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28 helpful Slack communities you should join as a UX designer

28 helpful Slack communities you should join as a UX designer
Fabricio Teixeira
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Fabricio Teixeira

Fabricio Teixeira is a design director at Work & Co in Brooklyn, NY, and the co-founder of Fabricio Teixeira is a design director at Work & Co in Brooklyn, NY, and the co-founder of

Tons of companies are using Slack to organize and facilitate how their employees communicate on a daily basis. Slack has now more than 5 million daily active users and more than 60,000 teams around the world.

But whether the company you work for use Slack or not, you can still use the tool to connect and stay in touch with other professionals like you. The design and tech communities have been creating a series of groups to chat about references, events, books, links, case studies and best practices in our field. The best part: anyone can join and participate in the discussions.

Here are some of my favorites Slack groups:

UX Design Community

UI/UX designers from all over the globe

Animation at Work

Conversations on web and UI animation

Designer Hangout

Designers and researchers from around the world discussing user experience

Team Sketch

A community for Sketch designers

Junior UX Community

A channel to help junior UX designers across the world find a job

Dear Designers

A community to help you figure out your next steps in becoming a better designer from folks a few steps ahead of you

Digital Nomads

For digital nomads working on startups

Side Project group

A place to share side project ideas and find other people to join

Product Tribes

A community for designers, PMs, and developers


A community-driven effort to make web accessibility easier

Content + UX

For people who are interested in the user experience of content

The Designership

An active community of creatives to learn, share and grow with

UX Mastery

To rid the world of confusing, hard-to-use interactions and interfaces through quality design education

What Users Do

From the creators of the homonym user testing tool


A curated community where photographers can share and meet great people who also enjoy photography

Product Managers group

All the things relevant to product management


A community for creative developers to share knowledge

iOS Developers group

A Slack community for iOS developers to share experiences and learn


Slack group with ReactJS news

Google Cloud Platform Community

A group about application hosting on Google’s infrastructure


Official Slack group for the Bootstrap framework

Women in Technology

A safe, confidential space for women who work in technology


Artists, journalists, educators, tinkerers, bot enthusiasts and seasoned developers who love to make bots

Bot Developer Hangout

Developers of Slack bots on Slack

AI Researchers

Artificial Intelligence group on Slack

Reddit Entrepreneur

Slack group of people from sub-reddit /Entrepreneur

Indie Game Developers

Group with independent game developers


A community for gamers to chat and play video games…and cat GIFs

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