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spotify.design

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.

matejlatin.com

Why Designers Quit

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

uxdesign.cc

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.

uxdesign.cc

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.

smashingmagazine.com

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.

indeed.design

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.

uxtools.co

Switching Careers to UX Design

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

getstream.io

Find your next design opportunity with StreamSponsored

Stream's design team is hiring for a Marketing Designer, Senior Designer, and a Senior UI/UX designer. Join the fast-growing startup, apply today!

refind.com

The essence of the web, every morning in your inboxSponsored

Thousands of busy people start their day with Refind. The 5 most relevant links from around the web, tailored to you. Sign up for free!

uxdesign.cc

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.

kickstarter.com

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.

overthought.ghost.io

What I learned from Staff Design

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

jonyablonski.com

Advice for Aspiring Designers

Thoughts on getting started and standing out in UX design.

trysmudford.com

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

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

sahillavingia.com

No Meetings, No Deadlines, No Full-Time Employees

How we work at Gumroad.

craft.uxdesign.cc

Leading with Craft

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

medium.com

A Designer’s Guide to Receiving Criticism and Managing Feedback

When a designer receives criticism of their work, it can trigger a flurry of emotions and reactions.

refind.com

Refind – Get a little bit smarter every daySponsored

A daily selection of links that move you forward, tailored to your interests. Deep Dives curated by experts & the best content from around the web.

figma.com

Adding it all up: the math behind designing your career

How to think about the 90,000 hours you spend at work