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Thinkful is building the world’s next workforce in Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh, who contribute teams of experienced mentors and career coaches to every single workshop, meetup and tech talk.

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Check out our full range of courses at www.thinkful.com (http://www.thinkful.com/)

Upcoming events (4+)

Thinkful Webinar | Intro to UX/UI Design: User Research

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How do professional designers create a user-friendly experience? They go straight to the source — the user.

About this event
User research is the secret weapon that helps designers learn about the behavior, goals, motivations, and needs of the people who actually use their platform. With this valuable skill set, you’ll be ready to kick off your career in UX design.

Join us in this webinar to get introduced to some of the proven techniques within this space, learn how to develop better user experiences, and how those skills will put you in high demand in this exciting career.

What you will learn:

What is the UX/UI Design Process
Discover the different types of user research
How human behavior applies to user research
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 | Data Analytics: Tools Of The Trade

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At the beginning of your data analytics journey? Come learn from the experts about what tools you need for success in this in-demand field.
About this event
Data analysts do some pretty amazing work to bring together insights from numbers and charts so they can drive real value for their companies. To be the best at what they do, analysts have a host of technical tools at their disposal, like statistics equations, specialized software, and coding languages. With the number of different tools and recommendations floating around out there, how can you decide which ones you really need?

Join us for this engaging webinar in which you’ll learn which skills and tools you'll need to get started as a data analyst, and the many real-world problems that you'll be able to conquer once you've mastered your new skill set.

What you will learn:

Why data analytics skills are in such high demand
What a normal day looks like for a data analyst and the tools they use
Navigating the data analytics ecosystem
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 | Intro to HTML & CSS Build Your Own Website

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Join us as we teach you the fundamentals of HTML & CSS while building an interactive website. You'll build your webpage with the help of our instructor, and leave with your site live and ready to share.

About this event
Curious about coding, but don’t know where to begin? This workshop is the perfect place to start. Join us as we teach you the fundamentals of HTML & CSS while building an interactive website.

In this workshop, you'll learn the key concepts of HTML & CSS, which are the basic “building blocks” of all websites. You'll start building your own site with the help of our instructor and TAs, and you’ll leave with your own site live on the internet to share with your friends and family. Take a look at a live website created by a previous attendee here!

What you will learn:

Basic Fundamentals HTML like tags, elements, and attributes
Basic Fundamentals of CSS like selectors, properties, and values
Learning about Margins, Borders, and Padding
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: 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].

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