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What Does an Entry-Level UX Designer Do?

Feb 13, 2022

UX design is a great field to get into, whether you’re switching from an entirely unrelated field or starting out fresh. UX design is an exciting and fulfilling field, but it offers more than that!

First, UX design is quickly growing and is...

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8 Easy Ways to Become a More Empathetic UX Designer

Jan 31, 2022

From health care to social work to education, empathy is integral in many jobs. One of those jobs, you may be surprised to hear, is UX design! 

User empathy is at the core of good UX design, so understanding what it is and how to be a more...

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What is a UX Design Challenge?

Jan 30, 2022

Design challenges are a common part of landing your first UX job. Although they can be intimidating, these challenges are an excellent tool for expanding your skills and showing off your talent to potential employers.

In this installment of the...

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The Importance of UX Mentors

Jan 26, 2022

UX design is a fresh and exciting field that develops and changes quickly. Its variety and fast pace can easily overwhelm you when you’re just starting out. This is where a UX mentor comes in. Receiving guidance from a seasoned industry...

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UX/UI Careers Series: UI Designer

Jan 24, 2022

At Avocademy, we like to think of UI design as UX’s better-dressed cousin. While user experience (UX) designers make a product functional, user interface (UI) designers take things to the next level. They tidy up the design and add color and...

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What is UI Design?

Jan 19, 2022

The field of user experience is broad, with many specializations and independent career paths to explore. 

User interface (UI) design is one commonly misunderstood cousin of UX design. Although the duties of these two roles sometimes overlap,...

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Q&A with Avocademy Alumni: Carlotta Granholm

Jan 18, 2022

The Guac brings you another Q&A with one of our talented Avocademy graduates! For this spotlight, we spoke with Carlotta Granholm to learn about her experience pivoting her career from freight sales to UX design. 

Carlotta joined the...

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3 More UX Design Myths, Debunked

Jan 17, 2022

The UX design field is enjoying unprecedented growth. As UX becomes more popular, more rumors about best practices and career strategies seem to circulate. 

Many students come to Avocademy with doubts about becoming a UX//UI designer. Often,...

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Does UX Design Require Math?

Jan 13, 2022

 The modern world runs on math — from computers to finance to engineering. But it’s possible to work in a math-based field without having to do much math, and UX design is one such field. 

Under the hood, you’ll find...

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How Can You Learn UX Design?

Jan 11, 2022

UX design is a new and exciting field, attracting new and excited faces. The question now is, how do I learn the skills of the trade? There are three typical ways to learn UX Design:


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