San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Are you a user experience designer without a mentor? Are you facing a challenge at work and need guidance on how to move forward? Are you trying to figure out the next step in your career but don't know where to begin? Then this is what you've been waiting for.
Join Whitney Hess for an intimate gathering of aspiring UX practitioners, experienced pros, and everyone in between. Whitney will answer any and all of your questions about the field of user experience, getting buy-in at work, designing a career in UX, her own personal career trajectory, or whatever else is on your mind.
All guests are encouraged to bring your questions and everyone will be given an opportunity to talk. For those who would like a bit more individualized attention, you may opt to have Whitney review your résumé and portfolio (which she will do same-day) or go even deeper with a private coaching session (to be scheduled within one week of the event).
You don't have to figure it all out by yourself. Let Whitney clear the hurdles in front of you.
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Whitney Hess coaches business leaders on how to more mindfully design their products, their companies and themselves. She writes at Pleasure & Pain and co-hosts the podcast Designing Yourself. Her life’s mission is to put humanity back into business.
Best known for her work with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, The MLK Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Seamless and Boxee, Whitney has spent the last decade partnering with senior leaders and product teams at Fortune 500s, nonprofits and startups.
Whitney graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Master’s degree in Human-Computer Interaction and a Bachelor’s in Professional Writing and HCI. She is currently pursuing a professional certification as an Integral Coach through New Ventures West and a certification in Strategic Decision and Risk Management from Stanford University. She is a favored mentor to user experience practitioners and entrepreneurs, and has shared her message at dozens of conferences worldwide.
Born to challenge the status quo, Whitney is an only child, a lefty, a redhead, a JuBu, a nomad, an ENFJ, an 8 with a 7 wing, a yogi, a locavore, a hophead, an oyster aficionado, a PEZ collector, and a pretty good rapper. A native Manhattanite, she now lives in the La Jolla neighborhood of San Diego, CA, with her sailor Fredrick and their EPIRB. They are in the early stages of planning their circumnavigation.