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.
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.
It’s an exciting time to be a UX professional, but before you look for a new UX job, Michelle asks you this question: “Is your UX portfolio up to par?”
If it’s not, these tips will help.
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.
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 …
Over the past couple of months on UX Mastery, we’ve been pretty focussed on UX careers: interviews, portfolios, career paths and more.
Kim wraps up this theme with a collection of resources to get your UX career on track.