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Usable Usability: Is Your UX Research Impacting the Product Design Cycle in a Good Way?

Co-operative Education

Are you an aspiring UX Researcher? Fourth-year SIAT student and UX Researcher at Samsung, Alireza Mogharrab, shares key tips for creating effective usability studies. 

By: Alireza Mogharrab 2527 reads | 0 comments
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Want to Work in Design? Here are Five Things to Consider Before you do

Personal Development

For a lot of us who are natural creatives, what more of a dream would it be to do what we love? Working in design might seem like the best of both worlds, but the reality of combining work and play isn’t exactly a walk in the park.

By: Chantelle Lui 3521 reads | 0 comments
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Designing in Phases

Communication, Art and Technology

Shipping a product isn’t as simple as proposing a new idea or a new design. Careful consideration is given to how a project is approached by developers, users, and other key stakeholders. Amanda shares the importance of designing in phases and the considerations she took working as a UX designer.

By: Amanda Poh 13665 reads | 0 comments
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5 Things Learned From Living & Working in Another Country

School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT)

From the highest of highs to the lowest of lows, I share my experiences and lessons learned from when I lived and worked in the heart of Bavaria, Germany at the adidas Group global headquarters.

By: Gary Li 6302 reads | 0 comments
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Your First Day: Preparation Timeline

Professional Development

Congrats! You’ve landed that job you worked so hard to get. Now what? Here's a guide with tips on how to to prepare for your new co-op term!

By: Charmaine Wu 6136 reads | 0 comments
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Finding Resilience in my Search for Meaningful Work: One International Student’s Story

Peer Education

Facing rejection is hard, especially when you are studying abroad and trying to find your way. Here are my top three tips for ways to attract success and land the job you want.

By: Alireza Mogharrab 22902 reads | 0 comments
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The Marathon of the Service Desk: A First Nations Health Authority Co-op Experience

Co-operative Education

Do you enjoy working with computers? Do you find the idea of solving puzzles to be exhilarating? Do you want to help people get introduced to the world of computers? If so, perhaps a Service Desk Analyst will be a perfect fit for you. Follow SIAT student, Michael Sandrin, in his first occupational adventure: working as a Service Desk Analyst for the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA). 

By: Michael Sandrin 14218 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Co-op Leads to Silicon Valley Dream Job with Google

Co-op

Steven Phan's professional journey started long before he got a prize job as an interaction designer at Google. The SFU student’s career success started after he enrolled as a SIAT student and took advantage of the school’s co-op program. 

By: Tyler Gallop 4652 reads | 0 comments
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Learning to Design

Richmond

Danny shares how he has developed as a result of his UX design co-op experiences.

By: Danny Blackstock 4601 reads | 0 comments
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