How to Become a UX Designer: Career & Portfolio Advice

21 November 2019, 13:00–18:00
London SE16 7AR
Beginners–Intermediate
10–15 students

What's on

User Experience design is booming. There's a shortage of good designers on the market. Fancy changing your career and dive into an exciting creative world of designing apps and websites? We've got a short, practical & affordable course on how to start a career in UX run by professional designers, that covers what a day of a UX designer looks like, how to create portfolio, finding a perfect job, startups vs big companies, interview tips, market rates.

  • Introduction to UX design
  • What a day of a UX designer looks like
  • Working in startups vs. big companies vs. design agencies
  • How to create impressive portfolio
  • Best ways to present your work
  • Where to find a perfect job
  • Practical tips for your interview
  • How to be a freelancer
  • Money side: market rates
  • live QnA

You'll leave with plenty of knowledge on what UX 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, as well as mentoring designers and entrepreneurs at MassChallenge and Google Campus in London.

Everyone is welcome

Suitable for beginners with no previous experience, as well as those who have already started exploring UX & UI design and want to spruce up their skills.

  • graphic designers
  • software developers
  • web designers
  • project managers
  • business analysts
  • marketing specialists
  • startup founders
  • students

Whether you're designing your own app, looking to improve your design skills or change your career — we are here to help you.

Our students come from different backgrounds

Everyone is welcome. Over 2000 students from different backgrounds and companies attended our courses — complete beginners, graphic designers, UX & UI designers, developers, PMs, BAs, marketers. Logos of the companies our students have come from Map of countries our students have come from

Our tutors are experienced designers

Our tutors are professional UX & UI Designers with 15+ years of experience working with FTSE 100 companies. We brought affordable UX education to 2000+ people since 2016 through mentoring, courses and conferences:

Our venue is just 5 minutes from central London

Our courses are run at Canada Water Library in London SE16 7AR. It's right outside Canada Water tube station, 5 minutes by tube from London Bridge.