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Issue 389


Hiring and Retaining UX Teams During the Great Resignation
A survey of 676 UX professionals explores how well their UX teams are selecting new team members while trying to retain the ones they have.

A 4-Step Guide to Using Holistic Heuristics to Drive UX Strategy
How your team can use mental shortcuts to go beyond usability and build more human-centered products.

UI Colors Tips for Figma
Eight tips to help better manage, share, and utilize color styles with Figma.

Readability: The Optimal Line Length
Text line length often makes product or service descriptions unnecessarily difficult for users to read.

Four Tradeoffs When Designing Navigation Menus
When we choose to focus on nouns instead of verbs, or breadth instead of depth, or expert users instead of novice users, we’re making a tradeoff.


Best Digital Asset Management Tool for Designers – Eagle App
Having hard time keeping track of ALL design materials across online platform? Eagle is a digital asset management tool to help designers organize creative reference, categorize files by color, instant preview 90+ file formats your PC couldn’t such as psd, ai, gif, 3D and more! Organization is so easy!

Tools and Resources

Super designer
A collection of design tools to create unique patterns, shapes, backgrounds, and more with just a few clicks

ASCII Art Paint
Free application for creating and editing ASCII art.

UX Portfolio

Andrew Gray
Andrew Gray is a designer at S&P Global in New York.

UX Job

UX Designer – Mutual of Omaha (Remote)
Improve the users experience of Mutual of Omaha’s digital properties by understanding and serving as a champion for the user.

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Last But Not Least

Spotify’s Embodiment Of Emotional Design
How emotional design plays a key factor in Spotify’s iconic, personalised experience, and what we can learn from it.

“Design is in everything we make, but it’s also between those things. It’s a mix of craft, science, storytelling, propaganda, and philosophy.”
— Erik Edigard

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