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November 9, 2017 / UX/UI Design

Add a Design for a Cause Project to Your UX Portfolio

For designers working on building their portfolios, adding a design for a cause project offers an opportunity to enhance your design skills and boost your portfolio while also benefiting or contributing to a social cause.

XD Career
October 25, 2017 / UX/UI Design

From Web Design to UX Design: Understanding and Making the Transition

If you’re considering a career change from web design to UX design, this article will go deeper into what UX design is, how it compares to web design, and what you need to do to make the leap into this exciting new career.

XD Career
October 16, 2017 / UX/UI Design

Women in Design 2017: Women Working Together

Heather Phillips led a discussion with female design leaders Laura Naylor, Jamie Myrold, Bo Lu, and Nancy Douyon who shared their unique perspectives on how we can all work together, collaborate, and celebrate success in the workplace better.

XD Design Interviews
October 11, 2017 / UX/UI Design

From Architecture to UX Design: Shopify Design Lead Will MacIvor Shares His Career Journey

Will MacIvor is currently a Design Lead at Shopify, and his path to getting there has been a winding one. In conversation, MacIvor shared his experiences and advice on UX and beyond.

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 18, 2017 / UX/UI Design

From Accountant to UX Designer: How Yu Siang Turned His Passion into a Design Career

Despite pressure from his family and his peers to stick with a career in financial services, Yu Siang’s heart was pulling him in a very different direction. We asked him to share his story of how he went from accounting student to visual designer at the Interaction Design Foundation.