UX is an exciting profession – often at the forefront of new and innovate product development efforts and frequently allowing for a steady flow of intriguing work activities. But work activities aren’t everything. UX careers expert Cory Lebson has the word on why stepping out of your routine is a good idea for your career.
We talk with UX recruiter Georgie Carpenter about UX, recruiting, portfolios, job interviews, and some insider tips about getting a competitive advantage in your hunt for the ideal UX job.
July is all about careers here at UX Mastery, and if there’s one person that knows his stuff when it comes to UX careers, it’s Cory Lebson – author of The UX Careers Handbook.
Cory is joining us as the special guest for our next Ask the UXperts session, which is all about planning a career in UX.
Thinking about making the jump to interaction design? Leigh Gamon shares her advice on how you can fill the gaps and forge a path, even if you’re still building up your experience.
In an absolutely epic Slack chat session, Heather Wydeven’s keyboard was on fire as she answered your questions about getting your user experience design career off the ground. We talked about UX internship, transitioning from other careers, important skills, moving abroad, expectations, and much much more.
Three years ago Heather said ‘no’ to excuses and took control of her UX career. In this article she shares four hard-won tips to help you make your own career transition.
Heather Wydeven made some big decisions and took some risks to get the career that she wanted. In 2013 she entered the UX field through an apprenticeship program and is passionate about mentoring new UXers into their career.
Here is your chance to pick her brains in order to further your own career.
One of the most popular topics of discussion at our UX Mastery community forums is training. The myriad of online courses (both free and paid), immersion programs, mentored programs, and full blown degrees makes the decision a difficult one.
We decided that the easiest way to help point you in the right direction is to pull together the information and opinions of community members that have taken some of these courses, so you can get it right from the horse’s mouth.
So you’re looking at starting a new career in UX, huh? That’s exciting! It’s possibly also a little daunting, but don’t worry – we’re here to help. If you haven’t yet had a chance to take a look through our forums, get to it! You’re missing out on a real goldmine of information and networking opportunities. In this article we highlight some of the best.
Career Foundry’s Rosie Allabarton debunks 4 common myths around starting a career in UX, and offers some practical tips for those considering a career transition.