Today is International Women’s Day. In this post we look at why it’s an important day to celebrate, we share some statistics about women in UX, and we feature our UX community’s favourite role models for women working in UX.
About Luke Chambers
General tinkerer, web tailor, user-centred design soldier and tall-ship sailor, Luke Chambers co-founded UX Mastery to help you get started and get better at UX. He has championed user experience design at organisations both small and large, and now spends his days listening, sketching, telling stories and explaining to everyone 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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Matt chats with Tom Greever—designer and UX Director at Bitovi, and author of the latest O’Reilly title Articulating Design Decisions: Communicate with Stakeholders, Keep Your Sanity, and Deliver the Best User Experience. Tom answers some questions submitted by the UX Mastery community, and discusses how defending your design decisions can sometimes be more important that the design […]
On Tuesday lunchtime (Melbourne time) Matt will be recording an interview with the marvellous Tom Greever for our next podcast episode. We’d love to include your questions in the podcast, anything to do with articulating design decisions, managing stakeholders, or team collaboration.
Ever thought “Why doesn’t UX Mastery do that?” Or “I wish they had more more info on this topic?”
We’d love to hear your thoughts. Have your say and help shape UX Mastery’s content and priorities in 2016, and be in the running for some great prizes too!
Our fifth ebook, Think First, is the latest title to hit the UX Mastery digital bookshelf.
This time around we’re very excited about collaborating with a new author, the indefatigable Joe Natoli. Joe is a UX consultant to Fortune 100 companies, and has 26 years experience in the field.
Last week Matt caught up with Joe Natoli, known as instructor of the very popular UX Fundamentals online course. They spoke about UX strategy, careers, success, mistakes, and Joe’s upcoming book, Think First.
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!
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.