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11 Dos and Don’ts to Make Your Portfolio Shine
April 20, 2017 — Great portfolios aren’t built in a day. Take time to iterate and polish yours while considering these dos and don’ts.
Spread the Love: Great UX Involves Everyone
March 31, 2017 — The best experiences emerge when every single player on the team plays a role in the user experience.
The Essential UX Library
January 25, 2017 — There's always more to learn in the wide world of user experience. I chose an extensive selection of books across a number of topics that are a great start to broadening your skills.
Craft a Captivating Portfolio by Telling Stories
November 17, 2016 — The secret to creating a portfolio that drives activity is treating it like a product, telling a wonderful story, and testing the outcome with real people.
Measuring Designer Performance
November 8, 2016 — Twitter has great ideas on how to evaluate employee performance, by ignoring volatile product performance and focusing on what each employee can actually control.
Every Designer Should Have a Portfolio
November 5, 2016 — There’s more reasons to have a portfolio than just getting the job you want. Your portfolio defines you as a designer, helps you learn and grow, and gives you a tool to share what you’ve learned with others.
Building Blocks to a Great Experience
September 8, 2016 — In the rush to learn the latest tools and techniques of user experience design, it can be easy to overlook the basic foundations.
We’re All New at This, and That’s OK
November 2, 2015 — The web has only been around for a little over two decades. We've come a long way in that time, but we still have a lot to learn when it comes to what works best. Buckle up and enjoy the ride!
The Job Hunt: Checking Your Impact
April 25, 2014 — The job application process can be long and drawn out, taking weeks to months to make headway. While there’s little you can do to speed the process up, there are things you can do to keep informed and continue making a great impression.
The Job Hunt: Making a Great Impression
April 16, 2014 — Just like any other product process, your job hunt deliverables may vary from one “project” to the next. Here’s a crucial basic toolset that you’ll want to master.