Have you been missing out on job after dream job in your quest to start a career in UX? Guest author Christine Ramirez shares some practical tips for creating a UX portfolio that will tick all the right boxes, and end up on all the right desks.
Hawk had the pleasure of hosting Dan Willis in our Ask the UXperts chatroom yesterday. They spent an hour talking through the ins and outs of The Future of UX Work.
Here is a full transcript for those of you that couldn’t make the session.
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.
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?
In this episode, Matt and Luke are joined by Hawk to discuss all things UX-related, from how to break into UX, how to create a portfolio, and how to manage your UX career.
Books and online courses are fantastic resources, but there’s nothing like an in-person training workshop to ask, challenge, and reflect on your new-found knowledge, as you apply it to an activity under expert guidance.
If you’re in Melbourne, Sydney, Manila or Kuala Lumpur, you can give your career the kickstart it needs with a UX Mastery workshop.
In the next of our reviews of online courses, Kimberley learns tips of the trade to land a job at the graduate level.
She is educated about a wide variety of job seeking practicalities and self-analysis tools, and whilst the content is sound, she finds the delivery a little underwhelming.
It’s unlikely we’ll ever see someone with such a masterful grasp of both art and technology as Leonardo Da Vinci.
But it’s not just his staggeringly diverse set of skills that made him shine. Da Vinci really knew how to sell himself …
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.