My tips for getting hired as a UX writer

With feedback from the Dropbox team

Jennie Tan
Apr 4, 2018 · 10 min read
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Illustration by Fanny Luor

A little intro

The basic process

The resume

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My resume layout

The portfolio

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My portfolio home page

Finding a job

Applying for a job

The UX writing exercise

The onsite interview

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Psych yourself up for the big day (air guitar optional)

The portfolio presentation

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I started my portfolio presentation by introducing my family unit
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For each writing sample you present, tell a story

Final thoughts

Dropbox Design

We believe joy is the engine that powers the best ideas.

Jennie Tan

Written by

UX Writer @dropbox. I craft words that help people get things done. Also #TheOffice superfan and breakfast burrito lover.

Dropbox Design

We believe joy is the engine that powers the best ideas. We’re designing a more enlightened of working, so you can love the way you work. More on dropbox.design.

Jennie Tan

Written by

UX Writer @dropbox. I craft words that help people get things done. Also #TheOffice superfan and breakfast burrito lover.

Dropbox Design

We believe joy is the engine that powers the best ideas. We’re designing a more enlightened of working, so you can love the way you work. More on dropbox.design.

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