UX designers are known for their openness to newcomers and willingness to share information. This is reflected within our own user experience community, which sees working professionals mentor aspiring UX practitioners, helping to train the next generation of UX researchers, UX designers, and product designers. We recently turned to these mentors, plus some other user experience experts, to find out what they wish they had known earlier in their careers. Not surprisingly, they were delighted to share.
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These are just 10 of the 21 lessons shared in our ebook “Lessons Learned: 21 UX Designers Share Key Insights.” You can download the entire collection of UX lessons learned for free here.
For more UX-related career information, check out these resources:
- How to Become a UX Designer
- 25 UX Design Interview Questions—and Answers
- How to Get Your First UX Design Job, a 40-page ebook packed with insight from industry experts.
- The UX Career Track, a flexible, mentor-led course with a job guarantee.