Articles tagged as “Professional Development” (9)

  • UX Researcher

    User Experience Researcher – A Job Guide

    Starting a career in the user experience (UX) research field is a decision that more and more people are making nowadays. Better understanding of what the job means and why it is important has grown substantially in the last few years. So if you’re just starting on your career path or looking for a change, this might be just the right choice for you. A position as a UX researcher comes with many benefits.Continue reading

    Feb 26, 20206 min read
  • Ux Interview Blog

    The Right Interview Questions for Hiring a UX Designer

    Hiring anyone can be a tough task, and if you’re hiring the user experience (UX) designer who’s going to be responsible for how your website, service, or product works, you definitely want to get it right. To do that, it’s essential to ask the right questions. Here are our top UX interview questions, plus a guide to the answers you should be looking for.Continue reading

    Jan 06, 202011 min read
  • Don’t Miss These Top 7 Freelance Websites of 2020

    Don’t Miss These Top 7 Freelance Websites of 2020

    Finding clients, when you’re starting out as a freelancer, is the hardest part of launching your new career. Word-of-mouth and local advertising are always great, but to make the most of your career, you need to use the Internet to your advantage. After establishing your own website and joining all the right social media groups, the next place to turn to is freelance hiring platforms. And you’re in luck! We’ve found some of the best freelance websites for 2019.Continue reading

    Dec 21, 201911 min read
  • Social Media Manager Blog

    10 Questions to Ask Your Social Media Manager

    Almost everyone uses social media in some capacity. Between 60-80% of U.S. adults use Facebook and/or Youtube, for instance. And 20-40% of people say they use Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Twitter, WhatsApp, and/or Reddit. 3.48 billion people use social media—some even argue that we’re seriously addicted to it. So, it’s no wonder social media is an attractive tool to marketers.Continue reading

    Aug 14, 20198 min read
  • UX Design Portfolio

    How to Create a Slick UX Design Portfolio [Visual Guide]

    If you’re just getting started in user experience (UX) planning, then there are a couple of things you need to get hired: a portfolio that wows, and a resume that makes you look your best. But how do you get this done when you don’t have a lot of experience? It’s a vicious cycle. Potential clients and recruiters want you to have experience, but you can’t get experience till somebody hires you.Continue reading

    Feb 20, 201911 min read
  • RFP Blog

    10 Checklist Tips for an Optimal Web Design Proposal Template

    Congratulations! Your web design experience has brought clients to your door, asking for your services. And no doubt, they’re requesting specific functionality, design preferences, brand direction, and more in their request for your expertise. Often, these requests come in the form of an RFP, or a request for proposal. RFPs sometimes proceed RFIs, or request for information, which is the process of learning about your design process, communication with clients, troubleshooting, and more.Continue reading

    Jan 25, 201911 min read
  • Content strategist Blog

    So… You Want to Be a Content Strategist

    From crafting useful content for an audience to organizing information in a way that benefits your target user, content strategy is a lucrative, engaging career that is fast on the rise. If you’re seeking a change of pace as a content strategist but you’re not sure where to start, these tips can get you started on the right foot. Continue reading

    Jun 26, 20186 min read
  • iconic web designers

    Something for Your Inspiration: 10 Iconic Names Every Successful Designer Should Know About

    Whatever industry you belong to, there are always people whom you may follow for inspiration. There are always some iconic personalities nearby who can inspire you and whose example you can follow. The web design industry is no exception. We’ve got our own champions and iconic names that every beginner and even experienced web designer needs to follow.

    Although it’s difficult to highlight a few names out of hundreds of the impressive personalities, we’ll make an attempt to introduce you to the 10 most notable web designers you should know about.Continue reading

    May 16, 20186 min read
  • learning information architecture slickplan

    3 Ways to Learn Information Architecture Online

    Information architecture wasn’t always a stand-alone function. When the Internet was still young, this responsibility was assigned to the webmaster. Now, as websites become more complex, many web teams need a dedicated individual to manage their site’s structure. The information architect not only thinks about what is on the site but also how the end user will interact with that information. If you are looking to build well-organized, user-friendly websites, understanding information architecture is a definite prerequisite. Thankfully, there are many ways to do so online.Continue reading

    May 31, 20173 min read