Whether you are applying for your first job or exploring new opportunities, writing an effective resume for a UX position is not an easy task. In this session, I will share some tips on how to design your resume so it persuades the hiring manager you qualify for the position in seconds. But this is not where your job adventure stops. Often, UX researchers and designers are asked to make a presentation. These presentations may vary in format, length, content, but play a significant role in the job process. In this session, I will share some tips and tricks on how you can prepare your resume and on-site presentation. Bring a printed copy of your resume for a group activity and walk away with ideas on how to improve it.
Anna Prisacari is the Senior UX Design Researcher at Honeywell and previously worked as VP of UX and Marketing at Praxik, an Augmented Reality startup in Minneapolis. In her role, she closely works with clients to understand their pain points and needs and with developers and engineers to ensure the clients' needs are transformed into practical and desired products. To do so, Anna connects ideas and research findings, conducts UX testing, and oversees client satisfaction. She holds a BA in International Business, Marketing, Political Science, and French and MBA from St. Ambrose University and MS and Ph.D. in Human Computer Interaction from Iowa State University. Anna is the recipient of numerous awards in communication, teaching, and service and is a passionate speaker, writer, and mentor on subjects like UX, women in technology, and STEM. You can connect with Anna on LinkedIn and follow her on Instagram.