A career is not a straight line and skills can be gained in unexpected places.
Take inspiration from these stories of how people got where they are and where they may go next.
Senior UX Designer Each&Other
What is your current role? I’m a Senior UX Designer at Each&Other. What that means is actively listening to people, be that client stakeholders or users, to understand and frame a problem. Then it’s finding insights and creating a response that not only meets their needs now but also unseen needs and has the potential to evolve with them. Tell us about your career journey to date? I began my design career with a degree in Visual Communication from DIT. When I finished, I left for London and after a little while (which seemed like a long time then), I got an internship which turned into my first full time design position. It was in this role that I learnt…
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Co-owner at a UX and Product Design studio Each & Other
What is your current role? I’m a Principal and co-owner at a UX and Product Design studio. I help clients a) understand their users b.) shape products and services to meet customer needs and c) work with my team to deliver world-class digital experiences. We tackle tough problems in complicated, global fields. Tell us about your career journey to date? I started with a B.Sc in multimedia in the late ‘90s. Then worked in hospitality and travelled for quite a while. I tried to kickstart a writing career with an MA in Journalism and did stints at newspapers and magazines. I started a print and online publishing company, which didn’t go so well. But that experience landed me a…
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