Knowledge is power
DMCG Global Managing Partner and specialist technology recruiter Peter Mackintosh, details four key areas UX Designers should be up-skilling in right now...
In an ever-evolving world, knowledge is power, and we must stay ahead of the curve.
From taking detailed UX job briefs from design leaders, listening to successful UX designers and reading about current trends in UX, I have put together four key areas all UX designers should be upskilling in right now;
An understanding of copy and UX writing experience is becoming more relevant. Text is crucial to any website or app.
Whether it’s an interview discussing your portfolio, design project/presentation, or running workshops having solid presentation skills is essential. Every aspect of your role will include not just creating solutions but demonstrating them effectively.
Yes, this is an entirely different skill set to UX design, but understanding the basics of the front end will save time and give you a much deeper understanding of what is possible.
More than ever, it seems UX designers are taking more of a project management role, especially when working with consultancies and agencies.
There has been a recent shift amongst marketing professionals from agency to in-house working. In fact, a recent study showed 69% of junior and mid-level marketers are seeking in-house roles compared to just 11% seeking work in agencies. Often t...More info