As we continue to dive into insights from Lorien subject matter experts, we’ll share valuable information from staffing and recruiting leaders who are building world-class IT talent communities for our clients and attracting Software Engineering, Program and Product Management, Data, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), and Quality Assurance (QA) specialists for competitive, niche, and developing markets.
Lorien Technical Recruiter, Katherine Tarazona, is a specialist in placing UX/UI pros. As an expert, and in today’s competitive IT talent landscape, Katherine believes that candidates should consider a job description a “wish list,” as many employers are flexible when it comes to education and experience. Progressive hiring managers recognize the value in certifications, Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) degrees and digital badges, and the importance of transferrable skills. Candidates that may have been overlooked in the past may now be viable applicants in today’s world of work.
Meet our UX/UI Subject Matter Expert, Katherine Tarazona
Katherine Tarazona is a Technical Recruiter at Lorien. After achieving a from Middle Georgia State University and working as an Ophthalmic Technician, Katherine made a shift from the medical field to recruiting. Over the past year, Katherine found her niche in the UI/UX space, where she brings her natural curiosity and analytical skills to recruiting.
“I just love helping people find their dream job. I find it incredibly fulfilling to connect talented people with opportunities that will help them grow, both personally and professionally.”
Outside of recruiting Katherine often spends her time with family, running 5ks, or planning her next trip.
Read the complete UX/UI: Career Resources & Hiring Guide for additional insights or if you’re looking for roles in the field.
If you or someone you know is looking for their next great job, reach out to Katherine.Tarazona@lorienglobal.com. Or if you are a client seeking User Experience (UX/UI) talent for a project or direct hire role, please contact us at Info@lorienglobal.com. The Lorien team has experience across various levels, from placing graduates to C-suite candidates. We will be able to source the right candidate for you!