and other tips for future UXers…

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This past summer I completed a 3-month immersive UX bootcamp in the middle of a pandemic! *hurls imaginary graduation cap in the air* The experience was life changing but the initial choice to pursue a certification was not easy. Let’s talk about some things you should ask yourself when considering a UX/UI bootcamp:

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Like many folks in UX Design I jumped into bootcamp after leaving a non-tech field. It took me soooo long to take the leap of faith because I wanted to make every career move “made sense”. When that failed, I got real with myself and critiqued the professional experiences I’ve had (hence me being a UX-er). Here are 4 personal insights that encouraged me to leave education and start a career in UX design:

1. I’ve designed experiences with intentionality

I had always been told that I do well helping others. That’s how I ended up working on college campuses advising, supervising and mentoring students around…

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