Hello. I'm new to this site, but from what I have read so far, very happy that I have found it. Here is my story and my plan of action.
My name is Eva. I have have 2 Masters degrees - M.S. in Marketing and M.S. in Computer Science and 3 years of professional experience: as a founder of IT startup and as a project manager in the marketing company. Since 2007, when my first son was born, I have been a 'stay at home Mom'. I am now planning to revive my career and truly focus on what I love to do the most. Something that, I could honestly say, is what want to be doing even it is the last day of my life.
I was always thrilled by computer graphics and I was always hungry for computer web or app designs that are beautiful, intuitive, forgiving and fun to use.
I realized that parts of my past jobs that were most exciting (and most successful) always had something to do with computer graphics, information architecture or user interface designs. I loved participating in usability studies, creating wireframes and use case scenarios. Those were my best moments. Therefore, from now on, I decided to shift my career to UI/UX/IA type of position. In a past couple of weeks I came across multiple wonderful resources: books, blogs, publications and discussion groups. I made a plan, which I want to share with you, of how to grow into a worthy candidate on UI/UX/IA position interview. Here it is: