While working with hundreds of UX hiring managers, we have received a wealth of feedback on resumes, portfolios and interviewing. We’ve put together some helpful information for you as you begin your job search.
Create a Solid Online Portfolio
Keep in mind that your portfolio not only contains your work, but is a representation of how you work – it says a lot about you. Make sure that it:
Learn How to Articulate Your Problem-Solving Process
With UX projects, either real or hypothetical, you need to be able to clearly articulate your process and role in group projects. Ask yourself the following questions to prepare:
Know your Specialization, Strengths & Career Goals
Knowing your strengths, what you want to specialize in, and your long term career goals, are critical to impressing a hiring manager and getting the job. Take some time before the interview to consider the following questions:
Demonstrate Passion, Curiosity & Awareness
Don’t Forget the Basics
You never get a 2nd chance to make a good 1st impression!