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User Interface / Experience Specialist

Advance your Cornell career in application systems analysis. Many resources to gain technical skills are free to Cornell faculty, staff, and students.

This article applies to: IT Career Resources by Job Family


The Application Systems Analyst job profiles can be reviewed on the Cornell Career Navigator site -- look in the Information Technology job family.

Top Five Technical Skills

The typical User Interface / Experience Specialist job title at Cornell can include any number or type of applications based on what that unit or department needs. IT directors across campus have identified the following top five technical skills necessary—for now and for a future career—in User Interface / Experience Specialist:

  1. User Experience (UX) Design
  2. NodeJS
  3. Ruby on Rails
  4. Data analytics / Data science / Data visualization
  5. Git

Courses, Books, and Videos on Skillsoft

Courses, books, and videos on Skillsoft are free to all Cornell staff, faculty, and students.

Courses and Videos on Lynda.com

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Industry Resources

Attending UX Week and Nielsen Norman Conferences, staying current on articles featuring trends in UX and design from Nielsen Norman, Smashing Magazine, and other UX based websites, and hands-on practical coding experience is recommend to advance your IT career.

Codeschool.com The interactive learning destination for aspiring and experienced developers. Code School courses are organized into Paths based on technology.

UX Week Conference The premier UX Design Conference.

Nielsen Norman Group UX Conference All-day, immersive training courses teach practical skills and offer design recommendations that you can apply immediately.

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Monday, February 26, 2018 - 12:58pm

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