Category: Tips

What Are UX Designers Actually Doing?

Recently, I often see web companies are hiring “UX Designers” rather than “Web Designers” on job boards. I was curious to know what the average UX designers are doing and the difference between UX designers and web designers. I researched a job description of UX designers and what kind of skill sets are needed for them.
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Skills a Web Designer And Web Developer Need

I’m recently working as a career adviser at Frog, which is a study abroad agency specialized in Web/IT industry for Japanese web designers and developers based in Vancouver, Canada. Then I often asked “What kind of skills do I need to work there?” or “How many years of work experience do I need?”. Therefore, I researched over 300 job postings on several job boards. I hope this article will help you!
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Free Alternative Apps to Adobe Products 10+

Most of creators cannot work without Adobe products including Photoshop or Illustrator. However, there are many people who feel they are a bit too expensive especially students. In this article, I’ll show you some alternative apps which are free to use!
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WordCamp London 2013

I joined WordCamp London 2013 on November 23rd 2013 in London! WordCamp is a conference that focuses on everything WordPress which is one of the most popular CMS in the world. I had a great time to know new ideas and see nice people there, so I would like to write review about it.
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Create Coding Standards

Coding conventions are a set of guidelines for a specific programming language that recommend programming style, practices and methods for each aspect of a piece program written in this language. If you don’t organise them, your code will be getting messy and can’t be understood by other developers. So I’ll share how to create coding standards and style guide!
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I Redesigned My Portfolio Website!

I’m happy to announce that I finished to redesign my portfolio website! It’s a first time to redesign it in about 3 years. Actually former theme is my first original WordPress theme ever. I tried very hard to make it at that time but the whole code and file structures are messed up when I looked at it again so I decided to redesign.
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