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Iterative Design Done Right: Insights and Tips from Wealthsimple’s Design Director

Tom Creighton is a hands-on kind of design director. As head of UX for Wealthsimple, an online investment management service, he believes in the power of iterative design to build and release features on his company’s apps, across multiple devices. We asked why he’s such an advocate of the iterative design approach and asked him to share some of his tips for UX designers who want to work more iteratively in their own careers.

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Creative Matchup: UX Designers Battle It Out on Adobe XD for Girls Who Code

UX designers went head-to-head in Adobe’s latest Creative Matchup. In this challenge, three talented designers have been tasked to use Adobe XD, the all-in-one cross-platform design and prototyping tool, to create a new profile experience for Girls Who Code’s mobile app Loop.

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Taking UX Beyond The Screen: Local Projects’ Elvira Barriga on Multidisciplinary Design

At Adobe MAX, Elvira will be sharing her experiences working as a multi-disciplinary designer in her talk, Storytelling at The Intersection of Architecture, Design, and Technology. We asked her for a sneak peek, and asked her to share tips for taking UX way beyond the screen.

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Designing for A Billion Users: Zixuan Zhao on Baidu’s UX Innovations for The Chinese Market

At Adobe MAX, Zixuan will share some of the UX challenges and some of his company’s innovations during his talk Baidu Design: UX Innovations for A Billion Users. Ahead of that, we asked him to tell us more about designing for the Chinese market.

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Designing Government Services for Everyone: Erica Deahl on The Role UX Plays in Creating Better Services

When it comes to diversity of workplaces, Erica Deahl has experienced it all. From agencies to presidential campaigns, to her current job as principal designer at Khan Academy, she believes in the power of good design to change people’s lives for the better.

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UX Design In A World Of Ever-Changing Screen Sizes: Tips For Staying Ahead Of The Curve

The move to mobile changed UX design at its core, and the move to portable devices of all sizes (and now, shapes) continues to keep designers on their toes, providing key challenges and opportunities. Yet UX designers across the industry are keeping up, and reacting to hardware changes in their own creative ways. Here’s some of their advice to keep up with an ever-changing screen size landscape.

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UX First, Aesthetics Second: Andrew Baygulov Shares His Advice for Creating Beautiful, Effective Designs

Andrew Baygulov is a self-taught designer and front-end developer who learned UX on the job. We asked him to share his process and advice on how to balance beautiful visual design while creating effective user experiences.

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Designs We Love, September Edition

It’s September, and for many, this is the time to get back to work or back to school in a big way. So as you spring back into action, check out these website and app designs we love, hand-picked by top UX designers from across the world.

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