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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
skills Mastering Your Craft: 5 Specialized Skills to Level Up Your UX Career

 One of the best parts of becoming a UX designer is that you can immerse yourself in a wide variety of work. From research to interface...

Jun 24, 2021
q&a Q&A With Avocademy Alumni: Kathy Nguyen

We are turning the spotlight to Kathy Nguyen, an incredible Avocademy alum. Kathy shares her struggle to find a job during the outbreak of the...

Jun 22, 2021
education Top 13 UX Design Books to Read

Whether you are just starting out in UX design or have been in the industry for a while, it is always a good idea to keep learning. Continuously...

Jun 17, 2021
how to How to Navigate Imposter Syndrome as a UX Designer

Since the term was coined in the 1970s, imposter syndrome has become part of the academic and professional lexicon around the globe. 


Jun 14, 2021


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