In this workshop, you'll identify the phases in a job search and how to start building your portfolio based on the job position that you want to land. The workshop is hands-on, created for UX, UI, and Product Designers who are looking for a new opportunity (both freelance and full time). Experience working on at least two projects is a pre-requisite to this workshop.


  • Understand the phases in a job search funnel
  • Identify keywords required in an actual job profile
  • Identify best practices for UX, UI, and Product Design portfolios
  • Start to find a path to distinguish your portfolio from the crowd


  • The history behind this workshop
  • Clarifying the phases in a job search funnel
  • What is behind the job description
  • What happens when a Recruiter or Hiring Manager looks at my portfolio?
  • How can I find my style as a designer? 

What to bring to the workshop

  • Sketchbook and pencils (required)
  • Your laptop (not required)

About the instructor

Renata is a Product Designer with a strong background in User Experience and User Interface Design. She is born and raised in Brazil and a New Yorker for more than five years. She spent four years at, a major news outlet in Brazil, working close to the in-house software teams. She is currently working for the Academy Design Studio as Product Designer and is a professor teaching at the Touro College Graduate School of Technology sharing her experience in design thinking and human-centered design.

Registration fee: $30 (Fee waived for GST Students/Alumni)
Contact Nataliya Klymenko to check if you qualify for the fee waiver
at 212.463-0400 x 55319 or nataliya

Pizza will be served.

RSVP by January 18. 
Seating is limited.

For more info:
Call: 877.669.7227 or email:

6:00PM – 9:00PM

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320 W 31st St,
Room 144
New York, NY 10001