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Process

How my team uses Trello to plan their design work

3 months ago

Over the years, I’ve experimented with various ways to plan and track work, but I was never particularly satisfied.

How to make your UX portfolio stand out
How to

How to: make your UX design portfolio stand out from the crowd

4 months ago

One of the topics on my mind lately is how to help people craft better UX design portfolios. And one of the tips I often give is to work harder at making your UX portfolio be different from all the others that are out there.

Crazy 8's
Resources

Download my Crazy Eights templates for your next design sprint or workshop

4 months ago

Psssst: If you’re not sure what Crazy Eight’s are, read this first! After writing my step by step instructions of how to use Crazy Eights to generate design ideas for your design sprint or workshop, I received a couple of questions about the first instruction:

March Giveaway UX books
Fun stuff

Happy March Giveaway!

4 months ago

In honour of my favourite month (but mostly just because!), I’m gifting three of my UX design books, perfect for newbie UXers or those who’d like a refresher on the basics.

The illusion of creative confidence Yael levey
How to

How to perform the greatest trick in the world: the Illusion of Creative Confidence

4 months ago

If you follow my Instagram, you might know that in between snapshots of my working practices and pictures of design work, I sometimes post up bits about creative confidence.

Interviews

“Easy never produced great.” | An interview with Radim Malinic

4 months ago

Sometimes you look at a body of work by a designer and you just get blown away.

Design Sprint Space
Process

Improve your design team meetings: Three tips for greatness!

5 months ago

At the furthest extremes, design team meetings can often resemble something out of Lord of the Flies where chaos reigns and there is absolutely no plan;

Common mistakes of UX interviews
How to

Four common mistakes of UX design interviews

5 months ago

This is not a piece on how your UX interview needs to include you talking through your process and not just showing end deliverables.

Lightning Critique
Resources

UX Design Portfolio Lightning Critiques – first episode up now!

5 months ago

What do companies look for in a UX Design portfolio?

why being a ux designer is the best job
Introspection

Why being a UX Designer is the best job in the world

5 months ago

Sometimes I can’t quite believe I landed in this crazy world of making digital experiences.

How to get started on your UX portfolio with no clients
How to

How to get started on your portfolio without ever having worked for a client

6 months ago

So you want to get your first internship/job in UX. Great! But, as a budding UX designer, how do you show work to prospective employers without having a real-world project that you’ve worked on?

Resources

Meet my UX Deliverables Starter Kit

6 months ago

So, imagine the scene: you’re working on a new UX project and you’re asked to produce a user journey or a sitemap or a customer journey map – something that maybe you’ve never done before.