Find your next UX job.

4-week online program

UX Backstage is opening the next cohort for UX job hunters that are actively looking for positions in companies with a higher UX maturity.

The program will help you:

Set Goals

Guidance on setting goals and identifying the qualities you're looking for in your next UX job.

Find Community

Work as a group to learn how to find the employers that you'll want to work with.

Apply for Jobs

Get guidance on how to structure your application and set yourself apart.

4-Week Program Overview


Goals and growth targets

Define your individual professional goals, baseline, and growth targets for your next role in UX.


Assessing companies

Align your goals to the companies with the highest potential for career growth.


Applying to companies

Choosing your best projects and positioning your unique value for companies.


Differentiating yourself

Crafting your personal brand to attract the
right kind of roles.

See the entire syllabus here.

About the instructor

Vanessa Colina is the founder of UX Backstage. She is part of InVision's Design Leadership Forum, is a frequent speaker at design and technology events and curates the design chapter of Techstars startup digest. She recently launched a podcast series to interview fellow design strategists in companies like Basecamp, Nielsen Norman Group and more.

Choose your best option



4-week online course to help you get clarity on your job search.

  • 4 video-based modules delivered weekly to your inbox

  • Templates and self-assessment exercises

  • Two live Q+A sessions with all cohort participants

  • Lifetime access to all course materials

  • Invitation to the UX Backstage Slack channel



(Only 10 spots)

Invite-only experience to help you apply the content of the course.

Everything from the Community course plus:

  • 4 hands-on working sessions with Vanessa

  • Personalized UX Backstage career assessment