How to Land a UX Job?

How to Land a UX Job?

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Learn from Master UX the strategies of how to fix your CV and portfolio and leverage your previous background when applying for UX job!

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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!

See video replay of: The Truth About Why You're NOT Landing a UX Job?

Course Structure:

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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?

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:

Aug 13 - Sep 17 (6 Saturdays)

Time:

9-11am PST / 12-2pm EST

Language:

English

Price:

- Early Bird: US$499/person (90% OFF Limited Offer to first 10 students!)

- Regular Price: US$4999/person

Location:

Zoom LIVE sessions

Who Should Attend:

  • Junior UX Designers
  • UX Career Switchers

* For anyone who are facing issues landing a UX job. Basic UX knowledge preferred.

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

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Elaine Ann is the Founder and CEO of Kaizor Innovation. She has 20+ years of experience in User Experience/Design Thinking. She 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 for companies such as Razorfish, Philips Design, Henry Dreyfuss in New York and Silicon Valley and have designed the User Experiences of some of the very early Internet/technology businesses such as Schwab.com, Intuit's Quicken, Philips Networked Home etc.

Her current clients include: Google, Airbnb, Dropbox, Intel, BMW, Ford etc. Elaine graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a BFA in Visual Communication Design and Masters in Interaction Design. She is also an EMBA alumnus of the Cheung Kong Business School (Beijing) and is a Stanford Executive Education Design Thinking Bootcamp alumni.

On the side, she organizes a UX community in Vancouver (IxDA - Interaction Design Association Vancouver) with 1000 members on Facebook/Meetup Group. She has also been invited to judge the IF Design Award, ADC Awards and Core77 Awards and spoken globally in this area of her expertise.

Elaine also helps Tech Startups as their Fractional CXO (Chief Xperience Officer) with their Product-Market Fit Strategy and Customer Discovery/Validation: www.CXO.kaizor.com She also trains designers in her Online UX course and offers internship opportunities with real interdisciplinary collaboration context with Tech Startups she is involved with: www.linkedin.com/in/elaineann

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

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