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Life, the UXverse and Everything

So Long UX, and Thanks for All the Fishbone Diagrams.

I’m a designer at LinkedIn. Here are 4 tips to attract more recruiters

Understand how recruiters source candidates on LinkedIn and how to optimize your profile to improve your chances of being found.

How to evaluate the UX maturity of a company

Something wasn’t right. I had just received the work contract to review and the name of the role stated throughout was only “designer.”

How have the layoffs impacted UX roles?

2022 has been a wild year for the tech industry.

Finding your T-Shape as a Generalist Designer

In the first installment of an interview series, two designers reflect on life as a generalist at Spotify and the career path that led them here.

Why Designers Quit

Why did you quit your last job? This was the main question in my recent study I did with designers.

The UX bootcamp model is broken

Sorry, would-be UX designers, don’t believe the marketing hype, UX bootcamps won’t do it for most of you.

Levels of knowledge and levels of designs, the growth path of a designer

Translating theory into real experiences and embracing other types of design are clear signs of your evolution as a designer.

Things I Wish I’d Known Earlier In My Career

Do you feel stuck in your company? Do you believe you deserve a raise but it never happens? Do you think you need to quit? Let’s figure it out.

Building a Personal Brand to Boost Your UX Career

Six UX professionals discuss how they built their online brand, share wins and give tips on how you can use different platforms to boost your career.

Switching Careers to UX Design

Insights from interviews with 20 designers who made the switch to UX Design from another field.

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Manager by day, Designer by night

It’s late at night. Staring at the latest piece of the design system in Figma, I start seeing the pattern that I have not recognised before.

Storyteller Tactics: A Card Deck of Story RecipesSponsored

Even the best designers are bottlenecked by one skill: storytelling. So we've put the best story tactics together to help you become more influential.

What I learned from Staff Design

My takeaways, lessons learned, and next steps after interviewing eight high-level individual contributor product designers.

Advice for Aspiring Designers

Thoughts on getting started and standing out in UX design.

On Design Engineering: I think I might be a design engineer...

Exploring design engineering, and deciding whether that’s what I do.

No Meetings, No Deadlines, No Full-Time Employees

How we work at Gumroad.

Leading with Craft

A series about hands-on career paths in the design industry.