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User Experience: How to Thrive (Not Just Survive) in the Industry

You asked, we listened. In response to the feedback received last year, we've tailored our discussion to the needs of the aspiring UX professional. The aim of this year's session is to help individuals interested in pursuing a career in UX with tips and advice on how to break into AND succeed in the rapidly-evolving UX field. Covering topics ranging from education and training, typical career progression, and the different challenges facing UX professionals today, a group of Toronto-based UX practitioners will relate their experiences breaking into the industry and how they've progressed in their respective careers thus far. An ensuing group activity will challenge participants to find potential solutions to a real-world challenge in the UX industry

Should you fail to withdraw 48+ hours in advance, thereby preventing your colleagues on the waitlist from filling in your spot, your library account will be charged $10 per missed workshop.  Please note, it is your responsibility to sign next to your name on the attendance sheet for each workshop session.  A blank signature spot will result in a penalty charge.

Please make sure that you register with a correct email address, as the confirmation email includes the link to withdraw.

Instructors: Tim Hong, Senior Manager UXD, Nadia Kaakati, Interaction Design Lead, Kate Haisionak, Senior User Experience Designer, & Veronica Suen, User Experience Designer

Location:  Room 417, Bissell Building, 140 St. George Street

Date:
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Time:
10:30am - 4:00pm
Location:
Inforum Library
Campus:
St. George (Downtown) Campus
Registration has closed.

Event Organizer

Kathleen Scheaffer