Revisiting the Learning Pathway

Hitting Reset I was supposed to have a blog post ready for user experience design this week, but… I don’t have one. (My inner project manager is cringing and shaming…) I’m in the midst of an internal struggle – the good kind (that eventually accelerates your progress) – but it’s forcing me to reanalyze a…

UXD Notes: Creating a Sketch Artboard from a Mockup

To learn more about User eXperience Design, I’m: Taking the Udemy course “User Experience Fundamentals” by Joe Natoli. Taking the Udemy course “Sketch 3 from A to Z: Become an App Designer” by Joseph Angelo Todaro. According to the timeline I created in a previous post (this is my inner the project manager speaking), I…

UXD Notes: My First Sketch 3 Artboard

To learn more about User eXperience Design, I’m: Taking the Udemy course “User Experience Fundamentals” by Joe Natoli. Taking the Udemy course “Sketch 3 from A to Z: Become an App Designer” by Joseph Angelo Todaro. According to the timeline I created in a previous post (this is my inner the project manager speaking), I […]

UXD Notes: Sketch 3 Intro

To learn more about User eXperience Design, I’m: Taking the Udemy course “User Experience Fundamentals” by Joe Natoli. Taking the Udemy course “Sketch 3 from A to Z: Become an App Designer” by Joseph Angelo Todaro. According to the timeline I created in a previous post (this is my inner the project manager speaking), I…

UXD Notes: Developing the Scope of a UX Project

To learn more about User eXperience Design, I’m: Taking the Udemy course “User Experience Fundamentals” by Joe Natoli. Reading the book Don’t Make Me Think) by Steve Krug. According to the timeline I created in a previous post (this is my inner the project manager speaking), I should have this course completed in 2 weeks […]

Defining the Learning Pathway: Timeline

An old Australian flame once told me, “it takes three weeks to start a habit.” We absolutely did not last three weeks, but this officially has! (I’m not this person, I got this photo from Unsplash, but I feel a little bit like them. I feel elevated and excited about the vast distance ahead of…

UXD Notes: Home Pages & Development Teams

To learn more about User eXperience Design, I’m: Taking the Udemy course “User Experience Fundamentals” by Joe Natoli. Reading the book Don’t Make Me Think) by Steve Krug. According to the timeline I created in a previous post (this is my inner the project manager speaking), I should have this course completed in 9 weeks…

UXD Notes: 5 Planes of UX

To learn more about User eXperience Design, I’m: Taking the Udemy course “User Experience Fundamentals” by Joe Natoli. Reading the book Don’t Make Me Think) by Steve Krug. According to the timeline I created in a previous post (this is my inner the project manager speaking), I should have this course completed in 9 weeks…

UXD Notes: Website Navigation

To learn more about User eXperience Design, I’m: Taking the Udemy course “User Experience Fundamentals” by Joe Natoli. Reading the book Don’t Make Me Think) by Steve Krug. According to the timeline I created in a previous post (this is my inner the project manager speaking), I should have this course completed in 10 weeks…

UXD Notes: What UXD Is (and Isn’t)

To learn more about User eXperience Design, I’m: Taking the Udemy course “User Experience Fundamentals” by Joe Natoli. Reading the book Don’t Make Me Think) by Steve Krug. According to the timeline I created in a previous post (this is my inner the project manager speaking), I should have this course completed in 11 weeks…

Defining the Learning Pathway

Resource for Defining the Path I took a free webinar through Skillcrush that provides strategies for earning money while you learn, as well as opportunities to work remotely. The guide is really helpful. I highly recommend subscribing! (By the way, in order to link that Skillcrush PDF, I discovered that you have to only select…

Persistent Threat: Coding Hump

It’s easy to get disillusioned when you see this: I have a vague sense of where I need to start – HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (and maybe jQuery and Photoshop). These are part of front-end development – what users interact with. What I’m not sure of is whether I also need to know PHP, Ruby,…