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Shilpa Rao

User Experience Design Immersive Lead Instructor, General Assembly

Chicago

Shilpa is a Senior innovation designer with experience and accomplishments in setting up and running UX research departments within small and large firms. A big-picture thinker with hands on experience leading and performing design research using ethnographic studies, she believes in applying her passion for design and empathy for user needs to create meaningful user experiences across multiple channels. She is also a classically trained architect and interior designer able to apply user-centered design principles to space design for retail, restaurants, and workspaces.

Upcoming:

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.

28
Wed, 28 June 6:00 - 8:00pm CDT

Previously (14):

User Experience Design Immersive

User Experience Design Immersive

Ten weeks. All day. Monday through Friday. Learn the skills of a UX designer and put them to work while building a comprehensive portfolio.

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Inside the Minds of Brilliant Designers

Inside the Minds of Brilliant Designers

An exclusive monthly speaker series that offers a glimpse inside the creative process of local design experts.

Introduction to the Chicago Design Community

Introduction to the Chicago Design Community

Join General Assembly for a free orientation to the Chicago design scene.

A Recruiter's Guide to Talking UX

A Recruiter's Guide to Talking UX

This class should give you a better understanding of the UX landscape so that you can approach your talent search with confidence.

Break Into UX

Break Into UX

Learn about what a UX Designer does day-to-day, and what skills you’ll need to be successful in the field.

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

Join us for new student orientation! It's your chance to learn more about General Assembly, ask questions, and get to know your fellow students.

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.

Teach at GA

Join our talented instructor team dedicated to transforming thinkers into creators.

Find Out More