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From Finance to UX/UI Design: How Henry Ghazanchian Landed a Fulfilling New Role

As a financial consultant, Henry Ghazanchian was successful — but he wasn’t content. When considering the next 10 years of his career, he realized that…

From Fine Arts to Visual Design: How Joanna Tagert Landed Her Dream Role in UX/UI

For many years, Joanna Tagert struggled to decide on a new career path. Partially due to not having conducted a job search in over a…

How to Become a UX Designer With No Experience

Have you ever wondered how to become a UX designer? If you have an eye for design and a passion for improving clunky products, you…

11 Must-Have UX Designer Skills for 2022

A handheld video game console. A foldable camping fork. An online banking app. What do these all have in common? Though they’re as different as…

Aligning Work With Passion: Laszlo’s Road to UX/UI Boot Camp and a Career in Tech

Laszlo Kovesdi was exposed to technology at an early age. His dad was a graphic designer, so he and his brother often played around with the Adobe…

11 Psychology Principles UX Designers Should Understand

It’s a fact of life — you spend five seconds figuring out that the pull handle on a door is actually a push mechanism, and…

A New Skill Set and a New Position to Match: How a UX/UI Boot Camp Helped John Wallace Advance His Career

John Wallace worked in operations at Vrbo, the vacation home rental arm of travel giant Expedia. After taking part in an internal product workshop, he decided that he…

After Years of Searching, One Learner Finds Her Calling Through a UX/UI Boot Camp

After graduating college with a bachelor’s degree in international affairs, Saskia Mick worked a broad range of jobs: from waiting tables to designing floral arrangements to working…

“The Best Learning Experience of My Life”: How Coding Helped Yulia Chilikina Sharpen Her UX Design Skills

Yulia Chilikina loved her job as Senior UX/UI Designer at the direct-to-consumer retailer Wine Access — but without a technical background, she struggled to stay on the same…

Digital Collaboration: How UX/UI Professionals and Learners are Using Figma to Maintain a Collaborative Workspace Online

Teamwork and collaboration are two of the most important factors in an effective UX/UI design process that leads to the development of a great product.…

The UX/UI Industry: A Beginner’s Guide

In today’s digital era, a well-designed user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) make a website or an app more engaging, trustworthy, and accessible.…

UX vs. UI Design: What’s The Difference?

Today, we see the term “UX/UI” thrown around quite a bit—so much so that many people assume the two fields are a single discipline or…

Isabelle Pinard Didn’t Know What a UX Researcher Was—Now, It’s Her Job Title at Google

It wasn’t long ago that Isabelle Pinard didn’t know what the terms UX/UI meant. Now, she proudly boasts it as part of her job title on Google’s…

UX Design Explained in 60 Seconds

Design is a core piece of life. Every human-made invention in our lives has been designed for a specific use: whether it be the apps…

Why UX and UI Are Important

As a developer, aspiring developer, or even a web-based business owner, there are two things that you should never forget about: UX and UI. UX…

UC Berkeley Extension launches UX/UI Boot Camp

UC Berkeley Extension has announced that it will begin offering a new user experience/user interface, or UX/UI boot camp starting November 28 at its San Francisco…