How to Become a User Experience Designer

4 June 2018, 18:30–21:30  |  Canada Water Library, London SE16 7AR  |  Beginners

What's on

Looking a career change? We are here to help you with a short, practical & affordable weekday evening talk on what it's like to be a UX designer, how to gain experience, job market, preparing for an interview and more.

  • What is User Experience design
  • What it's like to be UX designer in real life
  • Difference between roles: lead, researcher, prototyper
  • Work in startups, agencies and enterprises
  • Gaining experience
  • Presenting your work in portfolio
  • Where to apply for work
  • Interview insider tips
  • Should you go permanent or freelancing
  • Financial side of things: market rates
  • Lots of QnA

You'll leave with plenty of knowledge on what User Experience design is all about, what it's like to be a freelancer, how to create portfolio, finding a perfect job, interview tips, market rates and a lot of food for thought.

Who runs it

The School of UX speaker Sergei Golubev

This course is run by a professional UX & UI designer Sergei Golubev with 15+ years of experience working with Microsoft, Heathrow, British Gas and numerous startups. He founded The School of UX and The UX Conference in London.

Everyone's welcome

Suitable for complete beginners with no previous experience, as well as those who have already started exploring UX & UI design and want to switch their jobs and become a UX designer:

  • complete beginners
  • non-designers
  • graphic designers
  • software developers
  • web designers
  • project managers
  • business analysts
  • marketing specialists
  • startup founders
  • students
  • recruiters
  • lawyers
  • accountants
  • fintech specialists

What our students say

Great design tips and ideas. Tutor has wide & great experience in the field of UI & UX. A real expert.
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Katherine
Product Manager
I learned a lot. After only 30 mins of your course, I was able to apply it to my job straightaway.
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Nikita
Software Developer
I'd highly recommend these courses! Really helped me to understand more about what UX is.
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Pete
Web Developer
Perfect point-of-entry to UX. A simple, clear and straightforward course that untangles UX myths.
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Stephanie
UX/UI Designer

Who we are

We are professional UX & UI Designers with 10+ years of experience working with the below FTSE 100 companies. We brought affordable UX education to 1000+ people since 2016 through mentoring, courses and conferences:

Where to find us

Our courses are run at Canada Water Library in London SE16 7AR. It's right outside Canada Water tube station, 4 minutes by tube from London Bridge.

Sign up now

We encourage you to book for a few courses to get the most out of our programme. If you can't make it in person, we've got video recording available to purchase below.

Our recognitions

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