Creating Impressive UX Portfolio course

31 Jul 2020, 13:00–18:00
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

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

Day 1 — Career in UX & Portfolio Advice

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 impressive portfolio
    best ways to present your work, how to target your portfolio for the role you're applying for
  • 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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