What’s next after Google’s UXD certificate
What’s next after Google’s UXD certificate

Since Google launched its User Experience Design certificate on Coursera, we at the UX Collective have seen an exciting influx of recently graduated students who are looking to learn more about our field. Most students are coming in through our group on Linkedin, and they are generally looking to network with other designers and get a bit more guidance when it comes to the next steps in their careers.

Digital product design continues to grow, year after year. From the number of practitioners, branches of specialization, and amount of knowledge shared online about the topic. We know it can be…


Lots of writers have been asking us about the types of stories we’re prioritizing this year. Here’s a guide that can help.

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The UX Collective is now the largest design publication on Medium, reaching an audience of over four hundred thousand people from all over the world. With that, comes great responsibility with the community we build — and believe in. In 2021 we are raising the bar even higher and reinforcing our commitment to publishing high-quality content that gives voice and space to designers and topics we find uttermost important for our industry. This is not a once-and-done effort; we will be continuously reshaping our content to adhere to the guidelines below.

Here are the principles and goals we are setting…


Bootcamp: from idea to product, one lesson at a time
Bootcamp: from idea to product, one lesson at a time

Bootcamp is a new publication by the UX Collective that is focused on supporting designers who are growing in their careers: tutorials, job hunting tips, career advice, portfolio tips, short opinion pieces, news, trends in the industry, and more. All for designers starting their careers or honing their skills in a particular interest.

Bootcamp also offers a more streamlined process to start publishing and reaching a wider audience. The best stories published on Bootcamp are also shared and promoted via our newsletter and social media channels.

The feedback from authors and readers has been incredibly positive and today we have…


Our goal as designers should be to seek clarity, not to impose a path to achieve it. — 100 design lessons for 2021


Focus your portfolio on showing your craft, your polish, and how much you care about your work. When you get to the interview, you’ll have plenty of time to walk them through your case studies from top to bottom.

100 design lessons for 2021


We can’t compensate for the lack of face-to-face interaction with our coworkers by adding more communication channels or scheduling more meetings. Think quality over quantity.

100 design lessons for 2021


Diversity needs to be at the core of a company’s values, not just a hiring metric. When that’s the case, diversity goes beyond ethnicity and gender, and includes diversity of lived experiences, ability, and generations.

100 design lessons for 2021

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