UX Design: Expectations vs Reality Part 2

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Flatiron School

1411 4th Ave 13th Floor · Seattle, WA

How to find us

We are on 4th and Union inside the 1411 WeWork Building. Please take the elevator to *floor 2 when you arrive. If anyone needs assistance, please text 206.372.0371

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Join us in this meetup to hear from different community speakers about what it’s like working in UX Design. Learn from their perspective and advice to help you better prepare for your future or current UX role. This event is for everyone regardless of your level.

We are doing a part 2 event with new speakers due to the popularity of the last event.

See below for speakers information.

6:00-6:30 pm Mingling, Food & Drinks
6:30-8:00 pm Community Speakers
8:00-8:30 pm Mingling, Food & Drinks
8:30 pm Wrap Up


Niquee Branca
Niquee is a Experience Designer at Avanade, focused on designing web and mobile experience for enterprise applications. Her background is in Computer Science. She spent most of her career in design and development for ecommerce SaaS platforms. Today, she desires to focus on User Experience for enterprise software. She is a fan and an advocate of human-centered design and wants to continue to lead a team of passionate UX Designers. Niquee loves & enjoys the beauty of nature with her husband and two elkhounds– hike & swim in the summer; snowboard in the winter.

Natalie Sulpizio
Natalie Sulpizio is a senior user experience designer with a specialization in healthcare. She thrives in the world of intractable problems and high stakes consequences. In a UX role she's worked at MultiScale, Providence St. Joseph Health's Digital Innovation Group, and MedBridge. From 2012 – 2016, Natalie was an Industrial Designer and Project Manager with Teague's Aviation Studio, designing future flight experiences. Beyond work, Natalie is either in the woods foraging or in the kitchen cooking up something new.

Marice Sy
Marice Sy works as a senior product designer at Geocaching HQ. She designs an app that 3 million people use to have fun and explore the outdoors. Marice's experience in small companies has taught her to be resourceful, flexible, and collaborative. Marice enjoys mentoring junior designers, speaking at events, and making new friends. You can contact her at [masked].

A message from Flatiron School:
Founded in 2012, Flatiron School is an outcomes-focused coding bootcamp providing software engineering and data science courses with career coaching and job placement services to students around the world. Flatiron School offers in-person courses at its campuses in Seattle, London, Houston, Atlanta, Washington D.C., and online through its innovative learning platform, Learn.co. Since its founding, Flatiron School has graduated over 2,000 students. Acquired by WeWork in 2017, Flatiron School’s mission is to enable the pursuit of a better life through education.

Flatiron School, 2nd floor[masked]th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101

The train station is 2 blocks away on University Street. Street parking and a parking garage between 4th and Union are available. Please meet us on the 2nd floor when you arrive! Elevators are unlocked during the event.