5 Advices for everyone thinking about quitting their comfortable but unhappy job.

Introduction

It's been 15 months today that I decided to make a turn in my career. I switched professions. I asked myself the right questions, found a training program that suited me, and a year later, here I am : a proud UX designer having worked for 6 months for a startup in Paris and now moving to Montréal to experience more UX Designs. Let me explain you how I did it and give you 5 humble advices for those of you who hesitate to take up the challenge of switching career.

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Undraw — Designer life

“It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.”
― Leon C. …


A UX/UI case study

Introduction

Smoon Lingerie is a startup launched in Paris in January 2019. They offer an alternative to existing women hygienic protections by developing washable and reusable period-proof underwear.

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What is a period-proof underwear?

It looks like a classic women underwear except that it is made with a patented three-layer technology to guarantee an ultimate fluid protection. It is a washable, reusable, chemicals free underwear that can replace pads, tampons or cups.

My role

I joined the company a few months ago as a UX UI Designer, right after having finished my UX UI Design Bootcamp at Ironhack in Paris. My mission at Smoon Lingerie was to offer the ideal experience to the future users by creating an e-commerce responsive website. As I have a strong background in Branding and Marketing and because the project was at its premises, I also assisted the founder in the Branding strategy as well as the Web Marketing strategy. …


A UX/UI case study

Introduction

As a working woman in my thirties and in a relationship for almost 10 years, I have many times feel the need to have a break from thinking, planning and organizing the domestic life… and I don’t have children yet ! Many of my friends who are newly mums shared with me stories and anecdotes about their fights with their husband and the difficulty of feeling always "in charge" at home. I learned a couple of years ago that this burden is called "The Mental Load,” and is very familiar to many women around the world.

Introducing Easy Share : A digital tool that helps women from getting over stress due to heavy mental load.

In my training program at Ironhack to become an UX/UI Designer I had the opportunity to create from scratch a digital product in the wellness area. I wanted to take the opportunity of this exercise to address and design a solution that could be developed in real life on a problem that matters to me. …

About

Chloé Alexandre

Former Product Marketing Manager turned UX/UI Designer.

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