A Solo Designer’s Journey in a Fast-Growing Startup

From design-team-of-thirty to design-team-of-one Lisa Demchenko · Follow Published in UX Planet · 6 min read · 1 day ago — 1 Listen Share Over the past two years, I have been a design-team-of-one at a fast-growing startup, and the experience has been nothing short of a rollercoaster. In the absence of a dedicated design… Continue reading A Solo Designer’s Journey in a Fast-Growing Startup

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Design Challenges: Designers Demand Reform as Unfair Tasks Miss the Mark (part II)

Examining the ethical, psychological, and practical concerns surrounding design challenges, and advocating for a more inclusive, human centered and effective approach to evaluating designers. Erik S. · Follow Published in UX Planet · 19 min read · Feb 20, 2024 — Listen Share Table of contents (part I) To read the first part of the… Continue reading Design Challenges: Designers Demand Reform as Unfair Tasks Miss the Mark (part II)

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Privacy, politics, and porn

We need to argue for a nuanced approach to internet regulation, one that considers the vast and chaotic nature of the digital landscape. Continue reading on UX Collective »

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Design Monthly Vol. 8

Sergey Havenson · Follow Published in UX Planet · 6 min read · Just now — Listen Share I save many things each month that I find inspiring for some reason, and I like organized lists, so I figured I’d share those lists and maybe help someone out of a creative block. But more importantly,… Continue reading Design Monthly Vol. 8

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UX leadership is failing, multi-brand design systems, proxies in UX

Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “What is the effect of constant exposure to information on our attention? Who benefits from a dramatic change in our attention, and when and why has this happened? One hypothesis is that companies have created an ecosystem to encourage continual consumption of information, and they profit from our addiction… Continue reading UX leadership is failing, multi-brand design systems, proxies in UX

Company culture is more than just office perks

How product culture and company culture are intrinsically related. Image by Creative Lab @ scop.io “Company culture is the backbone of any successful organization.”—Gary Vaynerchuk A goal is something to aim at Company culture is a powerful hiring magnet and a common discussion topic both in- and outside of companies. It starts with providing good environment and… Continue reading Company culture is more than just office perks

7 Reasons Why ‘Brand Strategy’ Is Important For Your Small Business In 2024

Shantanu Kumar · Follow Published in UX Planet · 6 min read · 3 days ago — Share We live in a world that is fast-paced, where trends come and go, and everything evolves at lightning speed. In times like these, how does a small business build effective connections with their clients/ customers while growing?… Continue reading 7 Reasons Why ‘Brand Strategy’ Is Important For Your Small Business In 2024

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Designing genAI-enhanced features

Elevating user experience through intelligent content enhancement and personalization. Futuristic workspace (Created with Dall-E) Chatbots serve as an accessible gateway to the realm of Generative AI features, a fact underscored by the success of ChatGPT. Their simplicity, requiring only basic instructions to engage in natural dialogues, allows them to integrate across various digital platforms seamlessly. Yet,… Continue reading Designing genAI-enhanced features

Enhancing User Experience through Mobile Scanning at Scalable Capital

Investing and managing assets can be a daunting endeavor for many individuals. Recognizing this, Scalable Capital aimed to alleviate apprehensions and empower users with a deeper understanding of risks. Their vision centered on simplifying investment management like never before, leveraging technology at every juncture of the process. This commitment to technological innovation distinguishes Scalable Capital’s… Continue reading Enhancing User Experience through Mobile Scanning at Scalable Capital

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A proposal for modern UX Researchers

A glimpse of the current standing of UXR and strategy on how to stay relevant with the workforce demand. Photo by Unseen Studio on Unsplash “The UX researcher fallacy: ‘My job is to learn about users.’Truth: ‘My job is to help my team learn about users.’”– Caroline Jarrett As 2024 starts, layoffs are still everywhere, specifically in… Continue reading A proposal for modern UX Researchers

Mapping Homeownership: An Ethnographic Expedition through 2023’s Real Estate Landscape

Here, I would like to discuss the two key insights that emerged from our comprehensive research. Storyboard of first time home buyers journey steps (Icons credit: Noun Project) Above storyboard is just a simple overview of house buying journey, each of these steps have multiple micro steps and concerns that buyers have to cater to.… Continue reading Mapping Homeownership: An Ethnographic Expedition through 2023’s Real Estate Landscape

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Hey AI, what is the rush?

Understanding the trends accelerating our new AI obsession. Continue reading on UX Collective »

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Creating Inclusive Experiences: A Deep Dive into Accessibility in Product Design

Inclusivity: Accessibility ensures that products are designed to be used by a diverse range of people, including those with disabilities. It promotes a sense of inclusivity and equal access to information and services. Independence: Accessible design empowers individuals with disabilities to navigate and use products independently. It reduces barriers and enables users to participate more… Continue reading Creating Inclusive Experiences: A Deep Dive into Accessibility in Product Design

UI elements are not so elementary

To function, components require a specific structure. To appear visually — they don’t. This has been breaking handoff processes for years. Dmitri Mendeleev’s periodic table looks simple, it doesn’t strike as if the elements are, in fact, significantly different from one another. But when you dig in and understand that just a ‘seemingly insignificant’ property of the number… Continue reading UI elements are not so elementary

Gamification meets the altruistic world of donation platforms

Radita Dwi Putera · Follow Published in UX Planet · 8 min read · 1 day ago — Listen Share It becomes interesting when gamification filled with rewards and points wades into the altruistic world of donation platforms Adam Neumann In simple terms, the mechanism of this platform is to accommodate fundraisers, people in charge/platform,… Continue reading Gamification meets the altruistic world of donation platforms