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20+ Years of designing, building and launching digital products - Mentor, Product Designer. Former @Google @Microsoft @Cisco. Startup founder, advisor, and investor.
Detailed, hands on 'how-to's' to get the most out of team brainstorming. This is a workshop that I have taught at UX Singapore, General Assembly and many other places. It gets results instantly to solve for feature, product and idea freeze.
Need feedback on your design portfolio? I'm happy to help.
What to expect:
1. Introductions & goal setting
2. Portfolio & Linkedin review using best practices to create / optimize your portfolio to best demonstrate your skills, personality and ultimately getting you interviews.
20+ Years of designing, building, and launching digital products - Mentor, Product Designer. Former @Google @Microsoft @Cisco. Startup founder, advisor, and investor.
I was a design lead on the Google AdWords team and was instrumental in both the creation of the Display Targeting as well as the alerts for opportunities.
I have a track record of success managing & optimizing campaigns from a system that I helped design.
Come away with the following understanding:
Perception is reality: How are you perceived online?
How & Where Look For A Job
UX Interviewing 101
Getting The Job: Salary, Expectations & Demonstrating Value
Week One On the Job: Plan of Attack
Very good insight in a short period of time. Ben was very responsive and quickly grasped our needs, then provided actionable solutions.
Ben's input was very insightful.
Great call as always! He is really smart. I learn so much!
I've been struggling with a customer journey map we use in the startup I work in. Ben gave me a larger point of view on the problem and came up with ideas and actionable steps to move forward. Highly recommended!
Got amazing insights from Ben regarding the startup Im working on. Thanks a ton!
He did a good job. He gave me good advice and was very patient with me even though I asked stupid questions lols. He is really good at what he does. Very smart guy and very accomplished. I was worried about my conversion rates going in, but I feel so much better now. I will recommend him to anyone. You won't regret it.
I'm the type of person to build the roof of the house before the foundation is laid. Ben helped me breakdown the very first steps I needed to take with my business, dispelling fallacies around branding and website building I thought were legitimate. If you're feeling overwhelmed, Ben can help simplify your course of action before you get lost in the weeds. Thanks Ben!
Excellent call! Ben immediately understood the issues and clearly had the expertise to address our questions. He provided actionable insights and very thoughtful suggestions that will save us hundreds of hours in product design and development time. Highly recommended!
Ben was excellent in our call -- took his time to really understand our problems to ensure that the advice he was giving was relevant and valuable. It's clear he's an expert in design and this call gave us great insight in how to best move forward.
Had an excellent call with Ben. He is extremely helpful and offers really great advice and insight. I would definitely recommend him for a call, especially for anyone starting out in their design career.
Ben has wealth of knowledge he is happy to share. He dives in and gets straight to the heart of the matter. Highly recommended.