UX Design can be a very tricky field to get into. Luckily, there are plenty of amazing resources that can guide you towards the right path. We’ve created a list of the top resource we think will help you get a solid start in UX Design. Check them out and let us know what you think! If you’re still wondering what UX Design is, also check out our previous blog post : The Emergence of UX Design.
1) UX Mastery
UX Mastery is a great place to explore the UX Design career path. They offer tutorials for beginners, podcasts, articles and lists of tools/books that you can get started with. It’s an amazing resource for individuals looking to get a start in UX Design.
2) Smashing Magazine
Smashing magazine is a great place to get no-fluff insights from experts in UX Design. You can find articles on UX related topics for both digital and physical products. The articles are very topic-specific, so it’s a good idea to have a general understanding of the UX field prior to engaging with content on their site.
3) InvisionApp Blog
Invision App is a platform used for creating interactive prototypes, product team collaboration and workflow organization. It’s an awesome tool and one that we teach in Ironhack’s full-time UX Design course. Invision App’s blog is an amazing spot for design related resources ranging from video tutorials to beginner guides. It’s a great place to take a dive into the UX Design field.
4) UX Booth
UX Booth is another amazing no-fluff place to learn from experts in the design community. The publication is broken down into UX Design specific topics and includes articles for beginner & intermediate designers looking to start in the industry. We recommend subscribing to their newsletter.
Similar to Smashing Magazine and UX Booth, UXDESIGN.CC is another great community of designers. They regularly curate some of the best UX Design articles, resources and tutorials on their site. You can also check out their awesome team of contributors and follow them personally for industry-specific insights.
6) UXPin e-Books
UXPin is a digital platform that helps the entire product team participate in the design process in one place. They offer several free e-Books to help beginners learn about UX Design and the industry overall. You can subscribe to individual e-Books.