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UX Speaker Series | Agile & Documentation: How it works together

How do you really do UX design in Agile mode? Do usability testing on just your roommates? Just follow those tips from a random blog? Learn how to be Agile without kicking good UX design to the […]

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The Magic of Metaphors in User Research

Written by Neha Rameja, GrowthX Academy UX Design student Humans express themselves in Metaphors. When people express their deep emotions and narrate their experiences, these metaphors are decoded by researchers and built into valuable insights. […]

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Three UX Designers on Why They Design and How They Got Started

GrowthX Academy spoke with three UX designers about what inspired them to pursue a career in the field and how they got started. They each came to UX design from different careers but were all fascinated by the opportunity […]

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CES 2017: The Next Killer App for the Car

After a few days of digesting last week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Vegas, I’ve thought about what new user experiences I saw would have the most practical impact. With everything from new VR apps […]

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Communication and Empathy Drive UX Design

“What we all do is with the customer in mind.” (Dane Howard) One of our GrowthX Academy Mentors, Dane Howard, who is the Chief Experience Officer at Trov Inc., an InsurTech company, stopped by recently […]

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A Career Switch Can Be Valuable

Dave Leggett is in the middle of a career switch from Financial Planning to UX Design as a student at GrowthX Academy.  What is the value of your career? The one you’re in right now, […]

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What is Design Thinking?

“Always pick a tool that will solve your problem.” (E.L Fox) E.L. Fox is a noted UX Researcher and Designer at Mule Design Studio. She’s also a Mentor at GrowthX Academy where I’m learning UX […]

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Pre-Order UX Expert Laura Klein’s New Book: Build Better Products

GrowthX Academy Mentor, UX Expert, and author of UX for Lean Startups, Laura Klein, has a new book, Build Better Products, A Modern Approach to Building Successful User-Centered Products, which is now available for pre-order. “It’s […]

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Expert Tips on Transitioning into UX Design

Mick McGee, the co-founder of EchoUser, and a UX design expert, recently stopped by GrowthX Academy to share his insights with me and my fellow students. If you are looking to transition into a career in UX, […]

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Grammar, Grammarly, and The “Write” Way to Network

Yuriy Timen, the Head of Growth and Marketing at Grammarly, recently spoke to a packed house at GrowthX Academy’s weekly Growth Marketing Meetup. His talk was chock-full of sagely advice. Here are a few insights that resonated with me: […]

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How Chatbots Are Changing UX Design

What if I told you there is a bot revolution afoot and and it’s going to change everything we are just now learning about user experience design? No, I don’t think we are living in […]

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How to Build Rapport

This post is written by GrowthX Academy students, Dylan Max and Jae Ro As students at GrowthX Academy, we have been exposed to so much new knowledge, it can be difficult to retain everything. What we’ve learned […]

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