Stand OUT as a UX Designer

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Weekly roundup of UX nuggets to stay up to date in the design industry. Want updates? Sign up for the UX newsletter here.

  • There’s no denying that UX is a hugely growing field but with various UX courses, online bootcamps, and Masters programs available, the competition for UX designer jobs is only becoming more saturated. That’s why you should read this UX Beginner on how to Stand Out as a UX Designer

“The most powerful person in the world is the story teller. The storyteller sets the vision, values and agenda of an entire generation that is to come”

— Steve Jobs
  • What Does a Foldable Web Actually Mean? While flip phones are so last decade, the talk about foldable devices is on the rise and with them, the talk of a ‘foldable web’. Dual screens and multitasking possibilities are hyped up with the foldable possibilities but this could mean new challenges, new opportunities, and new syntax to support the vision. 
  • If a product is Accessible by Design, it implies inclusivity. Consider this: many buildings include both a ramp and stairs as options for entry. A ramp is accessible for everyone and not made specifically for users who are hard of walking. This is an example of a design that is both inclusive and accessible.

Designer’s Toolkit: Booklets.io

Based on a recent trend from Instagram and LinkedIn where creators are creating ‘micro-blogs” in the form of carousel posts, Booklets.io brings bite-sized learning in the form of booklets to the world of Product, Design, UI/UX, Marketing, Branding and more! Booklets can range from TL;DR of staple UX books such as Don Norman’s “The Design of Everyday Things” to quick guides on creating your own beautiful color palette in 8 simple steps.

Remote UX Jobs

UX Product Designer

ThreatConnect provides advanced threat intelligence software and services including ThreatConnect, a Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP).

Requirements: 3+ years of UX and UI experience; experience with current design tools such as Figma, Miro, etc.; resume, portfolio, LinkedIn profile

#unicornpotential #greatperks #friendlycoworkers


UX Designer

Kraken hosts a cryptocurrency exchange for users to buy, trade, and sell their bitcoins.

Requirements: resume; 4+ years of UX design experience guiding product development cycle for web, mobile, and/or software applications; Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience in Human-Computer Interaction, Digital Media Design, Fine Arts or related field

#greatperks #startup


UI/UX Designer (Part-time)

ChopDawg is an app development firm helping business growth through web and mobile development. 

Requirements: proficiency with 1 of the user interface designing software: Sketch, Photoshop, or Illustrator; ability to work in Eastern Standard Time; proficient with InVision, Google Drive, Asana, and Slack

#smallteam #startup

Remote Senior UX Positions

Product Design Director

Hanley Wood is media, event, information and strategic marketing services company for residential, commercial design, and construction industries. 

Requirements: 2+ years of experience as a product design director or manager; awesome in Figma, Sketch, Adobe, Invision, etc.; portfolio thorough documentation of previous work

#friendlycoworkers #bigcompany #greatperks 


User Experience & Design Manager

Netlify is a web development platform that increases productivity. 

Requirements: resume, cover letter; ability to hire thoughtfully and quickly; experience leading teams of Product & UX Designers through the complete product discovery to deliver life cycle

#friendlycoworkers #smallteam


Senior Designer

XenoPsi is a new-breed accelerator partner that blends business consulting with leading-edge marketing to help companies reach their highest potential.  

Requirements: Easy-Apply on LinkedIn; 5-7 years of experience in marketing and design; experience with Adobe Suite products and UX tools; design portfolio

#startup #smallteam

About the Author

Kim Chung

Designer, foodie, and lover of aesthetics.

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