Standout as a Designer through Personal Branding

In today’s competitive job market, having a strong LinkedIn presence and showcasing your personal brand can make all the difference in landing your dream UX job.

LinkedIn is where folks in positions of hiring often hang out. Creating content there helps you reflect on your learnings and potentially have opportunities come to you! You don’t need to have years of experience or anyone’s permission to get started.

In this session, we’ll go over some frameworks and examples to help you get started You’ll come away with: – Action steps to create your own personal brand – LinkedIn content creation best practices and examples – LinkedIn post prompts – Networking strategies for LinkedIn Grace Ling will share her actionable insights on how she was able to land a UX design job and more without any design degree or certification – through creating content and networking on LinkedIn!

About the Speaker: Grace is a UX designer, founder, illustrator, and content creator. She founded Design Buddies, a community of 60,000+ members helping designers improve their skills and land jobs. She is also a UX Designer at Electronic Arts, building products for creators.

Personal branding and utilizing social media platforms like LinkedIn are essential for designers to stand out, build a network, and attract job opportunities in the design industry.