I love this article because I feel like there is not much out there on how to be a senior/advanced/mature designer. I’ve been having multiple conversations with others in what to read and what skills to advance in that isn’t so basic/entry-level UX type books, and this is exactly the type of content I want as a growing designer.
Oh so true! We run into this on InterVarsity’s sites — we don’t currently has an indicator on which items have a child list or not, and I can see why hover would be preferred in that case, but I think the much better solve is having an indicator, especially for mobile!
I gave you a full 50 claps because your story is important. Like others, I wonder why Christians are either so oblivious or actually callous, and as a believer myself I’m probably more complicit in that than even I realize.
I don’t know if you know the Bible account of Hagar, the slave of Abraham’s wife Sarah. She herself…
I think this is a really important topic to engage with, and is a barrier in our field. I love the format you chose to visually display this, although I disagree on some of the finer points.
I think the main problem is the definition of “User Experience Design” — because if you’re really talking about the User’s Experience…
I have been thinking along the same lines, and wrote an article you might be interested in, subtitled “UX Design is not an entry level job.” I think that’s the real mistake we’ve made – allowing it to be an entry level job.
After graduating with a Computer Science — Digital Media degree, my first job was actually titled UX Developer — and that was 5 years ago! I truly did spend about half my time programming and half my time doing design work.
While it was fine for a time, I, and the organization reached a tipping point — if I was going to grow…