Luke has volunteered answer any question you dare to throw at him, live and uncensored, in our first ever ‘Ask Me Anything’ session. This is your chance to ask all those burning questions you have about UX!
About Luke Chambers
General tinkerer, web tailor, user-centred design soldier and tall-ship sailor, Luke Chambers is one half of the partnership behind UX Mastery. He championed user experience design at Penguin Books Australia, and currently consults through Experia Digital. Throughout his day he listens, sketches, tells stories and explains to people the "why" of the design that happens behind the visuals. He lives in a tumbledown farmhouse in Melbourne with his wife, and has two chooks.
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Two years ago, we posted the first entries on the UX Mastery blog, aiming to deliver practical, compelling advice to people starting their career in UX, and helping to build our generation of passionate and empathetic UX designers.
We are incredibly proud of our community, and excited about the future of UX Mastery.
Deciding how best to tackle your entry into UX is a lot like tackling a UX project itself—you need to have a baseline.
Use this Interactive Sundial of User Experience fields to assess your existing UX skills, background and experience and determine where your skill gaps are.
While UX design is a popular and growing field, it’s certainly not the only career pinnacle for people working in digital design.
Here are 6 roles relating to the UX skillset that senior UXers might pursue by leveraging what they’ve already learned on the job.
Design portfolios have long been used by graphic designers and photographers to display the results of their work. But what about UXers? We work in a world of field recordings, paper scribblings and Excel spreadsheets and don’t always get to create the final visuals. So what do we do when a prospective employer asks to see a portfolio?
When you’re the only UX Designer in a team, the hot and cold support for your role can be difficult.
Luke reflects on his experiences working within difficult corporate cultures, and explains how setting the right expectations, getting buy-in, and charting a course through it all can go a long way towards creating positive change.
In the next of our series of interviews with UX Designers who we admire and respect, Luke chats to Jessica Enders from Formulate Information Design.
In this excerpt, Jessica opens up about daily routines, managing deadlines, and the challenges in maintaining a work/life balance.
Lately we’ve been spending some time interviewing UX Designers who we admire and respect, to get an insight into how they do what they do.
Luke caught up with Ben Tollady, from Thirst Studios in Melbourne, Australia. Here’s an excerpt from their chat.
Luke lists 5 of the top frustrations you might experience as a UX designer, and shares some ideas about how you can deal with them.
For the past week or two, the elves here at UX Mastery have been busy working closely with our friends at Thirst Studios to package up something very special.
We’re very proud to announce our Merry Christmas treat to you: uxmas.com