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UXmatters has published 11 articles on the topic Careers in UX.

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  1. How Important Are UX Degrees and Certifications?

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    A column by Janet M. Six
    January 21, 2012

    In this edition of Ask UXmatters, our experts discuss whether UX professionals need to have degrees or certifications in areas of study relating to user experience to practice in the field and the value that they provide.

    In my monthly column, Ask UXmatters, a panel of UX experts answers our readers’ questions about a broad range of user experience matters. To get answers to your own questions about UX strategy, design, user research, or any other topic of interest to UX professionals in an upcoming edition of Ask UXmatters, please send your questions to: ask.uxmatters@uxmatters.com.

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  2. Enabling a Career Shift from User Experience to Service Design

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    Orchestrating experiences in context

    A column by Laura Keller
    June 23, 2014

    Having managed UX professionals at various levels for many years, I find that, after five to seven years working in user experience, they often ask, “What’s next?” in their career. Some become managers of UX groups, while others, who continue to enjoy doing the work, advance to the most senior level of their current role.

    But there’s one group of UX professionals whose path is less obvious. They’ve likely been working in a UX Architect or Information Architect role, doing a mix of user research and design activities. These people often reach a point where they’re feeling less challenged—and that the work they’re doing is the same, day in and day out. Even the discovery of new ideas, concepts, and methods that is part of working in user experience—for example, responsive Web design or Lean UX—and would previously have ignited their interest or presented new challenges has ceased to do so. They have likely gained strong leadership skills and, when working on projects, tend to think more broadly than the user-interface design solution currently at hand. If this sounds like you, you may be suited to a career in service design. Read More

  3. Career Alternatives to Management | Best Design Practices for Blogs

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    A column by Janet M. Six
    July 19, 2010

    In this edition of Ask UXmatters, our experts discuss the following topics:

    • career alternatives to management
    • best design practices for blogs

    Every month in Ask UXmatters, our panel of experts answers our readers’ questions about user experience matters. To get answers to your own questions about UX strategy, design, user research, or any other topic of interest to UX professionals in an upcoming edition of Ask UXmatters, please send your questions to us at ask.uxmatters@uxmatters.com.

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