So, you want to be a UX professional…

If you think you might want a career in UX, you should become familiar with all of these sources:

RESOURCES:

Before you do anything else, connect with Bree Walter. Why? Because she’s is an accomplished UX Bearcat who really, really wants to help you find your UX legs. Read about Bree here.

COURSES:

BLOGS & SITES:

PODCASTS:

SLACK GROUPS:

JOBS:

GIGS:

PORTFOLIOS:

Look through some UX portfolios.
Look through some UXPin prototypes.
See a UX case study — something like this would be great for your portfolio!

Your portfolio should have a collection of projects that include these steps, up to “Code”.

If you’re really serious, GET A MENTOR!

UXPCK has a mentorship program. Check it out. Join. Meet people who work in UX in Kansas City… many of them are Bearcats!
Use LinkedIn to find Bearcats who work in UX. Connect with them.
Ask for help — they will help you.