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10 Successful UX Designers Share Their Tales, Tools, and Tips for Success

Ever wondered how Lean UX author Jeff Gothelf got started? Which tools usability guru Gerry Gaffney uses? We interviewed 10 amazing UX designers to ask them these questions and more; the result is a fascinating glimpse into the diversity of the role of a UX Designer.

One of the most popular questions asked by people in the UX Mastery community is:

What does a day in the life of a user experience designer look like? This book is about what user experience designers do each day, but it offers much more than just a snapshot of their calendar.

As you might expect, there is no such thing as a "typical day"; the organisations, people and projects that UXers deal with are as varied and unique as the design challenges they face, and every designer tackles a problem in their own way. This variety is part of what makes our jobs so exciting—we all have our own stories to tell.

Here are ten of those stories, from around the globe. We hope they help you to make your own story worth telling too.