EP31: Get Into Design From a Non-Traditional Background with Grace Ling

400 connection requests, 30 coffee chats, 1 internship.

UX Design intern at Electronic Arts and founder of Design Buddies Grace Ling comes on the show to talk about her massive career change from biomed to UX design.

What We Talked About:

  • Grace’s Background (1:51)                             
  • How Grace discovered her interest in UX Design (8:12)
  • The roadblocks Grace faced as someone new to UX Design and how she overcame them (8:51)
  • The tools and resources Grace used to get better in UX Design (10:50)
  • Grace’s major breakthroughs (12:54)
  • How Grace founded Design Buddies (18:10)
  • Grace’s final thoughts to help motivate international students, job seekers and professionals to break into UX Design (27:25)

Resources Mentioned:

Design Buddies:

Design Buddies Discord Community: https://discord.gg/rMEYCQt

Website: https://designbuddies.community/

Next Steps:

Send her a personalized connection request on Linkedin, letting her know you heard her on the podcast.

Grace Ling

Grace Ling

UX Design Intern @ Electronic Arts | Founder & Design Lead @ Design Buddies

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