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Sophie Freiermuth - What's in a name?


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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