Sam Wheeler

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UX Interview - ultimate list of questions – Startups & Venture Capital

I had a chance to participate as well as run couple of interviews for multiple UX positions. I also managed to get some questions from my UX friends …

UX Design

RE: How to make your resume as user-centred as you are

Exploring 8 UX tips for your design resumeYes, this used to say Behance…guilty<b>This post is a response, thank you and evolution of a previous post by</b></b> …

UX Design

Six Tips For Getting Your First UX Job

If you are starting your journey as a user experience designer, or you are interested in this field and want to start with it, you need to work very …

UX Design

Learning UX design? Build a chatbot.

Let’s talk about the design effort that goes into building such an interface and how it boils down to building a genuine conversation.The post …

Chatbots

Hey Siri, What's a Conversational User Interface?

“What’s the best steakhouse in Chicago? Could you make me a reservation for a date this evening?”<p>“Certainly. I’ll find a great steakhouse near you …

UX Case Study: reimagine the ecommerce experience for IKEA

A bit more details…<p>Discover — How do users shop online and in store?<p>To fully investigate the problem space of online shopping, we conducted …

The biggest mistakes I see designers make when they apply for a job

I’m a design recruiter at BCG Digital Ventures. For the past several years I’ve been in the design/recruiting industry. Before doing recruiting, I …

How to be a standout candidate for that UX job, part 1

There’s one question I get asked at every brain-picking, group networking coffee chat with an aspiring UX designer.<i>“How do I stand out?”</i> I truly …

Employment

How I Landed a UX Job in 8 Months Without Work Experience or a Degree

I was scared to quit my job in the property management field to pursue a career in UX design, but it has been one of the most satisfying decisions …

UX Design

Nailing the Interviews

How to Get a Job as a Product Designer — Part IITips to getting an offerIllustrations by Carrie Curtin<i>I’ve broken this topic into two posts. If you</i> …

UX Design

Innovating Faster on Personalization Algorithms at Netflix Using Interleaving

By Juliette Aurisset, Michael Ramm, Joshua Parks<p>The Netflix experience is powered by a family of ranking algorithms, each optimized for a different …

Algorithms

Untapped Tech Talent: Why It’s Worth Looking Beyond CS Majors

<i>By Devin Lipawsky, VP Technology, Capital One</i><p>In our adult lives, we often define ourselves by a few generic traits: where we live, where we’re from, …

Everyone who ever told you good work sells itself was a lying jerk.

<i>…or, how Mule can teach you skills your school should have taught you but didn’t.</i><p>About a year ago I found myself in Seattle on the Microsoft campus, …

How to Begin a Design Career with No Design Experience

I would love to hear more about your experiences actually about how to start your career in design if you don’t have a design background<p>For new …

13 Ways Designers Screw Up Client Presentations

…and one weird trick you won’t believe works every time.<p>The hardest part of design is presenting work. You can’t even argue about this. I’ve seen …

Typography

Essential Content in Your UX Design Portfolio

I am new to User Experience— What do I need in my UX portfolio?<p>UX Design students at the UX Design Immersive Cohort at General Assembly asked during …

12 UX Designer Interview Questions to Help You Pass the Interview

Here are several typical UX designer interview questions. You are suggested to read them carefully and make advance preparation if you want to pass …

UX Design

UX UI design inspiration — Creating Perfect UX Portfolio - 3 Golden Tips & UX...

A comprehensive and curated collection of global UX Design players

UXers is a curated and carefully selected collection of User Experience Design players from all over the world. A who is who list of global UX design …

UX Design
UX Design

Our redesign of Medium’s Claps…and why they may not have chosen to do it this way.

By now you’ve probably heard of or tried Medium’s new feedback metric, Claps . There’s already been a lot of good discussion on why the previous …

UX Design

The relationship between design deliverables and presentation skills

How the level of detail of a design deliverable varies depending on the presenter’s storytelling skills.In 13 years working in UX, I have joined a …

UX Design

Wireframes, flows, personas and beautifully crafted UX deliverables for your inspiration

When people think of UX Design documentation, the first image that comes to mind is dense, long, and heavily annotated wireframes, full of…

UX Design

The Essential Guide to a Stellar Design Portfolio

A step-by-step tutorial to help you create the ultimate representation of your talents<p>In UX design, portfolios matter more than degrees. Employers …

UX Design

Recruiters Look for This Important Aspect in Your UX Design Portfolio

Portfolios are extremely subjective. I have seen portfolios that range from showing everything to being very minimal and they have jobs at top …

UI/UX Case Study: Playlist — Radial Interaction – Muzli -Design Inspiration

UI/UX Case Study: Playlist — Radial Interaction<p>When words fail, music speaks.<br>— Shakespeare.<p>Very true. Even when words cannot utter, music can …

Inside Design: Capital One

Capital One isn’t just a bank—it’s an organization where, thanks to founder Rich Fairbank’s belief that design will differentiate the company in the …

UX Design

QSC Mobile

Duration<p>2014-2015 @ QSC ( Student Portal of Zhejiang University ) <br>Check it out on App Store<p>My Role<p>As a team, we conducted user research together. I …