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Writers in Tech

99 EpisodesProduced by Yuval KeshtcherWebsite

A podcast where content strategist, UX writers, and content designers share their well-kept industry secrets. This show is brought you by the UX Writing Hub.Take our FREE UX Writing course:


UX writing as a team of one with Axel Viersac @ Talend

Alex Viersac is part of the UX team at Talend,  a company creating software for data analysts. As the only UX writer in the company, people often call him to “check the words” when he should have been involved much earlier.

Alex explains how he’s building relations, educating people about his role, and creating a content design system that can be used by both writers and non-writers.

Here’s what we talked about:

  • Building relationships [3.35]
  • Being a mentor [6.40]
  • The tech industry and the recent layoffs [8.07]
  • Proving the value of UX writing  [10.35]
  • Copy management in Figma [15.40]
  • Developing a content design system [16.39]
  • Professional resources [22.00]


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Books recommended by Axel:

The business of UX writing by Yael Ben David

Leading content design by Rachel McConnell

The New Rhetoric: A treatise on argumentation by Chaim Perelman and Lucie Olbrechts-Tyteca

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