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Blog Category: UX/UI

UX/UI 101: Differences, Pathways, and Resources From Three Thought Leaders

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With the rise of digital technologies, a well-designed user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) can help make a company’s offerings more trustworthy and usable. Due to the increasing needs for efficient and intuitive digital presences, the need for UX and UI professionals has also increased. In fact, CNNMoney/PayScale’s list of Best Jobs in America…

How to Become a UX Researcher (No Experience Needed)

If you have a knack for understanding people and figuring out what makes them tick, a career in user experience (UX) research might just be the right fit for you. In this article, we’ll show you how to become a UX researcher and give you a few insights into what career training opportunities and job…

11 Must-Have UX Designer Skills for 2021

A handheld video game console. A foldable camping fork. An online banking app. What do these all have in common? Though they’re as different as can be, they all share one key commonality: a UX designer’s expertise. The job of a user experience (UX) designer is to create enjoyable and meaningful product experiences. These professionals…

11 Psychology Principles UX Designers Should Understand

It’s a fact of life — you spend five seconds figuring out that the pull handle on a door is actually a push mechanism, and those few moments of annoying inconvenience cast a pall over your day.  There are millions of examples of similar quirks in consumer psychology. We pick a neutral blue sweater over…

A New Equation: Why an Eighth-Grade Math Teacher Went Back to School for UX/UI

Chase Hart has always loved education. But after two years as an eighth-grade math teacher in Atlanta, Georgia, he was ready for a different equation. “I wanted to do something in the tech field,” said Chase, “and I wanted to continue learning — whatever my career.”  While researching different technology boot camps, Chase found himself drawn…