Whether you are currently still working, freelancing, or on pause as a designer in this climate state, we all share the responsibility of how to be useful as a UX designer in pandemic. Businesses may be affected differently in the current situation, but as designers, we can cater to their needs by being aware of the context.
The most successful businesses right now are the ones who are keeping a customer-centric culture during social distancing to safely serve both their customers and employees.
Job hunting is brutal. Especially right now when it seems like many of the big companies are on a hiring freeze. BUT, applying to jobs makes you a better UX designer because you are learning. You’re practicing your written communication skills to put together an application, polishing your portfolio, and experience design challenges.
In 2015, the Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®) added major sections on behavioral and social sciences in efforts to remind students of the human component to medicine. Therefore, why UX in healthcare technology matters and where it’s going is at the essence of aiding healthcare providers in enhancing the patient experience and making the doctors’ hard work a little bit easier.
Stéphanie Walter’s color accessibility: tools and resources to help you design inclusive products is an awesome guide broken down into the basics of design accessible for everyone. Not only does she walk through contrast and accessibility of colors, but her post is also loaded with useful tools to bookmark!
Looking back at findings from a series of eye-tracking studies over 13 years, we learn how people read online: new and old findings. We see that fundamental scanning behaviors remain constant, even as designs change.
Understanding cross-cultural design is complex and multilayered like an onion because it goes beyond just fonts and translations. Everything is impacted by visual density and text expanders too, so make sure that your design comps for other languages.
- Explore the 7 best UX infographics to better visualize design concepts and processes.
- Review the list of 100 things a UX/UI designer should know – how many of the items can you confidently check off?
- Indulge in a new emotion pastime – 20 vegetables you can re-grow from scraps
- As of April 15th, direct deposits of the stimulus have been made available! Don’t see it yet? Here’s how to track your coronavirus stimulus check and now see your payment status.
- Spice up your morning cup of joe by making Dalgona coffee or whipped coffee.
- Enjoy 20 documentaries every designer should watch to better understand the motivations as well as art and culture that has shaped people. Designer.Watch is an awesome place to find documentaries on art, design, and typography if you’re looking for a little more!
- Join the #QuarantinePillowChallenge that’s taking over Instagram!
Remote UX Jobs
eHouse Studio is a digital commerce company.
Requirements: 2+years of experience designing for web and mobile; expert proficiency in Sketch, Photoshop, and Illustrator; portfolio which demonstrates a passion for user-centered design and visual aesthetics
Interview Schedule streamlines recruiting operations by simplifying the most manual parts of scheduling interviews.
Requirements: passionate for elegant UI/UX through a process of creating useful, usable, and beautiful products; intuition for elegant design; some experience with product management; graphic design experience
#flexible #startup #greatperks
Aha! is a software company that creates strategic roadmaps for clients.
Requirements: online portfolio, LinkedIn, cover letter, resume; 3+ years of experience on a product or visual design team for a SaaS app;enjoys crossing back and forth between UX and graphic design; understands product management and marketing as well as user behaviors and motivations
#startup #greatperks #unicornpotential
Oracle’s mission is to help people see data in new ways, discover insights, and unlock endless possibilities.
Requirements: 4+ years designing and prototyping with a UX team’ a portfolio with well-designed, user-center projects; strong front-end development skills
#bigcompany #greatperks #unicornpotential
CreateApe is a digital creative agency.
Requirements: 3+ years of UX/UI design experience and a portfolio to support that; wizard with Figma/Sketch; ability to make clickable prototypes using InVision; experience with Basecamp/Clickup to post and collaborate on projects
#startup #smallteam #contract
Process Street is the easy, no-code way to help companies build, automate, and track recurring workflows.
Requirements: 2+ years of commercial experience in UX/UI design; experience in standard UX software such as Sketch and InVision; experience designing digital apps and systems, ideally in the SaaS/B2B space
#smallteam #greatperks #startup
Remote Senior UX Positions
MuleSoft is a Salesforce company on a mission to help organizations change and innovate faster by making it easy to connect the world’s applications, data, and devices.
Requirements: high-collaborative spirit; domain experience in enterprise software tools and software aimed at technical audiences; portfolio that demonstrates the use of creative and novel solutions to solve complex problems proficiency in generating interactive prototypes in tool of choice
#bigcompany #greatperks #friendlycoworkers
GitBook is an open-source tool for developers to build documentation.
Requirements: understanding and alignment with company culture; experience with execution of design flow (experience maps, wireframes, prototypes, UI, etc.); experience with cross-team collaboration
#smallteam #greatperks #unicornpotential
BlueLabs’ vision is to build a next generation sports better platform focused on performance, reliability, modularity, and automation.
Requirements: 4+ years of professional experience in UI/UX design with a strong background in visual design; experience designer complex mobile applications (web or native); understanding of technical constraints, their impacts, and can adjust design approach accordingly
#smallteam #friendlycoworkers #startup