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XD Design Interviews
October 2, 2017 / UX/UI Design

PAWSitive UX: How Design Helps More Pets Find Their Furever Homes

Every year, millions of cats and dogs enter pet shelters in the United States, many of which don’t make it out alive. It’s a sad reality, but it’s also a motivating factor for UX designers like Stephanie Lee who see UX as a powerful tool for helping animals get out of shelters and into their forever homes.

XD Career
September 27, 2017 / UX/UI Design

From Architect to UX Designer: Stories of the Switch

We asked four former architects turned user experience designers why they decided to make the switch into UX design, what challenges they experienced along the way, and what advice they have for other architects considering a career change into UX. From veteran UX designers to new recruits, here’s what they had to say.

XD Design Interviews
September 21, 2017 / UX/UI Design

Designing a Gateway For Change: The Meaning of UX For Good

When we think of user experience design, often our thoughts turn to a digital interface and the way a user navigates it. According to Jason Ulaszek, founder of international design agency Inzovu and co-founder of non-profit UX For Good, user experience design is about so much more than this. But what does this actually look like, and how can designers embrace a UX for good approach when it comes to their own work?

XD Design Interviews
September 7, 2017 / UX/UI Design

Women in UX: Meet Ashley Porciuncula, Not Your Average Silicon Valley Story

Ashley Porciuncula grew up on the outskirts of San Francisco, but her story isn’t the one you’re used to hearing about Silicon Valley. She was raised in a strict fundamentalist Christian sect where the Internet and higher education were forbidden, but she was a rebel and she ventured out into the world wide web anyway.

XD Design Interviews
September 1, 2017 / UX/UI Design

Women In UX: Meet Ash Huang, XD Designer at Adobe by Day and Renaissance Woman by Night

Ash Huang is a UX designer, illustrator, author and an artist. We talked to her about what it’s like to follow your creative passions wherever they may lead, and why life is more fulfilling when you embrace more than one vocation.

XD Career
August 30, 2017 / UX/UI Design

Boot Camp or On Campus: Where to Study UX

Thinking about a career as a user experience designer? We look at the differences between college, university and boot camp programs to help you choose the type of education that’s right for you.