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Do you want to GET STARTED in UX Design and don’t know where to begin? These 6 STEPS will help you go from a complete BEGINNER to a trained up UX DESIGNER (with a job!). Cut through all the noise online and GET STARTED with this video!

In this video, one of our UX designers, Amr, shares a step-by-step guide and timeline, with the key online courses to take, the tools to master, the communities to join, the lessons we’ve learned, and the books you have to read in order to become a UX Design expert.

Do you have other tips to become a UX Designer? Which steps did you take to start your career? Which resources are you using to achieve your goals?All the steps and links can be found below!

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?STEPS + ? Tools / Resources (In order of appearance)
0:00 – Intro

1:23 – Step 1 – Decide whether UX Design is for you

Career Foundry UX Email Course
https://careerfoundry.com/en/short-courses/become-a-ux-designer/

2:40 – Step 2 – Take a course to learn the principles

Coursera – Georgia Tech – Introduction to User Experience Design
https://www.coursera.org/learn/user-experience-design

Accenture – Future Learn – Digital Skills: User Experience
https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/digital-skills-user-experience

Career Foundry UX Design Program
https://careerfoundry.com/en/courses/become-a-ux-designer/

5:18 – Step 3 – Master a Design Tool

Figma
https://www.figma.com/

Adobe XD
https://www.adobe.com/uk/products/xd.html

Figma Tutorial 1

Figma Tutorial 2

6:28 – Step 4 – Practice

Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines
https://developer.apple.com/design/human-interface-guidelines/

Google’s Material Design:
https://material.io/resources/icons/?style=baseline

9:44 – Step 5 – Join a Community

Designer Hangout
https://www.designerhangout.co/

10:59 – Step 6 – Learn what you need to know to get the job

Glassdoor – UX Jobs:
https://www.glassdoor.com/Job/ux-designer-jobs-SRCH_KO0,11.htm?countryRedirect=true

? Lessons to speed up the process

17:51 – Lesson 1 – Find a partner for this journey
19:07 – Lesson 2 – Set a DEADLINE for yourself
20:28 – Lesson 3 – Block out your time to learn and practice
21:26 – Lesson 4 – Publish your work
22:13 – Lesson 5 – Don’t avoid feedback

?Books mentioned:

23:24 – Book 1 – Don’t Make Me Think – Steve Krug:

23:48 – Book 2 – Design Of Everyday Things – Don Norman:

24:12 – Book 3 – Sprint – Jake Knapp:
https://www.thesprintbook.com/

25:00 – Conclusion
25:59 – Bloopers + outro

Thanks for watching!

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