a digital craftsman at heart who enjoys connecting people and ideas to inspire, innovate and co-create solutions. His passion is the intersection between humanity and technology and doing karmic good. His position at Callsign allows him to create products that solve the problem of identity, authentication and protect the vulnerable from fraudsters.

Natalie Lomas - Talent Acquisition Manager, 383 Project

Natalie finds future 383 talent, she promotes everything it takes and is to be a 383'er and is one of the guardians of 383's culture.

Natalie has experience in both Creative Agencies and Recruitment Agencies. Firstly working for some of the midlands most respected Advertising Agencies and then carving her career in recruitment specialising in the Creative and Tech industries. She has over 20 years experience where she has helped guide and shape the careers of a diverse candidate base covering many different client sectors and varying levels of candidates from graduates to C-suite.


Leon Barret, Product Director, 383

Leon is responsible for leading and developing the product function. This includes direct reports that span Business Analysts, Product Owners, Product Delivery and Product & Business Strategists.

Starting his career as a developer, Leon was always interested in why the products he worked on existed and made a difference to people, and it’s this curiosity that led him into the world of product management.



To secure your place at this event, please register your details above and you'll receive a unique link to your inbox. You'll also get access to the recording after the event, so you can replay at your leisure.

Hosted by

  • Guest speaker
    Natalie Lomas

  • Guest speaker
    Sarah Timmins

  • Team member
    Leon Barrett Product Director @ 383

  • Guest speaker
    Pip Jamieson

  • Guest speaker
    Bhavesh Vaghela

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    Sarah Timmins

  • Team member
    383 Host 383


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