How to Craft an Elevator Pitch as a UX Designer?
Tips by mentor- Frankie Kastenbaum
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How to Craft an Elevator Pitch as a UX Designer? ✨
This week mentor Frankie Kastenbaum will share the 3 steps to craft your Elevator Pitch as a UX designer. An elevator pitch duration is roughly 30 secs to a minute long. Structuring your pitch well could increase the chance to get the audience's attention and get your message across.
1. Start with your title
Use either the one you are aiming for or your current job title
For example, “I’m Frankie and I’m an Experience Designer.”
2. State the reason why you want to be in the UX industry
Explain what about this industry drew you to it in a few words
For example, “ I was drawn to UX since it is the perfect combination of problem-solving through design, while also having user data to confidently explain my solutions.”
3. Share what have you worked on in the past
Talk about a recent or current project you have worked on and at a high level explain the context and company style.
For example, “Over the past few years, I’ve had the chance to work in a variety of company environments which has allowed me to work in a variety of projects.
Relay current or ideal title.
Explain why you are in this industry.
Talk about the projects you have worked on.
Keep your pitch interesting and engaging.
Start with a script but practice and present your pitch in an unscripted way; to sound more natural.
5. Frankie’s elevator pitch example:
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