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Dropping the UX title in a fully mature organisation

Like a lot of UXers, you seem to think that UX doesn’t define what you design, but how to design. However, those outside our field don’t see it that way. Do a search for jobs for “UX Designer” and you’...
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Dropping the UX title in a fully mature organisation

What do you design? There is still room to qualify exactly what you design. I'm a Product Designer. When the need arises, I might work with Motion Designers, Graphic Designers, Industrial Designers, ...
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What is the term for an actual UI specialist?

OK, first thing first: The term UI/UX doesn't really exist. It's a nonsensical acronym that gained popularity about 10 years ago and has since become commonly used. However, it's as illogical as ...
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UX Certification/Courses

May I recommend the Nielsen Norman Group's certification. These guys are gods when it comes to UX and I've attended one of their sessions and it was a great experience. More here: https://www....
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What is the difference between UX Engineer, UX Designer and Front End Developer?

Interesting question, this is how I intend them: Front-end Developer- the main difference can be one word: programming, this person can participate in the design process (visually) and develop ...
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Interaction Design Role

Here is a great article from fastcodesign that I think explains it really well. Here is a an excerpt: INTERACTION DESIGNER (MOTION DESIGNER) Remember the subtle bouncing animation when you pull to ...
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UX Architecture leverage over development process

Your ideas are all good ones, but you have quite a job ahead of you, unless you are very lucky and the organization KNOWS it needs UX and is ready and willing. Your approach will need to be multi ...
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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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Is the User Experience Designer job title changing?

In my experience it is always best to ask as questions before you even apply for a UX job. Things that worry me because they are not mentioned in a job spec are... Whiteboard/workshop problem ...
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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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What to show to future employer as portfolio if my previous works are confidential?

I'm in the same boat (along with many designers.) I have yet to update my portfolio, but my thinking is to concentrate on the written story-telling aspect in your portfolio. Even if you don't have ...
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What to show to future employer as portfolio if my previous works are confidential?

What I do is present in short details about the projects with hidden names and state that I can present the work on an interview with shared screen.
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What to show to future employer as portfolio if my previous works are confidential?

Avoid employers like that, they don't care about the people doing the work. An employer has a responsibility to nurture talent and careers, not simply squeeze employees dry and throw them away. You ...
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How should I work in order to land a good internship or a good job in the big companies?

Agreed with @It's Dylan, this is not a UX Design question. But here you go, most places seeking UX/ UI Designers want to see your portfolio of work. Here are some suggestions: With a CSE Experience, ...
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It is a good idea to use a cta button on a search bar for an app?

Below is my recommendation based on my experience working with a similar search. First and foremost I would provide a search CTA which also works with the enter key. There is no point in making the ...
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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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UX Certification/Courses

I agree with @Tarek, NN/g is a great organization and I am thankful for the foundation they helped me built. I would like to bring Center Centre to your attention, too. It looks like an amazing ...
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Usability/UX elevator pitch?

I simply say... It's a bunch of tools that we use to help hit the sweet spot between the needs of the user and the business objectives.
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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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