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How academia helped me in UX



Published on | Prototyping: From UX to Front End — Medium Ender Ricart, PhD When I made the decision to leave academia for the private sector, I struggled. Firstly, I was unsure what job-options were available. Secondly, I struggled with how to translate my existing knowledge, skill set, and experience to fit the job position. Without going into detail, let’s just say I approached the transition very much like a research project, which is essentially how I approach many aspects of my life, and decided to pursue user experience research.