UX Writing Weekly #127

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All about microcopy, UX writing, and games!
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WHATโ€™S INSIDE

Issue #127 (April 14th, 2021)
  • Itโ€™s game day: all about microcopy, UX writing, and games! 🎮
  • How to set your team up for success 🔑
  • The ultimate UX portfolio resource 🎨



PODCAST

🎙๏ธ In the latest episode of Writers in Tech, I had a great chat with Aladrian Goods, a content designer at Intuit and the driving force behind the UX Content club on Clubhouse.

Tune in to hear Aladrianโ€™s thoughts on:

  • Why a customer service background can be perfect for UX
  • How she found success in tech without a technical background
  • How to find your feet as the first content designer in a team
  • How to set up a product team for content design success
  • The future of content design



ARTICLES: MICROCOPY & GAMES
🎮 In this article, friend of the UX Writing Hub, Patricia Gรณmez Jurado, shares good practices around crafting user experience copy for casual mobile games.

An introduction to UX writing for mobile




🖰 Hereโ€™s a throwback to an interview with Nicole Winestock of WalkMe. In it, she talks about how her love of gaming influences her as a designer and writer.

The Deep Connection Between Microcopy, Product Design, and Gaming




👾 If you need to write for a mobile game but donโ€™t know where to start, this article is for you. Itโ€™s full of amazing lessons based on five case studies.

5 UX Writing Case Studies of Mobile Games Microcopy




MICROCOPY BITE

🕹๏ธ If youโ€™re looking for a seemingly endless source of microcopy examples from games, check out these 542 Games and 21944 Screenshots.

Browse around โ€” get inspired.




PORTFOLIO

🎨 Something a bit different this week: our new ultimate UX portfolio resource: 70 best practice examples.

Weโ€™ve put together an extensive collection of UX writing and design portfolios along with the tools used to build them, a list of resources, and more.




UX WRITING JOBS


👔 If writing at IKEA is anything like putting their furniture together, then some lucky candidate is going to have a blast working there! Tons of new jobs this week on the job board.

Whether youโ€™re looking to hire or be hired:




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Yuval



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