3 Weeks


Cohort-based Course

Stand out in the UX design job market by creating content on LinkedIn that's authentic to you

Course overview

Gain actionable tips to help you stand out in a competitive job market

- Build a strong presence on LinkedIn

- Develop ideas of what to post

- Learn how to use data to iterate your content

- How to have people reach out to you instead of you reaching out to them

For my first cohort as a pilot, I am offering a steep discount

Who is this course for


UX designers looking to land their first job in a competitive job market with some design experience - bootcamp, school, or self-taught 


UX designers looking to start creating content on LinkedIn 


UX designers with an existing portfolio with 1-2 strong projects

What you’ll get out of this course

Develop a strong LinkedIn presence to help you stand out on the job search 

Gain LinkedIn profile and content strategy best practices to help you stand out as a candidate in the competitive UX design job market

Create a content strategy for you to consistently post educational content to help you stand out as a thought leader 

Develop a content creation strategy that aligns with personal goals, target audience, and UX design expertise

Develop a strategy to have people reach out to you instead of you reaching out to them

Learn techniques to optimize LinkedIn profiles to attract potential employers, clients, and collaborators

Gain networking skills

Develop skills to foster meaningful interactions, discussions, and collaborations on LinkedIn

What people are saying

        Grace was by far one of the absolutely best presenters we've had the pleasure to host! From beginning to finish, her presentation was engaging and highly insightful. It was also beautifully put together and very aesthetically pleasing. Her energy and passion for her industry shined through the entire event. The students were very engaged.
Nikki Daye

Nikki Daye

Education Experience Coordinator, Brainstation
        Grace is a design industry leader whose impact on the design community is beyond measure. One of Grace's greatest strengths is her constant passion to always empower the design community and bring them closer together.
Zoshua Colah

Zoshua Colah

Sr. Product Designer @ Zesty.io | Founder of UX Library, the Protothon, & Humans of Tech | Design Mentor & Educator
        Grace's presentation was filled with enthusiasm, wit, and a remarkable level of professionalism, captivating our aspiring designers and encouraging them to venture beyond their comfort zones while expanding their professional networks.
Tania Mancilla

Tania Mancilla

Senior Career Coach, General Assembly
        Working with Grace (in any capacity) is going to lead to growth towards your personal and professional goals. Working towards that growth won't feel like work. It will feel like building something great with a close, supportive friend.
Joe Formica

Joe Formica

Founder, Bitesize UX
        I’ve come to know her as a phenomenal community manager and incredible partnerships representative. It’s obvious when talking to her that she cares deeply for Design Buddies and her role as a thought leader. Though it is the world’s largest community of UX Designers, she’s not afraid to lead her Buddies with joy and happiness.
Tom Garvey

Tom Garvey

Partnerships, Bitesize UX

Meet your instructor

Grace Ling

Grace Ling

Grace Ling is a UX designer at Electronic Arts, Founder of the Design Buddies community (58K+ members), content creator (50k+ followers), and speaker (80+ talks & workshops).

She has transitioned her career from engineering to design with no formal design education through posting and networking on LinkedIn.

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Course syllabus


Introduction to LinkedIn and Personal Branding

Practical LinkedIn use cases and optimizing your LinkedIn profile to showcase your UX design skills, experiences, and achievements. Build your personal brand to stand out from the crowd.


LinkedIn Content Strategy

Get inspiration for your own LinkedIn content and learn you can plan your content on LinkedIn to showcase your skills and personality. Gain visibility in the design industry to attract potential employers


Networking on LinkedIn

Gain effective networking strategies on LinkedIn to help organically grow your LinkedIn network and get more opportunities.

Course schedule

3-4 hours per week
  • Fridays - Lecture, Q&A, and Feedback

    1:00pm - 2:30pm PST

    Presentation of content, Q&A, and feedback

  • Weekly projects

    1-2 hours per week

    Weekly projects to get feedback on

  • Mondays - Office Hours

    3:00 - 4:00 pm PST

Free resource

Design job hunting tips

Actionable tips to help you slay your interview - analyzing job descriptions, portfolio tips, resume tips, cover letter tips, networking, and types of design interviews

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Learning is better with cohorts

Learning is better with cohorts

Active hands-on learning

This course builds on live workshops and hands-on projects

Interactive and project-based

You’ll be interacting with other learners through breakout rooms and project teams

Learn with a cohort of peers

Join a community of like-minded people who want to learn and grow alongside you

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