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The DC Chapter of the User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA DC) brings innovative UX-related programming to its members and the larger DC community. The Chapter represents a range of traditional UX professionals like Usability/UX Testers, User Researchers, Information Architects, and Interaction Designers, as well as professionals from other related fields who recognize the competitive advantages of UX in today’s economy—like Business Analysts, Cognitive Scientists, Copywriters, and Project Managers.
In addition to a growing range of professionals doing UX-focused work in DC, a unique mix of business, government, and public service organizations call the area home. Drawing on local resources, UXPA DC creates opportunities to explore the intersections of UX across contexts, professions, and practices to help individuals, teams, and organizations excel and work even better together.
UXPA DC exists to advance the field and our members’ careers—if you care about UX, we invite you join us.
The nonprofit User Experience Professional’s Association (UXPA) serves new and established UX professional in 60+ countries by highlighting and sharing UX best practices through: national and regional conferences, local gatherings, and publications including the Journal of Usability Studies and User Experience Magazine.
Established in 1991 as The Usability Professional’s Association (UPA), the group changed its name to UXPA in 2012 to better represent the growing categories and numbers of professionals who improve user’s experiences of products and services.
UXPA members enjoy the advantages of professional development and networking at annual conferences, in local classes to hone UX skills, and at other events that foster deeper connections across the UX community.
As a local chapter of the International Nonprofit Association, UXPA DC serves professionals from many disciplines and organizations who deliver superior products, services, innovations, and user experiences every single day.