At WunderLand, we have clients in a wide range of industries from healthcare and FinTech to e-tail/retail and consumer technology. No matter the industry, we keep hearing the same thing: we need UX designers.
In today’s market, candidates are in the driver seat when it comes to projects and employment opportunities. We want to share with you some of the best ways you can prepare for interviews, networking events or even friendly coffee-chats with potential employers to help you set yourself a part so you can get your dream job!
Keep it Simple
Bring your best self to every event, networking opportunity and interview. Companies look for polished and professional candidates who can articulate and communicate effectively.
Know Your Strengths & Be Ready to Articulate Your Goals
We all know what we do best, show it off! What is it you have excelled at in a previous jobs or in previous projects? Have clear examples of what the situation was and how you used your strengths to benefit the success of the project. Did you go above and beyond what was asked of you? Show how you don’t just stop at good, but at excellent. Be ready to articulate what your strengths are and how they have affected your goals.
Create a Shareable Portfolio that Demonstrates Problem Solving Skills
A portfolio can be comprised of many things: social media channels, work examples, case studies, and more. It shouldn’t just represent the outcomes, but how you got there and the thought process and skills you used to successfully do so. Consider the following:
Showcasing your work can be one of the strongest self-promoting tactics. Bring examples (digital or hardcopy) that don’t require wifi and use them to show examples of your strengths and work style.
If you'd like to discuss these tips more thoroughly, want to engage one of our consultants on a future project, or are interested in hiring UX talent, reach out to us today to be connected with someone from our Engagement team by emailing email@example.com.