A few months ago, Seth Cheeks, who I’ve worked with for a few years at Google shared a podcast interview he had done talking about his journey to becoming a Sr UX Designer at Google. I was very touched. His story was powerful, because it was so personal. His vulnerability helped me better understand his journey, sacrifices, and the curiosity and passion that propelled him to the next thing and the next.

Listening to Seth’s story made me reflect on my own path and the key learnings I had along the way. I realized how important it is to share…


As a UX Manager at Google and organizer of XX+UX events in NYC, I often talk to people who are interested in starting or growing their careers in UX Design. It’s an exciting time as the UX discipline has evolved over the years and expanded as new technologies evolve. As a UX Designer who has been working in the tech industry for over 13 years, I wanted to share some of the most common questions I received which hopefully will be useful for more people.

I want to get into UX Design but have little or no experience. How do I get a job without portfolio samples?

The best way to do this is to create your own case studies. Think of…


As a UX Manager at Google and organizer of XX+UX events in NYC, I often talk to people who are interested in starting or growing their careers in UX Design. It’s an exciting time as the UX discipline has evolved over the years and expanded as new technologies evolve. As a UX Designer who has been working in the tech industry for over 13 years, I wanted to share some of the most common questions I received which hopefully will be useful for more people.

I want to get into UX Design but have little or no experience. How do I get a job without portfolio samples?

The best way to do this is to create your own case studies. Think of…

Cinthya Mohr

Leading UX at Google. I write about my learnings and experiences as a UX leader at Google and the wider UX community. Twitter: cin_mohr@ cinthyamohr.com

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