ADPList Genius Hours #1: How To Use LinkedIn Effectively As A Designer



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โ€‹About Event

โ€‹ADPList Genius Hours: Career Success Edition is where design mentors come together to provide tips and insights into the how-to's of approaching job search and building a successful career.

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โ€‹Topic ๐Ÿ“ฃ

โ€‹How to use LinkedIn effectively as a Designer โ€” Are you currently looking for a new job or want to improve your online brand presence? If so, come learn more about how LinkedIn can help improve your personal career goals. This presentation will teach you about the different products within LinkedIn and how to make the most out of your career search. During the event, speakers from LinkedInโ€™s Design team will discuss how to effectively build a profile, how to use LinkedIn for networking, and how to effectively apply for jobs.


โ€‹ADPList Host ๐ŸŽ‰

โ€‹๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Ying Yaoโ€” Senior UX Designer at Honeywell

โ€‹Ying (she/her) is a UX and product designer at Honeywell. She kicked off her career creating digital solutions for Fortune 500 clients before transitioning to enterprise UX to tackle B2B product challenges. In addition to being an ADPList mentor, she's also the co-organizer ofย Ladies that UX Atlanta, a design community focused on career growth, community learning, and building relationships among diverse women and non-binary folx.

โ€‹Fun fact:ย In her previous life, Ying broadcasted smooth jams through the airwaves of Atlanta as a radio DJ ๐ŸŽง


โ€‹Guest Speakers ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ

โ€‹๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ/๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏ Brandon Lalโ€” Associate Product Designer at LinkedIn

โ€‹Brandon is an Associate Product Designer at LinkedIn in San Francisco, California launching new experiences related to Pages and Marketplaces. He recently graduated from the School of Interactive Art + Technology at SFU in Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada) and has a background in Contemporary Arts and Art History from the University of British Columbia. As a first-generation student and child of refugees, he cares deeply about making design, tech, and professional development more accessible to those historically underserved.

โ€‹Fun Fact: Because I graduated during the pandemic, my friends and I held our commencement ceremony on Animal Crossing ๐ŸŽ“


โ€‹๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Kristine Yuenโ€” Design Manager at LinkedIn

โ€‹Kristine is a Design Manager at LinkedIn, leading a team of designers to create the best customer experience for the Pages product. She has been at LinkedIn for 4 years. Prior to her current position, Kristine was a consultant at Deloitte Digital for 5+ years working with different Fortune 500 companies on building mobile and web products. She takes a multidisciplinary approach that encompasses the fields of design, business, and technology. Outside of her daily work, Kristine enjoys mentoring and coaching aspiring UX designers and students.

โ€‹Fun Fact: Pre-COVID, Kristine really enjoyed to travel and Iโ€™ve been to over 55 countries across 6 continents (Antarctica is the last one left) โœˆ๏ธ


โ€‹๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Vicky Gao โ€” Senior User Experience Designer at LinkedIn

โ€‹Vicky is a Senior Product Designer at LinkedIn, where she designed and shipped the hiring product for users from small business. She deeply believes in people first, and her strengths include user-centric product strategy, problem-solving, and delivering design solution at scale. Previously, she graduated from Georgia Tech with a Master degree in Human Computer Interaction.

โ€‹Fun Fact: I learned piano for 6 years but I still sing out of tune ๐ŸŽน


โ€‹Disclaimer: By participating in this event, you consent to interviews, photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release to be used for purposes that ADPList team deems fit to use. You release the ADPList staff and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication of interviews, photographs, images, audio and/or video recordings.

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