#20 - Demarc Ramanand - Transitioning from Computer Science to UX Design: Insights from a Practitioner

Pixelated Perfect

Jan 6 2023 • 33 mins

In episode 20 of Pixelated Perfect Podcast, we are joined by Demarc Ramanand, a UX designer at Kingsman Software and a graduate of South Carolina State University's computer science program.

Demarc shares his advice for designers starting their first job, including the importance of taking risks and trying new things, as well as having a clear understanding of your own design preferences. He also shares tips for staying sane and avoiding burnout, including setting aside time for innovation and pursuing hobbies outside of work.

Demarc also discusses how to break into the competitive fintech industry and showcase your skills through a strong portfolio, including complex data projects. Tune in for valuable insights and actionable tips on thriving in your first design job and beyond.