UX

Is it hard to get a job in UX?

Is it hard to get a job in UX?

Is it hard to get a job in UX? The short answer? Yes, it is. However, it is not impossible. With the proper guidance, tips, and tricks, you can smoothly get your way into the UX industry. But how would you do that?

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Is UX design a good career?

Is UX design a good career?

The design industry has a lot of opportunities. If you are a creative person with technological knowledge, you can flourish here well. But what comes to your mind first when we talk about design? Apart from being a graphic designer, you could start a career as a UX designer. But is UX design a good career?

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A day in the life of a UX designer

A day in the life of a UX designer

Knowing about an average day in the life of a UX designer provides a clear view of the world of UX. Are you wondering about what it is like to be a UX designer? Then take a look at this post where we’ll take a closer look into the daily challenges and tasks of a UX designer.

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Can you learn UX design on your own?

Can you learn UX design on your own?

As an aspiring designer, you might be wondering if you can learn UX design on your own. Yes, you can. We’re sure about that. Yet, there are some challenges you might face if you decide to become a self-taught UX designer.

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UX Mentor: one-on-one chats, reviews, and more

UX Mentor: achieve your UX goals

Working together with a UX mentor is a great way to become a better UX designer. Over at the Designer’s Toolbox, we have a great UX Mentorship Program just for you. Read more about it below and join today!

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Slack UX design community

Join our Slack UX design community

Joining a Slack UX design community is a great way of connecting with other designers. It will help you learn the ropes of being a designer by providing feedback and receiving tips and tricks yourself as well. Here’s an introduction to our very own Slack UX design community.

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Should I learn UI or UX first?

Should I learn UI or UX first?

What should you learn first, UI or UX design? In some ways, this is a chicken or the egg type of situation. Others might say that UX comes first from a design thinking perspective. This isn’t always true. Here’s what we believe to be the order of learning UI and UX design.

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Are there more jobs in UX or UI?

Are there more jobs in UX or UI?

Getting a job is about a lot of factors. One of them is supply and demand. If there are more jobs available in a certain field, chances are higher that you might get a job. For designers, it is important to know if there are more jobs in UX or UI.

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The UX Designer Starter Pack

The UX Designer Starter Pack

Making a career switch can be very hard. Regardless of if you want to become a UX designer or something else entirely. Where do you start, what do you need, who can help me out? These are all valid questions in this case. To help you out, we wrote about the UX starter pack. This pack of information, tools, and more will help you get started as a UX designer.

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Best tablet for UX design

What is the Best Tablet for UX design?

Tablets improve with every new version that gets released. In today’s market, tablets can be as powerful as regular laptops. This brings us to the question of whether or not a tablet can replace the laptop you’ve been using as a UI or UX designer. And if so, what is the best tablet for UX design?

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Which Mac do I need for UX design?

What is the Best Mac for UX design?

There are a lot of options available when looking for a Mac that you’re going to use for UI and UX design work. You can get a laptop, a desktop computer, or even a tablet. With Apple having multiple MacBook models available, it can be difficult to select the best one.

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How to become a UX designer?

How to Become a UX Designer

So you want to become a UX designer? That’s awesome! However, we can imagine that it might feel a bit overwhelming. There’s so much information, courses, books on UX, and more out there. It is hard to keep a clear overview of what you need and where to start on your journey of becoming a UX designer.

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Why UX is so important

Why is UX so important?

With the ever increasing popularity of user experience (UX) design there is a growing need for good designers. However, there’s a problem for designers here as well. How can you show the importance of UX to your stakeholders and convince them to invest in your design work?

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Everything you need on creating your UX portfolio

How to create your UX portfolio

As a UX designer, it is of great importance to have a well-crafted UX portfolio. You use your portfolio to show potential employers or clients who you are and what you are capable of. By creating your portfolio in a well-thought-of way you’re setting yourself up for that one job or project you’ve been dreaming about.

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The ultimate scrum guide for UX designers

The Ultimate Scrum Guide for UX Designers

Scrum and user experience (UX) are considered to be opposites. Like fire and water, they do not go very well together. However, with both Scrum and UX getting more and more mainstream every day, the only thing you can do as a designer is work together regardless of your differences.

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History of UX

History of UX: Old Masters, Classics, and More

In today’s world of design, UX is a given. You can study UX, read about it, and there are more UX jobs than you can count. However, did you know that the term user experience, or UX in short, didn’t even excist that long ago? UX has a fascinating history full of twists and turns. Read more about that just below.

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How much do UX designers make?

How much do UX designers make?

If you’re going to work somewhere you want to know what your salary is going to be. A career in UX design is no exception. If you consider working in design you want to know how much UX designers make. Makes sense! Here’s your answer.

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UX feedback

How to give and receive valuable UX feedback

Feedback is an important part of UX design. To improve the work you do you need to be able to give and receive good feedback. Receiving valuable feedback is in your own hands. By asking the right questions and providing the right environment you enable yourself to receive valuable feedback.

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Are UX bootcamps worth it?

Are UX bootcamps worth it?

UX bootcamps can be very expensive. To know if a UX bootcamp is worth your money you have to ask yourself this. Will a UX bootcamp help in getting me my first UX job? Here’s your answer.

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UX books. 5 essential must-reads.

UX Books: 15+ of the Best Must-Reads in 2021

There’s a lot of information on UX out there. If you want to learn more about UX, become a UX designer, or just improve yourself as a designer reading a book can be of great help. With that many books available, knowing where to begin can be difficult. Our reading list of top UX books and recommendations is a great place to start.

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UI vs UX. What's the difference?

UX vs UI. What is the difference?

There’s a difference between UI and UX. Understandably, the difference isn’t always clear to everybody with the increasing number of design job titles. Here’s everything you need to know in regards to the UX vs UI discussion.

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Can you be a UX designer without a degree?

Can you be a UX designer without a degree?

Some type of UX degree is an important part of your portfolio if you want to be a UX designer. Yet, there’s a lot of uncertainty about whether or not you should spend time and money to go get your degree in UX. Here are our two-cents on what to do.

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UX 101. What is UX?

UX 101. What is UX?

UX is very popular. It is getting even more popular to this day. Understandably, there’s a lot to be said and maybe even more to be asked. I can imagine that it might be a bit overwhelming at this point. Do you want to become a designer, or transition from UI to UX?

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