Matt dives into a visual thinking book that is teeming with whimsy and personality, and comes out the other side convinced that Sunni Brown’s latest offering is actually one heck of an important business book.
About Matthew Magain
Matthew Magain (@mattymcg) is passionate about communicating information using visuals, and teaching others to do the same. A freelance user experience consultant, he helps clients communicate to their customers and to each other, through the use of sketching, design, and illustration. His clients have included World Vision, AustralianSuper, and the Australian Labor Party.
Matthew has won a Mobie award, has been featured in several books, and has presented at conferences in Australia and overseas. He is also the co-founder of UX Mastery, an online resource for aspiring user experience designers, where he regularly shares his insights and experiences from over 10 years of designing web and mobile apps. He spends his spare time illustrating children’s books.
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After running a few successful workshops at various conferences, we’ve decided to start running regular in-person training in Melbourne, and eventually, other cities.
Next week we’re running a full-day introduction to user experience design, and because it’s the first time we’ve run it, attendance is dirt cheap.
Matt explores the fields of graphic recording (large-scale visual note-taking for presentations, meetings, and workshops) and graphic facilitation (large-scale visual note-taking in a way that informs the conversation), both of which are natural areas towards which visual thinkers may choose to gravitate.
In this episode, Matt & Luke talk to Patrick Neeman, Director of Product Design at Apptio and creator of the popular Usability Counts blog and UX Drinking Game, about how to break into UX, create a portfolio, and manage your career.
Listen to the podcast, or watch the video (complete with live sketchnotes!).
Patrick Neeman, an expert on the UX job market, is joining us for an informal chat about all things UX careers—résumés, portfolios, job interviews, unicorns, and whiskey. It’s going to be great. You should join us.
Get Started in UX, the latest ebook from UX Mastery, is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to launching a career in user experience design.
Chock full of practical advice, this book answers just about every question you could possible have about how to get started in this exciting field.
The next UX Mastery ebook is in the final stages of production.
Get Started in UX, a practical guide to launching a career as a user experience designer, will launch in a couple of weeks. For a limited time, the ebook will come bundled with a bunch of extra goodies.
It’s the start of a new year, you’re excited about the projects you have lined up, and you’re eager to get researching and ideating and designing and … hold up a minute!
There’s another project that you may have ignored for a while, which deserves your attention …
It’s that time of year—when we kick back, recharge our batteries, and reflect on the year that was.
In this post Matt shares the 10 UX Mastery articles that received the most traffic in the past 12 months. If you missed anything, now’s your chance to catch up.
Everyday UX, the very first UX Mastery ebook, went on sale today.
It’s a collection of inspiring interviews with 10 of the best UX designers in the world. We’re quite proud of it, and hope you’ll like it too.