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Expand Your Creative Repertoire: Learn Design in Seattle

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Enhance your professional potential. Learn in-demand skills in evening, weekend, or 1-week accelerated courses.

Meet Emily Rowley, User Experience Design Immersive Graduate, GA Seattle

Emily Rowley

What was your experience like with the GA Outcomes team?

The Outcomes team went above and beyond to encourage me in my job search,” says Rowley. “Anyone on that team — not just my coach — was more than willing to give me feedback or advice. Having Outcomes side-by-side with class helped get me in shape for job hunting after graduation.”

Rowley eventually landed a full-time UX designer role at Oracle, where she has seen a 40% pay increase and a deeper sense of work satisfaction. “It’s really wonderful to be working on something that has direct impact on users.”

Read about Rowley’s story here.

Companies Hiring Our Graduates

Graduates of our User Experience Design Immersive in Seattle get hired at great companies of all sizes, including those below. Our all-star career coaches support students in their job search, whether upskilling or breaking into the design industry.

Meet Some of Our Experts

General Assembly’s instructors are top professionals representing today’s leading Seattle-area companies.

Nick Finck

Nick Finck

User Experience Design Immersive Instructor

Matt Henry

Matt Henry

User Experience Design and User Experience Design Immersive Instructor

John J. Lee

John J. Lee

User Experience Design and Visual Design Instructor

Neil Peterson

Neil Peterson

User Experience Design Immersive Instructor

Chad Rieck

Chad Rieck

User Experience Design Immersive Instructor

Ron Wilde

Ron Wilde

User Experience Design Instructor

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