When it comes to design and development, there is always more to learn and new ways of seeing things. To keep a fresh perspective, brush up on skills and gain new ones, I follow several creators on YouTube. If you are looking for some educational and inspirational design resources, here are a few I’d like to highlight:
High Resolution: “Bringing clarity to how the best companies approach, communicate, and deploy design. Hosted by Bobby Ghoshal & Jared Erondu.” (25 series interviews with design leaders.)
UX Expose: “Expose UX is a new User Experience web series where startup founders seek help from UX experts.”
NNgroup: “Nielsen Norman Group offers evidence-based user experience (UX) research, training, and consulting. The company was founded by Jakob Nielsen and Don Norman.” The NNgroup series offers insights and tutorials on various UX topics.
ML UX Academy: Mike Locke is an experienced designer hosting a series that guides new designers on various UX topics as well as professionalism and tips for advancing a career.
Charlie Marie TV: Charlie Marie is a web and graphic designer “posting design videos every Saturday about tools, projects, and concepts and vlogs every Tuesday about my life as a designer.”
The Futur: The Futur believes the future of online education for creative professionals will be won by professional web series. It positions its series as a place for education, design, business, learning.
AIGA Design: “The professional association for design.” Featuring “…videos, including full presentations from the AIGA Design Conference and tributes to the recipients of the AIGA Medal, a prestigious prize in the design profession.”
Codecourse: “Helping you learn to code.” Watch tutorials on topics ranging from CSS to JSON to PHP and more.
The DigiCraft: “We create Video Tutorials. While our main focus is on teaching web development topics, we also cover design, video and audio production.”
DevTips: “DevTips – weekly videos on the subject of web design and development.”
Free Code Camp: An open source community of busy people who learn to code and build projects for nonprofits.
Keeping your skills fresh is a great way to stand out and make an impact on your projects and online learning can help you stay current. Continuous learning helps to solve problems and meet new challenges. These are just a few examples for online learning – of course, there are many other sources out there to help propel your skills – explore and find one that works for you.