UX Careers

Looking to embark on a career in UX? Here’s in-depth advice from UX designers and professionals for every stage in your user experience career. Our most popular posts include how to break into UX, 10 pieces of excellent UX career advice and a look at confusing UX roles and job titles.

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10 best pieces of UX career advice offered by professionals

Please note, throughout December we’ll be updating and republishing a few of our favourite articles from last year to give...

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Highlights from our AMA with Joel Marsh, designer and author of UX for Beginners

Last week on our UX community Slack channel, we hosted a live AMA with Joel Marsh, designer and author of ‘UX...

24 expert recommended UX content, courses and communities

24 expert recommended UX content, courses and communities

Once you’ve diligently attempted to read EVERY SINGLE BOOK in this ultimate UX reading list, where do you go next?...

A directory of UX/UI design Slack groups

A directory of UX/UI design Slack groups

Hi reader, I’m going to take a wild stab in the dark and predict that there are two things you...

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Highlights from our AMA with Hugo Froes, UX designer and co-creator of UX Discuss

Last week on our UX community Slack channel, we hosted a live AMA with Hugo Froes, UX designer/strategist and UX evangelist....

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How to build a UX portfolio

UX Portfolios: the new bane of any UX designer’s life. A showcase of not just the work you’ve done, but...

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A brief survival guide to being a ‘UX team of one’

In this week’s #UXchat, we’re discussing the life of the lonesome UXer. While everyone else in your organisation is happily...

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The UX reading list: 22 ‘must-read’ books and resources for beginners and experts What books, articles, podcasts and other online resources should you read in order to develop and hone your UX knowledge? Here are the experts with their favourites

In this week’s #UXchat we pull the plastic sheet off our fondest wing-back armchair (which we haven’t been allowed to...

Four psychology principles every UX designer should know

There’s a darn good reason that there are so many PSYCHOLOGY+UX articles floating around. User experience design has its conceptual...

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UX Disciplines: Should UXers be expected to perform research and design (or even code?) [a #uxchat roundup] Should UXers broaden their skill sets or specialise? [a #uxchat roundup]

Last week on #uxchat, we discussed UX disciplines. Many good points were raised, mulled over, and then picked apart, particularly with the question about whether UXers should be expected to perform both research and design (and code, even.) Here are the talking points: