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UX Careers Continued! More on Portfolios, Hiring in UX

This month we're continuing our conversation with Troy Parke and Patrick Neeman about UX careers with a portfolio review and mock job interviews. 

NOTE: Time has changed. We will not have the room until 6:30 pm and will not start presentations before 7 pm. 

Who should come: 

• Those looking for a UX, IA or Design job, gain insight into the portfolio, interview tips and what skills, experience you may want to focus on developing in 2014. 
• Companies and recruiters hiring for UX, IA, and Designers, this will be a great event for meeting talent and learning some valuable interviewing tips.
• Our meetings are open to all, so please join us for the networking and knowledge even if hiring isn't the top of your 2014 timeline. 

Call for Participants (first available, first served)

If you have a portfolio and want to practice presenting yourself in a professional setting, apply to be one of our mock interview subjects. The mock interview is intended to help all attendees prepare for the typical hiring interview as well as gain portfolio and skill development tips.

Jr UX Designer / UX Design Internship

• Experience in UX, research, design or product
• Portfolio demonstrating your skills and experience
• Enrollment or Degree in HCI (Human Computer Interaction), CS (Computer Science), Design or equivalent
• Ability to communicate and work well with a cross-functional team
• Experience in creating deliverables and artifacts including user flows, wireframes and mockups
• Additional relevant skills such as coding, prototyping, visual design. 

For the first few minutes of the interview, we would like you to present an overview of yourself and highlight your best, most relevant project. You will be presenting to a group of people ranging from a product owners and developers to fellow designers.

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  • Patrick N.

    Hey, I wrote a follow up article, How To Kill It During A UX Interview. You can read it here:

    Also, if you want to talk further, I'm hosting (and Troy will be there) at a UX Drinking Game event, Feb 6 in Seattle.

    2 · January 30, 2014

    • Susan O.

      This is awesome, Patrick! A great followup to a very helpful meetup.

      January 30, 2014

  • Troy P.

    Notes from the event at

    4 · January 14, 2014

    • ShuFan W.

      Thank you very much! I found UXhow is very helpful for newbie like me! Really appreciate it!

      January 15, 2014

    • Troy P.

      Thanks... really appreciate it and hope it was useful and valuable.

      January 15, 2014

  • Alison K.

    Great! Troy and Patrick did a great job, again. Nice to see a big crowd at these things.

    1 · January 15, 2014

  • Terri L.

    Big thanks for such an information filled event. Learned a ton!

    1 · January 15, 2014

  • Matt M.

    Thanks for organizing an event to provide the networking opportunities to all of us in the community!

    1 · January 15, 2014

  • howard s.

    Really enjoyable and informative. Thanks to all those who participated.

    1 · January 14, 2014

  • Patrick N.

    The UX Career Guide can be found here:

    Also, Troy has a great article about what we talked about here:

    Thanks to everyone that showed up. You made it a great event.

    3 · January 14, 2014

  • Misty W.

    #UXCareers. If you're here tweet! If you're not here, follow the tag. Let's own it tonight, Seattle IA / UX Meetup!

    1 · January 14, 2014

  • Andy B.

    Hello all. I'm on the hiring side of this. If any space opens up, I would be happy to join.

    January 14, 2014

  • christine r.

    hey all - unfortunately i can't attend due to full attendance, but if any one would tweet any great takeaways that would be greatly appreciated. i'm @ux_ryu


    1 · January 14, 2014

  • Misty W.

    Hiring? Please use our Message Board to post jobs, we'd love to get more activity on that tab!

    1 · January 8, 2014

    • Mark M.

      Thanks, I posted a UX Designer role there last week.

      1 · January 14, 2014

  • Sarah M.

    Just gave up my spot in case anyone is hoping for one.

    1 · January 13, 2014

  • Sarah K

    Should we plan to arrive at 6:30 or closer to 7?

    1 · January 13, 2014

    • Misty W.

      I'm hoping to open the room at 6pm!

      January 13, 2014

  • Misty W.

    Yes if you aren't going to make it, please cancel now. That way, we can refund you and someone else can sign up. no longer has the waiting list feature :(

    January 11, 2014

  • Alison, MLIS, L.

    Please, anyone who's on the fence about attending - change your RSVP sooner than later. Down to the last few hours is too late for waitlist people to take advantage of the opp. Thanks much.

    January 10, 2014

  • Patrick N.

    We're preparing for the presentation right now! Looking forward to asking great questions.

    3 · January 9, 2014

  • Bob C.

    could you help me find a local User Experience (UX) Design Seattle or Bellevue base. We are interviewing companies to review our 3D software application

    December 23, 2013

  • Misty W.

    For a feel of some topics, check out slides from our December meetup

    1 · December 12, 2013

  • Maria D.

    Where is the one for today Dec 10,2013?

    1 · December 10, 2013

  • Misty W.

    December's event is so popular we are going to continue the jobs theme in January. We hope to have a few members show their Portfolios as well as discussion from the very awesome Troy Parke. So if you can't make December, join us in January!

    3 · December 5, 2013

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