Where UX Designers Work

Aug 23, 2021


If you are thinking about going into UX design you might be wondering what kinds of employment possibilities are out there. From a startup to a major corporation, there is no doubt that companies are looking for UX designers. You can join...

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UX vs. UI

Aug 18, 2021

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 interviewing for design positions, it is important that you understand the difference between UX and UI. 

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3 Common UX/UI Design Myths, Busted

Aug 16, 2021

While most people understand careers like graphic design or web development, UX design still causes some head-scratching among the general public. Perhaps the vague term “UX” muddles the meaning of our work. Or, maybe UX...

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5 Common UX Portfolio Mistakes to Avoid

Aug 10, 2021

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 attention, your portfolio should inspire them to schedule an interview. Without a good portfolio,...

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A Day in the Life of a UX Designer

Aug 09, 2021

 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 installment of The Guac, we’ll give you the scoop!

 For most UX designers, no two days are the...

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Why Nurses Make Great UX Designers

Aug 01, 2021

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 people through some of their toughest moments. 

This combination of technical and empathetic skills...

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Top UX/UI Design Tools for 2021

Jul 29, 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. 

The Guac has you covered. Let's dig into the insights of the top UX/UI design tools for 2021 to make...

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What are the 10 Gestalt Principles?

Jul 29, 2021

 In the 1920’s, German psychologists Max Wertheimer, Kurt Koffka, and Wolfgang Kohler developed the Gestalt principles when they were studying human perception and how the human brain makes order out of chaos. Wertheimer, Koffka and...

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Thinking About a Career Change? Try a UX Design Bootcamp

Jul 29, 2021

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, right? 

Actually, no. Although a career change may not be easy, it doesn't mean it has to take a...

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How to Become a UX Designer with Avocademy

Jul 28, 2021

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? Well, you've come to the right place. Here at Avocademy you can take our 8 - 16 weeks UX design...

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