You might design several versions of something. If each version isn’t better than the last, then what are you actually doing? But if you are able to make version 4 better than versions 1, 2, and 3… why didn’t you just make version 4 from the beginning?
Young designers often complain about doing design tasks to get a job. It can feel like doing “free work” or “giving away ideas”. Some designers even think they should be paid for their time. Ok, wait… you want to be paid to do job interviews?! Let’s back up a bit, because if you agree with that, you’re making a big mistake.
When Tumblr opened up the messaging feature so any follower could send a question, I got a bunch. Interestingly, most of them were asking the same question: how do I get UX experience if I have never worked in UX before?
A discussion was posted recently in the User Experience group on LinkedIn, asking: “What makes a user experience great?”