Becoming a remote worker is a life-long goal for many people, the advantages are many: manage your time, working wherever in the world and tapping into a global client base.
Is it possible to be a UX Designer working remotely? I think the right answer is no. If you’re a UX designer and you spend your entire day on your computer, you’re really missing the point. The answers aren’t at your desk.
But there are plenty of UX-related tasks that you can offer in a remote capacity.
Lets’s try to organize our work as UXD in four areas:
- Remote Research (Remote UX Research)
- Analytics Review
- Competitive Analysis
- Heuristic Evaluation
- Content Audit
- Contextual Enquiry
- Usability Testing
- Remote Analysis (Remote UX Analysis)
- User Stories / Scenarios
- Mental Models
- Experience Maps
- Remote Design (Remote UX Design)
- Communication (Remote Communication)