5 UX/UI Design Portfolio Builders You Should Try and Why

Dec 29, 2022

Get your first UX Design job using a professional portfolio. As you continue to build your career, your portfolio is a constant reflection of your growth as a designer. Impress your prospective employers with a portfolio that reflects your skills,...

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Q&A with Avocademy Alumna: Zoey Marroquin

Dec 28, 2022

The Guac Blog will like to spotlight its latest alumna, Zoey Marroquin. Zoey shares her remarkable transition from healthcare to UX design. Find out why she chose the Avocademy program over grad school! 

Zoey now works as a UX designer and...

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Q&A with Avocademy Alumna: Tanya Yuen

Dec 27, 2022

Career changes can be scary, right? It comes with uncertainty and new beginnings which is not easy for most people. However, more people are recently making the conscious choice to leave and pursue a new career path that will hopefully improve...

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5 Reasons Why UX Design is Important When Implementing an LMS

Dec 26, 2022

As technology advances, how we learn and receive information continues to evolve. With e-learning platforms on the rise it's important they provide satisfactory experiences for their users. UX designers excel in creating platforms that will offer...

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Different Roles in UX and UI Design

Dec 22, 2022

The UX and UI design field has fully blossomed over the last few years and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. As the UX and UI design field continues to expand, more roles are being created to fit the needs of the career field. Not only...

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Why Do Teachers Make Great UX Designers?

Dec 21, 2022

Teaching is a rewarding and impactful profession. However, after spending time in the classroom, some decide to expand their career or make a complete career change. UX design could be perfect for a former teacher. UX designers need to have...

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What is Merge by UXPin?

Dec 19, 2022

Want to build prototypes that are 100% consistent with the final product? UXPin is a platform that gives designers the same components that developers build products with, making the process 10x faster and no, you don’t need to know how to...

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What is Scrum and What is a Scrum Master?

Dec 05, 2022

Working in the UX design field, designers often have to familiarize themselves with different technical terminology like Scrum or Scrum Master. It can be quite daunting and overwhelming to say the least, but never fear you have come to the right...

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Q&A with Avocademy Alumna: Morgan Olmos

Dec 03, 2022

 Here at the Guac Blog we wanted to take a moment to spotlight another Avocademy graduate, Morgan Olmos, who shares her journey to becoming a UX Researcher. Morgan went from a background in illustration, Spanish education, and SEO freelance...

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How to Work with a Tough Boss as a UX Designer?

Dec 02, 2022

Have you ever had to work with a tough boss and weren’t sure how to manage it? If so, you are not alone and have come to the right place for help. Working with a tough boss as a UX designer can be intimidating and ultimately have a profound...

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