You might feel confident in UX design but aren't quite sure how that translates to showing off your skills and landing your dream job. We're here to help! This course provides a presentation on best practices to craft your portfolio, followed by an open Q&A and AMA (ask me anything!) session. Prepare to land your dream job or promotion with expert help and next steps.
Wednesday, September 14
6:30p - 7:30p ET / 3:30p - 4:30p PT
Class Cost: $40
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Nechari Riley (she/her) is a mixed methods user experience researcher who works with organizations to develop products and services with people at the center. Prior to becoming a UX researcher, Nechari worked as public health researcher, designing and implementing global health research initiatives. Her fascination with using science and technology to better inform human-centered products and services motivated her to pivot into user research.
Nechari has worked across various industries to help organizations discover insights about their products to create unique and effective user experiences. She also serves on the web development working group of the Design Justice Network and as an user research advisor for several social impact organizations.
When she’s not obsessing over research, you can find her gardening, exploring open source, and dreaming the biggest dreams with as many people as she can. You can catch her random thoughts and retweets on Twitter @necharism or working on her labor of love at nechari.com.
LaRia is a Designer and Educator with a background in project management, change management, and strategy. She's a Senior Business Designer and adjunct professor at the University of Maryland and Goldendoodle Mom.