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Nielsen Norman Group 
A UX consulting firm. Well-known for their User Experience Certification program
Provides guidelines and best practices for user-centered design


The State of UX in 2018
Describes UX trends for 2018

2017 TriUXPA and LTUX Survey of the Salaries of Local UX Professionals
2017 survey which highlights general information about UX professionals in the area, including salary average and demographics

2018 UX Salary Guide (by Onward Search)
Shows top cities/average salaries for UX positions

Showcasing design intern portfolios at top tech companies.


TriUXPA (Triangle User Experience Professional Association)
Website Description: “The Triangle UXPA was founded in 2006 and is the North Carolina Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill chapter of the User Experience Professionals Association. We are focused on building and supporting the local community of practitioners who craft great user experiences.”

Ladies that UX — Durham, NC
Durham based professional group for women in UX

Triangle-based professional development group 

Triangle-based professional development group focused on Python

Student Organizations:

Design for American at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
A UNC-CH organization which allows for hands-on experience working on design solutions. According to their website, “DFA student teams work on 2-3 self-selected design projects throughout the academic year applying the skills and expertise gained through their for-credit academic courses.”

1789 Venture Labs
The University’s central hub where entrepreneurship happens for all UNC students and grads with an idea for a for-profit, non-profit or social entrepreneurial venture.

1893 Brand Studio
1893 is a student-powered agency from the Daily Tar Heel.

Carolina’s Maker Network, which was created to support BeAM (Be A Maker), the makerspace network at UNC Chapel Hill.

Carolina Creates
Carolina’s Incubator for Student Creativity

UX Articles:

“54 Tech Terms You Need to Know as a UX Designer” (UX Planet)

“6 UX Abilities to Master as a Fresh Graduate” (Mockplus)

“The Best Book List for UI/UX Designer, Product Manager, Graphic Designer & Logo Designer” (Mockplus)

“Laws of UX”

“10 Must Skills for UX Designers” (UX Planet)

“Choose Good Tools for UX Design” (Prototypr)

“The UX/UI Portfolio: 13 Best Practices” (UX Collective)

“Creating Users, Not Addicts” (Medium)

“User Memory Design: How To Design For Experiences That Last” (Viget)


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