UX Crunch - Shaping your Design Career

May 17, 2017 · Greater London, United Kingdom

We are going to be running an awesome event on the 17th this month, exploring one of the most important aspects of your Design career, getting a job and progressing your career!

As well as some excellent career development workshops, we will be hearing some career bath insights from:

Charlotte Gauthier - Guardian News and Media
Byron Fernandes - Moo
Matt Corrall - EE (Everything Everywhere)

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TICKET ONLY EVENT

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Important lease note - tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE, please do not purchase a ticket if you are unable to come as we have limited seating and have to purchase the correct amount of food and drink.

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THE DIGITAL SHOWCASE

We are revolutionising the way in which Digital Creatives network and improve their knowledge of the field. We host bi-monthly event’s in collaboration with leading companies in the UK showcasing case studies and knowledge. Each event is totally different and collaboration is the key to our success. We are always looking for new partners, so please get in touch for more information on how to get involved.

After listening to your feedback and comments we are trying to increase the quality of content, so both Senior and Junior professionals will learn something new at each event. We are continuously trying to improve and evolve our event, so please help by completing our feedback form after.

Our tickets always sell out within day’s and with over six thousand people now subscribed to our events on meetup.com and to our mailing lists, so keep up the good work guys :)

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OUR PARTNERS

Aquent - are a world leading marketing and design recruitment agency. Vitamin T (a division of Aquent) were created to exclusively meet the needs of the design agencies and the digital creatives that we all love.

All about helping companies adapt to change, finding new ways to work, and staying competitive, Vitamin T place all types of creative talent in freelance, contract and perm positions, helping global companies and creative agencies add technical expertise to their marketing and creative departments, increase the bandwidth of their in-house teams, and more.

Aquent are definitely not your typical recruitment agency and truly believe in creativity and going out of your way to support both clients and talents through speaker events and workshops, free Gymnasium courses, and rewarding creatives through their Talent Awards.

Check them out - https://vitamintalent.com/

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THE EVENT

Wednesday 17th May 2017 @ Corinthian House (279 Tottenham Court Road, W1T 7RJ)

We are going to be running an awesome event on the 17th this month! Want to listen to some senior UXer's career stories? Having trouble job hunting and want to evaluate your current skillset? Are you are interested in workshopping your portfolio and would love a chance to engage in a portfolio surgery with real industry leaders?
This is the event for you!

We are hosting with a great agency in Tottenham Court Road all about shaping your Design Career! With career talks from Charlotte Gauthier, Head of UX @ The Guardian, Byron Fernandes, Senior UX Desinger @ Moo and Matt Corrall, UX Lead @ EE (Everything Everywhere), workshops on interviewing, defining your role title and design strengths and a portfolio surgery (not to mention F2F time) with all of our speakers, this is not one to be missed!

With space for up to 60, we would like to invite you straight from work for 6.30pm, to unwind with other UX and creative professionals over some drinks and food. We will be networking from 6.30pm and talks will begin around 7.00pm. You’re in for some excellent case studies and helpful workshops, so please book now to avoid disappointment.

Tweet the event @TheUXCrunch and let’s get the ball rolling! We look forward to seeing you soon!!!

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AGENDA

6.30pm Doors open, pizza and drinks
7.00pm Talks including Q&A
8.00pm Workshop sessions
9.00pm Networking
9.30pm Finish

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TALKS AND DISCUSSIONS

Charlotte Gauthier
Lead UX Designer and Group Product Manager @ Guardian News & Media

Currently Lead UX Designer (and GPM) at the Guardian, Charlotte was previously Head of Product & UX at start-ups in Berlin and London. Charlotte has progressed from an entrepreneur within her own design agency, to a web analyst for the likes of Newsweek and the New York Times, before then acting as Head of Product for several start-ups.
Now, Charlotte is UX Lead at the Guardian and has helped organisations from seed-stage startups through to major publisher to better understand their users, design compelling experiences, and launch amazing products."

Byron Fernandes
Senior Experience Designer @ Moo

After getting his Masters in HCI from UCL, Byron spent the past 7 years as a dedicated UXer. Spending 5 of those as a freelancer has given him exposure to a diverse set of business environments and challenges, such as leading the UX for Addison Lee’s latest mobile app and working on interfaces for Costa Express’ self-serve coffee bars. Currently in a permanent role as Senior Experience Designer at MOO, Byron exercises his passion for evidence-based design and collaborative working, to create compelling systems that are both intuitive and a pleasure to use.

Matt Corrall
User Experience Lead @ EE

Matt Corrall's 14 years in design has seen him create toys for Lego, conduct research in rural India and run concept workshops in New York. In that time, he's designed virtual reality applications, smart energy meters, smartphones, chocolate bars, medical gadgets and sustainable packaging and for the likes of Sony, EE, Dulux, Unilever and Coca Cola. He also spent three years creating software for the renewable energy industry, enabling the design, build and upkeep of wind and solar farms around the world. Proof that designers need never be pigeon-holed, Matt works in digital UX, research and testing, service, industrial, packaging and visual /graphic design.

When he's not crafting web and mobile apps for EE, Matt trains teams in Lean UX, design sprints and how to integrate effectively with Agile development teams. A great advocate of quick, dirty and low-tech design methods, he also tutors in sketching techniques for UX designers.

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