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Christopher Nguyen ⚡️ (@uxchrisnguyen)

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#96 UX Job Hunt Mastery [GUIDE]

Read time: under 4 minutes Why applying for UX jobs is so scary? As a UX-er on the job hunt, have you ever felt an overwhelming wave of anxiety just as you’re about to click ‘Apply’? I’ve been there 🙋🏻♂️. The truth is: Our minds often sabotage us more than the actual challenges of the UX job search. In this blog, I’ll walk you through an effective guide to help you: → Overcome these invisible mental barriers. → Land your dream UX job with ease and peace. This is a must-read for UX-ers who are...
3 days ago • 4 min read

#95 [GUIDE] Your First 90 Days in a UX Design Role

Read time: under 4 minutes You Landed a UX Job. Now What? Securing a UX design job is significant, but it’s just the starting point of your career journey. The real challenge lies in effectively onboarding to your new role. In this comprehensive guide, I’ll walk you through a strategic approach to set a strong foundation for success in the first 90 days of a UX job. Let’s dive in 👇 TRY FREE Codux—Where Design Meets Code Edit CSS and style React components visually directly on the source code....
10 days ago • 4 min read

#94 UX in 2024: Adapting to the AI Revolution

Read time: under 4 minutes Are UX jobs in crisis? Throughout 2023, UX professionals have faced constant bad news: Over 3000+ UX-ers were laid off by FAANG Job openings for UX researchers were down 73% from 2022 to 2023 Job openings for UX designers were down 71% from 2022 to 2023 Despite a historical growth spurt, reaching nearly 3 million UX-ers globally, these figures make us feel unease. Many Designers are feeling anxious about their future in this fluctuating job market. But is this the...
17 days ago • 4 min read

#93 A Designer’s Guide to Rule AI

Read time: under 4 minutes The AI Revolution in UX Design Ever had that moment when you discover a new tool or technique that completely changes how you work? For UX designers today, this game-changer is artificial intelligence (AI). Just as thrilling as finding a new favorite tool, AI in UX is transforming the way we design, think, and create. Like reading a novel after watching its movie adaptation, integrating AI into UX design allows us to dive deeper into user experiences and innovate...
24 days ago • 4 min read

#92 My startups failure & 7 lessons I learned

Read time: under 4 minutes Failed UX can lead to Bankruptcy I worked for a startup that failed at UX Design which ultimately led to the company’s dissolution. Although the product we built didn’t succeed, the experience offered profound lessons that have shaped my understanding of effective UX. Today, I delve into 7 critical lessons learned from our missteps, providing insights into what could have been done differently, and serving as practical UX case studies for aspiring designers. Let’s...
about 1 month ago • 4 min read

#91 Storytelling in UX Design. What is it?

Read time: under 4 minutes The Art of Storytelling in UX Design UX Designers, you’re not just designing an interface, an experience, you’re telling a story. That's what storytelling in UX design is all about. It's the process of weaving a narrative into the user journey to create a more compelling, engaging, and memorable interaction with your product or service. FREE EVENTS Learn from the world's best designers Twice-a-month, I host an "ask me anything" event with senior designers from all...
about 1 month ago • 4 min read

#90 Best Portfolio Builders [Part 2 of 2]

TRY FREE Learn from the world's best designers Level-up your designs with real-world examples of complex flows and interactions. Browse 1000+ best apps Read time: under 4 minutes 7 more portfolio builders Continuing on from last week's issue... Let's dive into 7 more best portfolios builders for 2024 👇 🔸 UXFolio For those transitioning into the UX design field, the interactive prototype support is a boon for those wanting to give a hands-on feel to their designs. 💸 Pricing: $9/month 🔥 Rating:...
about 1 month ago • 5 min read

#89 Best Portfolio Builders [Part 1 of 2]

TRY FREE Effortless research and discovery of apps Benchmark and do competitor research to discover best practices. Analyse UI screens in minutes Read time: under 4 minutes How to find your portfolio builder Every UX designer knows the weight of a portfolio. It's not just a digital footprint; it's a showcase, a personal narrative, a gateway into their unique universe of design. But, just when the creative juices start flowing, there’s a hiccup—how to find the RIGHT tool for you in the sea of...
about 2 months ago • 5 min read

#88 Accessibility Principles for Inclusive Design

TRY FREE The best accessible UX/UI Examples Dive through the best practices from the best apps in the world. See examples from 1,000+ Apps from screen, flows, to components, and more. Get instant access to Mobbin Read time: under 4 minutes Accessibility & Inclusivity When we talk about UX, there’s a powerful, often overlooked layer: accessibility and inclusivity. It's not just some 'nice-to-have' feature. It’s about fundamentally rethinking how we connect with our diverse range of users....
about 2 months ago • 5 min read

#87 How to design with NO user research

A big thank you to our sponsor who keeps this newsletter free to the reader: TRY FREE Mobbin killed Dribbble for UX/UI designers An essential tool for any designer's workflow. Used by the world's faster designers. Why? Find out why Read time: under 4 minutes Design without any insights? Imagine being handed a toolbox, only to find most of your essential tools missing. This is the reality for many UX designers, where direct user research, original product insights, clear KPIs, and an...
2 months ago • 4 min read

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