50 Conversations

The adventure from flight attendant to UX/UI Engineer

Episode Summary

Maigen shares her experience transitioning from flight attendant to UX/UI Engineer. She also gets real about what lead to her career change. Plus, a look into what it’s like to learn new skills at a digital bootcamp.

Episode Notes

Hold on tight listeners because you’re in for a ride in this show. Maigen shares her experience transitioning from flight attendant to UX/UI Engineer. Maigen also gets real about what lead to her career change. We talk about what it actually means to be a UX/UI engineer, making a career change without a college degree, and what it’s like to transition from startup culture to corporate culture. You’ll hear what it’s really like to learn new skills at a bootcamp and how to claim your space when you're new to a field. This episode is an excellent reminder that career changes are full of ups and downs.

Notable show quotes:

"People say the word careers as if it means lifetime. And it doesn't. I think we need to change our perspective on that."

" Right now, what I do for work and what I do for passion are two things."