Previous Educational Resources - Winter 2022


Educational Resources from previous months can be found here! If you didn't get around to checking out everything we offered one month or simply want to review it again, previous months' resources will be kept here.

Winter 2022: Resumes and Portfolios

The holidays are upon is, which means the New Year is right behind. The new year is a time where many people think about new opportunities and new careers. Whether you are just starting out in the UX discipline or you're a seasoned veteran in the space, this is  a great time of the year to look at your portfolio and your resume to make sure both of them are able to help you land that dream gig of yours in 2022.

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Portfolio tips from UX designers by Tobias van Schneider

"Creating a compelling online portfolio for UX work can be tough. We can only see so many sticky notes, user journeys and device mockups before it all starts looking the same." - Tobias van Schneider

NOTE: There are a number of other useful portfolio-creation links at the bottom of this article, so make sure you read all the way to the end!

Career Foundry: How to Craft an Amazing UX Design Portfolio by Tom Cotterill

In this article, the author explores some common questions / challenges with UX portfolios in an engaging FAQ format.

nn/group: 5 Steps to Creating a UX-Design Portfolio by Rachel Krause

A portfolio highlighting your design process and past work shows others who you are as a designer. The process of creating a UX-design portfolio allows you to reflect on your skills and achievements. - Rachel Krause

UXPlanet: Tips for UX research portfolios by H Locke

This article focuses on PDF portfolios that you may send out, not a website you may create.

7 UX Designer Portfolios That'll Impress Any Client by Format

This article explores 7 different portfolio formats for those who want specific examples for what good looks like in the portfolio space.

7 Real UX Designer Resumes and a Template by Coursera

From the author: Here are seven UX designer resumes—from real designers at various stages in their careers—to inspire you, encourage you, and help you learn.

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Common UX Designer Interview Questions

The UX of Your Resume: 6 things your resume must have | Sarah Doody, UX Designer

UX Portfolio: How to Create a UX Design Case Study

How I got a UX design job at Google

UX Portfolio Review (What YOU Need To Show UX Agencies!)

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UX and Growth: Design Portfolios with Martin van de Broeck 

Episode description: What are the key pieces of a great portfolio? What are the best tools for building and launching one? And what are the pitfalls to avoid? In this episode, Martijn van den Broeck (Designer at Google) joins me to talk about the art and science of design portfolios. For years, Martijn has closely studied portfolios, developing expertise in everything from the ideal number of case studies to the right way to handle an NDA and beyond. He shares a comprehensive approach to building, launching, and leveraging a portfolio.

UX Talks by My SoulTeam

Everything you need to better navigate your UX career and getting hired in UX. Some topics include UX career 101, UX roles, Resume building, Portfolio, Interviewing, Interview questions, Design exercises, How to stand out, Guided and Self-learning, Mentor advice, UX Q&A, Side projects, Online UX courses and programs, UX Resources and tools.


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