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S1 E17 · Life After Tech Bootcamp
Analytical Chemist to Innovation Designer
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1 month ago

Nina studied UX/UI design at Springboard and is currently an Innovation Designer at IBM. Before transitioning to this role, she worked as an Analytical Chemist in cosmetics and skincare development at Johnson & Johnson and Kenvue.

She discusses her strategies for obtaining stakeholder buy-in for UX design changes, how she utilized a freelance project to enhance her portfolio, and offers advice on navigating challenging experiences during the job hunt.

Learn more about Nina via her medium profile: https://medium.com/@ninalyow
First article on relating cosmetic science to product design: https://medium.com/user-experience-design-1/how-being-a-cosmetic-chemist-helped-me-become-a-better-product-designer-d6c067eb5f04

Questions for Nina or myself that could be answered on a future episode? Please send an email to alumnipodcast@springboard.com.


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