(Why) - The Significance of Mock Interviews
✍️ Day 13 of my #100DaysOfDesign journey introduced me to an essential aspect of career development: mock interviews. Guided by the expertise of David Luong, a seasoned Product Designer at Shopify, I embarked on a transformative learning experience that illuminated the path to interview success.
(What) - Gaining Valuable Insights
✍️ The heart of a successful interview lies in storytelling. David emphasized the art of narrative, teaching me how to present my UX portfolio projects in a compelling and relatable manner.
The magic begins with a simple question: "Have you ever been in a situation or faced difficulties?" This opening creates an instant connection with the interviewer, inviting them into the story. It's a powerful technique to ensure your design journey resonates with your audience.
(How) - Elevating My Interview Skills
🖼️ The mock interviews allowed me to put theory into practice. With David's guidance, I refined my storytelling skills, understanding how to convey not just what I did but why I did it. This deeper perspective allows the interviewer to relate to the problem, making the interview a shared exploration of solutions.
Pitching my UX portfolio projects became an exercise in empathy and connection. It's not just about showcasing my skills; it's about forming a bond over shared challenges and triumphs.
(Why It Matters) - A Journey Toward Interview Excellence
🌟 Mock interviews aren't just simulations; they are stepping stones to interview excellence. The ability to articulate your design journey with clarity and relatability can be the key to landing your dream role.
As I continue on my #100DaysOfDesign journey, I'm grateful for the mentorship and guidance of experts like David Luong. It's a reminder that growth is a shared endeavour, and every interaction is an opportunity to refine our craft.
Stay tuned for more design insights, career revelations, and the pursuit of excellence in the ever-evolving world of design.