Blog Personal

Journey From An Engineer To A UI/UX Designer

Ayushi Khandelwal Mar 1, 2023

Blog Banner Image

“Toh Aaiye aaj aapko ek aur Engineer ki kahani sunate hai, usi ki jubani.” Hi! I am Ayushi Khandelwal, and now you can call me a UI/UX designer. Isn't it a proud moment to add a tag on to your profile of something, which you always wanted to become? Let me tell you the story of my Engineering world. I was a quiet & obedient girl, pursuing Engineering with the thought, “Chalo yar engineering kar hi lete hai, aur phir explore karke kuch mil hi jayega.” So, I opted for Computer Science Engineering, and entered the world of coding, programming, and hacking through which IT companies are running. Fortunately, in my last semester I landed up an internship at ISRO (Regional Remote Sensing Center). It was a huge opportunity for me to grow. When I was working there on my project, along with my project partner, we got stuck on a problem wherein we had to decide the placement of a button, styling for the application, so that it would be easily accessible to the user and look beautiful. So I googled it and there I got to know about UI/UX design. And this field looked interesting to me, interesting enough that I would like to pursue a career in. So I started to research about it - the scope, how to do it and many more such questions. I also considered taking advice about this career option from my friends. Luckily, one day I came across a course for UI/UX design and I decided to pursue it. While doing the course, there were multiple thoughts in my mind that questioned if I am taking the correct steps in regard to my future career. Post completion of my course I started searching for a job, then finally within 1 month of completion of this course I was able to crack an interview in a startup company for the position of UX Analyst. And guess what? The destination of the journey is very beautiful and satisfying. I'd like to close this blog with a quote by Mr. APJ Abdul Kalam, “Some days my progress may be very small, but it is still better than nothing.

Sharing is caring

Sunday @ LY

#Self Sunday

There is no Sunday at LY, because we do what we love on Sundays.

This is your reminder to enjoy the weekend, the way you want.

We know that you know about FinTech.
But you don't know what we know about FinteD
You make a note of it in
Thought On The Wall
Design solutions, trusted by 100s of businesses, delivered to your inbox.

News, trends, case studies: you name it, you get it.