How to Become a Product Designer Without Formal Training

Honest and practical advice I give to those looking to get into UX or Product Design

Allan Yu
Allan Yu
May 21, 2019 · 7 min read
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Illustration by Scott Balmer

“How the fuck do I land my first job as a Product Designer?”

Allan’s New Workout Plan 💪

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How to recreate an app UI in Sketch: 1. Start with lines, shapes, and words. 2. Copy the spacing and text styles exactly and add icons. 3. Finish with color, shadows, and images.

Things you don’t need to do to 🙅‍♂️

“I know what looks good, I just don’t know how to make my stuff look good”

-You, probably

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Things to know about your first design role

In summary

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