Welcome to the blogs of John “TheWingless” Burnett, videogame Art Director and award-winning UI UX Designer (Midway Games, Electronic Arts, id Software, Activision, and more). While a bulk of my writing are game UI Design courses and guides, I do branch out occasionally into culture, tech and personal life. Check back often, as many blogs are updated with new art and content!

How to find your first video game UI UX Design Job Opportunity

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10 Simple ways to Improve your Videogame Inventory Screen

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Google’s 15 Most Asked Videogame UX UI Design Questions, Answered

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How Do You Make a Videogame UI UX Wireframe, Part 1 – How to Get Started

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10 Easy Ways to Practice Video Game UI Design on your Own

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7 Obvious Beginner Mistakes in your Video Game’s HUD (from a UI UX Art Director)

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The 13 Green, Yellow and Red Flags to look out for when interviewing for UI UX jobs

Questions an Art Director would ask about your Portfolio

The 10 questions a UI UX Design Art Director Asks Before Hiring You (from an Art Director)

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What Really Happens in a UI UX Design Interview for Video Games

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The 7 Obvious UI UX Design mistakes on your project

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Breaking into the video game industry through UI UX Design – FAQ

The Saboteur User Interface

How to make the jump from vanilla / corporate UI UX Design to video game UI UX Design

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How to learn video game User Interface Art and User Experience Design on your own in the Covid19 age

The top 10 best video game soundtracks of 2010-2020 that you don’t know about

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A crash-course in getting into video game UI and UX design for absolute beginners

The Lighthouse – The difference between homage and theft

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The 10 mistakes I see everyone make in their Virtual Reality user interfaces

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How to play the original 1993 Doom in Virtual Reality & play the most immersive mods & maps

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How I got into the video game industry – or – the shortest story ever told



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