Lessons in UX Writing Brought to You by Disney
It’s been more than 100 years since the Walt Disney Company was founded.
In that time they have created stories, and characters beloved by many.
In this special issue of UX Writing Weekly, we’re taking a look at the world of UX Writing through the lens of the magical world created by Walt.
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WHAT’S INSIDE ✍️
UX and UX Writing tips from Disney
Find out what it’s like to UX write at the happiest place on earth
Grab your seat in the next cohort of the UX Writing Academy
Find out how Disney is incorporating AI into their writing processes
Have a few laughs and learn some UX tips
Get a great book recommendation for learning to influence your users
Hot Tips 🔥🔥
Check out these articles for some UX lessons and tips that will help us create top-notch user experiences.
Learn by Listening 🎧
Get the inside scoop on UX Writing for Disney from Oz Chen. ✨
The next cohort of the UX Writing Academy began on October 9th, 2023. There’s still time to grab your seat!🎓
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 💪
This contribution from our own Damian Corrigan was spot on 🎯. While Disney has a lot of Ws under their belt, they like every major company have room for improvement.
Thanks for bringing this to the community and taking the time to share your insights.
Microcopy Bite 💬
A 404 error page can be frustrating, but Dosney’s UX writers nailed this one.
It’s clear, helps the user get back on track, and stays on brand. They even managed to give a nod to their hit movie Inside Out, with a witty reference “Long Term Memory” and the ever so relatable character Sadness.
Moment of Mirth 😂
Not unlike young Maleficent, the new UX writer on your team is idyllic and pure of heart. Invite them to the meetings and keep them in the loop, for once their heart has been hardened…😆
🤖 AI & UX
AI is shaking things up at Disney and we as UX writers can learn a lot from their responses. Read on to find out how they are working to incorporate responsible and ethical use of AI in their content creation.
UX Lessons brought to us by Disney 😉
Keep an eye out on our LinkedIn account for a more detailed post with these MEMEs and more 👍.
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!
Check out this stellar portfolio from another successful UX Writing Academy graduate, Hunter Armstrong Brankamp. 🎓
Yuval’s UX Lit Pick 📖
In this book, Thaler and Sunstein provide invaluable insights into behavioral economics, offering a deeper understanding of how users make decisions. Learn how to use your words to craft user interfaces that subtly guide choices and enhance the overall user experience.
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Yuval Keshtcher and UXWH team ✍️