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Best practices for performing prototyping tasks in interviews, e.g. whether to explain with notes?

When interviewing UI/UX jobs, some companies would give you design problems for you to work at home and return in prototypes in a couple days. What are the most common tools/medium used? Balsamiq, ...
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UX Bootcamp--worth it or not for a beginner?

How much use can one get out of a 10-week intensive UX Design bootcamp? (40-hours/week, 2-3 portfolio pieces, resume/job placement help afterwards) With no prior tech experience, can you expect to ...
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How to make the jump from Web/Graphic Designer to UX/UI Designer?

I've been on the hunt for a new job and am noticing the large ratio of UI/UX Design jobs vs. regular web design jobs. I really don't have any experience with UI/UX Design (unless you can count ...
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What kind of job can I get with a human-centered computing major?

So, I'm at a point in school where I have to start looking for internships. But, I'm not entirely sure what I can do with my major. I am majoring in Informatics with a cognate/specialization in ...
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What's the role of an internal UX person when an outside agency does the work?

I'm a one-person UX team in a small, non-profit organization. In fact, I'm also the only developer (front end only). Our company's website will be completely re-done by this summer. We're in the ...
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How to avoid attracting graphic designers in a UX job posting?

Where I work we're trying to fill a few UX job positions within the company. Listing these positions has been difficult. Originally, the positions were listed as "Information Analyst" but we didn't ...
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Human Factors grad looking to start a career in UX [duplicate]

A couple of weeks ago, I graduated with an MS in Experimental Psychology (Emphasis in Human Factors and Ergonomics). I've been interested in web design ever since high school, which morphed into an ...
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To be a ux designer [closed]

I am currently working as an instructional designer and I am very interested in switching to UX design. I have taken up a few interviews but I have not been able to convince that the two fields ...
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What are appropriate fields for a job board profile? [closed]

I'm not sure if this fits quite into the category of UX, however I'm currently in the process of designing and developing a job board site for a specific industry which also gives employers the ...
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What should an ideal Interaction Design Portfolio Include [closed]

I am preparing my Interaction Design portfolio. I would like to as what should my portfolio include. What all deliverables should be included in the portfolio?
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Getting into UX as a CS graduate [closed]

I'm graduating from university next summer and I'd like to go into a UX/usability/interaction design job, but my degree is a straight BSc Computer Science. What can I do to convince people that I'm ...
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Tips for a brand new UX consultant? [closed]

Next month, I'm fortunate enough to be starting a new job as a UX consultant at an agency. I'm straight out of an university and this is my first UX job, so, I was wondering if you have any tips for ...
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Programmer wanting to go more into front-end and UI development [closed]

I've just come out of an interview that I believe didn't go as well as what I expected it to. And I find my self now somewhat confused as to where I want to go with my career. Besides feeling quite ...
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What position does this describe? [closed]

Your tasks include concept, visual design and the HTML/ CSS/ JavaScript implementation of complex screen interfaces. We are looking for creativity with a keen sense for aesthetics and graphical ...
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What is a good way of figuring out what to charge hourly for freelance UX work? [closed]

I am trying to figure out how much a junior and senior level UX experts charges an hour for freelance work.
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Is there a job board for UX designer? [closed]

Is there a niche job board for User Experience practitioners? I know there are Mashable Jobs and Mediabistro which is not only on UX. Is there a job board for UX alone?
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UX designer jobs [closed]

I will be graduating with a master degree in HCI and am interested in taking up ux designer roles in the industry. Most of the job openings require 5+ years of relevant exp and a portfolio to showcase ...
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Hiring Web Designer/Usability Expert - What should I be looking for? [closed]

I work for a small data management/warehousing company that also focuses heavily on web applications. We are looking to "beautify" our existing web apps into something along the lines of mint.com or ...
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How can I get a job in the UX field without any professional experience? [closed]

How do I get an entry level job doing UX if I have no direct professional experience? I am asking is there something I can do on my own to build up a UX portfolio?
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What do you need to know and do when your migrate from a UX practitioner to a UX manager? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are various Senior UX Expert job roles and path forward? What skill sets, discipline, workflow or/and tools you absolutely required at the beginning of your UX ...
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How do you write a compelling job listing for UX [closed]

I'm looking to hire another person for my team so I've been researching job sites that list open UX/design positions. I thought it would be a good idea to familiarize myself with the language ...
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What are the basics a junior UX designer should know to operate with out training? [closed]

I recently went through a long hiring process and it went great. I read and followed the great advice here on how to best present my UX skill set. However, when they made their final decision they ...
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Any websites to hire a UX designer? [closed]

I am a programmer developing a small web app. Are there any good websites from where I can hire a UX designer to design my website? Quick google search gives me this for example: ...
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What are various Senior UX Expert job roles and path forward? [closed]

As one moves higher in the career ladder, what job roles does a Senior User Experience expert (incl. of specialization in information design, interaction design or similar designation tags) get ...
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What 5 things must I do to become a well-rounded, progressive UX Designer in my career? [closed]

I am a fledgling Web Designer, seeking to make myself into a UX / Interaction Designer. I am working on a degree (at my local University, Utah Valley University) in Digital Media (I don't believe they ...
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Usability/UX elevator pitch?

Whenever I try to introduce someone to usability/ux, I always find myself having to explain the following: The definition of usability/ux. The fact that I make web site easier and more pleasant to ...
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What's the best way to find candidates for UX Designer? [closed]

Beyond the obvious (posting on LinkedIn, Craigslist), what techniques have you found to be the most successful in finding good UX candidates to hire?
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What to ask when hiring UI Experts? [closed]

I'm creating a desktop (PC) application. A dictionary / thesaurus / spell check tool that works across applications (explorer / browser / spread sheet etc..) I know my own intuition on UI sucks and ...
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What job boards focused on UX professionals have you found candidates through? [closed]

Anyone have a suggestions of Job Boards they have hired UX/IxD candidates through. Looking for sites that are focused on UX, so you can weed out generalist sites like Monster and Craigslist (unless ...
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What's the best UEA/Design/Code team setup? [closed]

Due to the discussion I need to rephrase this. (I put the old content as a quote.) My question is about a good setup of people with a strong focus on UX experts. Those could be UX Architects, UX ...
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Facing the Challenges of Working Beyond Job Titles/Descriptions [closed]

As preached by The Elements of UX, Nine Pillars of Successful Web Teams, and Matt; UX Design is needed in all phases of product and service delivery. Job titles and descriptions formally define what ...
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Participant recruitment agencies - recommendations [closed]

Can anyone recommend a good recruitment agency for sourcing participants for UT? I've used Saros, Criteria and Qualtel recently (London / South East England), they've all been OK, but I thought it'd ...
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What good mentoring programmes are there? [closed]

For people looking to get into UX, what mentoring programmes are out there? Have you tried any and if so, what were/are they like?