So you're starting a career in UX. You’re empathetic, detail-oriented, and a stellar organizer to boot, and you want to combine these skills into a career. Welcome, New UX Designer! We’re so happy to have you in the industry.
Now, I’m sure you’ve heard that empathy is at the core of the UX process; this is one thing we’re great at communicating to designers who are just starting out. However, UX requires more than empathy, and it’s hard to know what else to prioritize when you’re new in the industry and there’s so much to learn. Where do you begin?
Here are a few additional lessons I hope will serve you well as you start out in your UX career.