How do you explain those parts of your projects where you made decisions based on intuition and not necessarily some quotable textbook methodology?

I’m a rather ‘organic’ UXer who is often able to achieve impressive results just by following what makes sense to me instinctually.

Oftentimes I might unintentionally mimic the same steps as some methodology because it’s just what comes naturally to me.

How do you talk about this?!?

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Come up with verbiage to describe your process. Even if it’s based on intuition, there is likely a method to your madness.

If there are things that mimic other ways of working you could say “similar to X methodology, I like to approach problems in this way” or “I’ve really honed in on a design process that works for me, loosely based on X basic principles” sort of thing.


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