The below article was posted on blog on March 20th 2017. Being that this is the first UX article I am writing for this blog, I have given considerable thought to the topic I should cover as a starting point. UX is such a vast arena that it is not easy to pick a topic. In my almost eight years of experience as a UX Designer (aka Product Designer), I always come back to common ground when working on any project. UX is misunderstood in almost every place I have worked and even interviewed. Some people, among them recruiters, think that being a UX means being able to create boxes connected to lines (also called Wireframes). They think the discipline is about creating a document that is simply a checklist of things required for an interactive project. Some even request a UX at the end of a project so they can comply on the deliverables to their clients. In both of these cases the role is anything but UX; you just become an individual who updates a document,