The importance of breathing the entire product before bombarding the company with your improvements.

Working with constraints.

Times are tough, there are a lot of UX designers and even more aspiring ones. I’m a UX designer now, but I’ve long been on the aspiring side. The hardest part is: How to stay motivated…

A beautiful mountain covered by clouds, and we don’t know what’s underneath the clouds. But up here it looks gorgeous.
A beautiful mountain covered by clouds, and we don’t know what’s underneath the clouds. But up here it looks gorgeous.

As designer we are given the opportunity to make change happen. Now it’s time do to it for the better. Our precious world.

Beautiful island with a azure blue sea and white beach. The world gave us places like these, what we give it back is an ocean
The world gave us places like these, what we give it back is an ocean full of plastic. We as designers can influence this let’s take our responsibility for the better and give back to nature rather than take it and destroy it.

No way, I got an UX design job offer!

A boxer is entering the arena about to start his fight
Entering the arena, let the games begin! — Photo by Attentie Attentie on Unsplash

Part 2, the 2nd interview — I’ve done quite some interviews, and learned what did and what didn’t work during these.

Pouring whiskey in a open coconut, meaning I need a break.
Pouring whiskey in a open coconut, meaning I need a break — Photo by Misunderstood Whiskey on Unsplash

Recap part 1.

I’ve done quite some interviews, and learned what did and what didn’t work. I’m glad to share these with you. Part 1.

A guy standing on a rock, ready for his new adventure
A guy standing on a rock, ready for his new adventure — Photo by Joshua Earle on Unsplash

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Maarten van Hoogdalem

I’m Maarten I share my journey how I became a Designer with no design background or art talent.

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