Recently, we sat down with Nikita Washington, UX Academy graduate and now UX Designer at Ally.

Nikita has a B.A and M.A. in English and taught English for 7 years to middle and high school students. After teaching, she transitioned careers and worked as a Digital Marketing Specialist at Capitol Records, where she supported marketing initiatives for Motown Records and Astralwerks Records. At the onset of the pandemic, she decided to enroll in UX Academy, and is a recipient of our Diversify Design scholarship!

Watch the on demand webinar below to learn more about:

  • Nikita’s experience in UX Academy, and her advice for anyone interested in pivoting to UX/UI design
  • Her career transition from education to UX design and tips on searching for a design job
  • How to think as a B2B designer
  • How Nikita navigates tech as a Black Trans woman

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