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UX Writing - with Laura Costantino

Season 3, Ep. 50

In this episode of the UX Cake podcast, we’re bringing you lots of great information about UX writing as a specialty within UX. In this special Ask Me Anything format we cover some of the most useful soft skills for a career in UX writing, hard skills that are transferable from other industries, ideas on how to upskill your UX writing, finding a mentor, and career trajectories for UX writers.


My guest is Laura Costantino (they/them), a senior UX writer at Google. For the past 10 years, Laura has worked at the intersection of editorial marketing and strategy. They fully transitioned into UX content about three years ago and now, as someone who went through a career change, Laura is dedicated to helping other people of all backgrounds transition into UX while also being committed to developing content design and strategy as pivotal parts of the UX discipline.


Resources

Strategic Writing for UX, Torrey Podmajersky

Content Strategy for the Web, Kristina Halvorson

Content Strategy Toolkit, Meghan Casey

Working in Content

Content + UX slack


Mentoring platforms

ADP List

UX Coffee Hours

Design Buddies

Hexagon Mentorship program


Connect with Laura Costantino

Linkedin

Website

Twitter


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