A: Not necessarily, but it’s not going to hurt. Knowing the basics will be expected for some roles, especially more…
Category: UX Content FAQs
Answers to frequently asked questions about design, content, UX writing, and digital strategy.
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Do I need a portfolio to apply for UX content roles?
For many content jobs, especially content strategy, content operations, and content management roles in traditional enterprises, you might not need a portfolio.
How do I approach a content strategy job interview with confidence?
Semantic soup, jargon mismatches, imposter syndrome, and more can all conspire to suck your confidence heading into an interview for…
What should I put in my UX content portfolio?
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.
How do I get started in UX?
First, it’s important to know that UX is a big umbrella term that has eaten many other disciplines. Getting “into…
How do I get started in content strategy?
There are as paths into content strategy as there are content strategists. This is my take on getting started in the field.
How did you get started in content strategy?
I’ve worked on the content side of digital experiences since 2009. Here’s how I got started.
How do I get started in UX writing?
There’s no magic bullet for getting your first official UX writing job. No single experience, program, or certification will put…
What is UX Writing?
UX writing is less “writing, but apps” and more “design, but words”. What I mean by that is that UX…
Assorted Personal Questions About my Facial Hair
These are not precisely questions about UX or content strategy, but I still get asked them a lot at conferences.