Case Studies, Portfolios, and Interviews Oh My!
Quality case studies build stellar portfolios, and stellar portfolios get interviews!
heck out this issue of UX Writing Weekly for everything you need to know to take your game to the next level.
WHAT’S INSIDE ✍️
Tips for case studies 📝
Portfolio tips and tricks from Sarah Doody of the Career Strategy Lab 🎤
Tips for using AI to get your next job 🤖
A stellar reading recommendation for every writer 📚
Hot Tips 🔥🔥
We’ve got something for everyone this week!
Learn how to ace your case studies.
Find out what every portfolio needs to get attention.
Find out what it takes to break into the field of UX writing in 2023.
Get tricks for nailing the interview.
Discover what your prospective employers want to see on that take-home assignment.
Learn by Listening 🎧
Looking to break into the field of UX Writing or trying to climb the ladder? This episode of Writer’s In Tech has something for everyone. Listen in and get some pointers you can use at any stage in your career. ✨
The next cohort of the UX Writing Academy is beginning on October 9th, 2023. 🎓
Get all the skills you need to get hired as an in-house or freelance UX writer in this extensive 6-month training program.
Pillars of the Community 💪
Love that the Facebook community we’ve built is a safe place and a sounding board where we can help each other to grow professionally! Huge props to Nick for sharing his portfolio and to Amy and all the others who gave productive and actionable feedback 🤓.
Microcopy Bite 💬
Love this copy from Squarespace. “Pick your starting point” tells me exactly what I can do on this page and it’s phrased in the active voice to motivate me to dig in and start creating my portfolio right away!
🤖 AI & UX
Great news dear UX writers! AI isn’t just going to help you do your job. It can ALSO help you get a job. Check out these articles to find out how 👀.
Put AI to work for you, next time you write a case study. 🤖⬇️
Here’s how you can leverage AI to help you prep for your next UX writing job interview. ⬇️
It may not have panned out this time, but what a cool concept. I bet it won’t be long before we start seeing this application. ⬇️
UX WRITING JOBS 👩💻
Whether you’re looking for an entry-level position or a senior role we’ve got them all. We’re constantly updating the job board, so keep on checking!
You know we love our UX Writing Academy alumni! A member of cohort 12, Miranda is now working as a content designer at Spark. Way to go Miranda 👏.
Yuval’s UX Lit Pick 📖
Nicely Said: Writing for the Web with Style and Purpose, by Nicole Fenton and Kate Kiefer Lee is an awesome read for UX writers at every phase of their career. Tons of tips to keep your writing fresh and purposeful.
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Yuval Keshtcher and UXWH team ✍️