Hiring and Managing UX Professionals

Hiring and Managing UX Professionals
Hiring and Managing UX Professionals
English | MP4 | AVC 1280×720 | AAC 48KHz 2ch | 1h 07m | 430 MB

UX professionals help shape your product into something your users will love. You need people with the creative skills to meet your business goals. But how do you determine which UX skills your team needs—design, research, or strategy? And how can you tell if a freelancer, full-time employee, or design agency would be the best fit? Whether your team needs to recruit more UX talent—or you want to better support the team you already have—this course can help. Join Cory Lebson as he provides a holistic take on hiring, contracting, and retaining UX professionals. Learn about the different specialties within UX, how to determine what kind of help you need, and how to find that help. Plus, get strategies for cultivating a work environment where creatives can thrive.

Topics include:

  • UX design, research, and strategy jobs
  • Determining which skills you need on your team
  • Finding employees, contractors, and agencies
  • Assessing talent to fill UX job openings at your company
  • Evaluating a candidate’s user experience credibility
  • Working efficiently with consultants
  • Managing a staff of creatives
Table of Contents

1 Hiring UX professionals
2 What is UX and where do you start
3 UX fields Design, research, and strategy
4 Design-based jobs and skill sets
5 User research, accessibility, and human factors
6 UX strategy, content strategy, and customer experience
7 Figure out what skills you need on your team
8 Employees, freelancers, and moonlighters
9 Agencies and larger consulting firms
10 Generalists and experts
11 Mix and match for success
12 Employers and recruiters Be a part of the UX community, too
13 Create your UX elevator pitch
14 Align your job titles and descriptions
15 Seek out staff and contractors
16 Giving newbies a chance
17 Learning break
18 Are the people you find right for you
19 Corporate credibility
20 Portfolios and NDAs
21 Contracting, pricing, and timing
22 Alignment, knowledge, and expertise
23 Contractor communication and work location
24 Learning break
25 Understand the needs of creatives
26 Support career advancement
27 Next steps