"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.
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.
User Experience Design
In this course, students learn to build wireframes, implement best practices for common design patterns and analyze business goals from a user perspective.
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.
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!
User Experience Design Bootcamp
Immerse yourself in a full day of user experience design fundamentals and walk away with an actual mobile prototype.
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.
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.
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!
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
Discover how design influences our online experiences with this introduction to user experience design talk.