Semantic soup, jargon mismatches, imposter syndrome, and more can all conspire to suck your confidence heading into an interview for a new content strategy, UX writing, or content design job. I’ve got some tips to help you get through it. Video Links Content and UX Slack Community UX Writing Events Put the Work Before the…Continue readingHow do I approach a content strategy job interview with confidence?
Whether you’re applying to be a UX writer, content strategist, product content strategist, or product designer, your portfolio should tell a story about YOU.Continue readingWhat should I put in my UX content portfolio?
First, it’s important to know that UX is a big umbrella term that has eaten many other disciplines. Getting “into UX” could mean becoming a researcher, or writer, or designer, or animator, or even a software developer. Companies often have some sort of UX team or department, but not every job where you’d use UX…Continue readingHow do I get started in UX?
There are as paths into content strategy as there are content strategists. This is my take on getting started in the field.Continue readingHow do I get started in content strategy?
I’ve worked on the content side of digital experiences since 2009. Here’s how I got started. Continue readingHow did you get started in content strategy?
There’s no magic bullet for getting your first official UX writing job. No single experience, program, or certification will put your resume on the top of the stack or get you that callback. Before you spend money on a camp or certificate, consider what you need to get out the program. That’s what should guide you. Will…Continue readingHow do I get started in UX writing?
UX writing is less “writing, but apps” and more “design, but words”. What I mean by that is that UX writing is primarily a UX design specialization. UX writers typically focus on interface copy and language while working collaboratively as part of a design team on a specific product or feature, rather than working solo…Continue readingWhat is UX Writing?
These are not precisely questions about UX or content strategy, but I still get asked them a lot at conferences.Continue readingAssorted Personal Questions About my Facial Hair