Chapman and Hall/CRC
282 pages | 54 Color Illus.
The UX Careers Handbook offers an insider’s look at how to be a successful User Experience (UX) professional from comprehensive career pathways to learning, personal branding, networking skills, building of resumes and portfolios, and actually landing a UX job.
This book goes in-depth to explain what it takes to get into and succeed in a UX career, be it as a designer, information architect, strategist, user researcher, or in a variety of other UX career specialities. It presents a wealth of resources designed to help readers develop and take control of their UX career success including perspectives and advice from experts in the field.
Not only for job seekers! The UX Careers Handbook is also a must-have resource for:
About the Author
Chapter 1: What is User Experience?
Chapter 2: Education: Your UX Career Foundation
Chapter 3: Never Stop Learning
Chapter 4: Personal Branding and Networking for Career Success
Chapter 5: Resumes and Portfolios to Illustrate Your Value
Chapter 6: Work In-house or Be an External Consultant
Chapter 7: Independent Contracting or Starting a Small UX Business
Chapter 8: Landing a Job (or New Contract Work)
Chapter 9: Recruiters and UX
Chapter 10: Employer’s Guide (And What Job Seekers Should Look For!)
Chapter 11: UX Career Pathways and Primary Skillsets
Chapter 12: Pathways to UX Leadership
Chapter 13: UX in the Future; Your Career Today