What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Senior User Experience Designer in San Francisco:
"Don't be afraid to ask stupid questions."
The heart of this job is understanding what motivates people to do what they do. This involves digging into what might appear to be superficially obvious to get to a more fundamental truth. Ask questions, lots of questions. Don't be afraid to look stupid. People appreciate it when they feel like they are understood - they'll be happy to help you!
Senior User Experience Designer in Richmond:
"There are so many possibilities."
There are many different avenues you can take with this field. I enjoy this one the most as it wraps design with psychology & a more technical side.
Senior User Experience Designer in Boston:
"Stay up-to-date with trends."
Allocate time per week/month to learn and study new trends. It's important to stay ahead of the curve.