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Thinkful is building the world’s next workforce in Charlotte with a skills and outcomes-based approach to learning. Students succeed with one-on-one mentorship from industry experts, career coaching and an online platform that allows for structured and flexible study schedules. Thinkful’s ever-growing stable of programs includes Software Engineering, Data Science, Data Analytics, Product Management, and UX/UI Design.

Join us for free workshops, info sessions, tech talks and happy hours focused on building new skills and launching your career. Beginners learning to code, data scientists looking to level up, designers looking to transition to UX and everyone in between will find an event worth attending. We’re proud to be sponsored and supported by Thinkful Charlotte, who contribute teams of experienced mentors and career coaches to every single workshop, meetup and tech talk.

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Upcoming events (4+)

Thinkful Webinar | UX/UI Design: Wireframes and Prototypes

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Looking to build a strong foundation for a career in UX/UI Design? Learn all about Wireframes and Prototypes in this interactive webinar!

About this event

Wireframes and prototypes are two of the most foundational pieces of the UX/UI Design Process, but creating your first version (or several!) of each can feel a little intimidating. How do you even get started? What separates good wireframes from bad ones? And how do you take your basic wireframes to working prototypes that will impress the rest of your team?

Join us for this hands-on workshop where we’ll break down best practices of wireframing and prototyping in UX/UI Design, examine some different use cases from out in the wild, and use Figma to apply what you’ll learn to a real-world example.

What you will learn:

Why UX/UI skills are so in-demand
Guiding principles for good wireframes
Hands-on experience with Figma for prototyping
And much more...

How to join us: Once you register with Eventbrite, you will receive an email with the links to the live webinar from BigMarker. If you do not receive your link, please email [masked].

Thinkful Webinar | Free Crash Course: JavaScript Fundamentals

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Join us and learn how to create a website using the most popular programming language: JavaScript. In this interactive workshop, we'll cover the different data types, variables, functions and more.

About this event

Come learn how to make a functioning website using the most popular programming language, JavaScript.

JavaScript is the language of the browser, most websites you’ve ever visited were built with JavaScript. In this interactive workshop, we'll cover everything you need to know to begin your JavaScript journey, including different data types, variables, and functions.

What you will learn:

Different Data Types, like strings, integers, and boolean
Basic JavaScript Function Structures
How to create if/else functions and use parameters
And so much more.

How to join us: Once you register with Eventbrite, you will receive an email with the links to the live webinar from BigMarker. If you do not receive your link, please email [masked].

Thinkful Webinar | UX/UI Design: Creating a Design System

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A design system is crucial for a successful launch. In this webinar, we’ll explain how to build a system that establishes clear UX goals.

About this event

Design isn’t just an afterthought in tech circles anymore, it truly helps drive the direction of the product or service. But how does a design team help guide the rest of the company in the right direction? By incorporating a design system. A design system is a master collection of the key standardized documentation every company needs to define the overall design of the product.

Incorporating a design system in your company brings lots of tangible value: faster to market times, improved UX and customer satisfaction, better internal communication, and consistency across all products. Join us in this webinar as we continue to discuss why having a design system is so important and gain hands-on experience in creating your own.

What you will learn:

What is a Design System?
Notable Real-World Design Systems
Figma Tips and Best Practices
Creating Our Own System

How to join us: Once you register with Eventbrite, you will receive an email with the links to the live webinar from BigMarker. If you do not receive your link, please email [masked].

Thinkful Webinar | Intro To Data Analytics: Excel Basics

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Every successful data analyst had to master the humble Excel spreadsheet. Get the 101 on formatting, formulas, and functions in our free webinar, hosted on Google Sheets.

About this event
The ability to transform information into insights is a powerful skill that every data analyst depends on in their careers. Microsoft Excel is one of the most popular analytics tools that helps make that process possible and enables better data-driven decision making.

Join us for this hands-on workshop while we explore key Excel building blocks and help you add Excel to your growing toolbox.

Note: We will be using Google Sheets to learn Excel basics.

What you’ll learn:

What is Excel and how it helps with data analytics
Countif, sumif, and vlookup functions
Additional resources
And so much more...

How to join us: Once you register with Eventbrite, you will receive an email with the links to the live webinar from BigMarker. If you do not receive your link, please email [masked].

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