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Potential Career Paths for UXD Professionals

User experience (UX) is all about how users interact with a product, system, or service. If you’ve ever been on a website or app that you found confusing or difficult to navigate, then you’ve been on the end of a bad user experience. Since the term was coined in 1995, there has been growing consideration for the user experience and demand for professionals. 

 

Published 9th August 2022
3 minute read

Instructor Profile: Michael Costner,Data Analytics

Michael Costner has always been a big baseball fan. It was his love for the game and following the player statistics that ignited his interest in data. Every statistic is tracked in a baseball game, batting averages, earned run average, and of course, wins and losses. He was fascinated by the way they use numbers and data in sports and how important it is to the game.

 

Published 2nd August 2022
3 minute read

7 Tools To Help You Level Up Your UX Design Skills

There are many reasons why you may want to consider pursuing a career path in UX design. High on the list of those reasons may be the fact that the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that employment of web developers and digital designers is projected to grow 13 percent from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations.

 

Published 25th July 2022
3 minute read

What to Expect from DC's Data Analytics Bootcamp

Allow us to introduce Data Analytics, our fourth bootcamp! The 16-week, full-time program is designed to help students prepare to pursue an entry level role in data analytics. Our curriculum includes hands-on exercises, tools, and projects crafted to reflect what employers need in the workplace today and is designed for students with no prior data analytics experience. 

 

Published 21st July 2022
3 minute read

Instructor Profile: Mya Williams,UX Design

Meet UX Design instruction Mya Williams. Mya is a UX engineer, educator, and social justice advocate from Detroit. In her capacity as the Lead UX Instructor at DigitalCrafts, we talked with her to learn more about her career journey, her professional passions, and what students can expect from her in the classroom. 
 
 
Published 11th July 2022
3 minute read

How DC’s Intro Courses Help You Prepare for Your Bootcamp

At DigitalCrafts, our bootcamps are designed with student success in mind. Our Intro Courses are one example of this success-oriented mindset. Proactivity and preparedness are often indicators of success, and in each of our Intro Courses, you will have access to foundational tools designed to help you meet the demands of your bootcamp. 
 
Published 28th June 2022
2 minute read

How To Prepare for a Tech Interview

Get the job with these interview prep tips. We cover the research you should do, answers to common questions and the things you should ask your interviewer.

Published 23rd June 2022
6 minute read

Am I Too Old to Learn to Code?

Many students wonder if they're too old to learn to code. Of course not! In fact, you'll bring skills to the table that your less experienced colleagues may not have.

Published 17th June 2022
4 minute read

Instructor Profile: Greg Kipper, Cybersecurity

Greg Kipper started his career in cybersecurity more than 25 years ago working in military intelligence in the U.S. Army. It was there that he discovered his love for technology and how  critical it is to our safety and security. 

Published 17th May 2022
3 minute read

Macs Vs PCs Choosing For Your Bootcamp

Deciding on a Mac or PC for your bootcamp is dependent on a number of factors that go beyond personal preference. While individual software and other equipment requirements are included in the syllabus for each bootcamp, the type of computer you choose hinges on a number of factors.

Published 6th May 2022
5 minute read
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