UI/UX How to become a UI/UX Designer from Graphic Design

How to become a UI/UX Designer from Graphic Design

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It IS possible to become a UI/UX designer with a Graphic Design background. You CAN break into tech from Graphic Design. I have a graphic design degree and got into tech, and this video will give you tips & tricks to doing the same. If you are a graphic designer but want to become a web designer, UI designer, or UX designer, all it takes is some strategic moves and a lot of learning. A graphic design degree will serve you very well at a tech job, you just need to learn how to apply those graphic design skills to the tech world!





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The goal of this channel is to teach you what you need to know about being in the design industry, whether you are a student or starting your career as a traditional graphic designer or going into tech as a UI/UX designer. I cover education, finding a job, what to expect on the job, and how to be successful. Have a topic request? Leave it in the comments!

I’m Christine Maggi, a multidisciplinary designer with experience in graphic design, UI design, UX design, advertising, and copywriting. I love sharing what I’ve learned over the years about working as a designer with high school students, college students, or anyone looking to work in the design industry.


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