The victories in the industry, though, have created a new challenge. When many of us started in the industry, there was no set standard of what a UX professional’s background needed to be. Many of us got hired because of a proclivity towards curiosity, towards problem solving and, generally had to learn on the job.
…communicate the right message, tone, and story with words through an interface is a critical skill. Over time, words like designer or writer have become less relevant in the broader context of my work. Whether I use visuals, words, or code, they’re all tools in the service of making useful things for people.