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Getting Started in UI/UX: How to Pursue Your Career

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UI/UX is trendy and lucrative these days. The demands are growing, too! Every day I meet more people who are just starting out in UI/UX — moving in from other design industries like print or web design, or coming in from development or product management.

This roadmap will help you pursue a professional career in UI/UX, from day one to your first paid client project and beyond. It’s definitely opinionated, and I’m sure there’s a thousand other ways to achieve your goals.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 230: Design Systems for SaaS with Pek Pongpaet

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How can design systems help us build products more efficiently? Our guest today is Pek Pongpaet, founder of Impekable, an award-winning agency. You’ll learn the importance of design systems, why documentation for these systems is important, how to organize design components, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 229: Object-Oriented UX with Sophia Prater

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How can object-oriented UX help designers solve complex product problems? Our guest today is Sophia Prater, UX designer and coach specializing in OOUX. You’ll learn why object-oriented thinking is well-suited for design processes, how a shared vocabulary enables collaboration, practical mapping tips, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 227: Product Design Exercises with Artiom Dashinsky

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How can we leverage product design exercises in our hiring process? Our guest is Artiom Dashinsky, author of Solving Product Design Exercises and founder of Swag Fair. You’ll learn how to prepare for interviews as a designer, how to evaluate designers as a manager, tips for building your design portfolio, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 226: Building an Agency Brand with Massimo Zefferino

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How do you build an agency that lasts the test of time? Our guest is Massimo Zefferino, founder of zfactor — a 23-year-old brand strategy and design agency. You’ll learn some practical design tips, why “niching down” is important for growth, how having fun and staying true to your brand is crucial, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 220: Best Practices in Design with Karl Gilis

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Can we ever skip user testing and simply rely on best practices? Our guest today is Karl Gilis, co-founder of AGConsult. You’ll learn what “best practices” mean, where to find them, when user testing is still necessary, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 217: Intuitive Product Design with Fabricio Rosa Marques

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What are the principles of intuitive product design? How do we apply them to general-use software, such as a presentation tool? Our guest today is Fabricio Rosa Marques, Head of Product Design at Pitch. You’ll learn the story behind their product, how they arrive at design consensus, how they delight users, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 214: Growing Your Design Career with Scott Belsky

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How can we grow as designers within teams and companies? What can we do to stay happy and do our best work? Our guest today is Scott Belsky, founder of Behance and Chief Product Officer at Adobe. You’ll learn how to think about your design career, learn from great designers, work with teammates and leaders, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 212: Data-Driven Design Decisions with Zack Naylor

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How can we use data to drive discussions and solve disagreements as a product team? How can we, as designers, take a seat at the decision-making table? Today our guest is Zack Naylor, the co-founder and CEO of Aurelius. You’ll learn how to convert data into product insights, how to evaluate quantitative and qualitative data, how to say “no” to product roadmap suggestions, and more.
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Better Done Than Perfect. Using Surveys for Customer Success with Moritz Dausinger

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Today we have another episode of Better Done Than Perfect. Listen in as we talk with Moritz Dausinger, founder of Refiner. Moritz shares the story behind his survey tool, when and how to survey your users, and many other tips for making the most of the survey data.
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