Upcoming Events


02/21/2024, 7:30 PM CST

Hosted at ECSS 2.305

Resume and Portfolio Review

Feeling stuck on how to improve your resume or portfolio? ๐Ÿ’ป

We completely understand the feeling. So, come join us to receive feedback on your resume and/or portfolio at our Resume/Portfolio Review, taking place next Wednesday, February 21st at 7:30PM in ECSS 2.305!โœจ We will also be having professionals from the industry come and share insights on how to make your work stand out ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ’ซ

We canโ€™t wait to see your work and help all you Pretty Interfacers make your portfolios and resumes stand out even more than it already does! See you there~ ๐Ÿ’™โœจ

Be sure to RSVP with the link below for FREE food! ๐Ÿ”—๐Ÿ˜‹



02/26/2024, 7 PM CST

Hosted Remotely

Figma Workshop Series: Prototyping

Monday, February 5th, we will be starting our Figma Workshop Series taught by two of our former UX officers, Dylan Nguyen and Sanjana Venkat! After graduating from UTD, Dylan worked at Geico as a UX Designer and Sanjana is currently working as a Senior UX Designer at JP Morgan Chase๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’ซ

On Mondays at 7PM, you will have the opportunity to level up your UX skills through Figma whether you are a beginner or seasoned designer. Plus, you can even receive a certificate by the end of the series if you attended three classes and proved that you have learned the material! ๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ†

To join in on this interactive workshop series, fill out the interest form here!



Past Events

01/24/2024, 7 PM CST

Hosted at ECSS 2.102

UX Club Spring Kickoff

Gear up for the User Experience Club Spring Kickoff is happening Wednesday, January 24th at 7:00 PM in ECSS 2.102 (look out for directions on our Instagram story!).

Join us to learn about our club, how to become a member, meet other design-curious peers, and hear all about what we have in store for you this semester!!

Please make sure to RSVP for free food



11/17/2023, 6 PM - 8 PM CST

Hosted at Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center

Design Challenge Banquet

We are thrilled to extend a warm invitation to you for the highly anticipated 2023 UX Banquet sponsored by Intuit. Join us for an exclusive evening where we will unveil the honorees of our Design Challenge. The top 5 presentations will be featured, with awards awaiting the top 3 contestants.

Enjoy a Buffet-Style dinner and seize the opportunity to network with a distinguished group of attendees, including industry professionals, students, and faculty members.

RSVP is limited, granted on a first-come, first-served basis.

We kindly request that you wear your best business-casual attire. We look forward to your esteemed presence on Friday, November 17th at 6 PM



10/25/2023, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM CST

Hosted at ECSS 2.311

UX x PAYCOM: Intro to Figma Workshop

Get ready for an amazing Figma workshop this Wednesday, October 25th at 7:30 PM in ECSS 2.311, led by the Paycom Design Team! Whether you're a seasoned designer or embarking on your creative journey, this workshop is an invaluable opportunity to enhance your skills!!

This is your ticket to unlock the world of Figma, from crafting wireframes to pioneering prototypes. And that's not all โ€“ seize this chance to connect with the experts at Paycom who can answer all your Figma queries. Join us this Wednesday for a design experience you won't want to miss! ๐ŸŽŠ



10/25/2023, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM CST

Hosted at ECSS 2.311

Alkami Research workshop

Wondering about the key to successful UX Design? Hint: it starts with UX Research!! ๐Ÿ—๏ธ

Join us on Wednesday, October 18th, at ECSS 2.410 for an exciting journey into UX research, guided by industry experts at Alkami Technologies! ๐Ÿ’™โœจ

Get ready for a deep-dive into the important role that research plays in crafting exceptional user experiences! You'll leave our workshop with a better understanding of the UX Research process and invaluable guidance on extracting insights and transforming them into design elements that captivate your audience.

Don't forget to fill out our RSVP Form so we can plan accurately for food and seating arrangements!



09/20/2023, 7:30 PM - 9 PM CST

Hosted at ECSW 1.365

Design Challenge 101

UX Club at UTD is elated to announce our annual Design Challenge! ๐Ÿ’™ โœจ

Our Design Challenge is a dynamic 4-week experience where students come together to craft innovative design solutions that benefit our community.

By participating in our challenge, you'll gain a holistic understanding of the design process. You'll also have the chance to connect with industry professionals, receive invaluable feedback, and develop a standout project to showcase in your portfolio.

We invite all UTD students to participate in this competition. We have organized the experience to be beginner-friendly with guides, tips, and resources - so anyone, regardless of their major or career interest, can participate!



09/20/2023, 7:30 PM - 9 PM CST

Hosted at ECSW 1.365

UX Alumni Panel

We are excited to share that our upcoming event, an Alumni Panel!

Join us to hear UTD alumni in the UX industry talk about how to break into the field of UX. Featuring speakers from from Capital One, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Medical Solutions, and Paycom, this is a chance for YOU to learn how to land internships and network!! ๐ŸŽŠ
Make sure to bring your resume and come equipped with some questionsโ€”we can't wait to see you there!
Additionally, please make sure to RSVP for free food ๐Ÿฅณ


09/06/2023, 7:00 PM-8:30 PM CST

Hosted at JO 3.516

Fall 2023 Kickoff

Gear up for the User Experience Club Fall Kickoff!๐Ÿ’™

Join us to learn about our club, how to become a member, meet other design-curious peers, and hear all about what we have in store for you this semester!! ๐ŸŽŠ

Additionally, please make sure to RSVP for free food ๐Ÿฅณ


04/20/2023, 6:00 PM-8:30 PM CST

Hosted at the Blackstone Launchpad

Portfolio Gallery

Need help with your portfolio this internship season? ๐Ÿ‘€
Join us on Thursday, April 20th from 6:00pm-7:30pm in Blackstone Launchpad for a portfolio session hosted by the UX club and American Airlines!โœˆ๏ธโœจ

We will have UTD Alumni and professionals from American Airlines provide you feedback, insider industry insights, and constructive critiques on your portfolio!๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’ซ
We welcome participants of all experience levelsโ€”whether you just started on your portfolio or just need a few edits, we got you covered! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’ซ


03/25/2023, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM CST

Hosted at SCI 1.210

UXperience Conference: From Pixels to Possibilities

Our UXperience 2023 Conference is on March 25th, and the theme for this year is:
๐Ÿ’™From Pixels to Possibilities๐Ÿ’™

Open to all majors, join us from 9am-5pm for a day of all things UX, from panelists providing their insights in the industry to speed networking events, our keynote topics will be focused on inspiration. โœจ
You are sure to take away some valuable knowledge (and perhaps an internship ๐Ÿ˜‰) by the end of this conference!

The UXperience Conference is an annual event held by the UX club since 2019. Its a day full of keynote speeches, lightning talks, interactive activities and speed networking to bring together individuals passionate about UX! ๐Ÿ’™


02/27/2023, 7:00 PM-8:30 PM CST

Hosted at ECSS 2.306

Case Study Workshop

Ready to upgrade your portfolio? โฌ†๏ธโœจ

Join us in a UX Case Study workshop with Miranda Hurtado from @jpmorganchaseandco in ECSS 2.306! ๐Ÿ’™โœจ

FOOD will be included! ๐Ÿ•โœจ

We canโ€™t wait to help your portfolio stand out and get your UX journey started! โœจ
See you next Monday, pretty interfacers~

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02/06/2023, 7:00 PM-8:30 PM CST

Hosted at ECSS 2.306

Industry Insights Panel

Are you ready to gain some insider info on the UX industry? ๐Ÿ‘€โœจ

We are so excited to have alumni, professors, and industry experts from Capital One, Broadcom, Intuit, Paycom, and AHT join us at this event! ๐Ÿ’™
Pizza will be provided! ๐Ÿ•

Make sure to bring your resume, get ready to network, and come equipped with some questionsโ€”we canโ€™t wait to see you at our next event! ๐Ÿ“„๐Ÿ’™โœจ


01/24/2023, 5:00 PM-6:30 PM CST

Hosted at SU 2.905

Kickoff Party

Join our first event of the year as we introduce you to all that you need to know about the user experience industry, our club events, and much more!! ๐Ÿ™Œโœจ
We will be playing Jeopardy, so bring your competitive spirit!
Donโ€™t forget to stay until the end for a chance to get some PIZZA and possibly win a GIVEAWAY! ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ•๐ŸŽŸ

We hope to see your pretty faces there~!



10/26/2022, 6:00 PM CST

Hosted at GR 3.302

Intro to Figma Workshop


Not sure what software youโ€™re going to use to design your prototype?
No worries, join us this Wednesday at 6pm-7pm in GR 3.302 for a crash course on Figma basics! ๐Ÿ“ฑ๐Ÿ’™
๐Ÿšจ We HIGHLY recommend you download Figma on your computers before this workshop, Figma is FREE! ๐Ÿ’ป

Do you like playing Sims or making characters in RPGs? Then follow along with one of our officers, Angela Wang, as she guides you to making a character! ๐Ÿš€ We will also have UX industry professional Jenni Leder from @_bottlerocket at this event, so you donโ€™t want to miss out on learning from her expertise! ๐Ÿ’™โœจ



10/19/2022, 6:30 PM CST

Hosted at SCI 1.210

Design Challenge 101


โœจ๐Ÿ’™READY TO LEARN ABOUT THE DESIGN CHALLENGE? ๐Ÿ’™โœจ

Join us Wednesday, October 19th at 6:30pm in SCI 1.210 for the BIG PROMPT REVEAL & DONUTS!! ๐Ÿฉ๐Ÿ’™๐ŸŽ‰

โžก๏ธ We will give you all the tips and guidance you will need for this yearโ€™s Design Challenge, so make sure you donโ€™t miss out! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ“

๐Ÿ“Please note that this is a NEW LOCATION!


09/28/2022, 5:00 PM CST

Hosted at JSOM 1.118

Creating Chatbots


Want to know how a chatbot keeps its conversations going? ๐Ÿค–๐Ÿ’ฌ
Find out at our next event with Cheenu Chari, UX Researcher and President of Austin UXPA! Learn about UX principles in conversational AI! We will do a live demonstrationof human-chatbot interaction, so come for games, food, and learning!

๐Ÿ“WE HAVE A NEW LOCATION!
Meet us in JSOM 1.118 for a bigger room and more space to interact with your friends

We canโ€™t wait to see your pretty faces this coming Wednesday, September 28th, at 5:30pm~! ๐Ÿ’™โœจ


09/14/2022, 5:30 PM-6:30 PM CST

Hosted at SCI 2.210

Introduction to User Experience

Want to learn the basics of user experience? Not sure where to start?
Join us for a discussion covering the essential topics you will need to know!

As a Principal Experience Designer at Capital One , Mercedes Johnson is here to give us insight on the user experience industry with an engaging workshop.


04/20/2022, 12:00 PM-2:00 PM CST

Hosted at the ATEC Lobby

Kickoff Party

Join our first event of the year as we introduce you to all that you need to know about the user experience industry, our club events, and much more!! ๐Ÿ™Œโœจ
We will be playing a fun design game, so bring your competitive spirit!
Donโ€™t forget to stay until the end for a chance to get some PIZZA and possibly win a GIFT CARD! ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ•๐ŸŽŸ

We hope to see your pretty faces there~!





04/20/2022, 12:00 PM-2:00 PM CST

Hosted at SCI 2.210

UxI (End of Semester Mixer)

Want to know more about the UX Club and us officers? Come to the ATEC Lobby where we will be holding a social event. We will explain to you what we do as a club and what each of our roles are. We will also talk about the UX field and how you can jump into UX.

There's also free food! Come and get them!


03/26/2022, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM CST

Hosted in SCI 1.220

Designing for a Changing World Conference

The world has drastically changed since the COVID-19 pandemic began. In our rapidly changing world, what lessons can we take away to create improved and meaningful design?

Join us for an in-person UX Conference where you will have the opportunity to attend talks from various UX industry professionals. It is an excellent opportunity to network with others in the UX community and expand your UX knowledge.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.


03/08/2022, 7-8:30 PM CST

Case Study with Mercedes Johnson

This hands-on workshop led by Mercedes Johnson will cover what a case study is and how to create a case study that will catch the attention of recruiters. Participants do not need any prior projects to participate.


03/07/2022, 5-7 PM CST

Hosted in SU Galaxy Room A

Design Workshop with AIGA UTD

This workshop created by both AIGA UTD and UX Club will feature guest speakers in the UX industry.

Register here for a unique opportunity to learn more about the industry and receive helpful feedback from industry experts to improve and polish your portfolio and various works!


03/01/2022, 7-8 PM CST

Web Dev Series Part 2: HTML/CSS/JS Workshop with Hack To Help

This hands-on workshop continues from the past workshop with A.J. Wood. This time, with Hack To Help, you will get to convert your wireframes into a website programmed in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. If you did not attend the workshop with A.J. Wood, that is okay. You can still come to attend this workshop. Try to make some wireframes on Adobe XD or Figma so that you have something to convert into a website. Make sure to bring your laptop for this workshop.


02/22/2022, 7-9 PM CST

Web Dev Series Part 1: Adobe XD with AJ Wood

This hands-on workshop led by A.J. Wood will cover tips and tricks with Adobe XD including coediting, components, 3D, voice prototyping, easy animation, presentations, software sims, and more. Attendees will be following a live tutorial at the same time and have the chance to ask questions and learn together. This is also a series event where you will get an opportunity to convert your wireframes into a website using HTML/CSS/JS. Participants are welcome at any skill level and should have the latest version of Adobe XD installed prior to attending the workshop.


02/15/2022, 7-8 PM CST

Portfolio Gallery

This is your chance to meet with some fellow UX Designers at UTD. Show your portfolios to give and receive feedback before the internship session is over.

Make sure to bring your computer to show your portfolio website.


01/25/2022, 7-8 PM CST

Kick-off Party

Kick off the Spring 2022 semester by joining us for an event full of fun online games, learn how to become a UX Club member, and socialize with the officers and members. Also, get a chance to win a $20 Amazon gift card. This event is open to everyone! See the recording here!





11/15/2021, 6:30-8 PM

Hosted in SU Faculty Dining Hall

Portfolio 101: Designing Your Story

From beginners to experts, portfolios remain to be one of the most important ways for a designer to express their work and skills. In collaboration with AIGA UT Dallas Student Group for Design, join us for the unique opportunity to learn how to get started on your portfolio! Find out what hiring managers are looking for and how to develop your story through a portfolio from our amazing panel of speakers Digital Testing and Tagging Specialist at Rent-A-Center Muqtadaa Miandara, Director of Product at Hilton Amy Huff, and Associate Professor of Instruction at UTD Dr. Mark McKinney!


11/03/2021, 7-8:30 PM

Behind the Scenes with Bottle Rocket

Ever wondered where a career in UX could take you? Join us to hear from UTD alumni and UX designers from Bottle Rocket! Bottle Rocket is an Experience Consultancy that provides business strategy, product, design and technology services that drive business results and solve unmet needs. Drop by our panel to learn more about being a designer!


10/27/2021, 7-8:30 PM

Speaker Series: UX/UI and AI/ML Panel

Join us for a night with UX and AI panelists. Ask them your burning questions, and stick around for the networking mixer afterwards!


10/13/2021, 7-8:30 PM

Destress With Us Social

With midterms coming up, you need some time to catch your breath and relax -- so stop by our social and have some fun! We'll be playing Family Feud for those of you who want to have fun, and lo-fi music for those of you who want to study!


09/29/2021, 7-8:30 PM

Hosted in ECSS 2.201

Adobe Workshop with HackUTD

Join us as we walk you through how to use Adobe XD! This event is in collaboration with HackUTD.


09/15/2021, 7-8:30 PM

Internship Panel

With internship hunting in full swing, come join our panel featuring design interns from various companies such as McKesson, JB Hunt Transportation Services Inc., Capital One, and State Farm to learn some tips and tricks on your internship hunt!


09/01/2021, 7-8 PM

Kick-off Party

To kick off our first event after a year away from campus, weโ€™re holding our kick-off party at ATEC! Join us for a night of games, giveaways, and getting to know more about the UX Club!





04/29/2021, 6:00 PM CT

The Handshake Between Design and Development

UX designers and developers work hand-in-hand, but what exactly does that relationship look like? Hear from a panel featuring a design technologist, solutions architect, UX director, and experience designer on how designers and developers can work together to create powerful results. See the recording here!


04/22/2021, 6:00 PM CT

Resume, Networking & Opportunities 101

Ever wondered what it takes to work for Google? Austin-based career consultant and contract recruiter for Google Jennifer Garibay knows. Join us for this talk where she will share ways to improve your chances of success in this job market. Through a better resume, networking ability, and mindset, you too can stand out from the crowd! See the recording here!


04/08/2021, 6:00 PM CT

Driving Business with UX

Have you ever wondered if you could switch majors into UX, or what it would be like to try to enter the field with a different degree? Come hear from UTD alum Marcelo Somers, who began his career in finance and is now a UX Manager at Shopify! Accompanying Marcelo is Shopify Talent Sourcer and Researcher Kathleen Oโ€™Keefe, who will be speaking about internship opportunities at Shopify. Donโ€™t miss out on this exciting event for UX and non-UX majors! This event is in collaboration with WITB. See the recording here!


03/03/2021, 7:30 PM CT

Journey of a Woman in UX

Hear from Lan Johnson, a Design Manager at Capital One, about what it's like being a female in the UX field. See the recording here!


02/11/2021, 6 PM CT

"Bring Your Own Boba" Officer Q&A

Join us for our first "Bring Your Own Boba" Officer Q&A! Chat with officers from the UX Club and Hack to Help about how to make the most of your time at UTD, internship experiences, different career paths, and more!


01/28/2021, 6 PM CT

Ratatouille Movie Night

Bonjour, little chefs! Join us for our Ratatouille movie night! We'll be watching through Kosmi so that we can chat at the same time!


01/21/2021, 6 PM CT

Spring Kick Off

Kick off the Spring 2021 semester by joining us for an event full of fun online games and get an opportunity to socialize with other club members. See the recording here!





11/18/2020, 7 PM CT

Conversational AI with Cheenu Chari

In our final speaker event of the semester, UX Researcher and Conversational AI Strategist Srikant (Cheenu) Chari will take us into the world of Conversational AI, what is happening with technology in the AI space, and what the future holds.

Access the recording link here!


11/11/2020, 6 PM CT

A Day in the Life of a UX Designer at IBM with Alisha Moore

Curious what itโ€™s like to be a professional designer at a Fortune 500 company? Guest speaker Alisha Moore will be giving us an exclusive look at a day in the life of a UX designer at IBM and sharing her insights and experience as a former Product Designer and current Advisory Design Lead at IBM.

Access the recording link here!


10/30/2020, 7 PM CT

Movie Night

A spooky halloween movie night where we will be watching Hubie Halloween using Netflix Party on Discord.


10/28/2020, 7 PM CT

Halloween Game Night

A night of games and fun! Come for a halloween-themed game night where we will be playing Among Us and Mafia. Stay for a raffle at the end!


10/22/2020, 6 PM CT

Web Development Workshop

Learn how to use web development tools including HTML, CSS and more to convert a design in Figma (from our first workshop of the series) to a website that can be deployed. For this workshop, we will be creating a webpage for tracking COVID-19 data and news. Join us on this super fun and interactive workshop and grow your web development skills.

Access the recording link here!


10/15/2020, 6 PM CT

Figma Workshop

Learn how to use Figma, the UX Industry's leading design tool. We will be using this vector graphics editor and prototyping tool to design a COVID-19 tracking webpage. The Figma design will then be converted into an actual website using HTML/CSS and other web development tools during our Part 2 of the series with Hack To Help. Some experience with Figma is preferred.

Access the recording link here!


09/30/20, 7 PM CT

Designing For Timeless Needs By Mike Courtney

Attend our first speaker event of the semester by Mike Courtney, Researcher & Futurist at Aperio Insights. Catch him talking about the need for timeless design and how the feel of the product should remain consistent over many years, even as the product matures.

Access the recording link here!


09/23/20, 7 PM CT

Q&A Panel w/ ATEC Alums

Interested in learning about where an ATEC degree can take you? Ask some alums! We are hosting a Q&A panel with ATEC Alumns. Feel free to ask questions!

Access the recording link here!


09/16/20, 7 PM CT

Adobe XD Animations & Effects Workshop

This live workshop will cover prototyping animations and effects for mobile and website in Adobe XD led by Snehal Pendharkar, a UX Design Intern for Customized Energy Solutions, UX Instructor at UTD, and graduate student specializing in human-computer interaction! Participants are welcome at ANY skill level! Please install the latest version of Adobe XD prior to attending the workshop.

Access the recording link here!


09/10/20 - 09/12/20

Big Design Conference

Do you want to attend one of the biggest UX conferences in Texas?! You can get a FREE ticket to the conference by volunteering as a sketchnoter. If interested, please fill out this form by 08/19/20.


08/19/20, 7 PM CT

Kick Off Party

Kick off the Fall 2020 semester by joining us for an event full of fun online games and get an opportunity to socialize with other club members. This event is open to everyone and all you need is a computer or a phone.