UX Master Classes

How to Get Started as a UX Consultant

Webinar with Cory Lebson, Principal and Owner - Lebsontech LLC
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Are you thinking about becoming a UX Consultant? Maybe you’re considering joining a consulting firm and work on a variety of projects for a wide range of clients; or maybe you’d like to go off on your own and become a UX freelancer.

In this Master Class webinar, Cory Lebson, senior consultant and freelancer, will talk about how to achieve success in the consulting world, and what specifically you need to think about if you want to go off on your own and become a small business owner.

You’ll learn:

  • What it really means to work in-house vs. in a consulting world.
  • The difference between consulting for a company or being an independent consultant through your own business.
  • What kinds of skill sets you can use in your new role and why expertise in at least one area is so important
  • What you need to think about when setting up your own business.
  • How to figure out what rates to offer.
  • When and how to negotiate with clients.
  • How to achieve work/life balance as a freelancer.
  • Activities you can do to help stay productive when work is light.

Join this Master Class webinar to learn how to get started as a UX Consultant.

Even if you can’t attend it live, register to get a recording that you can watch anytime afterwards!

Speaker

Cory Lebson
Cory Lebson, Principal and Owner - Lebsontech LLC

Cory Lebson is a user experience consultant with over 20 years of experience. He is the Principal and Owner of Lebsontech LLC, an organization that is focused on user research and evaluation, user experience strategy and UX training.

Cory is the author of The UX Careers Handbook (Second Edition) and is a LinkedIn Learning instructor. Cory also speaks frequently, has been featured on the radio and has also published a number of articles in a variety of professional publications.

Cory has an MBA in marketing and technology management, as well as an MA in sociology and a BS in psychology. Cory is a past president of the User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA) International and is also a past president of the DC Chapter of the UXPA.

You can connect with Cory and follow his work on LinkedIn, Twitter and his website. You can find The UX Careers Handbook on its website and find Cory's courses on LinkedIn.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Why aren’t the Master Class webinars free of cost for members?

While the Master Class webinars aren’t free, they are open to both members and non-members of Interaction Design Foundation. While non-members pay $50 per webinar, members pay only $5. We charge this nominal fee to cover a few costs associated with producing the webinars, including:

  • The cost of using Zoom as our webinar partner. Zoom is one of the most reliable webinar hosting platforms, but it’s also one of the most expensive. We chose quality over affordability to bring you a better viewing experience, and the nominal fee we charge helps us cover these costs, without making the webinars expensive.

  • Along with the cost of Zoom, we also cover webinar costs associated with servers, payment gateways and code maintenance. In fact, 40 cents off every dollar in a transaction goes towards just the payment gateway alone!

Charging this small fee goes a long way in helping us cover these costs and enables us to continue to bring you high-quality content with the best experts.

Will the Master Class webinar be recorded?
Absolutely! Every Master Class webinar is recorded by default, and if you register, you will automatically receive the link to the recording a few hours after the broadcast ends.
What happens if I can't attend a Master Class webinar live?
No problem at all—as long as you make sure to register for it, you’ll receive a recording link a few hours after the broadcast ends. This way, you can catch up on everything that happens in the live session. But, do be sure to register, as the recording is only sent to registered attendees!
I’m a member, but when I try to register for the Master Class webinar, I’m being charged the non-member price. How can I get the discounted price for members?
Please double-check the email address you are using to register for the webinar. You must be logged into your IxDF account in order to avail the special member price.

If you use another email address, our system will not recognize you as a member. As long as you’re using the correct email address as a member, you will receive the special member price.
I just signed up for a Master Class webinar—what's next?
Once you register, you’ll receive an email from Zoom, our webinar partner. This email contains the link you’ll need to join the Master Class webinar during the broadcast.

This email is sent from noreply@zoom.us so if you can’t locate it in your inbox, please check your Spam folder. If you still cannot locate this email, please reach out to mads.soegaard@interaction-design.org and we'll help you out!
I signed up for a Master Class webinar which aired recently, but I cannot find the recording in my email inbox. What can I do?
The email with the recording is sent automatically to all registrants. However, because it contains links, it might get blocked by your spam filters.

In case you have not received it, please search your Spam for an email from mads.soegaard@interaction-design.org received on the date of the webinar in question. If you still cannot locate it, please send an email to this very same email address and we will help you!
I missed registering for some of the Master Class webinars hosted in previous months. How can I get access to them now?
Some of our past Master Classes are available on-demand at https://www.interaction-design.org/master-classes We’re constantly working to make recent Master Classes available on demand, so you can keep checking this page for new additions!
I’m a member, but I cannot see all the Master Classes I purchased on my profile. How can I find the ones that are missing?
Many of the past Master Classes have been edited and uploaded to our platform so that our members can view them conveniently in one place.

After each Master Class broadcast, our video editors painstakingly edit, improve and enhance the quality of these recordings to give you a better experience—but this process takes time, and that’s why there’s sometimes a delay in making them available within your profile.

Until recent Master Class recordings appear in your profile, you can always playback any of the Master Classes you’ve purchased using the Zoom recording links you received after the broadcast. Can’t find these recording links? Then please email mads.soegaard@interaction-design.org for assistance.