Thoughts on UX Design & freelancing
User research is exciting: observing people using your product, understanding their mindsets better in interviews, receiving feedback on usability issues. But what do you do with all the data that you collect? You usually come out with a ton of notes – how do you make sense of it? Focus on the right level of detail while capturing notes Data analysis starts with how you capture your notes. It requires...
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A new project, a new client, a new opportunity. It’s a new beginning – and part of it is to learn each other’s language. Once upon a time… It seems so simple in the beginning. Here is a typical situation I am facing over and over again: A client calls me and is looking for some UX support. We have our first meeting to discuss the ask: What is the...
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…or how to avoid scope creep and manage your wireframe work Ever fell in the wireframe scope creep trap? You are starting your work on the wireframes – and during the review cycles your client comes up with more and more requirements or new ideas for features. And some of it is part of the natural process – and we even want this to happen: prototyping should allow us to...
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Part of every business life: meetings! Meetings can be fun and productive, meetings can also be frustrating and annoying. They can feel like a waste of time – or they can feel like great teamwork and a successful step towards your project goal. What makes the difference? As a freelancer I step into this trap over and over again – because every project means working with a new team for me,...
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Yay, my first blogpost for toptal is online: Read more about the value of user research on the toptal blog.
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