UX Careers: Set Yourself Up for Success
What does a successful UX career look like? There is no one unique answer to this question. The path towards a fulfilling UX career starts with you choosing the right path for yourself. There are many different paths of progression within the UX field and by acknowledging your own personal metrics, skills and ambitions you’ll be able to choose the one that suits you best.
However, it can be challenging to figure out how to take that next step in your UX career. In this Master Class with Pavitra Tandon, you’ll discover whether UX is right for you and the ins and outs of the different career paths within the UX field.
- What is UX and is it right for you?
- The distinction between different UX fields such as Design, Research, Writers, Prototypers, etc.
- How to take the first step into the world of UX.
- Skills to master to help kick start your career in UX.
- UX career progression routes—the asks and expectations.
- The future of UX.
This Master Class is for anyone who is interested in pursuing a career into the ever-evolving field of UX, or for people wanting to transition into UX.
Pavitra S. Tandon started her career as a graphic designer but soon she found her calling in a different field of design. She is passionate about all things UX and integrates UX methodologies in everyday life too. She has over 14 years expertise integrating data and UX with Design Thinking techniques. She has worked for startups, consultancies, Fortune 500 companies alike for clients in over 30 countries, helping improve user experiences for over 30 million people worldwide. She has gained vast experience driving strategy sessions and facilitating innovation workshops, managing multi-disciplinary teams including remote teams and executive stakeholders across the organization. In her free time, she volunteers her expertise to startups and mentors junior designers.
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