UX Unicorns Do Not Exist: The Myth of the One-Person Usability Team

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Written By Jessica Wirt
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Summary: UX professionals are naturally dynamic, multifaceted, even magical beings. But hiring one person to solve all your usability problems is just an expensive, unrealistic Band-Aid for a larger UX need.

Written By Jessica Wirt

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Content Strategist & Digital Accessibility Specialist

Jessica helps industry-leading clients with business-changing content strategy. She is a writer and international speaker, traveling near and far to teach digital professionals how to improve their user experience practices.


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