This week, both Jon and Chris are back in the studio to discuss personas. We go over what they are, how you use them, along with some tips on how to get started. We close it out with a discussion of why people don’t seem to use them more often, along with our stories of the “Good UX of the Week!”

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This week, while Jon is busy editing his new book, Chris spends some time talking (ranting) about usability testing, and addressing some of the common myths about it. It’s a bit of a long show, so just be warned… 😛

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This week, we were LIVE on Blab with Michael Darius, formerly a designer at Apple, to discuss UX design mentorship! This is the audio version of everything that we discussed. Thanks to the team at Blab and Michael for a great evening of discussion.

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This week, Chris and Jon talk about design critiques! If you ever had a difficult time both giving and receiving critical feedback on design, listen to this episode! Even if you’re not a designer, this episode is full of helpful information to be a better participant in a design review which will help improve your product overall!

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This is it folks! We made it to episode 25 and we definitely couldn’t do it without your support!

This week Chris and Jon discuss one of the most difficult design projects of them all, portfolios. We talk about what they are, how they can help move your career forward, and how we’re faring on this journey to portfolio greatness!

Chris’s Portfolio

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P.S. We built our portfolios using Webflow, heres a referral link if you are interested.

 

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