A UX / UI designer ensures that the user experience is as positive as possible. In other words, they ' re responsible for the convenience and attractiveness of a website or app.
The term User Experience design appeared fairly recently, in 1995. This industry is actively growing ; however, the job description still can differ from company to company. Also, there are some discussions about UX and UI, and whether one person should create both UX and UI designs. User Experience and User Interface designers conduct a lot of research, analyze , communicate with potential users and team members, and plan . Only then do they " draw " a prototype of the website that serves as a basis for writing the website code. A UX / UI designer must have developed empathy and understand the psychology of users.
A UX / UI designer can draw icons and elements for the interface. More complex illustrations are usually created by a Graphic Designer.
A UX / UI designer needs to know the following technologies:
To design for mobile apps, you need to know Google Material Design (Android) and Human Interface Guidelines (Apple).
Understanding the principles of animation would be a plus.
UX writing skill is rising in demand. It's the ability to write concise and understandable "micro texts", such as the labels for buttons and menu items.
In addition to technical skills, communication and empathy are very important for a UX / UI designer. The latter is the ability to put yourself in the user's shoes and understand their pains and goals.
You need to follow design trends while knowing the established norms – for example, the principles of usability.
UX / UI designer is a relatively new profession, and many clients of INDIGO Tech Recruiters start their search for specialists with some basic questions. We have prepared answers to them. Need more information? Write to us.
1. What is the difference between UI, UX, and graphic design?
2. What should I pay attention to when hiring a UX/UI designer?
3. What are the minimum requirements for a UX / UI designer?
4. Where can I find a UX / UI designer?