Our guide to UX

 

What is UX?

UX stands for "User eXperience" and is a cross-disciplinary field combining research, content, and design to create better experiences for people. UXers are human-centered problem solvers that identify user needs and iterate on solutions that are useful, usable, and inclusive.

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Getting started

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New to UX? Check out our hand-picked collection to read and listen to.

Start here

Collaboration & staying organized

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Discover free or low-cost tools for organizing your tasks and communicating with your team.

Collaborate & organize

Content & writing

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Explore tools for creating user-friendly communications, including writing and graphics.

Learn content strategy

Prototyping & visual design

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Construct wireframes and mockups with these tools. 

Start prototyping

Research & testing

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Learn methods for understanding your users and validating your content and/or design solutions.

Research & test

Inclusive design & accessibility

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Get familiar with inclusive and accessible design.

Design for inclusion