Content Creation for UX Designers - Standing Out in a Competitive Job Market

3 Weeks

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Cohort-based Course

Build a personal LinkedIn content strategy that helps you stand out, make meaningful connections, and land your next job as a UX Designer.

Course overview

Create content to help you stand out in a competitive job market

Enroll in this course to develop your personal brand, craft compelling content on LinkedIn, expand your professional network, and cultivate meaningful relationships with others. Grace and a network of peers will help provide you with feedback to help you advance in your design career.


Grace successfully transitioned her career to UX design without a design degree or certification. Despite facing countless rejections from job applications, she discovered that content creation on LinkedIn was the most effective way to expand her network and secure employment. By leveraging LinkedIn for content creation, Grace built a strong personal brand that opened doors to promotions, job opportunities, public speaking engagements, consulting projects, brand collaborations, and a total following of over 50,000.

Who is this course for

01

UX designers looking to expand their network

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UX designers looking to start creating content on LinkedIn

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

What you’ll get out of this course

A strong LinkedIn presence
  • LinkedIn profile templates
  • LinkedIn profile feedback
  • An improved LinkedIn profile that showcases your design skills to help you stand out on your job search
A content strategy for you to consistently post content on LinkedIn
  • LinkedIn post templates to help you get over writer's block
  • Reach your target audience and highlight your UX design expertise
  • Case studies and breakdowns of viral posts
  • Leverage your design skills to advance your content creation - carousels, graphics, & videos
Personalized feedback from Grace
  • Distinguish how you can personally improve your LinkedIn, personal brand, and content
  • Message Grace any time during the course to ask questions and receive feedback
Meet other designers and gain a network of peers to help you improve in content creation
  • Receive feedback from Grace during office hours and direct messaging
  • Gain feedback from peers during breakout rooms and built-in community tools
  • Make lifelong connections to support each other's content creation and career goals

Course syllabus

6 live sessions • 16 modules • 15 lessons • 6 projects
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    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

    Tania Mancilla
            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

    UX Designer at a large tech company, Founder of Design Buddies, & Content Creator

    Grace Ling specializes in UX design and content creation

    • UX Designer at a large tech company designing products for content creators
    • Content creator with a total audience of 50k+ sharing about career, design, and lifestyle/travel
    • Founded Design Buddies, a community of 60K+ helping designers land jobs, improve their skills, and make friends
    • Spoke at 80+ events on personal branding, design, networking, career development, and community building
    • Successfully broke into a career in UX design from an unconventional path leveraging content creation


    Connect with Grace on LinkedIn. Also check out her portfolio and illustrations!

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    Course schedule

    5-6 hours per week
    • Mondays - Presentation, Q&A, and feedback

      3:00 - 4:00 pm PST

      Participate in interactive live presentations with Grace. Learn actionable LinkedIn tips you can apply right away. Ask Grace anything about the presentation.


      Present your work to Grace and classmates to receive live feedback

    • Fridays - Live 1:1 feedback

      1:00 - 2:00 pm PST

      Ask Grace anything and present your work to receive live feedback

    • Weekly projects

      2-3 hours per week

      Work through deliverables to help you craft a LinkedIn profile and content that stands out. Learn how to gather data to help you iterate.

    • Templates and resources

      1-2 hours per week

      Receive templates of LinkedIn profiles, LinkedIn content, and networking outreach messages as starting points for your assignments

    • Course community

      <1 hour per week

      Engage with a network of peers to help each other share knowledge, provide feedback, collaborate, and grow

    • A-sync feedback

      <1 hour a week

      Message Grace any time during the course to receive asynchronous feedback

    Free resource

    10+ LinkedIn Post Ideas

    Examples of high-performing posts (+ stats & annotations) by Grace to inspire your LinkedIn content creation journey

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    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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