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How to Position UA within UX with Joe Welenske

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In our February 20th chapter meeting, Joe Welinske will give us the answers to all the questions we’ve ever wanted to know about how to move into a UA or UX career.

Joe, who is moderator of the sixth annual UX Conference, will tell us the difference between the two, which skills are movable into UX, how you can rebrand your skills to seek a career in this field, and much more. He will also be telling us about the upcoming sixth annual conference, and in partnership with us, will be offering us a very special registration price to attend.

This session provides a brief overview of the world of User Experience, describes the areas where user assistance plays an important role, and offers a discussion of what that means for today’s UA professionals as we move forward.

Even if you aren’t involved in user assistance or have a desire to be a UXer, you should come away with some nuggets about emerging values and skills.

You will learn:

  • How the field of User Experience defines itself and its status in software development
  • How technical communication is viewed from the point of view of the UX field
  • What UA professionals can do to best develop their skills and market themselves within the UX field

This event will be held at:

Stryker (formerly Physio-Control)
11811 Willows Road NE
Redmond WA 98052

Please give yourself extra time to get out here if coming from Seattle.

Ticket prices will vary between:

$15 for non-member
$10 for STC National members who’ve paid their 2018 dues
$5 for designated volunteers
$0 for board members and designated volunteers
$0 Stryker employees (please register)

About the Presenter:

Joe Welinske specializes in helping your software development effort through crafted communication. The best user experience features quality words and images in the user interface. For over twenty-five years, Joe has been providing training, contracting, and consulting services for the software industry.

Joe recently published the book, Developing User Assistance for Mobile Apps. He also teaches courses for Bellevue College, the University of California, and the University of Washington. You can find out more about Joe at http://www.welinske.com/about-joe-welinske/.

Feb 20 2018


Date: February 20, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: $10 – $15
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Stryker (formerly Physio Control)

11811 Willows Road NE
Redmond, WA 98052 United States

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  • 6-6:45 Socializing and refreshments
  • 6:45-7:00 Announcements and business
  • 7:00-8:00 Presentations
  • 8:00-8:25 Cleanup and networking
  • 8:30 End