A few years ago I pivoted by career by doing a full-stack UX design bootcamp — one of the best decisions of my life! I’ve been asked many times about my bootcamp experience by others also considering user experience design, and so I hope sharing my story will help.

What the heck is UX?


In a recent UX interview I was given a design challenge, aka the new-normal for most design jobs. The ask?

Design a leaderboard experience including a television display and simple smartphone app to enroll.

Thats it. No specifics, no constraints, just “design a leaderboard”… 🤔

Framing the problem.

It helps to take a…

Malika C.

Interaction designer @Google | Previously @Priceline.com and @UnitedAirlines

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