UX Writing Weekly #80

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This week, we're getting straight to the content.

So let's go!
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✈️ Jess Ashworth made the switch from general content to UX writing when she joined TravelPerk as their first UX writer. In her post, she shares some great insights from her journey thus far: style guides, research, Figma, and more!

Things I’ve learned as the first UX writer in a scaling SaaS company

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🎧 Are you a high-quality human? (I bet you are.) If so, you might be just what Adrian from Spotify’s talent acquisition team is looking for! He shares with us his first-hand knowledge about how to get on Spotify’s radar, what to expect at a Spotify interview, and more.

How to Get a Job at Spotify Design

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🤖 Do you love high-quality robots? (I bet you do.) As our relationship to the technology that surrounds us grows more intimate, are we bound to lose our humanity? Or, will the opposite be true?

Our Intimacy with Technology May Enhance Humanity

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🧘🏻📿 We love Headspaceβ€”they always bring good vibes. Here’s some perfectly on-brand microcopy to help with COVID-19 coping.
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💻 This week, we’ve got something a little different for our portfolio sectionβ€”some handy tips on how UXers can take control and learn to code their own portfolios. Tips include where to start and what tools to use. Check it out!

5 lessons I learned coding my own UX portfolio

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🏆 Let’s go back… way back! In only our third ever newsletter, we linked to John’s Saito’s article on the importance of metaphor in design. It’s just as relevant now as it was back in 2017.

Making up metaphors: How metaphors can make or break your designs

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👔 To old job posts, we say goodbyeβ€”and welcome new ones that arrive!

Listen up, the economy may be in the dumps, but you’d never know it by looking at our job board. Check out new positions in China, India, Singapore, and more right here on our UX Writing Job Board.

And of course, add your own!

📤 It’s your final chance to register for the May class of our UX Writing Academy training program.
Know someone who may be interested? We now have a flexible, 12-month payment plan.


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