How to Effectively Use LinkedIn as a UX Designer

Wednesday  23 January  2019  6:00 PM    Wednesday  23 January  2019 9:00 PM
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Designers, put your LinkedIn platform to work for you! Are you currently looking for a new job, want to improve your online brand presence, or want to better build your network? If so, come learn more about how LinkedIn can help you achieve your personal career goals! The talk will be chock full of information about tips and tricks to make the most of several of LinkedIn’s offerings.

The speakers from LinkedIn’s User Experience Design team will share:

  • What companies like LinkedIn look for in a designer

  • How those attributes manifest into an effective LinkedIn profile

  • How to look for jobs, build your career, and network using LinkedIn

Agenda

6:00pm - 6:15pm : Pizza, snacks and networking

6:15pm - 7:15pm: Presentation + Q&A

7:15pm onwards: More networking!

About the Speakers

Sheba Najmi is a Senior Design Manager at LinkedIn, leading a very talented and fun team of product designers responsible for the LinkedIn Profile. Sheba has a 15-year background in User Experience and Product. In her spare time, Sheba volunteers on strategy with Code for Pakistan, a non-profit she started 6 years ago that pairs technologists with government to help make public services user-centered. Her other passions include the Lindy Hop, marine conservation scuba diving, traveling to places on and off the beaten path, and speaking about human-centered civic technology. Sheba has MS and BS degrees in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University.

Kristine Yuen is a Design Lead at LinkedIn for the Pages product. She studied business and was introduced to the world of UX design as a consultant at Deloitte Digital. She has over 8 years of experience working on enterprise and consumer digital products across multiple Fortune 500 companies in the retail, consumer and industrial products, healthcare, financial, and high-tech industries. In her free time, Kristine enjoys mentoring students, cooking, traveling, and doing active things. She has a Master's of Interaction Design from the California College of the Arts and a Bachelor’s of Business from the University of Notre Dame.

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