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Alumni Leadership Board sponsored “The Loop” virtual panel to help HCDE student prepare for job interviews

April 9, 2020

HCDE virtual panel: Preparing for a UX interview loop

On April 17, 2020, the HCDE Alumni Leadership Board brought an online panel to HCDE students to give insight into the latest industry hiring practices for UX roles and to help students prepare for successful interview “loops”.

This online event featured a moderated discussion lead by the Alumni Board’s own Nathan Bilbao, a Senior User Experience Designer with Oracle. Discussion topics explored questions such as:

  • What to expect for phone and on-site interviews for UX careers
  • How to make your resume stand out
  • Creating an effective portfolio presentation
  • Understanding white-boarding and research or design challenges
  • Preparing for a successful interview

The panel discussion included an open question and answer period where attendees posed questions to the panel. Panelists represented a broad range of companies that are actively hiring UX professionals, including:

  • Gary Anderson, Senior Design Manager, Microsoft
  • Anting Chen, UX Researcher, Adecco
  • Paula Chuchro, Product Manager, Hulu
  • Parker Kuncl, Director of Design, Oracle
  • Patrick Neiman, Drector of UX, Jobscan
  • Ian Wyosnick, Senior UX Researcher, Smartsheet
  • Kristina Knaus, HR Director, Blink