CareerFoundry UX Design Blog

  • What is User-Centered Design?

    What is User-Centered Design?

    Design is about a lot more than aesthetics. User-centered design is the process of designing products and experiences to meet specific user needs. Learn more about the process here!

  • User-Centered Design: A How-To Guide
  • What is UX Strategy?

    What is UX Strategy?

    UX strategy helps to keeping your UX design work aligned with business goals. And here's your complete guide to UX strategy: the what, the why, and the how!

  • 5 Outstanding Examples of Design for Women, by Women

    5 Outstanding Examples of Design for Women, by Women

    Better representation for women in tech means more inclusive products and user experiences. Here are five outstanding examples of products designed by women to meet the needs of women (and gender non-conforming people).

  • 11 Outstanding Books for UX Writers

    11 Outstanding Books for UX Writers

    Curious about a career in UX writing? From some of the most respected voices in the field, these eleven amazing books can go on the top of your reading list!

  • The Best UX Job Boards for Your Job Hunt

    The Best UX Job Boards for Your Job Hunt

    Ready to find that dream job in UX? If you’re starting your job hunt—or even just thinking about starting it—here are 11 job boards that can help you land the job you’ll love.

  • Qualitative vs. Quantitative UX Research—What’s the Difference?
  • A Beginner’s Guide to Qualitative UX Research

    A Beginner’s Guide to Qualitative UX Research

    A UX designer’s job is to discover solutions to users’ problems and help meet their needs and goals within a product experience. But how do you find out what those needs, goals, and problems actually are? UX research—and particularly qualitative UX research—is the key.

  • How to Conduct Inclusive UX Research

    How to Conduct Inclusive UX Research

    The research you conduct sets the direction and tone for the rest of your design process—and for the final product itself! Make sure you’re not overlooking important user needs by making your UX research more inclusive! Here’s how.

  • A Beginner’s Guide to Quantitative UX Research
  • The Ultimate Guide to Acing a UX Whiteboard Challenge

    The Ultimate Guide to Acing a UX Whiteboard Challenge

    If you're starting a career in UX, you'll sooner or later encounter the infamous whiteboard challenge. But it doesn't have to be a dreaded battle. Here's how to prepare for (and ace) your next whiteboard challenge—which expert guidance from Elizé Todd.

  • What It's Like to Be a UX Researcher

    What It's Like to Be a UX Researcher

    If you’re curious about a career in UX research, what better way to learn more than hearing from someone who’s already working in the field? Toluwani Oluyemi, a UX researcher with UserTesting, has the inside scoop.

  • The Power of Storytelling in UX

    The Power of Storytelling in UX

    Storytelling is a powerful tool you can use in UX to design even more engaging and effective experiences. Here, we’ll guide you through what storytelling really is and how to incorporate it into UX design.

  • What Is UX Writing and Why Does It Matter?
  • UX Design Trends to Follow in 2021

    UX Design Trends to Follow in 2021

    It’s no secret that 2020 has been a challenging year, but 2021 is just around the corner with a fresh start. Here are the trends we’re watching in 2021—and the practical ways you can stay on top of them!

  • Task Analysis: What It Is and How It Improves Your UX

    Task Analysis: What It Is and How It Improves Your UX

    A UX designer’s job is to understand not only what users want to achieve, but how they achieve it. And task analysis is one of the best ways to do that! Here’s your guide to the basics of task analysis in UX.

  • The Best UX Writing Courses (and How to Pick One)

    The Best UX Writing Courses (and How to Pick One)

    If you’ve got a knack for words and a keen interest in designing awesome user experiences, UX writing could be just the job for you! Here are our 7 top UX writing courses—and how to pick one.

  • Are You Too Old for a Career in UX?

    Are You Too Old for a Career in UX?

    Starting a career a little later in life certainly has its challenges—but there are also perks. Here’s how to start a successful career in UX no matter how many candles were on your most recent birthday cake!