As a UX designer, especially being new to the field, I’m always trying to find new resources to utilize for the volunteer work I’m doing and design challenges I am working on. …

This week’s design challenge is from Productdesigninterview.com and here is the prompt:

Millions of animals are currently in shelters and foster homes awaiting adoption. Design an experience that will help connect people looking for a new pet with the right companion for them. …

As a Junior level UX designer, sometimes you need more than just digging for resources on your own and doing design challenge after design challenge. Having a mentor is important so you can receive constructive criticism, discover new opportunities, network, provides you with new resources/shortcuts/tools, and empowers you.

When on…

This weeks design challenge is from https://designercize.com/. See prompt below:

I am treating this week’s challenge as a whiteboard challenge and capping myself at 15 minutes.

For starters, I know the target audience is single parents. In an interview, I’d ask more questions about their pain points, what type of…

Even before my job search started, I thought I knew it all, I checked the “Builtin” websites (i.e. builtincolorado, builtinnyc.com etc), Linkedin, and Glassdoor. I setup alerts and was getting notifications for all the new job listings I met the qualifications for. Little did I know, I was missing a few websites, that have proven to show listings I never imagined being available.

Here they are:

Dribble.com
Justuxjobs.com
Justremote.co
Hired.com
Upwork.com (More for freelance / Part-time opportunities)

Hopefully this helps some of you guys in your search. Cheers!

Welcome back to part 2 of my second design challenge! Just as a refresher, here is the prompt:

The NYC metrocard system has remained unchanged for decades. The cost of the metrocard machine infrastructure, the lost time of waiting in line to buy a metrocard, touching a dirty machine to…

White-boarding challenge- A challenge that is usually done live in front of the interview team. This type of challenge will allow you to collaborate with the interviewing designers and demonstrate your ability to problem-solve.

Take home design challenge- An assessment provided to you by a company to work on within…

Design challenge is from the website: https://productdesigninterview.com/weekly-ux-product-design-exercise.

Prompt:

The NYC metrocard system has remained unchanged for decades. The cost of the metrocard machine infrastructure, the lost time of waiting in line to buy a metrocard, touching a dirty machine to do it, the potential of losing the metrocard, and the ease of gaming the system by swiping…

I stumbled upon an article this week titled “Your UX Bootcamp Will NOT Get You A Job: Unless You Do These Critically Important Steps.” Having gone through a bootcamp recently, I decided to give it a read and see what the author had to say.

  1. The author mentions doing work…

Design Challenge from https://designercize.com/.
Users: High school students, whom are typically between the ages of 14–18.

With only 15 minutes, I wanted to ensure the login and create account features were appealing to a younger audience. To do so, I tried to make the verbiage as ‘fun,’warm, and welcoming, as…

Ashley Valentin

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