Literature on UX Career Development
The Ultimate Guide to Understanding UX Roles and Which One You Should Go For
UX design roles are confusing. You might know what a “UX designer” does, but what about a “visual designer”, “product designer” or “UX unicorn”? Well, worry no more, because we’ll put an end to any confusion you may have. Here, we’ll analyze 6 common UX roles through how they contribute to the design process, and shine a light through the fog of...
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UX Tools Matter Less Than You Think
Oh, how we UX designers love our tools. After all, with new UX tools released every year and tons of new articles on tools published every day, it’s difficult not to get swept away by the newest and shiniest. Here at the Interaction Design Foundation, we also get a lot of questions about what UX tools a newcomer should learn. But what if we told...
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What UX Tools Do I Need to Create My Portfolio, and How Do I Learn Them?
“What UX tools should I learn so that I can build my portfolio?” “How do I learn UX tools?” We get these questions a lot here at the Interaction Design Foundation. If you’re starting out in UX, you might have these burning questions, too. So, here, we’ll go through everything you need to know about UX tools and how to learn them. Buckle up—it’s...
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How to Create the Perfect UX Resume and Cover Letter
Your cover letter helps sell you as a good fit for the company and serves to introduce your resume and portfolio. The cover letter plays a major role because this is your first chance to help the recruiter know that you’re the perfect fit for the company and job role. You need your UX design portfolio and resume to back that up. Your UX resume i...
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