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Issue 247


Forget the computer – here’s why you should write and design by hand
There’s a reason why people choose to make writing by hand a part of their creative process.

7 simple & effective methods to get better at Visual/UI Design
Some tips to improve your visual ui design skills.

Delivering Design Feedback: 9 golden rules
A crucial part of understanding how to give feedback is deciding what feedback to give and when

Stop designing products for random people
Focus on the high-expectation customer, the most organic way to build and scale a product.

A framework to make your UIs intuitive to everyone
A step by step guide to creating better designs with the interaction life cycle.


Land A UX Job On Vettery
Vettery is an online hiring marketplace that is changing the way people hire and get hired. We use machine learning and real-time data to match talented job-seekers with inspiring companies. Our goal is to enrich and automate the recruiting process, make hiring more rewarding for everyone.

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Tools and Resources

The Freelancer’s Journey
A free, comprehensive course that teaches you how to succeed as a freelance web designer

Atomize React
An open source design system for ReactJS that helps developers collaborate with designers and build consistent user interfaces.


Superhuman’s Secret Onboarding UX
A look into Superhuman’s onboarding.

Building Beautiful UIs
An initial draft of this course designed to get you up-and-running as a user interface designer.

UX Portfolio

Nathan Romero
Nathan is a Product Designer working on internal tools at Uber.

UX Job

Senior Product Designer at Cision – Austin, TX
Cision (formerly TrendKite), is looking for a Senior Product Designer to help design engaging products.

Product Designer at Cision – Austin, TX
Cision is looking for an exceptionally talented designer with experience working on enterprise web applications or large websites.

Last But Not Least

There’s Too Much Damn Content, and Slick UX Design Is Making it Worse
Will we ever reach the end of the endless scroll?

“How do you know if you’re doing a good job? There’s always an external way to measure quality—being prepared, attending to the details, listening to the collective wisdom about what it means to do good work. Give a crap about the little things, and you’re good.”
— Karen McGrange

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