Showing posts from 2017

Good designs around the globe. Is your product on this list?

This will a collection of good user experiences for products/applications around the globe. I plan to include anything and everything that contributes to delivering a good user experience, customer experience (CX) included. 

This post will cover everything -  micro, macro, component-level and complete holistic experiences, that create a user-friendly experience, minimize pain points and are informed by data and research.

Let's start, shall we?

1. Calendar experience - Express Script Job portal 

Stumbled upon this while filling out a job application and this made my day. To understand a job applicant as a persona, they are candidates that might apply to multiple jobs on a daily basis. Candidates who are actively and aggressively looking for one, want to upload their details as quickly as possible so that they can focus on prepping for their interviews. At this time, you want application portals to quick, simple and easy to use, accurately consuming your information and asking you the r…

Why The UX Industry Needs Junior Designers Now More Than Ever

I'm back! Stronger, wiser and sharper. Been away from blogging for 8 months, this is my first blog post ever since and I would love to share my thoughts on what's happening in the world of UX.

Anyone who's been through the rigorous UX interview process as a junior / mid level would easily relate with this. It's something I like to call 'the experience gap', which results in the lack of UX design / research roles for junior designers and fresh graduates or lowers your chances of landing a generic UX designer role. Most jobs you see on job sites are targeted to senior / lead designers or expect you to have experience leading a team of designers or be the brainchild behind designing a successful product end-to-end, leaving entry-level designers high and dry of avenues to apply their skills in a professional environment. Another instance of this problem is when you apply for a role that requires 3-5 years experience (mid-level), get interviewed but not selected as t…