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;
This is not a piece on how your UX interview needs to include you talking through your process and not just showing end deliverables.
Plenty of people have written about that and this is an absolute given. So, if you don’t do that already, definitely take that advice immediately! 🙂
What do companies look for in a UX Design portfolio?
As a hiring manager, I look at *a lot* of CVs and portfolios every week. I want to share some of my knowledge about what makes a good UX design portfolio so that you can improve your portfolios and make them as enticing as possible.
Sometimes I can’t quite believe I landed in this crazy world of making digital experiences.
At university, I was working towards a BSc in Psychology and had no idea what I was going to do with it. This lack of direction led me to deciding to just postpone the decision further by doing a MSc in Organisational Psychology.
One of the modules was intriguingly titled Human/Computer Interaction and I still remember coming out of that first lecture and thinking, “This is it! I’m home!”
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?