Have you ever wondered how you can stand out in an ever-growing competitive industry?
What do hiring managers nowadays look for when interviewing candidates?
Has Covid-19 changed how people interview and/or start a new job?
How can you get to the next level and be a self-starter in your current role?
What actually is Product Design?
Join us on August 12th at 1 pm PST for a panel discussion with Tanner Christensen, Jingxi Li, and Amy Jackson. We'll share our experiences as hiring managers, recruiters and team leads on how the design world may have changed and tips on how you could stand out.
This is a virtual event so everyone is welcome, even if you are not in SF or not in the design industry. We're very excited to meet new faces and connect once again as a SF VMUG community for this discussion.
Head of Design
Recruiter specializing in top UX Design positions
Tanner Christensen is the Head of design at Gem.com, helping to build the platform for modern recruiting teams. Previously Tanner was a lead product designer at Lyft, Atlassian, and Facebook. He's also co-host of the New Layer podcast, an independent developer, design advisor, and published author. You can find him at tannerc.com or on Twitter at twitter.com/tannerc.
Jingxi is currently a design lead/manager at LinkedIn. She leads the search design team at LinkedIn flagship consumer product. At LinkedIn, Jingxi launched a brunch of high profile products such as Open To Work, a part of the LinkedIn relief efforts in response to the recent soft job market caused by COVID-19; and Open To Business, a joint effort with Dubai government to empower small business owners to showcase their business on LinkedIn.
Before joined LinkedIn, Jingxi was the UX design director at Smule, a music startup that connects people around the world with music.
Amy has been described as the fairy godmother of UX professionals and designers. She’s a recruiting maven for top UX design positions, the last 10 years (of more than 25 in UX) have been dedicated to startups in the SF area. She’s known for matching the right people to the right jobs for a long-term fit. Amy helps professionals get the information they need to find their ideal design job now and plan for where to go in the future. Find her on LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/amyjackson3/
Sr. Product Designer
Product designer with experiences working in both big enterprises and growing startups. I want to help solving complex business and user problems by focusing on the user and bring values to the business at the same time.