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Leaves with water droplets by Screen Post
Leaves with water droplets by Screen Post
Image by Screen Post

As a UX/UI designer I have my hands full just studying my own field, let alone take the time to learn how to code native iOS and Android apps. …


Creating an app to help tourists visiting Japan collect a unique and lifelong souvenir

You watch as the monk finishes your temple stamp, or Goshuin as they are called. With great care the brush slides across the paper, adorning the red stamp with Japanese characters. As you receive the first item in your collection you have stepped into a tradition dating back over 400 years…

Monk finishing a Goshuin (temple seal) with calligraphy
Monk finishing a Goshuin (temple seal) with calligraphy
Image by Sabrina Ellul

About Goshuin and how this project started

A few years back me and my girlfriend visited Japan. She had bought this special notebook at a department store, and every time we visited a temple or shrine she would collect a stamp. These stamps (Goshuin) and the books you keep them in (the Goshuinchō) are part of an old tradition. …


My uncensored review for those considering a career-switch into UX/UI

UX seemed to come naturally to me, but I did not have a portfolio. It is no secret that IronHack’s courses are pricey (€7.000,-), but I felt it was the quickest way to fully transition into UX/UI and find a job. I’m writing this for everyone who needs to make the same decision and hope it will be useful to you!

Table of contents

  • Why did I decide to pursue UX/UI design?
  • Why did I apply at IronHack?
  • The setup of the bootcamp
  • My thoughts about the bootcamp
  • The end results
  • Conclusion
Sticky notes and part of a Sketch screen
Sticky notes and part of a Sketch screen
Images by myself!

Why did I decide to pursue UX/UI design?

I have visited a number of meetups and events and there were always one or two people looking for answers. I have always been happy to share my experiences, hoping they could be useful to them. One question that always seemed to come up was why I decided to go into UX/UI. …

About

Jordin van Deyl

I’m a UX designer with a background in work- and organizational psychology and an interest in all things neuro and behavioral www.jordinvandeyl.nl

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