How to Hire Your First UX Professional

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Written By Destiny DeLarye
“Hiring a UX Pro?” graffitied on a concrete wall in orange and blue. Yellow caution tape reading “Read This First” is posted in front of the graffiti.
Summary: Hiring a UX expert can be confusing and overwhelming. Find the right person by learning what skills your first hire should have and what work they must do.

Written By Destiny DeLarye

Headshot of Destiny DeLarye.

Junior Content Strategist

Destiny helps national organizations improve their content strategy and digital accessibility for large, business-critical user experience projects. She writes about UX to help others improve their own sites, apps, and software products.

Graphic: @krisblackstudio

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