Gerry Scullion is a host on This is HCD
In this episode I chat with Andrew Francomb from the UK about their experience graduating from Lancaster University, and their experience of landing their first job.
We chat about what the experience was like leaving University, her search for jobs, and where they feel there’s opportunity for universities to better support students in that highly emotional stage of life - the transitional period between Uni and Working life.
In this episode, I talk to Natalia Alessi, a design lead at the University of Melbourne. Natalia reached out to us to help with some user research after this years Doing Design Festival.
Hello and welcome to another episode of Getting Started in Design, I am your host Gerry Scullion, service designer and educator and founder of This is HCD Network and CEO of This is Doing.
Today on the show we have Joanna Peel, a recent graduate in the area of interaction design in Ireland. We speak about the process that Joanna recently went through post leaving her masters, what she found to be helpful and how she managed to land not one, but two jobs - which is no mean feat in the current world that we find ourselves in.
In this episode, we caught up with Jonathon Colman Senior Design Manager at Intercom, one of Irelands most successful and celebrated tech stories. We chat about the things Intercom look for in designers, how to get around the tricky aspects of not having enough experience and what to include in your portfolio, and also what you can do increase your chances of success in getting ahead in the job market.
On the show today, we have Aiden McGale, one of Ireland’s leading Design talent recruiters, and founder of DesignTalent.ie – a job board that connects talent directly to businesses.