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Getting Into UX: Just Start Doing It.

Getting Into UX: Just Start Doing It.

Fourth in a series. Read Beth’s other Getting Into UX posts here.  You’ve just got to start doing UX to get into UX. You’re not going to be awesome at first, but you’re going to get things done. Do you currently work somewhere where UX doesn’t exist? Make it happen! Start wearing that hat. Even if … Continued

Getting Into UX: Talk to People!

Getting Into UX: Talk to People!

Third in a series. Read Beth’s other Getting Into UX posts here.  It’s not an easy task to get hired for your first job in UX. It’s an especially difficult task when you don’t know anyone in the industry. Meeting other people will get your name out in the community, and there’ll be a better chance you’ll … Continued

Getting Into UX: Read. A Lot.

Getting Into UX: Read. A Lot.

Second in a series. Read Beth’s other Getting Into UX posts here.  The first thing I say to anyone interested in UX is go borrow a bunch of books from your friendly local library. Or, pull your e-reader out of retirement and put it to good use with some inexpensive digital copies. I always start … Continued

Getting Into UX: An Introduction

Getting Into UX: An Introduction

I get asked a lot about getting into user experience (UX). It’s been a really rad career for me, so I understand why it garners a lot of interest. Let’s look at the facts: UX blends a variety of disciplines. From visual design to psychology to research and analysis, it’s a dream for anyone who … Continued

Some thoughts on Mailbox for Mac (beta)

As a UX Engineer, I spend a lot of time evaluating things. Is it pleasant to look at? More importantly, does it do what it’s supposed to do without friction or delay? I’ve found the best way to do that is by becoming a customer or user, myself. For a period of time in my … Continued