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Interviewing Strategies: DTLA UX Study Group & Peer Mentorship

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SPECIAL SESSION: Interviewing Strategies for Seekers and Hiring Teams by Lesa Evans

In this fast-paced and interactive workshop, participants will quickly learn and incorporate a framework for interviewing that takes out a lot of the guess work and promotes immediate confidence on both sides of the interview table. Through rapid exercises of about 2 minutes each, participants get immediate, immersive, and high-impact experience in self awareness for improved interview performance.

Although not required, feel free to bring your resume as a reference tool or portfolio samples.

6:30 Doors open, set up, mingle

7:00 Announcements

7:15 Workshop begins

9:00 Wrap up

Lesa Evans is a Los Angeles recruiting consultant with nearly 20 years of experience in tech, and over 10 years of training for recruiters, leaders, and teams.


This monthly gathering is about peer mentorship. It is an opportunity for you to share with your colleagues something you’re interested in, whether it be to get feedback on a project, practice for an interview, to demonstrate a proficiency you can share with the community e.g. you do killer infographics, workflows or usability reports; discuss how to work with other professional teams, practice presentation skills - you can make it whatever you want it to be! Participation will be highly encouraged, but not required. Our sole purpose for gathering is to support one another in our professional growth.

If you are

• an independent consultant looking for a second (friendly) opinion

• looking for project collaborators

• working on amping up your portfolio

• just getting started in your career as a UX designer

• a seasoned professional who’d like to help others grow in their careers

• interested in upping the stakes in your involvement in the community

or just curious what this is all about, please join us at the UX Study Group and Peer Mentorship event at BLANKSPACES in DTLA


530 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90013 (
This lot has an automated exit and accepts both Mastercard and Visa. They usually are open 24-hours. But, be sure to ask before parking there.
Weekday evening cost is approximately $7 and subject to change.

512 S Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90013 (
Conveniently located right behind BLANKSPACES DTLA. This lot accepts cash only but sometimes closes at 8PM. So, be sure to ask before parking there.
Weekday evening cost is approximately $5 and subject to change.

If you cannot make it this time, we hope to see you at the next one! Downtown UX Study Group and Peer Mentorship gatherings will be held monthly in the downtown Los Angeles area, generously sponsored by BLANKSPACES.



Q is a Technology Talent Acquisition Company which was founded to provide increased quality of service and exceed client expectations by placing talent into compatible company environments. Our goal is to find great opportunities for our talent and quality talent for our clients. We understand that Time, Value and Money are important factors in selecting an acquisition partner. Therefore, our aim is to provide this to our clients through our uncompromising commitment and efficient service.

Please contact Susan Oslin ( if you are interested in becoming a volunteer.