How to Land and Survive a UX Start-up Job (Hosted by IxDF Northern Virginia)
Three experienced UX designers explain how to find a startup job, how to get hired, and how to thrive. This will be a 30 minute presentation, with a 15 minute Q&A session. Our designers come from Pie Insurance, a hypergrowth insurtech.
Kevin is Head of UX at one of the fastest growing insurtechs in the world, Pie Insurance. He has shaped designs for GEICO, IBM, Quicken Loans FoC, and Office Depot. Kevin's research has been cited in 50+ countries. He regularly shares UX thought leadership through organizations such as Forbes, Carnegie Mellon, and UXPA.
Gypsy is a Senior UX designer at Pie Insurance focusing on the user experience of acquisition of new customers across different channels. She has had over a decade of experience working on improving process flows, system UIs/flows, in different mediums including chatbots, augmented reality, responsive web as well as Android and iOS native apps.
Mariah (she/they) is a Senior UX Designer at Pie Insurance who aims to empower customers by building experiences that make self-servicing policy needs as easy as pie. Before working at this rapidly growing Insurtech start-up, Mariah worked on immersion and gamification at an escape room start-up in San Francisco and built leadership development simulations for FinTech and consulting firms.