What’s in a name? (or why we should really stop fighting andsettle for a single job title for our profession)             ...
1 discipline,          so many job namesUX DesignerUX ArchitectUX Visual Interaction DesignerUX Interface designerCustomer...
The same, as a cloud                       #Lightn                       ingUX
Randomising is not   for job titles                     #Lightn                     ingUX
A puzzling job title                       #Lightn                       ingUX
An internationally puzzling         job title                          #Lightn                          ingUX
Elevator pitch isenough of a problem                      #Lightn                      ingUX
Adapting to the occasion                           #Lightn                           ingUX
Opening the door    to a parade of anything• “Ive gone by previously as UX Prototyper”• “The funnest title Ive seen used i...
The Degree Disaster• MSc in HCI with Ergonomics• MSc in Human Centred Systems• MSc in Electronic PublishingOk, this one is...
Who suffers?               #Lightn               ingUX
The future of our  profession?                    #Lightn                    ingUX
Could these organisations          help?                            #Lightn                            ingUX
Is it really so bad    to settle on a name?Thank you! Questions, comments: @wickedgeekie   #Lightn                        ...
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  • NOC = National Occupational Classification
  • Britain’s Minister for Business, Mark Prisk.
  • Individual job titles are confusing Not everyone has a (related) degree Degrees are confusing
  • Sophie Freiermuth - What's in a name?

    1. 1. What’s in a name? (or why we should really stop fighting andsettle for a single job title for our profession) I’m @WickedGeekie and this is #LightningUX 6 March 2012
    2. 2. 1 discipline, so many job namesUX DesignerUX ArchitectUX Visual Interaction DesignerUX Interface designerCustomer / user experience architectUsability practice managerUser Experience researcherUser Experience Consultant #LightnUser Interface Designer ingUX
    3. 3. The same, as a cloud #Lightn ingUX
    4. 4. Randomising is not for job titles #Lightn ingUX
    5. 5. A puzzling job title #Lightn ingUX
    6. 6. An internationally puzzling job title #Lightn ingUX
    7. 7. Elevator pitch isenough of a problem #Lightn ingUX
    8. 8. Adapting to the occasion #Lightn ingUX
    9. 9. Opening the door to a parade of anything• “Ive gone by previously as UX Prototyper”• “The funnest title Ive seen used is Dev-igner”• “I need a UX Developer/UX Designer and everything in between to fill contract to full-time positions” #Lightn ingUX
    10. 10. The Degree Disaster• MSc in HCI with Ergonomics• MSc in Human Centred Systems• MSc in Electronic PublishingOk, this one isn’t:• MSc in User Experience Design #Lightn ingUX
    11. 11. Who suffers? #Lightn ingUX
    12. 12. The future of our profession? #Lightn ingUX
    13. 13. Could these organisations help? #Lightn ingUX
    14. 14. Is it really so bad to settle on a name?Thank you! Questions, comments: @wickedgeekie #Lightn ingUX

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