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15 Tips for an Awesome UX Design Portfolio – Website Design Article

Having an awesome UX design portfolio is one of the key steps to landing that next job, freelance gig, or otherwise building your career. Having interviewed a number of UX & web design candidates, I’ve seen both good and bad portfolios. In many cases a poor portfolio kept the candidate from getting an interview. It’s best to take a step back, simplify things and make sure you’ve got a strong portfolio. Here are 15 tips to help make your UX design portfolio…

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How to Become a UX Designer – Website Design Article

Would you like to become a UX designer or improve your UX skills? Follow this guide on how to become a UX designer to build a successful career in the UX field. This article covers the basics of UX, how I moved from being a web designer to specializing in UX, and some tips & resources to help you on your path to do the same. What is UX Design? People often ask “What is UX Design?” because there are a variety…

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iPad Screen Size Guide & Web Design Tips – Website Design Article

When Apple initially launched it’s iPhone & iPad lines many designers specifically targeted those device sizes in their website designs. This guide will help you understand how to make your site look it’s best when displayed on these devices. I’d recommend first using responsive design techniques to try and pick breakpoints based on your content and not to a specific device, as sizes are always changing. For example when the navigation no longer works horizontally it should adapt. If you…

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iPhone 6 Screen Size and Mobile Design Tips – Website Design Article

Apple updated its iPhone a bit ago making the form factor much bigger. The iPhone 6 screen size is both wider and taller and the iPhone 6 Plus also has a higher pixel density. This is an update to my previous post about designing websites for the iPhone 5. It’ll cover these new screen sizes and try to clarify how this all works. Update: Apple has released the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. The iPhone 6s screen size is…

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