The Beginner’s Guide to Conversion Centered Design

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Until recently, marketers have had a lock on several persuasive design techniques, often referred to as conversion centered design (CCD). Usually found on landing and order pages, these techniques employ psychological principles that advertisers have relied upon for decades. | Article written by Sara Hov, UX Content Strategist Now, savvy UX designers are starting to apply some of these proven … Read More

Top UX Interview Mistakes to Avoid

These interview tips will increase your chance of getting a job by 21.43% I just made up that figure, but I’m sticking to it.  Let me begin this post by saying that I’ve bombed my fair share of interviews. I’ve experienced interview failures from all spectrums of the rainbow, from arriving late to trying too hard to impress everyone. In fact, my failures … Read More

Should You Take Time Off Between Jobs?

A few months ago, my mother advised me: “Don’t quit your job until you’ve got another job lined up.” Sounds sensible enough. So I proceeded to do exactly the opposite and quit my job ~4 months ago. Without another job in hand. In this article I’ll share with you some ideas that helped me make this tough decision, and why … Read More

Take Me Seriously: Establishing Yourself as a UX Designer

World Usability Day comes once a year, and the one this past Thursday was one of my favorites. Someone asked the panel such a good question, I wrote it down in my notebook: You can also watch a Youtube video of the conference (I was behind the camera). I paraphrase the question below: [su_quote]I’m breaking into the UX industry, and … Read More