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Kick-Start Your Career in Design

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Kick-Start Your Career in Design

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM) (PST)


User Experience (UX) Design is one of the fastest-growing, most in-demand fields in technology today. In fact, employment growth in the digital design industry has increased by 15 percent in the last 2 years and this looks set to continue. Major tech companies have almost doubled their design hiring goals in the last 5 years and a study by Adobe revealed that hiring more Designers is the top priority for their 87 percent of hiring managers.  

With so many different design and research careers to explore, you might find yourself wondering which is the right one for you and if you fit the profile. Interested in a design career but not sure where to start? Join BrainStation for a free overview of the digital design field, led by Rose Matsa, Senior Interaction Designer at Google. 

In this session, we will:

- Break down the discipline into simple themes

- Explore the differences between user interface (UI) design and user experience (UX) design

- Explain the most popular and emerging roles in design

- Share examples of how design has played an essential role in the success of much-loved brands

- Help you map out next steps on your journey toward a career in design

Register here to secure your spot!

About BrainStation:
BrainStation is the global leader in digital skills training and workforce transformation, with corporate training, award-winning bootcamps, certificate courses, industry-leading events, and more, both online and at state-of-the-art campuses in cities such as New York, Miami, London, Toronto, and Vancouver. 

Founded in 2012, BrainStation works with over 450 industry leaders from the most innovative companies, developing cutting-edge digital education that has empowered more than 100,000 professionals and some of the largest corporations in the world.

To gain hands on experience in UI and UX Design, BrainStation offers part-time certificate courses which you can read more about here: 

User Interface Design

User Experience Design



Unit 63 - 560 Johnson St
Victoria, BC V8W 3C6 Canada
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM) (PST)

Tue March 9, 2021 9:00am to 10:00am PST

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