Everything is constantly changing in the tech world – it’s becoming more of our everyday world. On the other hand, deciding a product in the tech world to invest is giving users a hard time. The same can be said for UX project frameworks. Choosing a project framework is often the most difficult part for those who are in the field of UX.… Continue Reading »
I interviewed an employee in a big design company, and she told me her work details, which prove the importance of kindness in creativity. Her job title is the product designer and has worked for 3 years. She served as one of the designers of creating and editing videos and pictures in the company, and she is also one of the early members of the advanced technology and research team.… Continue Reading »
I interviewed a user experience designer, who currently works at VMware Inc. in Palo Alto, California. VMware is a worldwide company, providing various products and services for clients, like workspace management, server software, cloud management, etc. She has worked as a user experience designer for designing admin software for four years.
For this interview, I primarily focused on how to succeed to gain a UX job.… Continue Reading »
Sarah Doody is an NYC based user experience designer and product strategist. She works with startups to help them launch their initial product as well helping companies already in market optimize their user experiences. She is the founder of a popular UX newsletter – The UX Notebook. Sarah also teaching about user experience, she co-developed and taught General Assembly’s first 12 week UX course.… Continue Reading »
In short, Peter Knocke positions himself as a UX Director and Digital Strategy Consultant. He continuously works with a variety of organizations, ranging from small start-up groups to larger, multi-brand companies. The main selling points that he stresses in his description are that he provides product and business strategy and collaborates with many teams to build and refine digital products.… Continue Reading »
As part of an assignment for my Advanced UXD class, I had to interview a UX professional. Since the majority of my interest in UX goes beyond the realms of formal information institutions such as libraries or museums, I decided to get in touch with a designer that works in advertising creating digital branding experiences for an array of products and companies.… Continue Reading »
Local Projects, one of the earliest self-described experience design studios, is responsible for the successful facilitation of the abstract experiences of emotion, memory, and social connection. How then, does Local Projects continue to make successful design decisions while relying almost entirely on qualitative feedback? The answer, it seems, is a familiar one: it depends. I spoke with Christina Latina, Art Director at Local Projects about what goes into taking projects from ideation to their final forms.… Continue Reading »
Hubert Uy is the User Experience Lead at the United Nations Development Programme. He shares with us how User Experience design within the United Nations differs from startups and design agencies. He gives us insights on the U.N.’s bureaucratic evaluation processes, as well as the different design and usability challenges that they face.
Hubert Uy is the User Experience Lead at the United Nations Development Programme.… Continue Reading »
I talked to Diana Sapanaro, UX Researcher and Strategist at SoundingBox. The conversation below has been paraphrased from a phone interview.
Tell me a bit about the work that you do. How did you get started in this field?
I went into library school thinking I was going to be an academic librarian, but I realized I was more interested in how people feel and think about tech.… Continue Reading »