Mehek Kapoor

UX Design

In this story you will get to know about the struggles of getting a job, the perks that the government provides, the benefits of being in Europe, the salaries, the taxes, the healthcare-costs, the work-life balance, retirement benefits and more…

Image of Amsterdam, clicked by Piotr Chrobot on Unsplash
Image of Amsterdam, clicked by Piotr Chrobot on Unsplash
Image of Amsterdam, clicked by Piotr Chrobot, published on Unsplash

Netherlands is a small, calm and peaceful country. It supports gender equality, it is a strong supporter of the LGBTQ community, and many people here identify themselves as atheists. …


As the year 2021 is starting, let’s look at 21 lesser-known UX processes, that will help you bring a fresh approach to your designs in the new year!

a man looking at the wall full of notes and post-its. Image taken from Unsplash
a man looking at the wall full of notes and post-its. Image taken from Unsplash
Image taken from Unsplash

1. Abstraction Ladder


The Family Portrait of Nelson Rockefeller
The Family Portrait of Nelson Rockefeller
The Family Portrait of Nelson Rockefeller


A Rubik’s Cube lying on a desk. Photo by Alvaro Reyes on Unsplash
A Rubik’s Cube lying on a desk. Photo by Alvaro Reyes on Unsplash
Photo by Alvaro Reyes on Unsplash

Never assume that your users know what they want


Diogo Alves’ head preserved in a jar in formaldehyde solution, in the University of Lisbon
Diogo Alves’ head preserved in a jar in formaldehyde solution, in the University of Lisbon
Diogo Alves’ head preserved in a jar in formaldehyde solution, in the University of Lisbon


UX Design

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Without which, you are just another run-of-the-mill designer who changes his/her resume on as-needed-basis for different job openings.


Getting a job

In this story, I will discuss the critical points in a CV or a resume, while applying for a job, and how does the hiring manager analyzes a profile and decides whether to select or reject a candidate?

Image Credits: Unsplash (image of a resume, lying on a laptop)
Image Credits: Unsplash (image of a resume, lying on a laptop)
Photo by João Ferrão on Unsplash


The Collector- Second runner up for November writing challenge

There is a sculpture in Belgium, more than five centuries old, that proudly stands as one of the most stolen pieces of art in the world. The little boy peeing into a basin is apparently a prized possession for the locals and a great influence on their culture. Let’s know why?

Manneken Piss — a historical sculpture in Belgium
Manneken Piss — a historical sculpture in Belgium
Manneken Piss — a historical sculpture in Belgium


Love

If you know these things about your partner before entering a relationship, you just might be able to avoid a lot of heartbreak later.

Picture from Unsplash: A woman with a finger on her lips
Picture from Unsplash: A woman with a finger on her lips
Photo by Kristina Flour on Unsplash


Design

My journey of starting out as an engineer, venturing into design, beginning my design-career as a UX designer, and finally transitioning into product design.

A woman working on a laptop in an office set-up. Picture from Unsplash.com
A woman working on a laptop in an office set-up. Picture from Unsplash.com
Photo by Mimi Thian on Unsplash

2015: the time I didn’t know what UX design was?

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Mehek Kapoor

I raise my voice, write my opinions on different topics, and also work as a Product Designer on professional front!

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