Laurian Vega

Lead Scientist, Booz Allen Hamilton

Laurian Vega has served as a hiring manager for UX practitioners over the past eight years. She is currently working as a US Government contractor, and holds her PhD in Human-Computer Interaction from Virginia Tech. She has created and instantiated the hiring evaluation process not just for her company but on behalf of Government contracts as well. She has hired a wide range of UX Specialists that would fall into the categories of UX Writer, UX Prototyper, UX Strategist, and UX Designer and looks forward to hiring many more.

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Secret confessions of a UX hiring manager

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User Experience (UX) is a field that supports a myriad of different types of work, which can make the process of hiring UX Specialists tricky. For example, the qualities that a hiring manager would look for in someone that focuses on user engagement and research would be different than the qualities they look for in […]

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