The Blog for Content Designers
Read the latest on content, craft, and community from working UX writers and content designers in the field.
20 content designers share their daily routines
20 content designers share what a typical day in their role looks like, including tools, processes, and structure. How does your experience compare?
All! The! Things! Clare Scott’s Button 2022 recap
What books, articles, and podcasts help content designers improve their craft? Get ready to bookmark these resources from Button 2022.
The Interface: Button 2022 recap
Missed out on Button 2022? In this episode, we talk about the standout sessions and speak on what we hope to see more of next year.
Big tech layoffs: A survival guide for content designers
I graduated university in 2008, roughly the same time the entire world economy collapsed. As many millennials would know from…
UX writing in the FinTech industry
Poor UX can be costly for businesses—especially in the banking and financial sector. Cara Lam highlights the crucial role UX writing can play.
The Interface: Is this the end of Figma?
What does the future hold for content design in Figma? The UXCC crew chat with guests Scott Kubie and Carol Valdez on the latest acquisition news.
Law to UX: My magical career transition
UXCC graduate Connor Malone shares how an early career in law prepared him for the magical world of UX.
Punk in UX: 6 counterculture principles for content designers
The ethics, inclusion, and divergent thinking of a punk mindset are characteristics that unite UXers—from Expedia to Walmart.
Everything you need to know about UX writing certification
First thing’s first: UX Content Collective offers certifications in several disciplines, including UX writing, chatbot writing, content testing, and more.…
The Interface: Do content designers need portfolios?
In this episode, the UX Content Collective crew discusses content design portfolios and if they are a necessity or a nice-to-have. Listen in or read the transcript!
The Interface: Will the wave of layoffs hit UX writers?
In this episode, the UX Content Collective crew discusses the current wave of tech layoffs and what this means for product and design teams.
Webinar recap: Accessibility for UX
In this webinar, UXCC course authors discuss designing usable experiences for all and how content designers can play a role in better, more accessible products.
Five tips for successful gender-inclusive translations
Truly gender-inclusive content requires support from UX writers, designers, and localization experts. Laetitia Gathion shares how to make this important collaboration work!
How to measure content operations maturity
How “mature” is your organization? Rob Mills shows how to use content maturity models as a guide, not a prescriptive framework.
UXCC Instructor Spotlight: Meet Rob Mills
UXCC course instructors share their unique backgrounds, insights, and advice for fellow UX content people. This time, we chat with Rob Mills.
Grow your content design career with a coach
In this panel, Patrick Stafford chats with UXCC coaches from Microsoft, Spotify, and ServiceNow.
Five tips for success as a solo UX writer
Setting up a UX writing practice as a team of one is no small feat. Megan O'Neill shares how she got started building processes and best practices at Codecademy.
Introducing the Gender-Inclusive Language Project
Content designers from around the globe explore how we can adopt gender-inclusive language in our everyday lives and content design work.
Figma techniques for better content design
Figma is where the content design magic happens. Jason Fox shares quick tricks and tips to make the most of the tool.
UXCC Instructor Spotlight: Meet Daree Allen Nieves
UXCC course instructors share their unique backgrounds, insights, and advice for fellow UX content people. This time, we chat with Daree Allen Nieves.
The Dash: Share the UX writing love
This week's Dash includes a framework for effective collaboration, tips for giving great feedback, and error messages as poetry.
Error messages as poetry from Condé Nast & Zendesk
UX writing is rarely considered the most emotional expression of the written word—until two UX writing teams transformed error messages into poems.
How to give impactful content design feedback
Giving feedback is one of the most important tools in your content designer belt. Taylor Rohwedder shares how to use it well.