The other day, AWeber’s Chief Product Officer posed a question to the UI/UX team in Slack: “What have you worked on recently that’s given you joy?” I really struggled to answer this question, and I found that extremely troubling. Hiring a new designer was my answer. As the manager of the UI/UX team, that process […]
One the most satisfying things about being a UX Designer is updating and refining an existing user interface, especially one that customers have been using heavily for a long time. It makes a timeworn feature feel brand new. The payoff, of course, is getting to directly observe customers using it and hearing how much easier and more enjoyable it is to work with. After all, who doesn’t love hearing their work be praised? The path to success, however, is never quite as straightforward as you expect it to be, and updating AWeber’s subscriber search was no exception.
Are you able to learn from your mistakes? Are you naturally curious, with a thirst for knowledge? If so, you’re already on the path to achieving UX greatness.