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Is it a good idea for me (a freshman in college) to focus on front end web dev and UI/UX at the same time, essentially learning to be a hybrid?

I studied Human-Computer-Interaction, which basically was what you describe as hybrid. Though, it was more in-depth and a very well mixed assortment of classes, like data structures in coding and SQL, ...
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I am currently doing BTech and have an average pointer. Is it possible for me to do my Master’s degree in an Top HCI University?

Yes, it's possible. However, having prior work experience really helps especially if it's related to UX. I was in a similar situation to you, but because I had relevant work experience for 5 years, I ...
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Difference between Lead UX and Senior UX Designer?

I realize that this reply is too late to be helpful to you Doni, but it may be helpful to others. For someone with 7 years of front end development experience, the job title most likely to describe ...
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Why do designers not work remotely?

You usually need to communicate a lot with the people involved with the product (devs, product owners). And working remotely makes it harder to quickly get feedback on your wireframes and ask ...
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Why do designers not work remotely?

Most designers find remote work challenging in some way and a lot of companies hire just project-based or part-time for a remote position. I worked 10 years remote, in some cases even full-time, for 6 ...
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Why do designers not work remotely?

First of all, full time remote-friendly jobs in general just aren’t that common. Many remote employees weren’t actually hired as such but transitioned or negotiated into it. A friend of mine has been ...
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Has anyone out there found examples of solid UX career path definitions with roles?

For the record, while we have not come close to fully fleshing out a solution yet, we have made some progress and are angling towards a solution. We did an audit of our existing titles and roles and ...
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Has anyone out there found examples of solid UX career path definitions with roles?

I will attempt an answer. My Background: 7+ years working as UX team of one, lead UX or team lead/manager type role for all sizes of companies. I know at some large tech companies with established ...
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How to break into the field of HCI?

I suggest checking Meetup for UX meetups in your area. This might sound basic, but believe me when I tell you these things are gold. Local job announcements can be made that aren't posted online or ...
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I am currently doing BTech and have an average pointer. Is it possible for me to do my Master’s degree in an Top HCI University?

User experience design is a very exciting filed of design . you dont need to be excelling in academics to get into design - but you should have eye for detailing and an ability to co-relate what you ...
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I am currently doing BTech and have an average pointer. Is it possible for me to do my Master’s degree in an Top HCI University?

Do you have any industry experience to fall back on? Even just a good head on your shoulders, a sense of empathy and human nature, and good communication skills? You might consider looking into the ...
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How do I leverage UX methodologies to improve my portfolio?

A survey would help if you're trying to figure out what hiring managers want to see in a UX candidate. Be aware however, that UX is very broad and it would depend on what kind of UX job you want to ...
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