What does a typical UX career path look like? Are there even typical career paths in UX? How can you become a UX leader? What should new and seasoned UX professionals keep in mind as they move through their careers? Rachel Krause, a UX Specialist at Nielsen Norman Group, shares her insights from her research on the UX profession, and perspectives from her own journey into the field of user experience.
Resources Cited in this Episode:
What a UX Career Looks Like Today (free article)
User Experience Careers (90-page report)
Management vs. Specialization as UX Career Growth (3 min video)
The State of UX Job Descriptions (3 min video)
Being a UX Leader: Essential Skills for Any UX Practitioner (full-day course)