UX Design

May 17, 2022

Breaking into UX Design

with Chido Nmerole

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We invited Chido Nmerole, a Nigerian Product and Brand Designer, to share his advice for UX beginners.

In this EntryLevel event "Breaking into UX Design with Chido Nmerole," you'll hear unconventional ways to learn UX design and advice for complete UX Design beginners.

We addressed questions like:

  • How do you know if UX is for you, and what skills do you need?
  • How to get started in UX? (Bootcamp vs self-taught)
  • Advice from an experienced designer to beginner UX designers
  • UX design portfolio tips

Need guidance learning UX design?

If you need more guidance for your UX design learning journey and starting your first portfolio, check out EntryLevel’s UX Design program. It’s completely beginner-friendly.

You’ll pay $99 USD (financial aid is available), but you get a 100% refund when you complete the program! The $99 USD is to motivate you to finish your assignments and portfolio before the deadline, but if you cannot afford it we have financial aid available for you.

By enrolling in the program, you'll get:

  • A certificate to show off your learning
  • To create a portfolio to show your future employers
  • Feedback on your work from peers in the UX community
  • Access to EntryLevel’s Discord where you can network with other UX designers

Enrol now: https://www.entrylevel.net/experiences/ux-designer

Resources and links

If you have additional questions, connect with us here

Chido: https://adplist.org/mentors/chido-nmerole

Jennifer: jennifer@entrylevel.net

Mentorship and guidance

EntryLevel’s UX design program:  https://www.entrylevel.net/experiences/ux-designer

Book a mentorship session with Chido here: https://adplist.org/mentors/chido-nmerole

Self-learn by reading all about UX basics for free: https://www.degreeless.design/

Getting started in UX guide: https://start.uxdesign.cc/

Book

Check out The Design of Everyday Things book

Community

Design Buddies Discord: https://www.designbuddies.community/

Cool websites

Learn about the laws of UX: https://lawsofux.com/

Interesting case studies in comic book form: https://growth.design/

Blog articles: https://uxdesign.cc/

Improve your LinkedIn for UX design work

Games to practice your UI design (colours, typography): https://method.ac/

Practice your design skills: https://uxcel.com/

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Presenters

Chido Nmerole

Product and Brand Designer

Chido is a well-versed UI/UX and brand designer specializing in building valuable products and brands for businesses across several industries. For the past 8 years, he has built digital experiences that have serviced over 120 million users.

With a unique and deep blend of hands-on product and brand design experience, Chido delivers design solutions at the confluence of user goals, brand expression, and business objectives. He is deeply passionate about helping other designers grow through mentorship and by sharing his experience.

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