UX Design Career Guide: Essential Skills for Growth, Success

Focused Guide for UX Design Skill Enhancement, Career Advancement, Switching to UX, Build Job Ready Skills, Entry to UX

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UX Design Career Guide: Essential Skills for Growth, Success
1 hour
Mar 2024
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What you will learn

Initiate your path to becoming a skilled UX Designer.

Fasttrack your UX job by getting an understanding of what exactly is required from you in the industry

Create a career plan to grow faster in UX Design

Downloadable UX career planning checklist

Understand tools and techniques required to become a UX designer

UX Skills needed to succeed that no one talks about

Study case studies that drove significant impact in the industry

Understand what is required to come up with great ideas as compared to generic ideation process

Understand the core mechanism of transactional experiences

Understand what UI & visual design skills you should absolutely have

Understand how to approach to prepare UX portfolios & stand out

Understand how to stand apart from other designers when pitching an idea

Understand how to create influence in organization to grow faster

Get ready to dive into learning of the key skills

Identify and analyze key tasks performed by UX designers in the industry.

Differentiate UX design from traditional graphic design practices.

Understand the evolution and significance of UX design in modern business.

Navigate career progression within the UX industry.

Synthesize UX design concepts to transition effectively from other design fields.

Analyze and apply the concepts learned in the course through a comprehensive quiz.

Forum support from me and the crew

Downloadable checklists to apply what you learnt in practice


Built on the motive “Minimum Theory, Maximum Outcome”, this course propels you into practical UX design as the inaugural part of the UX Skill Builder Series by Collej. Stripping away the unnecessary, it focuses on equipping you with the essential approach to produce impactful results in the UX industry from the start. This course lays the foundational groundwork for the comprehensive six-part series, offering a broad yet detailed overview of UX. It sets the stage for further specialized learning in five essential skills, ensuring a well-rounded approach to your career development in UX.

This meticulously crafted course stands as a beacon for both seasoned UX professionals and beginners, cutting through the clutter of online resources with a clear, concise roadmap to the most crucial aspects of User Experience Design. It distinguishes itself by focusing on distilled, non-negotiable topics vital for success in the UX industry. More than a generic introduction, it's a targeted, practical guide that delves into what UX really is, its significant influence in the industry, and its role as a key driver of business success. The course demystifies UX, breaking it down into essential elements critical for designers aspiring to excel in the field and aims to deliver immediate, tangible value in UX work from the start.

Why This Course?

  • Minimum Theory, Maximum Outcome: Streamlining a vast array of UX tasks, this course cuts through the noise, concentrating on essential, non-negotiable topics vital for delivering immediate value at work.

  • Tailored for Real-World Application: Designed for UX professionals and beginners, focusing on practical skills for immediate workplace impact.

  • Expertly Curated by Industry Leader: Led by Prasad Kantamneni, a seasoned UX professional with a significant track record in the industry.

  • Practical Philosophy: Emphasizes "minimizing theory and maximizing the ability to deliver value at work."

  • First Part of a Comprehensive Series: Sets the stage for the "UX Skill Builder Series by Collej" providing a solid foundation for further skill development.

  • Exclusive Insights and Skills: Offers unique perspectives and essential skills often overlooked in conventional UX education.

What’s in it?

  • A deep dive into the actual role and unique qualities of UX designers.

  • Exploration of the significant value driven by UX designers in various industries.

  • An insightful overview of the UX domain, tracing its evolution.

  • Contrast between UX Design and traditional practices like Graphic Design.

  • Practical strategies for learning and enhancing UX skills from an industry viewpoint.

  • Detailed introduction to five crucial UX skills essential for workplace success and career growth.

  • Introduction to two additional professional skills that can significantly boost career progression.

  • An interactive quiz to assess understanding and learning from the course.

  • A concise, actionable checklist for building a successful and growth-oriented UX career.


User eXperience Design - Guidance & Clarity from Industry Perspective

Introducing Prasad Kantamneni, Your Chief Coach
What does a UX Designer do?
Understanding the domain User eXperience (UX)
Traditional Design vs User eXperience Design
How to Simplify & Speed-up Your UX Design Career

5 Essential Skills to Drive Value & Succeed in UX Career

1. Introduction to Pragmatic Design Critique
2. Introduction to Using Tools Smartly for UX Design
3. Introduction to UX Ideation & Problem Solving Essentials
4. Introduction to Designing Transactional eXperiences
5. Introduction to Visual Design Execution Must-haves

2 Professional Skills to Accelerate Growth in UX Career

6. Introduction to The Art of UX Pitch
7. Introduction to The Art of Organizational Influence
Message: We would like to hear from you

Reflections & Practice on Learnings

Quiz to Reflect on Learnings




January 8, 2024
A Must for every beginners and non-ux folks looking into get into ux faster and effectively. The internet is full of gyaans, but this one hits the bulls eye focusing on what needs to be known to get to the ux faster and more effective way. I would recommend every begineer to take this course to understand if ux is really for them or not.
January 8, 2024
Loved how the topics are prioritized from industry perspective to provide aspirants clear picture of how one can plan their UX career journey. The point that "once you learn the non-negotiables and start driving value then you can expand your skills to other areas" stood out for me as in the current world people are trying to learn everything and getting lots there. This course for sure gives a clarity and stands out if career is a priority for aspirants.



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