Experience Required: How to become aUX leader regardless of your role

Experience Required How to become aUX leader regardless of your role For all the resources on great design there is almost nothing on how to be a great design professional For all the schools and classes and workshops on what constitutes a good user experience there

  • Title: Experience Required: How to become aUX leader regardless of your role
  • Author: Robert Hoekman Jr.
  • ISBN: 9780134398273
  • Page: 176
  • Format: Paperback
  • For all the resources on great design, there is almost nothing on how to be a great design professional For all the schools and classes and workshops on what constitutes a good user experience, there is not one bit of formalized education on how to earn the respect of your team and get your recommendations out the door.Sure, they ll teach you how to do user research and tFor all the resources on great design, there is almost nothing on how to be a great design professional For all the schools and classes and workshops on what constitutes a good user experience, there is not one bit of formalized education on how to earn the respect of your team and get your recommendations out the door.Sure, they ll teach you how to do user research and testing and interaction design They ll teach you about process But where s the book on how to convince people you re right On what skills will make you the most valuable How to fend off the bad ideas and fight for the good ones How to move from junior to senior How to become a UX leader In Experience Required, veteran UX strategist Robert Hoekman Jr reveals the following and much the pros and cons of generalists, specialists, and unicorns the art and imperative of forming a good argument why communication may be your biggest obstacle the qualities and actions of effective design leaders why being unreasonable might be the key to your successWhatever your role, Experience Required teaches you to become the UX leader you ve always wanted to be Take charge of your next project starting right now.

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    1. THE BOTTOM LINEYour first book towards a designer career and constant reminder of any career, because, seriously, you don’t get such sobering insights and decent advice very often in life or careerOS & CONSHere’s the book I wish I had read before I had anything to do with design. And here’s the book I wish I could have written. So now it’s easier for me – I simply recommend this book as a must-read to anyone in need.How’s the book so good? Well, it’s complicated. Let’s look a [...]

    2. While oriented toward UX folk somewhere in the ascending part of the career curve, this is entirely focused on soft skills which for the most part feel just as applicable to my experiences leading a tech services group, or running a kitchen – teams of all sorts providing deliverables really, be they professional or volunteer – even in my solo app development work. Much might seem obvious and it'd be easy to treat this as a light, quick (perhaps even trite) read, but I'd encourage digesting i [...]

    3. Oh my. A design cowboy talks about himself over and over. Between "The Stranger" in the Big Lebowski and Zapp Brannigan.

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