Walking into a job interview is always a daunting task, and applying for UX research positions is no exception. UX research being a relatively new and not well-known field only complicates things further, as there are not a lot of… Read More »How to prepare for a UX research job interview
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UX research comes in many shapes and forms, and it often borrows techniques from other fields such as psychology, anthropology, and market research. While you don’t have to learn every single research method out there (there are way too many),… Read More »The Different Types of UX Research
Because of the ambiguity surrounding UX careers, companies often end up advertising misleading positions or coming up with creative UX roles that may or may not be appealing to you based on your skills and interests. When I was looking… Read More »The many roles and jobs titles in the UX industry
UX research comes in many shapes and forms, and it often borrows techniques from other fields, especially the cognitive sciences (e.g. psychology, anthropology). There are countless research methods out there and different ways of classifying research, and the most important… Read More »Qualitative vs Quantitative Research
Heuristic evaluation is a usability research method that consists in inspecting a UI in order to find usability issues by checking it against a set of recognized heuristics ( = industry-standard usability principles). It is a peculiar usability method because… Read More »Heuristic Evaluation in UX
While some problem-solving activities involve remembering the right formula to solve an equation in order to find an unknown number (eek!), for most others the procedure follows, at the very minimum, two steps: Identify problem Find suitable solution(s) As simple… Read More »User-Centric Design Basics: Every Problem is a Communication Problem
User research has the two-fold aim of i) understanding a problem and ii) finding the best solution for that problem. A very important distinction needs to be made between two types of research: generative / exploratory, which focuses on problems… Read More »Generative vs Evaluative Research