Video: Sheridan Baker’s UX Design Career Change Story

In this video, Sheridan Baker shares the inspiring story of her career change into UX design.

From her days in fundraising at NYU Stern School of Business to her current role as a senior UX/UI designer at EY Design Studio, Sheridan shares her biggest career change takeaways. Learn why she chose UX, how she finds her flow, and her advice for UX designers on the job hunt.

For more career change stories, check out this article on CareerFoundry graduates who started new careers at 40.

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