ux careers

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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...

Joel Marsh

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...

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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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Highlights from our AMA with Peter Hornsby, UX manager and columnist at UX Matters

Last week on our UX community Slack channel, we hosted a live AMA session with Peter Hornsby, UX Manager at Distribution...

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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:

Paths to UX careers

Paths to UX Careers [a #uxchat roundup] Paths to UX Careers [a #uxchat roundup] with Sherryl Tarnaske

Last week on #uxchat, we discussed the paths to UX careers. Often, UX practitioners begin their journeys in completely different...

Breaking into UX

How to break into UX (and be successful once you have) An interview with Elizabeth Chesters and Omar Akhtar

Throughout December we’ll be updating and republishing a few of our favourite articles from the first half of the year...

Getting into a career in UX

Getting into UX [a #uxchat roundup] How to transition into a career in UX [a #uxchat roundup]

Last week on #uxchat, we discussed how to get into UX. How did these UX professionals transition into a UX...

Confusing UX Roles and Job Titles [a #uxchat roundup] Confusion and misconceptions around UX job titles

Last week on #uxchat, we discussed the confusion and misconceptions around UX job titles. What’s the weirdest thing someone has...

UX soft skills

What soft skills does a UX professional need? [a #uxchat roundup] Soft skills for UX professionals

Last week on #uxchat, we took a closer look at the soft skills necessary for UX professionals to excel in non-UX environments. UX doesn't live in a vacuum in a galaxy far, far away... so being proficient in the soft skills can truly help us better champion the cause for UX within our organisations.