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education UX vs. UI

UX and UI are terms that are often used interchangeably but actually mean different things. If you are new to the design field or are...

Aug 18, 2021
short 3 Common UX/UI Design Myths, Busted

While most people understand careers like graphic design or web development, UX design still causes some head-scratching among the general public....

Aug 16, 2021
how to 5 Common UX Portfolio Mistakes to Avoid

In the world of UX design, having a polished professional portfolio is essential to success. While a good resume may get the hiring manager’s...

Aug 10, 2021
skills A Day in the Life of a UX Designer

 Trying to determine if UX design is the right career for you? Then you probably want to know what a UX designer does all day. In this...

Aug 09, 2021
career change Why Nurses Make Great UX Designers

Nursing is a tough job. You need the medical knowledge to help prevent pain and heal injuries, but you also need the emotional skills to help...

Aug 01, 2021
education tools Top UX/UI Design Tools for 2021


With so many design tools currently in the market in 2021, it can be difficult to find the one that’s the perfect fit for you. 


Jul 29, 2021
skills What are the 10 Gestalt Principles?

 In the 1920’s, German psychologists Max Wertheimer, Kurt Koffka, and Wolfgang Kohler developed the Gestalt principles when they were...

Jul 29, 2021
short Thinking About a Career Change? Try a UX Design Bootcamp

So you want to make a career change. Great, now you have to take 2-4 years of your life to go back to school and hand over some serious cash,...

Jul 29, 2021
short How to Become a UX Designer with Avocademy

So you are thinking about becoming a UX designer. Now your question is probably, how would I even become one if I did decide to pursue UX design?...

Jul 28, 2021
short 3 Reasons You Should Learn UX Design

 While it may not be for everyone, UX design can be for anyone. UX design is a great career for anyone who likes getting creative, making a...

Jul 27, 2021
education skills What is Design Thinking?

Design Thinking is an approach to problem solving that is used by designers and professionals in many industries. Why is this Design Thinking...

Jul 26, 2021
salary Negotiating your first UX job Offer: What to Expect

 Going into your first UX job offer negotiation can seem a bit scary and nerve-wracking. UX design is a diverse and relatively new field. You...

Jun 25, 2021


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