You Don’t Need a UX Portfolio

Posted on January 4, 2011.

"Can they draw straight lines?" That's what my boss asks me each time I meet a new UX Design candidate. I've interviewed a lot of UX Designers over the past two years. Inevitably (and at my request in most cases) we end up going through some of their past deliverables. Whether it's in a book … Continue reading You Don’t Need a UX Portfolio

Designing The Damn Thing

Posted on December 19, 2010.

Over and over again, it seems, practitioners within the User Experience world stir up flame wars and heated debates about what it is exactly that we do and what it should be called. From Interaction Design to User Experience Design to Information Architecture to UI Design, titles and job specifications vary as frequently as Sean … Continue reading Designing The Damn Thing

We are all designers

Posted on March 26, 2010.

I work in an Agile shop. It's been challenging making the transition and we're still far from comfortable but we're making progress. There are many changes to the way "we've always designed" when adopting an Agile philosophy. This post will focus on one realization I've made recently - there are no job titles, we are … Continue reading We are all designers