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How to Find a UX Job in Canada?

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Learn from the UX expert how to fix your CV and portfolio and leverage your previous background when applying for UX job in Canada!

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Join 6 weeks of 2-hour LIVE online course to equip yourself and land a job in UX! Whether you're actively seeking a UX role or trying to switch into the UX industry, this opportunity is for you!

What You Will Learn:

  • Identify various UX roles in different companies and which you should apply for
  • How to brush up your CV and portfolio to make you stand out
  • What are the skills that you're missing while are crucial from employers' perspective?

Course Structure:


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Module 1: Align your strengths with the right UX Role

  • Figure out why you want to be a UX designer / your motivations / your goal
  • What is UX? What is 0-1 process? What is User-Centered Design?
  • Figure out what part of UX design you might be good at

Module 2: Decipher UX Job Description

  • What kind of company you should work at (corporate, startup, consultancy, etc)
  • What is the minimum UX skillset expected from employers?
  • What are the UX industry trends?

Module 3: Make Resume stand out

  • How to craft a suitable resume when applying?
  • Why do you need to skip HR and recruiter?
  • How to relate your non-UX related experience to fit the applying companies?

Module 4: Brush up UX portfolio

  • Do I have to have my own portfolio website?
  • How to build my portfolio even if I don't have a UX job?
  • How to get more "experience" when not able to find a job?

Module 5: Enhance Soft Skills needed from employers

  • How to collaborate effectively in a team?
  • How to explain the Business Value of UX Design to your boss?

Module 6: Extend Network in the UX field

  • How to build a network and the importance of this?
  • How to figure out WHO to network with?
  • How to find UX communities in your location?

Date:

May 29 - July 3 (6 Saturdays)

Time:

10am - 12pm HKT

Price:

- Early Bird: HK$800/person

(Limited-time offer for the first 10 students, TODAY ONLY!)

- Group Discount: HK$1,800/person

(Minimum 2 students)

- Normal Price: HK$3,000/person

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Zoom LIVE sessions

Who Should Attend:

  • Junior UX Designers
  • UX Career Switchers

We have a limited number of spaces. Sign up soon!


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Elaine Ann (LinkedIn) is the Founder and CEO of Kaizor Innovation. Elaine has 20+ years of experience in UX/Design Thinking and is a veteran of the early dot-com era in the mid 90's having lived and worked in the U.S. for 12 years. She has worked in New York, Silicon Valley and San Francisco for companies such as Razorfish, Philips Design and has designed the User Experiences of some of the very early Internet/technology businesses. Her current clients range from Google, Airbnb, Dropbox, Intel, HP, BMW as well as Tech Startups.

She has recently moved to Vancouver to set up a branch helping Tech Startups in North America with CXO Advisory (Chief Xperience Officer) and training up Tech Founders and UX designers alike. She is also a UX Mentor at the Founder Institute Western Canada and a sponsor company at the Center of Digital Media, Red Academy and the Radical Research Conference 2019 in Vancouver.

Elaine also trains students on New Product/Services Innovation and User Experience. Her past students now become the senior UX designers in the following companies: Google, Facebook, Airbnb, DBS Bank, Tencent, Ant Financial, IDEO, Bain&Company, Microsoft, etc.

She recently started a Youtube channel about UX/Design Innovation. She interviews industry professionals from around the world about topics including Design Thinking, Design Entrepreneurship, and User Experience. The goal of the channel is to make design innovation knowledge more accessible for young people so that they are able to unleash their creative potential. (Check out Elaine's YouTube Channel)

Contact sonya.shi@kaizor.com if you have any questions regarding the course

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