Collaborate Like a UX Pro

As a UX designer, you work with others – a lot. Join us & the Ladies that UX as we learn the skills you need to collaborate and communicate your ideas effectively.

Learn essential skills to collaborate effectively and present your work confidently​

Join us and the Ladies that UX as we learn essential skills to collaborate effectively and present your work confidently​.

As a professional UX designer, you spend a lot of time collaborating and communicating ideas to your team.

In this workshop, you’ll get hands-on experience presenting your work, giving & receiving feedback, and articulating your design decisions.

How you present your design is as (or more) important than the design itself. If you’re a new designer or bootcamp grad who wants to level up your career – you should join us!

How to confidently present your work to designers, stakeholders and other team members
How to give and receive effective feedback
How to communicate your design ideas clearly and concisely

We'll Create

Giving and receiving effective feedback
Tailoring your presentations and feedback for different audiences
Using collaborative tools to build better products together

Who is this for?

UX Beginners
Who want to learn the fundamentals of presenting design work
Designers-in-Training
Who want to get experience with on-the-job communication & collaboration skills

Step-by-Step Workshop Agenda

Complete an awesome project with hands-on guidance from an expert instructor

Welcome!
Get started with an introduction to some of the skills and tools we'll be using in the workshop
Design Collaboration 101
We'll learn the fundamentals and best practices of collaborating on design projects, communicating ideas, and giving productive feedback
Keys to Effective Feedback
Learn how to give and ask for feedback, utilize your team, and improve your work through collaboration
5 minute Break!
Chill out, grab some water, and stretch before we jump back in!
Activity: Hands-on Design Practice
Get a short design brief, sketch a solution, and put your new collaboration skills into action
5 Minute Break!
Chill out, grab some water, and stretch before we jump back into the project!
Present Like a Pro
Learn the steps to presenting your solution effectively and confidently to any audience
Next Steps & Wrap Up
We'll discuss some of the key points and takeaways from the workshop, and give you some next steps to put into action
Show

Taught by an Expert Instructor

Cola Solwitz

Lead User Experience Designer & Educator at Bitesize UX

“Focus on the gain, not the gap”

As an educator, Cola wants to give students skills to bring their ideas to life, and the confidence to continue growing as a designer. Cola has worked as a consultant and in-house visual and user experience designer in New York since 2013. Most recently she has worked on digital products for fortune 500 companies, global finance companies, and well known lifestyle and media brands.

Cola has experience in working directly with clients and executive level stakeholders with the specific goal of bringing clients into their vision through a holistic approach of product development, and evangelizes the importance of design research and strategic development.

Alongside her corporate client work, Cola has coached fellow designers, freelancers, and career switchers in achieving their next big goal, from financial literacy to the hiring process. There are many facets to entering a new field and Cola is inspired by raising others up, learning, and leading through experience. She is thrilled to be expanding this work as an educator with Bitesize UX.

Reviews and Compliments

Here's what other designers had to say about this workshop

"Put this into practice immediately"
4.8/5
"The collaboration skills we learned were super relevant to a group design project I'm working on. I was able to take these concepts and lead/facilitate our team meetings way more effectively and smoothly"
Adrienne
Designer-in-Training
"Feeling more confident"
4.8/5
"Presenting my work has always been a little bit scary for me, since I didn't have a ton of experience with it. I feel so much more confident after this workshop...definitely feeling better about doing this on the job."
Joel
UX Beginner
"Great preparation for working in a design team"
4.8/5
"This workshop that gave me a feeling of having real-world experience. The group chats, feedback sessions, talking to peers, and mini-project were great."
Brian
Designer-in-Training
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March 11, 2024
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST
March 11, 2024
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST

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