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Between these two options, what’s more helpful/practical for a UX career - an HCI Masters from GA Tech, or Google UX Design Professional Certificate? Just need to choose one. Employer will pay for it.… more

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2. UX team in consulting firm

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I'm currently a management consultant and looking to make the switch to UX. I am completing the Google Coursera certificate and wondering how employers tend to view the certificate vs actual emplo… more

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I’m currently in a consulting role at a Fortune 500 firm and I’m looking into a career switch. Would anyone be willing to share the good, the bad, the ugly of UX design and whether it’s a good industr… more

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What is the average salary for a UX designer in NYC with 3 years of experience?

I currently work on adtech enterprise systems if that helps.

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I have 6 YOE as a UI/UX designer.

Strong UI, but my UX is meh. I have barely done any UX research. I make decisions based on experience, UX articles or bigger products like Dropbox etc.

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i currently work in advertising at an agency, but i’m really interested in making the career shift to UX/UI. i’m only 3 years out of college, and would love any resources or recommendations !

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Any opinions on UX Writing programs? I’m trying to decide between UX Writing Academy and UX Content Collective. UX Writing Academy seems more extensive, but UX Content Collective more vetted by big na… more

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Junior UX designer here, been steadily working on a contract basis over the last 8 months. I’ve been hitting a wall with my applications and even with taking time to put in personalized cover letters/… more

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When I look at some UI/UX design web portfolios, I notice that some people mock their case studies up using a design program rather than laying it out with HTML and CSS. As a UX practitioner, I don’t … more

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What is the average salary for principal product designer now? Location: California and NYC.

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Hi all. Have any of you ever been stuck in certain aspects of UX and found yourself unable to move into others? For example, I’ve spent many years on the execution side (wire framing, prototyping, cre… more

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New to the UX world - how long did it take you to learn enough to feel ready for your first full time role?

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Hi everyone, quick question. Does anyone here have any methodologies or resources they can share for QA’ing design systems in Figma? Basically, I want to ensure that the design system and it’s compone… more

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Hi folks, I am currently looking for (remote)intermediate product design roles, i have 2 years+ experience creating solutions for brands, businesses and individuals across various niches, I also have experience as an SEO analyst.
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Really looking to break into User Research from a Business Operations background, any advice on how to go about developing the technical and soft skills needed, from the perspective of starting from e… more

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I am currently switching careers from fashion design to UX design. I’m in the process of taking the coursera course with Google. I am really struggling to find internships, apprenticeships and entry l… more

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What is a good starting salary for someone who is starting career in UX/UI research/design. I have some market research experience from college and from my current job in which I’ve been working in fo… more

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I’m feeling stuck and starting to give up. I have 5 years of experience in UI/UX, but I keep working as the sole designer in the team on small projects and I lack the skills to move to bigger projects.

I have no e… more

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Hello!

Any advice on how someone can get into this field? I’d be making a career switch from marketing. I currently work in media planning, and have a little market research experience.

Are there any boot camps y… more

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For people who’ve been in the industry for a while, what are sentiments for bootcamps like. Feel like I’ve heard some people reco going back to college over a bootcamp, which makes sense since you’d p… more

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What is the highest salary for UX Designers that you have heard and what companies?

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What are the most important elements to show in a portfolio for a UX designer coming from a boot camp to stand out and not viewed as another boot camp grad?

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Thoughts on UX strategy? And how it fits within an organization

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UX Writing? My husband is a writer/editor for a small publisher (books and magazines.) He’ll likely never get paid above $75k. He’s at like $65k now. I thought UX writing might be something he can loo… more

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I’m looking to improve my UX writing skills and my manager has agreed to pay for a course of my choosing. Any good suggestions?

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I’ve been interviewing for Senior level UX jobs. How long has it taken you to get a UX job when switching companies?

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New to UX! I’m working in marketing right now but would like to switch to a career in UX within the next two years. I just finished a Google Professional Certification in UX Design. Tips on next steps… more

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⚠️Scam ⚠️ hey guys I got an email offering an interview claiming he was from Loyal Health for a UX position. Did the interview and "got the job" sent onboarding forms and everything.

Then he asked me to cash a check and… more

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Was just recently offered a job as a UX Designer at Booz Allen. Anyone here have any experience working for them? I’ve heard mixed opinions on “The Bench”. Verbal offer was $100k & i’m located in … more

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Hi, I currently have my Ux cert and was thinking about completing another cert for web developer… is this something that could help me with my current cert?

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Anyone else having trouble landing a new role after being laid off? It’s been 3 months sent out over 100 applications and I’ve had 10 interviews.

Got another rejection today for a job I was definitely qualified a… more

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