the ux hustle podcast

with Amanda Worthington

This is a show about crafting a badass UX career and refining your UX process to become better at what you do. We'll also talk about applying UX to your life to get more done—with less stress.

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Becoming a Design Leader

Episode 39

Becoming a Design Leader

In this episode, Vincent and Amanda talk about what it means to be a design leader. Vincent shares what he's noticed in helping hundreds of designers successfully break into the UX industry.

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Vincent Brathwaite

Design Leadership Forum Director
Being a Human

Episode 38

Being a Human

In this episode, Amanda and Jasmine talk about Jasmine's experience in grad school — why she took that route, how she's using what she's learning at work, and how she's juggling school, work, and life.

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Jasmine Orange

UX Designer
Future-Proofing Your Design Career at the UX Hustle Summit

Episode 37

Future-Proofing Your Design Career at the UX Hustle Summit

In this episode, Amanda shares the 3 ways to future-proof your design career at the 2021 UX Hustle Summit, Sept 24 & 25

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Amanda Worthington

UX Designer & Strategist
Feel the Fear + DO IT Anyway with Joe Natoli

Episode 36

Feel the Fear + DO IT Anyway with Joe Natoli

In this episode, Amanda and Joe talk about FEAR. Fear of speaking up, fear of looking dumb, and the fear of failure. Joe shares his experience working with hundreds of thousands of UX students and in a number of UX organizations -- showing you how to overcome fear so that you can make a real impact not only as a UX designer but as a person in your own life.

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Joe Natoli

UX Consultant
Find Clarity From Your Story with Alex Street

Episode 35

Find Clarity From Your Story with Alex Street

In this episode, Amanda and Alex talk about the power and importance of your story. Alex walks through his process of the Transformation Story Arc so that you can show up more authentically inside and outside your career.

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Alex Street

Story Telling Coach
Standing Out to Find Your Career Home with Charli Marie Prangley

Episode 34

Standing Out to Find Your Career Home with Charli Marie Prangley

In this episode, Amanda and Charli talk about Charli's experience as a Creative Director and hiring manager at ConvertKit. Charli shares tips on how to stand out when job hunting, how she manages her design team, and how she's used her content creation to future-proof her career.

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Charli Marie Prangley

Creative Director
You're Not Alone; Nobody knows what they're doing

Episode 33

You're Not Alone; Nobody knows what they're doing

In this episode Amanda and Chad talk about what Chad's learned from his own experience of breaking into UX design and helping students at General Assembly.

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Chad Rieck

Senior UXer
Future-Proofing Your Career with Object-Oriented UX

Episode 32

Future-Proofing Your Career with Object-Oriented UX

Sophia and Amanda geek out about all things object-oriented UX (OOUX), talk about entrepreneurship -- shifting from consulting to facilitating to her own certification course, and what it takes to commit to your vision for your business and career

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Sophia V Prater

UX Designer, Founder of the Object-Oriented UX Certification Program
Change is the Only Constant

Episode 31

Change is the Only Constant

In this Episode, Amanda and Cassie talk about designing your career and reputation through all the twists and turns that life, tech, and design bring you.

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Cassie McDaniel

Design Leader at Webflow
Poetry, UX, Identity, and Fear

Episode 30

Poetry, UX, Identity, and Fear

In this episode, Jessie and Amanda openly discuss the ups and downs of associating UX to your personal identity and an all-in mindset.

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Jessie Lian

Experience Designer
Designing a Sustainable Career

Episode 29

Designing a Sustainable Career

In this episode, Amanda talks about what to do when you're feeling overwhelmed, overworked, or just in a messy place.

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Amanda Worthington

UX Designer & Strategist
Fruitful UX Research: Combining Science with the Messiness of the Real World

Episode 28

Fruitful UX Research: Combining Science with the Messiness of the Real World

In this Episode, Amanda and Varun discuss how to implement Research in a way that is sustainable, valuable, and ethical. We talk about ways to research with cross-functional partners, the power of saying "I don't know" and acknowledging the implicit bias and challenges that come with research, annnnd Amanda talks about her UX wrestling persona.

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Varun Murugesan

Head of UX Research
What I Wish I Knew

Episode 27

What I Wish I Knew

In this episode, Amanda and Denise talk about work/life integration, maintaining passion for the arts through creative outlets outside of work, and the benefits of community groups within larger corporations.

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Denise Nicole Francis

Senior Product Designer

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