What we're about

Our Mission
We support the UX community in San Antonio by creating ways for people to connect, explore, and grow.

Our Goals

To serve as an active, responsive community for people interested or working in user experience. Support learning and growth for all levels of expertise.

Develop alliances to create opportunities for UXers and expand awareness of the benefits of human-centered design. Connect people in San Antonio’s robust UX job market.

Our Purpose

To provide a community of UX practitioners a place to:

1. Learn from each other to sharpen our skills
2. Supporting each other
3. Mentoring those new to the field
4. Give and get career advice
5. Share experiences
6. Explore use cases
7. Provide resources
8. Networking within the industry

We hope to do all of these things through a consistent agenda of speakers, presentations, discussions about tools, techniques, methods, and use cases.

Come join us and we are always looking for volunteers. Join the conversation on Slack. ( https://join.slack.com/t/uxsanantonio/signup )

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Upcoming events (2)

Mentor Mondays

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If you are a UX practitioner at any level, get on Zoom. Talking or listening, you are welcome to this no-agenda conversation.

ABOUT THE MENTOR: Bob Hotard, Lead UX Designer, AT&T UI Platforms Standards

Bob celebrates over 24 years in the digital space in multiple UX design and leadership roles for AT&T and USAA and owns his 10,000 hours of experience in Interaction Design. Telecommuting since 2002, working with and managing geographically separated teams is his pre- and post-covid normal.

As a Lead UX Designer for the UI Platforms Standards team for att.com/consumer, Bob manages an internal Design System website serving UX designers, developers, and marketing/business partners. Since Aug. of 2020, he also facilitated Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion conversations at AT&T, guiding employees in conversation about racism and civil injustices against marginalized groups.

Uses a background in multimedia, production and sales management to sharpen management skills while volunteering for design related organizations including TEDxSanAntonio and local UI/UX conferences.

Bob enjoys DDPYoga, playing team sports, listening to Blues and Rock-n-Roll music, as well as spending time with family and a rescue poodle named Luna.

Additional info
Want to present a topic? Looking for a group of like-minded people to meet with and grow the UX community?
Please find us at www.uxsanantonio.org and our channel on YouTube.

The Transferable Skills Resume

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Presentation Description
Judy’s UX tenure provides a wide landscape of perspective on the transferrable skills workers already have as they work towards a transition into the User Experience (UX) career field. For this presentation, Judy shares experience and advice about when, how, and where you may express the value of your transferable skills so you get noticed. How does a teacher or a medical device salesperson identify and reframe skills? Let’s find out.

What we will talk about:

  • Reframing your skills for UX work.
  • When and how to write them in your resume.
  • How to get noticed.

Join us for a lively discussion and Q&A all about presentations.

About the speaker
Judy’s been focused on designing experiences embedded in services for almost 20 years. She’s been designing services through observing, listening, empathizing, understanding; bringing insights into the points of interaction and designing end-to-end touchpoints where they happen—in person, over the phone, online, on mobile.

Judy’s thirteen years of experience as Design Thinker / Design Director at USAA gave her the opportunity to lead design teams focused on digital and enterprise solutions across various business units such as Innovation, Insurance, Bank and Workplace Flexibility. As part of the Chief Design Office at USAA, her large team focused on bringing human-centered design to innovate solutions to exceed member and employee expectations. Judy’s energy on employee experiences ensured the Human-Centered Design discipline and rigor applied to internal employee solutions and interactions to support a more flexible, productive, and nimble work environment.

Judy is currently working at an international company, focused on bringing design focus and customer centricity to the organization.

What to expect:

* Make sure your Zoom account is working.
* Meetup will send a reminder email day of the event with the link.
* Also, you can find the Zoom event link on the event page and join.

6:30-8:00 p.m. CST
Program, door prize. announcements, in-person and online networking

By attending this event in person or online, you consent to be photographed, filmed, and/or otherwise recorded. You grant Fiesta for the Mind, dba UX San Antonio, unlimited license to use and publish your appearance, voice, and name in recordings of this event and in marketing materials for our organization.
You agree to abide by UX San Antonio’s code of conduct.

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Aquent | Avion.io | Firecat Studio | Pressable

Want to present a topic? Looking for a group of like-minded people to meet with and grow the UX community?

Visit us at www.uxsanantonio.org

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