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Specific Things to Say (and talk about) In Your UX Design Interview
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I explain specific things you should say and touch on during your UX Design interview
Views: 32919 Mike Locke
Getting Started in Web Design
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - Getting Started in Web Design
Views: 23933 Mike Locke
What is a UI/UX Designer?
 
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http://www.mluxacademy.com - In this video I explain exactly what a UI/UX Designer is. I describe what a UI Designer does and what a UX Designer does using providing real world examples. My Website: http://www.mluxacademy.com My Twitter: https://twitter.com/mlwebco My LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaellocke
Views: 139427 Mike Locke
Can You Be Successful Only with Design Skills? (no HTML/CSS)
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I talk about whether you can be successful in Web Design while only focusing on the design side alone and not learning HTML and CSS.
Views: 11171 Mike Locke
How to Price Out Your Web Design Freelance Projects
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I talk about my strategy for pricing out web design freelance projects. My Website: http://www.mlwebco.com My Twitter: https://twitter.com/mlwebco My LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaellocke
Views: 7861 Mike Locke
My Top Job Interviewing Tips (for UI Designers)
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I share with you my top job interviewing tips.
Views: 38304 Mike Locke
What's Your Web Design Process?
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I share my web design process. The web design process is often overlooked. But its vital to helping you overcome the struggle of not knowing what to do or where to start when designing a website.
Views: 17215 Mike Locke
Get Started in UI Design (Short, Sweet & Practical)
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I explain how to get started in UI Design. Short, sweet and practical advice. My Website: http://www.mlwebco.com My Twitter: https://twitter.com/mlwebco My LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaellocke
Views: 8174 Mike Locke
Advice for Getting Started in Web Design (Freelance vs. Full-Time Job)
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I share some advice for anyone getting started in web design. The question for young folks getting into web design is whether to go full-time or go freelance. In this video I offer my point of view.
Views: 19242 Mike Locke
How to Improve Your Visual UI Design Skills
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I share some tips on how to improve your visual UI design skills.
Views: 30213 Mike Locke
Adobe Illustrator Tutorial - Object Expand Feature
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I demonstrate how to use the object expand feature in Adobe Illustrator to create outline (fill) shapes around your logo. A cool feature that you might use when creating logos.
Views: 132514 Mike Locke
How to Handle "Lack of Experience" in a UI/UX Design Interview Situation
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video, I talk about how to handle the issue of "lack of experience" within a UI/UX Design interview. This situation comes up a lot for new aspiring designers. I provide real-world examples of how to approach this issue in an interview setting. http://www.twitter.com/mlwebco http://www.instagram.com/mlwebco
Views: 13371 Mike Locke
Web Design Pricing and Contracts
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I share my advice on web design pricing and contracts.
Views: 32716 Mike Locke
What is a UX Researcher? (i.e. UX Research) #UIUX #Design
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I talk about what a UX Research duties are and how to conduct user research by yourself.
Views: 9370 Mike Locke
How to Critique a Website
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I explain how to critique a website. I go over the five point that I use when I critique any website.
Views: 12871 Mike Locke
Choose a Web Design Discipline and Perfect it
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I talk about choosing one discipline and perfecting that one instead of trying to learn a broad range of skills early on.
Views: 21232 Mike Locke
Discouraged about your Web Design Career?
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - Simple words of encouragement if you're having a hard time in your Web Design career.
Views: 9746 Mike Locke
Stop Focusing on What other People are Doing, Just Do You!
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com/ - In this video I talk about the importance of not focusing on what other people are doing and staying focused on your own goals.
Views: 7167 Mike Locke
Critical Career Mistakes Newbie Designers are Making
 
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http://www.mluxacademy.com - In this video, I talk about two mistakes designers continue to make. It involves around having too broad of a skill set and not going deep enough in UX related material in regards to their portfolio. Learn Product UI/UX Design at http://www.mluxacademy.com
Views: 4699 Mike Locke
Advice for Struggling Web Designers
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I talk about why you might be struggling as a web designer and ways to break out of this zone to become a more valuable web designer that people are willing to pay a premium price for.
Views: 21374 Mike Locke
My Thoughts on Webflow (all-in-one design platform)
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I talk about Webflow, the design tool that allows anyone to build responsive websites without knowing/using any code. Webflow: http://www.webflow.com My Website: http://www.mlwebco.com My Twitter: https://twitter.com/mlwebco My LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaellocke
Views: 15296 Mike Locke
Dealing with Burnout - How to Beat It!
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I talk about how to deal with burnout. I discuss the burnout symptoms we all face at one time or another, why you may be burnt out and how to deal with it, beat it and become motivated again. My Website: http://www.mlwebco.com My Twitter: https://twitter.com/mlwebco My LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaellocke
Views: 10192 Mike Locke
How Much Should You Charge for a Website?
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video, I answer the question of how much you should charge for a website. This video is targeted to web designers just starting out in this field and are unsure of the market rate for web design services. Please send me any question you may have to [email protected] Thanks, ~ Mike
Views: 78573 Mike Locke
Going to School or Learning Web Design on Your Own?
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I talk about my thoughts on whether you should go to school or learn web design on your own.
Views: 57323 Mike Locke
Learning HTML/CSS, is it Important for UI/UX Design? Tips and Advice
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I talk about how HTML/CSS fits into the UI/UX Design discipline. I provide some quick tips on getting started learning HTML and CSS. My Website: http://www.mlwebco.com My Twitter: https://twitter.com/mlwebco My LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaellocke
Views: 32780 Mike Locke
Transitioning from Graphic Designer to UI Designer
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I talk about transitioning from Graphic Designer to UI Designer. My Website: http://www.mlwebco.com My Twitter: https://twitter.com/mlwebco My LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaellocke
Views: 13979 Mike Locke
Web Design Too Competitive?
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I talk about the idea of web design being too competitive for anyone to make a career.
Views: 14742 Mike Locke
Dealing with Procrastination?
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I talk about dealing with procrastination and provide some advice and tips on how to deal with it.
Views: 7186 Mike Locke
Landing a UI/UX Design Job is Difficult [Words of Encouragement & Advice]
 
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Scrap Your Portfolio and Start Over: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pd3cbpQBvEQ http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I share some advice on the struggles of landing a UI/UX Design job.
Views: 8727 Mike Locke
Learning Web Design & Development by Trial and Error
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I talk about the importance of learning through Trial and Error. There's no substitution for getting in the trenches and working through issue and problems through the course of a project.
Views: 7419 Mike Locke
How to Warp Text in Adobe Illustrator
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - How to Warp Text in Adobe Illustrator
Views: 380170 Mike Locke
How to Speak About and Present Your Work in a UI/UX Design Interview
 
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In this video, I explain how to speak about and present your portfolio work within a UI/UX Design interview. Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mlwebco Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/mlwebco LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaellocke
Views: 8057 Mike Locke
Simple Approach to Becoming a Product UI/UX Designer (Self-Taught)
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video, I offer simple advice and thoughts on how anyone can get started in becoming a Product UI/UX Designer, today. All self-taught, no college required. http://www.twitter.com/mlwebco http://www.instagram.com/mlwebco
Views: 6659 Mike Locke
Web Design Talk: Web Hosting, Equipment and Getting Started
 
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LunarPages Web Hosting - Only $6.95/month: http://lunarpages.com/id/mlocke160/goto/basiclander/ http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I talk about handling web hosting for your clients, what equipment/software you need when getting started in web design and finally tips for getting your feet off the ground in web design. Web Hosting: http://www.lunarpages.com
Views: 16085 Mike Locke
Things You Should Be Doing Daily to Stay Sharp - UI/UX Design
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video, I discuss things every UI/UX Designer should be doing daily/weekly to stay sharp in the marketplace. http://www.twitter.com/mlwebco http://www.instagram.com/mlwebco
Views: 6015 Mike Locke
Agile Scrum Development Process and How UI/UX Design Fit In
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video, I explain the Agile Scrum Development process (in plain speak) and talk about how UI/UX (Product Design) fits in.
Views: 14963 Mike Locke
Web Design Portfolio Do's and Dont's
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I provide some portfolio tips and advice. Podcast: "Your Portfolio is Your Golden Ticket" - http://www.mlwebco.com/2013/03/07/your-portfolio-golden-ticket/
Views: 32520 Mike Locke
Are Website Templates Making Web Designers Irrelevant?
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I talk about the topic of Website Templates and whether they make Web Designers irrelevant.
Views: 15490 Mike Locke
Advice For Learning Anything New - UI, UX, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video, I offer my advice for going about learning anything new as it pertains to UI, UX, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc. Follow my advice and will save you a lot of wasted time.
Views: 4477 Mike Locke
"Rich Dad, Poor Dad" and a Career in Web Design
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I talk about the "Rich Dad, Poor Dad" book and how a career in Web Design is actually great for positioning yourself for longterm financial growth. My Website: http://www.mlwebco.com My Twitter: https://twitter.com/mlwebco My LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaellocke
Views: 11536 Mike Locke
Are You Too Old for the UI/UX Design Field? Does Age Matter?
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I talk about if age matters when it comes to web UI/UX Design. My Website: http://www.mlwebco.com My Twitter: https://twitter.com/mlwebco My LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaellocke
Views: 10349 Mike Locke
My Simple Process for Getting Things Done
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I share my simple process for getting things done. Enjoy! Visit the blog post for more comments and insight http://www.mlwebco.com/2013/02/18/my-simple-process-for-getting-things-done/
Views: 6769 Mike Locke
UX Design - Advice on Becoming a UX Designer
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I cover the UX Design process and speak about what it takes for someone to become a UX Designer. Its all about how you approach each project and the process you use for designing a website or web app. Following this process and gaining experience will make you a strong UX Designer. Recommended UX Book - Don't Make Me Think (Revisited) http://www.amazon.com/Dont-Make-Think-Revisited-Usability/dp/0321965515 My Website: http://www.mlwebco.com My Twitter: https://twitter.com/mlwebco My LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaellocke
Views: 98713 Mike Locke
Is Redesigning Popular Sites/Apps a Good Idea for Concept Work? - UI/UX Design Advice
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I talk about whether redesigning popular websites and apps a good idea for concept work or personal projects?
Views: 11226 Mike Locke
What's the Perfect Number of Projects for a Design Portfolio?
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I talk about the perfect number of projects you should have on your design portfolio. If you're in the job market, your portfolio is vital to landing interviews and getting calls from recruiters. My Website: http://www.mlwebco.com My Twitter: https://twitter.com/mlwebco My LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaellocke
Views: 4246 Mike Locke
Pushing Through Procrastination and the Project Plateau
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I talk about procrastination and things you can do to overcome it.
Views: 3222 Mike Locke
4 Things To Learn To Become a Solid UI/UX Designer
 
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http://www.mluxacademy.com - In this video, I discuss 4 key things everyone must learn to become a UI/UX Designer. Each of these things you get started learning today and slowly get better as you go. The important thing is getting started. Get started Learning UI/UX Design at http://www.mluxacademy.com
Views: 4219 Mike Locke
Creating Wireframes: Examples, Advice and Tips
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In the video I discuss the benefits of creating wireframes for your website projects. I explain the benefits of using low fidelity wireframes versus high fidelity wireframes. Create wireframes online using Mockingbird (http://www.gomockingbird.com).
Views: 72056 Mike Locke
How to Design a Logo using Adobe Illustrator -Tutorial
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video tutorial, I walk you through the steps for designing a logo using Adobe Illustrator. In the video, I demonstrate how to go about choosing the right font type, tips for combining letters and manipulating colors for proper contrast as well as demonstrate how to design an icon using the vector pen tool. Enjoy! Download work file here: http://www.mlwebco.com/tutorials/logo-painttree/paint_tree.zip If you have any questions, send me an email at [email protected] Visit http://www.mlwebco.com for more video tutorials and web related content.
Views: 967069 Mike Locke
Starting a Web Design Business?
 
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http://www.mlwebco.com - In this video I share some tips and advice on starting a web design business.
Views: 31294 Mike Locke