Advice for the New UXD

I’ve had several people on LinkedIn ask me for advice and tips as they start out in User Experience Design, because of my many years in HCI and related fields. Here’s an unabashedly opinionated list of things to consider when you are just starting out in User Experience Design. (Personally I’ve spent more time as an Interaction Designer, but most of these should apply to any position under the UX umbrella.)

05/02/21 — I decided to change this list bullets so I can put new items at the top and to eliminate any non-intentional ranking order. So this in made to be an unorganized…

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store