Looking to become a UX designer in 2022? This is the video for you! In it, we share the seven essential steps and key learnings that you'll need to start your UX journey today!
Hosted by Maureen Herben (UX.Collection), a product designer and CareerFoundry UX graduate, this video will guide you through the timeline and requirements needed to transform you from complete beginner into a job-ready UX designer within a realistic timeframe.
🚨 Quick disclaimer 🚨 This won’t be an “easy” task, and in terms of time allocation, if you follow these steps, you can expect this journey to take up to a year to complete.
Let us know in the comments which steps you’re most excited by! Are there any steps you would add in based on your own career change journey?
In this guide, we’ll cover the following key points:
(01:15) Step 1: Ask Yourself: "Is UX For Me?"
(03:34) Step 2: Learn About UX Design Methods and Processes
(11:06) Step 3: Structure Your Learning With a Credible UX Course
(18:10) Step 4: Practise As Much As You Can
(21:51) Step 5: Learn the Tools of the Trade
(23:21) Step 6: Network With Other Designers
(25:26) Step 7: Generate Some Projects For Your Portfolio
(27:04) Bonus: Three More Tips
(28:25) Outro + Next Steps
Today we brought to you a new video about "UX Design Trends 2022"
To ensure user experience, each program must have a user-friendly interface that offers a simplified experience. However, many apps make mistakes in terms of design and UX.
This post will go through ten of the most common UX errors made by app designers and developers.
Interviewing for UX design roles? Well you’ve come to the right place. In this video, we’ll share the 4 most commonly asked UX interview questions, and share tangible solutions on how to best answer them! Dee Scarano, the video host, has been involved in the UX design industry for over 12 years, and has been responsible for leading and hiring teams of UX designers throughout her career. These tips come with actionable stories and advice from a seasoned industry professional.
Video chapters / timestamps:
(00:49) What are UX interviewers looking for?
(01:58) Question 1: What is your favorite digital product? Why?
(04:14) Question 2: Why do you want to work here?
(06:52) Question 3: Can you walk me through one of your projects?
(10:07) Question 4: Describe a challenge you faced and how you handled it
What is at the core of good UX design practices? Find out in this quick #Short!
These resources range from in-depth UX / UX case study sites and vast libraries of UI screens, to 3D UI mockup generators. Everything you need to level up your skills and create awesome designs! Stick around to the very end of the video for a bonus tip, too—our host, UX designer Dee Scarano, will reveal what her favorite resource is!
What is inclusive design? And what are some of the best practices when it comes to implementing inclusive design? Find out in this extended recording of one of our recent live webinars! Join our event host, Vale Querini, as we give you an in-depth introduction to what inclusive design is, and how you can adopt an inclusive mindset when designing products and services.
Video sections / timestamps:
00:00 - Intro
01:46 - What is inclusive design?
11:58 - The Best practices of inclusive design: Embrace accessibility
17:19 - Use inclusive imagery
24:55 - Write inclusive copy
30:29 - Understand how technology can enable inclusion or amplify bias
36:55 - Establish and follow inclusive design principles
What makes a great UX / UI portfolio? What can you do to level up your portfolio and land your dream job? In this video, a senior UX / UI designer reviews three student / junior portfolios, through the eyes of a hiring manager.
Making your user interviews more inclusive will lead to more usable and accessible products and services for everyone. In this video, CareerFoundry mentor Vale Querini will discuss and share the fundamentals of inclusive user interviews as part of the UX / UI design process.
Learn what goes into a professional-grade portfolio and watch a senior designer conduct LIVE UX portfolio reviews.
Which digital platform should you consider when building and sharing your UX / UI design portfolios? There are dozens of suitable options available, at different price points, and it can be overwhelming!
What should you consider when structuring your UX / UI design portfolio? How can you stand out to UX / UI hiring managers, and land that interview? In this video we’ll give you a practical overview of how best to structure your portfolio to do just that!
Building your UX / UI design portfolio and looking for some inspiration and advice? Join us as senior UX / UI designer Dee Scarano reviews three UX / UI design portfolios, through the eyes of a hiring manager.
How can you best prepare for salary negotiations, either with an incoming job opportunity, or if you’re seeking a promotion? In this video we will equip you with a number of actionable tips to prepare you for these conversations!