Tuesday UX Trainer: Writing is Design

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You’re reading an issue of Tuesday UX Trainer, a series that teaches you something new about UX design every week. I wonder how many of us learn to write before we draw. Maybe 50/50? If you know anything about me by now (I know, I’m super mysterious), you know that I think writing is design. Look at any webpage and … Read More

Tuesday UX Trainer: How to design your UX career

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You’re reading an issue of Tuesday UX Trainer, a series that teaches you something new about UX design every week. Pre-PS: You can design your UX career however you want…but you still have to interview. This week only, Master the UX Interview is 25% off using this link. Designing your UX career (51 min video) Approximately 99.99% of you on … Read More

Tuesday UX Trainer: Should you design for free?

You’re reading an issue of Tuesday UX Trainer, a series that teaches you something new about UX design every week. It’s a hot balmy day in Los Angeles. You’re sippin’ on an ice latte in the lull of the afternoon and want to get some good UX training in on an extended bathroom break. Here it is, this week’s TUT: … Read More

Tuesday UX Trainer: “But that’s not my job”

You’re reading an issue of Tuesday UX Trainer, a series that teaches you something new about UX design every week. Maturity and Experience (1 hr podcast) It always bugged me when I heard “But that’s not my job” around the office – which is usually more a junior designer mistake. In this episode of Working Podcast, designers chime in on … Read More

Tuesday UX Trainer: Trends in User Research

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You’re reading an issue of Tuesday UX Trainer, a series that teaches you something new about UX design every week.  Trends in User Research Methods “Micro tests are preferred over long formal user research studies” is among some of the gems in this World IA Day lecture. As tools and methods multiply in the UX space, testing and research can … Read More

Tuesday UX Trainer: How do we design designers?

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You’re reading an issue of Tuesday UX Trainer, a series that teaches you something new about UX design every week.  1. How do we design designers (video) Three years ago, Jared Spool shared a meta-level talk about how to design a better educational experience to create the next generation of designers. Whether you sign up for Center Centre (a 2 year program … Read More

Tuesday UX Trainer: Startup Stock Options – Are They Worth Anything?

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You’re reading an issue of Tuesday UX Trainer, a series that teaches you something new about design every week. Original issue can be read here. 1. Startup stock options: are they worth anything? “Well, we also offer equity…” Might be something you’ve heard before when negotiating a UX design offer with a startup. TL;DR (meaning too long; didn’t read) Options … Read More

Tuesday UX Trainer: Getting into UX at Age 40

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You’re reading an issue of Tuesday UX Trainer, a series that teaches you something new about design every week. Original issue can be read here. These are this week’s UX lessons that are worth your time: 1. A guide to becoming a UX Designer at 40  3 years ago, Guy Ligertwood stepped into a UX bootcamp and fought the uphill … Read More

How to say “UX Design” in the 25 most spoken languages

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Imagine you’re on a plane, and the person next to you wants to know what you do. If they speak another language, how do you say UX design in their mother tongue? This got me curious about how to say “user experience design” in the world’s most spoken languages. That lead me to do some a lot of research, resulting … Read More

Should you do free UX Design work?

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You feel a little used. What you thought was a short, free project turned into an unsavory season of unpaid work. It’s not your fault. You wanted more experience. It’s neither the company’s fault. The founder told you their budget (zero, ha!) from the beginning. Almost every designer has done free work at some point in their lives. A logo for … Read More