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Carmen McDonald

Product Design Lead (UX), CDW | Design Leadership Forum Member, InVision

Chicago

"Carm” has had a love affair with all things design as early as she could remember. Formally trained in Architecture, she transitioned into Web & Graphic Design and as her career progressed, she found herself immersed in Information Architecture and later User Experience Design. Active in Chicago's tech and design communities, she is Co-Founder of DesignTech, teaches UX Design courses part-time at General Assembly and offers UX mentoring at 1871. Carmen also serves as an advisory board member for ITA's Women Influence Chicago initiative.

Upcoming:

Design Thinking Workshop

Design Thinking Workshop

This hands-on workshop will lead you through the design thinking process, taught by design thinking professionals that live and breathe in this space.

28
Wed, 28 October 6:00 - 9:00pm EDT
2-Day Product Design Bootcamp

2-Day Product Design Bootcamp

Define, build and test a working app prototype in this intensive bootcamp using Lean and Agile Product Management and User Experience Design methods.

21
Sat, 21 November 11:00am EST
Design Thinking Workshop

Design Thinking Workshop

This hands-on workshop will lead you through the design thinking process, taught by design thinking professionals that live and breathe in this space.

22
Tue, 22 December 6:00 - 9:00pm EST

Previously (307):

2-Day Product Design Bootcamp

2-Day Product Design Bootcamp

Define, build and test a working app prototype in this intensive bootcamp using Lean and Agile Product Management and User Experience Design methods.

136 Times

Design Thinking Workshop

Design Thinking Workshop

This hands-on workshop will lead you through the design thinking process, taught by design thinking professionals that live and breathe in this space.

86 Times

Remote Collaboration & Brainstorming in Design

Remote Collaboration & Brainstorming in Design

A panel of design experts will share the strategies and tactics they’ve adapted to ensure smooth collaboration processes and run engaging remote brainstorming sessions.

27 Times

Intro to UX Design

Intro to UX Design

This is an introduction to user experience design. Whether you understand the basics or have just heard the term, you'll explore the topic and how to learn more.

16 Times

Design Thinking Bootcamp

Design Thinking Bootcamp

Foster your ability to think differently in your quest to develop innovative products, services and organizations.

15 Times

User Experience Design

User Experience Design

Gain indispensable user experience design skills in this 10-week evening or 1-week accelerated course, on campus or online.

8 Times

User Experience Design Bootcamp

User Experience Design Bootcamp

Immerse yourself in a full day of user experience design fundamentals and walk away with an actual mobile prototype.

5 Times

Introduction to User Experience Design

Introduction to User Experience Design

This is an introduction to user experience design. Whether you understand the basics or have just heard the term, you'll explore the topic and how to learn more.

4 Times

Day in the Life of a UX Designer

Day in the Life of a UX Designer

Join us for a panel to learn more about the day-to-day challenges, joys & huge perks of being a UX Designer.

2 Times

Career Conversations: UX Design

Career Conversations: UX Design

Considering a career as a User Experience Designer? Join us to find out if this might be the right career for you!

2 Times

UX Design 101

UX Design 101

This is an introduction to user experience design. Whether you understand the basics or have just heard the term, this interactive class explores the topic and how to learn more.

Cultivating Diversity in Design & Technology

Cultivating Diversity in Design & Technology

Join us to discover why a lack of diversity matters, and how you can create more inclusivity across the design and tech industries.

An Introduction to User Experience Design

An Introduction to User Experience Design

Discover how design influences our online experiences with this introduction to user experience design talk.

General Assembly Open House + Happy Hour

General Assembly Open House + Happy Hour

Interested in learning a new skill in the New Year? Curious to find out what it's like to be a full or part-time student at General Assembly? Join us for our Open House!

Break Into UX Design

Break Into UX Design

We will discuss the user experience and design thinking landscape, what the role entails, who makes a good user experience designer, and how you can transition into the field.

Teach at GA

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