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Don’t miss the 5th Annual TechJobsLA Job Fair + UX Workshops on Saturday, September 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at BLANKSPACES DTLA.

Joining us are expert speakers and specialized recruiters who focus on UX design, research, front-end development, and some full stack opportunities.


Recruiters and Startup Companies Hiring
All Day

Vitamin T/Aquent, Artisan Creative, Freedom Pop, AdTalent, Talentoso, Domuso, Grid 110, and more will be there, and they’re all hiring! Vitamin T, Artisan, AdTalent, and Talentoso recruit designers and developers for Fortune 500 companies.

UCLA Extension Mini Workshops and Talks
All Day – See below

Our premier sponsor, UCLA Extension, will offer mini-workshops so that you can preview some of their classes and boost your skills.

Integrating Cloud Technologies into Mobile Development 
10:30 am
David Henson of UCLA Extension will speak about cloud technologies and trends and how they’re changing mobile development.

Your Resume Landed You the Interview — Now What?
10:30 am
The talent experts at Vitamin T are giving a talk on life beyond the resume. You will learn how to impress the hiring manager during your interview by creating great success stories and highlighting the value and skills you bring to the job.

*Special Vitamin T Discount: Vitamin T will also give you a $5 refund for taking the workshop. Only 15 seats are available, so sign up for the class at the entrance front door.

Introduction to JavaScript 
11:30 am
Girl Develop It LA is presenting a free one-hour presentation of what JavaScript can bring to your projects and products.

Digital Entertainment Panel
Starting at 12 Noon
We live in L.A., so (Digital) Entertainment jobs and career paths are prevalent. Hear about trends from an expert panel from major entertainment companies. Panelists include:

Dan Greaney, Producer on The Simpsons/Fox

Jinsoo An, Virtual Reality/Mobile Manager for NFL

Thomas Rigler, Everybody Walk/Kaiser and CityWalk/KCET/PBS

Arturo Perez, Kluge Interactive

Michelle Chin, Senior UX Manager at Disney

Kim Adelman, UCLA Extension Instructor for Entertainment Studies, and previously Fox Movie Channel

This panel discussion will be moderated by Luetrell Toler. Special thanks to Shraddha Swaroop (from the OC UX Meetup Group), who helped produce this panel.

Discover Your WHY
1:00 pm
We’re excited to have Jamie Douraghy, Founder of Artisan Creative and Life Work Integration, give a talk on discovering your WHY. Douraghy says, “Discovering your WHY is like turning on the light as you gain instant clarity.”

Designing for Physical Interactivity 
1:00 p.m.
Evelyn Masso from Belkin (and also a UCLA Extension instructor) will focus on how designers and engineers can create digital experiences for physical interactivity.

Wandering the Frontiers of VR as a UX Freelancer 
1:00 pm
His first talk on the same subject at SoCalUX Camp was well received, and we’re excited to get a chance for more people to watch Ed in action.

Note: Raymond Soon’s workshop on “Tiny Habits + UX” originally at 1pm will be rescheduled later as LAUX Meetup event. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The Fine Print
TechJobsLA workshops topics and times are subject to change. Please check back for any updates.

Is your company hiring?

If you or your company are hiring UX designers or front-end developers, sponsor a booth to reach fresh talent:

Community Partners

Many community meetup groups and community partners within our SoCal tech ecosystem will be a part of TechJobsLA. This is a great opportunity to get to know them and get involved. Among the groups are Grid 110, Girl Develop It, LAdobe, SoCal Web Designers & Developers, the Los Angeles User Experience Meetup and TrueTalk LA.

Special thanks to LAPHP and Content Strategy Southern California for their invaluable help.

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