“There is certainly more to an enjoyable activity than the mere ability to complete it.” — Jakob Nielsen

While there are some discrepancies in the design community about the differences between UX design and product design, it is mostly agreed upon that UX design is a facet of product design. User experience focuses on the customer journey, while product design focuses on the user from a business perspective…

Portfolio presentations are scary enough, but it’s especially terrifying when you have no work experience. Here is my advice on how to prepare and present your conceptual case studies.

I recently had an interview where I had to present two case studies in front of a panel of designers…

…and I was terrified.

Public speaking anxiety aside, I was so nervous because I didn’t have any commercial projects worth showing. Would they even care about my conceptual projects?

Well…

Improper user research can lead to an ineffective design, as well as lots of time and money wasted trying to adjust to the audience’s needs. Here’s how Beusable can help.

Disclaimer: This article is sponsored by Beusable, yet contains my honest opinions

User research is an integral part of the design process, and cannot be skipped.

My background is in marketing, and one of the most difficult aspects of my job was explaining user research to others by using tools…

Avoid my mistakes and learn which method is right for you by reading about the 8 different platforms I used to learn UX design online.

A little bit about me: I have been teaching myself UX and UI design since around April of 2020.

I understand how difficult it can be to learn an entirely new career field.

When teaching myself, I was constantly thinking, “Am I wasting my time? …

Pushy people can be great salespeople, and picky people can be great chefs. But what makes a great UX designer?

Many people focus on the positive traits that make you good at UX design, like being artistic and empathetic.

Sometimes personality traits that we might think are negative in everyday life can be really effective in user experience design.

In this article, we look at the positive in the negatives.

It’s nice to be humble — it’s better to be employed. Here’s why you should show your designs to literally anyone who will listen.

I’m sure that you know it’s always a good idea to share your designs with other designers, or someone that is looking for a designer. Guess who else does that? Every other designer.

“They won’t care”.

“They don’t know what user experience design is”.

“I won’t get anything out of…

Morgan Brennan

Digital marketer turned UX designer. https://www.youtube.com/c/MorganUX/videos

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