This talk will discuss how to balance specialization with well-roundedness. As UX writers and content designers, we often need to fight for our seat at the table. Exploring other disciplines can give us the tools we need to do great, user-focused work. It can also help us prove our worth and become respected contributors. At the same time, specializing in specific areas and becoming experts can make us more valuable to our teams and prospective employers. So how do we do both?
How much should you focus on knowledge from other disciplines to build and improve user experiences? What should you learn to grow your skills? Should you ‘stay in your lane’?