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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

Right now, it feels like a lot of people are trying to kickstart their career in UX—whether that means starting out from scratch,...

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.

UX career advice

10 best pieces of UX career advice offered by pros [#uxchat roundup]

UX careers don’t benefit from a curse/blessing enjoyed by many other vocations – the “this is how it’s done” convention....

UX new frontiers

One small step for a UX designer, one giant leap for UX design Jeremy Thomson, former lead UX designer at EA Sports, on moving his career from Canada to Japan

In many ways, leaving a job at a world-renowned gaming company – a job which you love – to start...

flashback friday ux

Flashback Friday: Best Articles in UX Design This Week (June 27-July 1) What's the best of UX Design this week?

OJ Quevedo UX + Marketing aficionado learning to be more user-centred and community-oriented at WhatUsersDo. Empathy makes the world go...