This course is designed as a live, interactive experience on Zoom. It will not be recorded.
Design a Brilliant Career and Find Your Professional Purpose
Design education leader Scott Hutchinson teaches you how to take your design career goals from lackluster to brilliant.
What you can learn.
- Gain an overview of the state of the design industry, both broadly and here in Los Angeles
- Understand how the Design Communication Arts program can position you within the industry
- Receive personalized study and career guidance from the Visual Arts program director
- Network with like-minded students
About this course:Design education leader Scott Hutchinson teaches you how to take your design career goals from lackluster to brilliant. A small seminar created for those considering a meaningful career in Graphic Design and User Experience. This introduction to the profession is designed to help students see possibilities and discover areas where they can have impact. Areas we explore include required skills, personal storytelling, portfolio development and positioning, including bringing in your degree and previous work expertise. This workshop is especially useful for students with previous "unrelated" degrees, and/or who have recently enrolled in the Design Communication Arts or UX certificates. Also relevant for designers looking to advance, exploring a change in design specialty or nearing graduation.
Spring 2024 Schedule
Design your dream career.
Wish you could leave your visual mark on the world? UCLA Extension offers courses and professional certificates in Design Communication Arts and User Experience to help you take your career to the next level.