Creating Impressive UX Portfolio course

18 Sep 2020, 13:00–18:00 (UK)
Remote via live video
Beginners–Intermediate
£159 + VAT

What's on

Insightful advice on career in UX and how to create an impressive design portfolio for UX and UI designers.

We'll share a solid framework for you to build up your portfolio step-by-step and progress your career in booming UX design industry.

Who runs it

The School of UX speaker Sergei Golubev

Sergei Golubev – UX designer & entrepreneur with 15+ years of experience working with Microsoft, Heathrow and British Gas. Organiser of TheUXConf. The companies Sergei worked with

What we'll cover

You'll leave with plenty of knowledge on what it's actually like to be a UX designer in the field, what you need to become a freelancer, how to create a portfolio, where to find a job, interview tips and market rates. Show moreShow less

  • what a day of a UX designer looks like
    to understand what it's actually like to be a UX-ie
  • working in startups vs. big companies vs. design agencies
    industry insights of what work of a designer looks like in different type of companies
  • how to create an impressive portfolio
    best ways to present your work, how to target your portfolio for the role you're applying for
  • complimentary copy of our UX portfolio template
  • where to look for jobs
    how to look for the right opportunity, ways to apply, working with recruitment agencies
  • practical tips for your interview
    how to pitch your services, what to keep in mind when speaking to business stakeholders and senior designers
  • how to be a freelancer
    Challenges and positives of going solo, from setting up your own company to accounting and legal
  • money side: market rates
    exploring salary and benefits of jobs in permanent and contract markets
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What's included

Live video & real-time interaction when remote
Hands-on exercises
individual & group
Signed certificate
upon completion
Handouts & slides
printed & digital
Q&A session
with experienced designer
Books & tools recommendations
Career advice
portfolio & job tips
One-to-one mentoring
(bookable separately)

Our 3000+ students come from different backgrounds and countries

Complete beginners, graphic / UX / UI designers, developers, PMs, BAs, marketers. From big companies and startups to independent freelancers – read student reviews

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