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Webinar: Demystifying UX Design

June 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm



You’ve heard the term “UX Design” but do you really know what it means? Join GrowthX Academy lead UX Instructor, Julia DeBari, and co-founder, Wayne Neale, as they answers questions about the emerging field of UX Design in this online webinar. They will cover topics like:

  • What is UX Design?
  • Who makes a good UX Designer?
  • What background prepares you for a UX Designer?
  • What are the common traits of a UX Designer?
  • What does the career landscape look like for UX Designers?

You can also submit your own questions!

About Julia

I am a Lead UX Instructor at GrowthX Academy. I have worked in the internet industry since 1998. I have worked for various types of companies such as consultancies, full-service digital agencies, within academia, startups, freelance, and enterprises in the public sector. I have worked with clients and companies such as Hawaiian Airlines, Cisco, BareEscentuals, and Microsoft to create compelling, usable interfaces.

With almost two decades of industry experience as a UX Designer for companies such as Dell, VMWare, and TripIt; and agencies like Epsilon, Razorfish, SapientNitro, and MRM McCann, I am known for my UX mentorship and career guidance, and ability to enhance the culture and morale of any team I lead.

My focus is on the edu-tech domain and UX curriculum development. My specialties include user experience methodology, UX frameworks, information architecture, interaction design, sketching, prototyping, usability testing, online learning programs, visual design for applications, content management systems, Software as a Service/Cloud computing applications.

About Wayne

Wayne is an entrepreneur… an observer, a creator, a builder, educator and designer of new opportunities. Wayne is a veteran of the software industry working at both large and small growth companies. Through a series of startup renaissance roles Wayne has performed executive sales, marketing, product management, business development and user experience. Wayne is the Co-Founder of GrowthX Academy and is helping create the education company of the future.

Wayne was previously founder and CEO of Kydak, an experience design innovation consultancy working on product and service design for startups and fortune 50 companies alike. Wayne is co-leader of IxDA Phoenix and founder of Phoenix UX. He has held executive positions at SAP, ShoppingScout, Khimetrics (acquired by SAP), ITax Group (acquired by First Advantage), and Kodak and was the co-founder of iZoom and Fairway Productions. Dr. Neale holds a Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction from Virginia Tech, masters in human factors from CSUN and bachelors in cognitive psychology from CSULB.

Wayne has an enduring curiosity in how the world is designed and unrelenting passion to make it a better place to live, work, learn and play.


June 16, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


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