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This is a show about crafting a badass UX career and refining your UX process to become better at what you do. We'll also talk about applying UX to your life to get more done—with less stress. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/uxhustle/support

The UX Hustle Amanda Worthington

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This is a show about crafting a badass UX career and refining your UX process to become better at what you do. We'll also talk about applying UX to your life to get more done—with less stress. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/uxhustle/support

    Episode 26 - Taking on Big Challenges and Skyrocketing to UX Leadership with Amanda Worthington

    Episode 26 - Taking on Big Challenges and Skyrocketing to UX Leadership with Amanda Worthington

    Amanda Worthington is a UX Researcher and Designer with a background in civil engineering. She is organizing the third annual UX Hustle Summit, the world's only virtual UX career conference, and she has signed-on to become the next host of the UX Hustle Podcast. In this episode of the podcast, Sophia's final episode as host, Sophia and Amanda discuss the importance of daily affirmations, how the lines between work/life balance have become blurred over the past year, the overwhelm of opportunity in the UX field, and the importance of sanitizing your conference ball pit in a post Covid world. Enjoy!

    LINKS:

    Follow Amanda on Twitter: @amaeworthington

    Connect with Amanda on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amanda-worthington/

    Keep up with Amanda on her website: https://www.amandaworthington.com/

    Earl Nightingale, "The Strangest Secret," mentioned in the episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UygnXqoKrC4

    Subscribe to The Object-Oriented UX Podcast: https://anchor.fm/ooux

    Join the Rewired UX Newsletter: www.rewiredux.com/newsletter

    Learn more about the UX Hustle Summit: http://uxhustle.org/

    Get your UX Hustle Summit tickets here with a massive 40% off discount: https://hopin.to/events/ux-hustle-summit?code=e3f9a06b-6781-49fe-b45b-8e6383fff350


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    Episode 25 - Making Content Accessible with Tara Codrington

    Episode 25 - Making Content Accessible with Tara Codrington

    Tara Codrington is a Web Project Specialist with the Government of Alberta, Canada. She began her career in television, but followed her knack for breaking down complex problems into the online world, where she discovered a passion for accessible design and inclusive writing. In this episode, Sophia and Tara discuss defining who your project really serves, guerrilla user testing, and advocating for those who can't advocate for themselves. 

    LINKS:

    Connect with Tara on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taracodrington/

    Follow Tara on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tarasdoingstuff

    Become a Certified OOUX Strategist: https://www.rewiredux.com/services/certification




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    Episode 24 - Starting a UX Project with Object-Oriented UX: an Audio Workshop

    Episode 24 - Starting a UX Project with Object-Oriented UX: an Audio Workshop

    This episode is a little different! Sophia will take you through the basics of OOUX and the ORCA process. Then, together, we will take an example project through the first round of ORCA, the Discovery Round. Grab a pen and paper and get a hand-on lesson in this awesome way of kicking off your UX design efforts.



    GET YOUR DISCOUNTED SPOT FOR THE OOUX WORKSHOP:

    https://oouxsummerschool.eventbrite.com?discount=UXHUSTLELOVE



    LEARN MORE ABOUT GETTING OOUX-CERTIFIED:

    https://www.rewiredux.com/services/certification



    OOUXy Psychology Articles:

    Don’t Dead Him: Why Verbs are Hard and What it Means for our UX Process:

    https://medium.com/@sophiavux/dont-dead-him-why-verbs-are-hard-and-what-it-means-for-our-ux-process-9389a6b2fb8e

    The Object-Oriented User:

    https://blog.prototypr.io/the-object-oriented-user-52c5bbdb246c



    PRINT ME! Noun Foraging Document:

    https://docs.google.com/document/d/112yt3HzDMpg52syDMjdiIJoZD2HdxS1K5zS4wxsqiXM/edit?usp=sharing


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    Episode 23 - Fostering Simplicity and Finding a Shared Language with Kamilah Benjamin

    Episode 23 - Fostering Simplicity and Finding a Shared Language with Kamilah Benjamin

    Kamilah Benjamin is a creative director and UX designer at Statefarm Insurance, a freelance brand design consultant, a leader and mentor in debt management, healthy living, and decluttering. And if that wasn't enough, she spends her free time practicing photography, designing typography and doing floral arrangement. In this episode of the podcast, Sophia and Kamilah discuss how to navigate corporate acronym overload, the importance of mindset while living amid the sometimes abrupt changes of the post-Covid world, and how to keep all the details in high complexity UX projects from falling through the cracks. 

    LINKS:

    Follow Kamilah on Twitter: https://twitter.com/KamilahBenjamin

    Connect with Kamilah on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kamilahbenjamin/

    Keep up with Kamilah on her website: https://kamilahbenjamin.com/

    Sign up to attend the Object Oriented UX Happy Hour: https://www.meetup.com/objectorientedux

    Join OOUX Summer School: http://oouxsummerschool.eventbrite.com/

    Become a Certified OOUX Strategist: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/object-oriented-ux-certification-program-cohort-3-tickets-109199468550


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    Episode 22 - Practicing OOUX in the real world with Amber Hicks

    Episode 22 - Practicing OOUX in the real world with Amber Hicks

    Amber Hicks is the very first Certified OOUX Strategist to be on the podcast. She was an elementary school teacher before changing careers to become an OOUX Designer for Norfolk Southern. In this episode of the podcast, Sophia and Amber talk about how OOUX gives you the tools to iterate on literally anything, how using storytelling can help you get buy-in more quickly when selling clients and engineers on the intention behind your designs, and whether or not we should be teaching UX to third graders. Enjoy!

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    Episode 21 - Designing, leading, and trail blazing with Angel Banks

    Episode 21 - Designing, leading, and trail blazing with Angel Banks

    Angel Banks has worked as a product manager and UX designer. She's also a speaker and organizer for the Atlanta tech community where she works to ensure an inclusive environment for the marginalized and underrepresented in tech. In this episode, Sophia and Angel discuss making the tech industry safe and inclusive for all, whether UX designers should learn to code, and job hunting as a woman of color.

    LINKS:

    Angel Banks

    https://twitter.com/angelmbanks

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelmbanks/

    https://www.angelbanks.com/

    REFACTR.TECH

    https://www.refactr.tech/

    7/12 90's Netflix Party: Clueless

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/refactrtech-90s-netflix-party-clueless-tickets-105670057988?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch

    7/22 REFACTR.TECH Rerun with Henri Helvetica

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/refactrtech-rerun-with-henri-helvetica-tickets-106943013432?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch

    8/9 90's Netflix Party: Mortal Kombat

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/refactrtech-90s-netflix-party-mortal-kombat-tickets-108876097338?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch

    Women Who Code

    https://www.meetup.com/Women-Who-Code-Atlanta/

    7/7  Find Your Tech Talent / Co-Founder / Curiosity Lab + Women Who Code Atlanta

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/find-your-tech-talent-co-founder-curiosity-lab-women-who-code-atlanta-tickets-107731553978

    Women Techmakers

    https://www.womentechmakers.com

    Kim Crayton

    https://twitter.com/KimCrayton1

    Intro to Being an Antiracist (video)

    https://vi.to/hubs/introduction-to-being-an-antiracist

    8/29 - Being an Antiracist at Home

    https://ti.to/kim.crayton.llc/being-an-antiracist-at-home

    10/31 - Being an Antiracist at Work

    https://ti.to/kim.crayton.llc/being-an-antiracist-at-work

    Your Black Friends are Tired

    https://go.glideapps.com/play/OE2U9iFOeEjAax3fQ14T/full

    OOUX Summer School 

    http://oouxsummerschool.eventbrite.com/

    Rewired UX Newsletter Signup

    https://www.rewiredux.com/newsletter




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