We’re running a collaborative UX project to design a portfolio for new community member Noquarter and we’re inviting you to join us. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in a project with a group of UX professionals with a wealth of different backgrounds and experiences. Hawk explains more…
On Saturday, Matt spoke at World IA Day in Wellington, New Zealand, on the topic of “architecting happiness”.
Matt explored the theme of how we can architect happiness through our own career, and how the container of “UX” can allow us to find our calling without resorting to drastic change.
UXmas, the digital advent calendar for user experience designers, is back for 2014.
This is the third year that we’ve collaborated with friends to bring you a festive collection of educational socking-stuffers.
Be sure to make a daily UXmas article part of your festive routine.
Last week Matt travelled to Indonesia to explore the age-old question: What the @#$% is UX?
He got answers; he also got a stomach bug. It was all worth it in the search for how to craft a good experience.
Some people argue that UX Designers shouldn’t build a portfolio. Hawk doesn’t agree. It’s about building the right kind of UX portfolio and being smart about it.
Here are 10 inspiring UX portfolios. They may not do everything right, but each of them does something very well.
We continue to receive questions from readers and workshop students about how to get into UX Design.
As a result, we’ve updated our article on how to prepare yourself for a career as a UX Designer—and how to find an awesome job while you’re at it. With new and improved animated video!
Both UX Designers and entrepreneurs solve problems by talking to people and immersing themselves in the world of their users.
So why aren’t more designers creating startups? Could you be the next successful entrepreneur?
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.
Last month we held a free panel discussion here in Melbourne, coordinated through our new meetup group.
We recorded a video of the entire panel discussion, which we’ve published here for your viewing pleasure.
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.