[Skip to Content]
Fluid and Effective User-Centered Design: What We’re Reading

15/12/2014

Fluid and Effective User-Centered Design: What We’re Reading

Is your e-commerce site leaving money on the table? Does it a provide a "fluid" user experience? Is your design not only "user-centered" but also "human-centered"? If you answered "no" to any of these questions, you should read what we're reading!

UX, UI Design, and User Research: What We’re Reading

05/12/2014

UX, UI Design, and User Research: What We’re Reading

This week we bring you articles on the fundamental principles of great design, the seven deadly sins of user research, and several innovative approaches to creating compelling experiences. Enjoy!

How to improve your professional future in 140 minutes a week

27/11/2014

How to improve your professional future in 140 minutes a week

Some of you may be already calculating this as you read - 140 minutes is in effect 20 minutes per day. What the heck can I do in 20 minutes a day that will improve my professional lot in life? Are you serious? Well yes, as a matter of fact I am. I have two words for you: Twitter & LinkedIn. Okay, let’s explore ...

Data-Driven Design: Why Marketers Hold the Key To Success

26/11/2014

Data-Driven Design: Why Marketers Hold the Key To Success

Gregory Ng of Brooks Bell believes that marketers can serve as agents of change when it comes to creating truly data-driven organizations. In this post, we share the steps he recommends marketers take to make their data-driven dreams come true!

UX in the Real World: What We’re Reading

22/11/2014

UX in the Real World: What We’re Reading

This week we're reading about the practice of UX in the real world. Articles highlighted here cover everything from the business goals and purpose of UX to practical advice on selecting research methods, team composition, and rethinking the concept of a "touchpoint." Enjoy!

  • 15/12/2014 Fluid and Effective User-Centered Design: What We’re Reading Is your e-commerce site leaving money on the table? Does it a provide a "fluid" user experience? Is your design not only "user-centered" but also "human-centered"? If you answered "no" to any of these questions, you should read what we're reading!
  • 05/12/2014 UX, UI Design, and User Research: What We’re Reading This week we bring you articles on the fundamental principles of great design, the seven deadly sins of user research, and several innovative approaches to creating compelling experiences. Enjoy!
  • 27/11/2014 How to improve your professional future in 140 minutes a week Some of you may be already calculating this as you read - 140 minutes is in effect 20 minutes per day. What the heck can I do in 20 minutes a day that will improve my professional lot in life? Are you serious? Well yes, as a matter of fact I am. I have two words for you: Twitter & LinkedIn. Okay, let’s explore further!
  • 26/11/2014 Data-Driven Design: Why Marketers Hold the Key To Success Gregory Ng of Brooks Bell believes that marketers can serve as agents of change when it comes to creating truly data-driven organizations. In this post, we share the steps he recommends marketers take to make their data-driven dreams come true!
  • 22/11/2014 UX in the Real World: What We’re Reading This week we're reading about the practice of UX in the real world. Articles highlighted here cover everything from the business goals and purpose of UX to practical advice on selecting research methods, team composition, and rethinking the concept of a "touchpoint." Enjoy!
  • 17/11/2014 Expert Interview Series: Mobile Specialist & UX Strategist 5 questions answered by Isaac Huijink, Mobile Specialist & UX Strategist.
  • 14/11/2014 12 Design Tips from Apple: What We’re Reading If Apple's long run of success has taught us anything, it's that design can be a real differentiator. This week we bring you articles on Apple's design process, the importance of content modeling for effective design, and that critical moment when a company decides not to compromise on design. Enjoy!
  • 13/11/2014 3 great questions to ask in a job interview You have (hopefully) answered all the interviewers’ questions perfectly and it’s your chance to ask the questions. This is not the time to ask about salaries, holidays or the sickness policy. It is your time to show your passion and your opportunity to build as much rapport with the interviewer as possible.
  • 10/11/2014 Context-based UX: What We’re Reading When it comes to user experience, context is king. This week, we bring you a selection of posts that discuss UX in context: from using progressive reduction to create evolving experiences for frequent users to the importance of responsive images for mobile and the power of JavaScript to get users the data they are looking for more efficiently.
  • 07/11/2014 Where Are UX Careers Headed? The future is bright for careers in UX. In this post, we share the insights of five leading UX professionals who got together in the Wix Lounge in Manhattan to talk about changing roles, critical skills, and the next big thing in UX.
  • 31/10/2014 Design Trends, Tricks, and Tools: What We’re Reading This week we bring you articles on design thinking, web design trends that will impact your career, designing for larger mobile screens, web development sandbox applications, and a neat trick for creating 3-D animated GIFs. Enjoy!
  • 27/10/2014 Stop endorsing people you don’t know on LinkedIn! Have you been receiving random endorsements from connections (people) on LinkedIn who don't know you? I find this perplexing and I’m not the only one.
  • 24/10/2014 User Stories, Design Thinking, Responsive Web Design, and Data Personalization: What We’re Reading This week we bring you articles on replacing user stories with "job" stories, the meaning of "design thinking," responsive web design skills, and some approaches to personalizing and visualizing data. Enjoy!
  • 21/10/2014 The ROI of User Experience Design In a recent AMA webcast, Samsung's Willy Lai argued that focusing on user experience (UX) design wasn't just good for users, it was also good for business. In this post we recap his argument and provide links to the webcast recording and his slides.
  • 17/10/2014 Intuitive Design, Mobile Navigation, Empathy Maps, and UX Leadership: What We’re Reading This week we bring you articles on intuitive design, mobile navigation patterns, empathy maps for copywriting, UX leadership, and the fall foliage. Enjoy!

LOOKING TO HIRE?

Aquent specialises in freelance and contract, digital creative and marketing talent.

Please fill out this short form and an Aquent Agent will contact you about your hiring needs.

Looking for work? Search Jobs