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UX Design Portfolio Advice from Hiring Managers

Six leaders on what they look for and how to present yourself in the best light

Sriratana Sutasirisap
Senior UX Designer
UX Design Portfolio Advice from Hiring Managers

Peaceful Zoom Backgrounds for Working from Home

Use these custom wallpapers to add calm and positivity to your conference calls

Eric Smillie
UX Writer
Peaceful Zoom Backgrounds for Working from Home

Visual Storytelling for Product

A guest interview with Design Better Conversations

Dave Nguyen
Creative Director
Visual Storytelling for Product - A guest interview with Design Better Conversations

How We Designed an Internship Students Love

The plans and project brief we used to rebuild our summer UX program

Karim Naguib
Senior Designer
How We Designed an Internship Students Love

DJ for the Design Team

Weekly mixtapes bring Indeed’s far-flung design team closer together

Nathan Hardy
Creative Lead
DJ for the Design Team

Creative Activities to Help Your Design Team Thrive

Here’s how to host your office’s favorite weekly meeting

Shirley Xiao
UX Designer
Creative Activities to Help Your Design Team Thrive

Design Systems are More than Their Components

The big ideas we took away from the 2019 Clarity conference

Jason Wilkens
Sr. Design Technologist
Design Systems are More than Their Components

9 Lessons from My Switch to a Career in UX

What I learned landing my first job as a UX developer

Li Shao
Associate UX Developer
9 Lessons from My Switch to a Career in UX

8 Steps to Running Great Design Workshops

Learn how to leave participants feeling accomplished and energized

Wendy Fritzke
Sr. Content Strategist
8 Steps to Running Great Design Workshops

Getting Flexible with Design Thinking

My conversation on the Design Better podcast

Quinton Larson
UX Lead Designer
Getting Flexible with Design Thinking

Beyond Localization—Customizing Indeed for Job Seekers in Japan

User research led to a redesigned UI that works for local needs

Mikako Matsunaga
UX Designer
Beyond Localization—Customizing Indeed for Job Seekers in Japan

Content in, for, and of Design Systems

How content pros help your design system shine

Michael Lawrence
Content Strategist

Michael Haggerty-Villa
Principal Content Designer, Intuit
Content in, for, and of Design Systems

User Is Not a Four-Letter Word

In the right context, this go-to designer term isn’t dehumanizing—it’s egalitarian

Jon Copp
Web Copywriter

What Is a Design Technologist?

This hybrid UX role is finally getting the recognition it deserves

Eddie Lou
Design Engineering Director

A UX Director's Secrets—Revealed

How embracing mistakes helped me become a better design leader

Annie Jarvis
Senior UX Director

How to Build a User Research Program

Adapting to a product team’s agile process is tricky — here are proven ways to do it right

Anna Rowe
Senior UX Director

What I Look for in a UX Take-Home

Application exercises are essential — a hiring manager’s perspective

Iga Zyzanska
Creative Director

It Takes Courage to Change Careers

How Indeed’s users inspire our fight to make it easier to find a job

Dave Yeats
UX Research Manager

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