The UX Careers Handbook: Finding Success in your UX Career
Cory Lebson will share the secrets to success in the UX job market. If you’re a job seeker, you’ll learn what it takes to succeed as a UX professional and explore the multitude of career pathways available to you. You’ll also find out how you can frame yourself solidly as a UXer through learning, personal branding and networking. And if you’re an employer or recruiter, learn how you can craft your job descriptions to find experienced UXers instead of elusive unicorns. Cory’s talk will cover: + What kinds of UX jobs are available + How to write/identify a good job description + How to successfully apply for a UX job + How to identify a good candidate and recognize a great UX portfolio + Understanding and become part of the UX community to find/advertise your talent + Help existing UX staff grow professionally The UX Careers Handbook offers an insider’s look at how to be a successful User Experience (UX) professional from comprehensive career pathway descriptions to learning, personal branding, networking skills, the building of resumes and portfolios, and landing a UX job.
Speaker: Cory Lebson
Cory Lebson (@corylebson), author of The UX Careers Handbook (CRC Press, 2016) has been a user experience consultant for over 20 years. He is the Principal and Owner of Lebsontech LLC where he is focused on user research and evaluation, user experience strategy, UX training, and mentoring. Cory also speaks frequently on topics related to UX career development, user experience, user research, information architecture, and accessibility. He has been featured on the radio and in addition to his recent book, has published a number of articles in a variety of professional publications. Cory has an MBA in marketing and technology management, as well as an MA in sociology and a BS in psychology. He is a past president of the User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA) International and is also a past president of the UXPA DC Chapter.
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6:00 – 6:30 Networking and refreshments
6:30 – 7:30 Presentation
7:30 – 8:00 Networking and refreshments
Jupiter Hall 89 Hanover Street, Manchester, NH 03101