How to find your first job in UX?

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<ul><li> 1. Your first job in User Experience (UX): Where to nd it, how to get it. in Where to find it, how to get it. </li> <li> 2. PEOPLE cool </li> <li> 3. On-off design technology Co-founder Kristin Low Kristin started career as a project manager of building industry. He later co-founded On-o Design Technology. moderator </li> <li> 4. ceo kaizor innovation elaine ann Elaine started career as a graphic designer. She later founded Kaizor Innovation. discussion panel </li> <li> 5. Head of User Experience JobsDB Marcel Takagi Marcel started career as a web developer. He is now the head of an in-house UX team in JobsDB. discussion panel </li> <li> 6. User Experience Designer Startup Anandita Saha Anandita started career as a nancial consultant. She has working experience at both large consultancy rms and startups. discussion panel </li> <li> 7. ux entrepreneur Startup thomas wong Thomas started career as a brand designer. He later co-founded carshare.hk. discussion panel </li> <li> 8. discussion lets start </li> <li> 9. What kind of people are ux hirers looking for? question </li> <li> 10. most wanted traits curiosity perceptiveness empathy html/css, project management, data analysis, public speaking, group facilitation Ref: User Experience Careers-how to become a UX pro, and how to hire one, Susan Farrel and Jakob Nielsen, 2014 FAST LEARNER </li> <li> 11. question What are the educational background of ux-ers? </li> <li> 12. 55%hold degrees from an immense range of disciplines 45%come from: design, psychology, communication, english, computer science Ref: User Experience Careers-how to become a UX pro, and how to hire one, Susan Farrel and Jakob Nielsen, 2014 </li> <li> 13. question What are the necessary skills ? </li> <li> 14. most needed skills business skills design skills people skills html/css, project management, data analysis, public speaking, group facilitation Ref: User Experience Careers-how to become a UX pro, and how to hire one, Susan Farrel and Jakob Nielsen, 2014 </li> <li> 15. what does a ux-er do in his/her daily job? question </li> <li> 16. 75% 16 Ref: User Experience Careers-how to become a UX pro, and how to hire one, Susan Farrel and Jakob Nielsen, 2014 of the respondents reported activities Present solutions / concepts Persuade others Analyze tasks or activities Build prototype or wireframes Collaborate with subject matter experts Gather requirements Specify interaction design Conduct in-person usability studies Make storyboards, user journeys, ow diagrams Perform design reviews or heuristic evaluations </li> <li> 17. question How to impress the HR? </li> <li> 18. advices Time for some </li> <li> 19. keep learning 1 </li> <li> 20. websites some of the useful sites </li> <li> 21. start your own project learn through doing 2 </li> <li> 22. mini project start your own project try to apply UX principles </li> <li> 23. exampleRef: Peter Smart, petesmart.co.uk </li> <li> 24. exampleRef: Peter Smart, petesmart.co.uk problem </li> <li> 25. exampleRef: Peter Smart, petesmart.co.uk rethinking </li> <li> 26. exampleRef: Peter Smart, petesmart.co.uk rethinking </li> <li> 27. exampleRef: Peter Smart, petesmart.co.uk rethinking </li> <li> 28. exampleRef: Peter Smart, petesmart.co.uk follow up </li> <li> 29. stay connected 3 </li> <li> 30. Events our recommended events design jams DTHK meetups IXDA events openIDEO meetups </li> <li> 31. tell a good story 4 </li> <li> 32. question designers have portfolios. do ux-ers need to have their portfolios too? </li> <li> 33. story telling problem+ process +result case studies blogs portfolios </li> <li> 34. exampleRef: Peter Smart, 50problems50days.com/ </li> <li> 35. exampleRef: Peter Smart, 50problems50days.com/ problem </li> <li> 36. exampleRef: Peter Smart, 50problems50days.com/ process </li> <li> 37. exampleRef: Peter Smart, 50problems50days.com/ solution </li> <li> 38. thank you! Q &amp; A </li> </ul>