Inside the Brainster Community – Highlights of the month / January 2022

Happy February, life-long learners!

Every day is a chance to begin your career transformation. So, don’t focus on the failures of yesterday. Start today with positive thoughts and expectations! 

Luckily, we are here to help you with that, as we did with 21 students whom we helped to land the job of their dreams in January.

Here is your monthly dose of inspiration:


Success story to motivate you to dream bigger…



Hard work and strong motivation helped me land the job of my dreams

Ambitious, determined, and data-driven. These are the words that best describe Bojan Karaica, our student at the Data Science Bootcamp. His hard work paid off because he now works as a Data Engineer for ecx.io – an IBM iX company. In this interview, Bojan explains how Brainster’s Data Science Bootcamp helped him land the job he always wanted and shares a few tips for those of you who are data-driven, just like him.

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Tips & tricks for UX/UI designers…



UX/UI design trends to watch for in 2022

Did you know that 94% of first user impressions are based on the website/app design? How to ensure your UX/UI looks and feels excellent in 2022? By adopting the next big UX/UI design trends in 2022!

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How to become a UX/UI designer with no experience

If you are wondering how to get into UX/UI design, you are not alone in your search. Yes, there is a high industry demand for this profession, but it can be tough to land your first UX/UI design job if you have no experience. We prepared an actionable guide on becoming a UX/UI designer with no experience to make things easier for you.

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UX and UI design: What is the difference between them, and why does it matter?

You may have noticed that UX and UI as terms are often used tightly together. But guess what? They actually mean very different things. If you want to learn what exactly UX and UI mean and how they differ, you are in the right place. 

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4 psychology-based design hacks you need to know

What does Psychology have to do with UX Design? Is this the first thought that crossed your mind when you read this article’s title? If so, believe us – it has to do more than you think!

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UI design: 3 simple rules you need to follow

Let’s stop for a moment and think of the last great website you landed on. Now, guess why it was so appealing? Was it the eye-catching images? Or the informative copy that appealed to your pain points? Probably not. It was far more likely that you were impressed by the website because you got something done fast and effectively. This is what interface design (or UI design for short) is all about!

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Here are the 6 most common UX mistakes – how many do you make?

We have all heard that user experience (UX) is essential in the modern business world, right? But have you ever wondered why you lose customers to your competitors for no reason? Well, there is a reason. Maybe your website does not meet their expectations. One of the best ways to reduce bounce rates and increase conversion rates is to avoid the following 6 common UX mistakes. 

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Top TED Talks for UX design that can inspire you

If you regularly watch TED talks, you are probably aware of how they open your mind towards a new perspective. Or, at least they give you an idea to think about it. If you are a UX Designer or plan to become one, TED Talks on this topic may give you the boost and motivation you need. Why not give it a try? We selected 10 TED Talks from the world’s greatest minds in design.

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To sum up, please have this in mind: 

Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin your new career journey. Beginning makes the conditions perfect!



Brainster’s Team

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