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user-experience
Medium
1 day ago
UX design

My favorite UX & UI design courses

Being self-taught in design is facilitated by a plethora of online courses.
Understanding user expectations and mental models is crucial in design.
Medium
1 week ago
UX design

Disabled Buttons UX-Usability Issues and How to Avoid Them

Whenever adding a disabled button, consider better alternatives.
Make disabled buttons convenient and understandable for users.
If disabled buttons are necessary, ensure users can easily enable them.
Uxmatters
3 weeks ago
UX design

Achieving Harmony: Balancing Business Goals and the User Experience in Design

Understand and align with business goals
Advocate for a superior user experience
Medium
3 weeks ago
UX design

Giving people power, not doubt: UX writing guidance on confirmation messages

Confirmation messages help people avoid mistakes and make sure they intentionally make changes.
UX writers need to clearly state the action that needs to be confirmed, explain the consequences, and provide clear options in confirmation messages.
Medium
3 weeks ago
UX design

Uncovering User Pain Points: A Guide for Qualitative Researchers

Pain points are moments of friction or dissatisfaction that users encounter while interacting with a product or service.
Qualitative research methods like one-on-one interviews, usability testing, and contextual inquiries can effectively uncover pain points during the UX design process.
Medium
1 month ago
UX design

Don't Worry, It's Just a Job Title

Job titles in the UX field can be confusing and blurred, but what matters is the impact you make and the value you bring.
The shared mission in the UX field is to solve real user problems and improve the overall user experience.
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Medium
2 days ago
UX design

Empathy for colleagues: why UX Design is a leadership skill

Designers and product managers have similar desires to deliver value but may feel misunderstood by each other.
UX design emphasizes empathy and responsibility for desirability in the software design process.
Medium
3 days ago
UX design

Harness the User Experience with 7 UX Trends for 2024

Advancements in design trends for 2024 impact user experiences.
Hyper-personalization through AI integration enhances intuitive user interfaces.
Uxmatters
1 week ago
UX design

The AI Advantage: How UX Designers Can Transform Challenges into Opportunities

UX designers can utilize AI for innovative interaction types like gestures and voice control.
AI can automate routine tasks and produce designs, saving time and resources.
collaboration
Medium
5 days ago
UX design

What strategies do you use to build a successful UX team?

Clearly define roles and responsibilities within the team for effective collaboration.
Identify key roles in a UX team including UX Designer, UX Researcher, Information Architect, UI Designer, and Content Strategist/UX Copywriter.
Uxmatters
3 weeks ago
UX design

From Surface to Core: The Uncharted Path of Domain Expertise in UX

Mastering domain knowledge helps UX designers anticipate user needs and design usable solutions.
Domain expertise enables efficient decision-making, communication, and collaboration.
uxplanet.org
3 weeks ago
UX design

Confessions of a Content Designer!

Content Design goes beyond just writing and includes research, content strategy, editing, and collaboration with UX designers.
Content Designers are responsible for creating user-centered content that solves real user problems.
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Uxmatters
1 week ago
UX design

7 Effective Ways to Craft Compelling Problem Statements for UX Design

Defining the scope clearly is crucial for effective design solutions by outlining boundaries and context.
Highlighting impacts and consequences helps prioritize and address problems effectively.
Medium
1 week ago
UX design

Interaction Footprint: a new tool for measuring design

Designing a new sales flow on Salesforce to replace OPUS at AT&T.
Importance of showcasing new design improvements and efficiency compared to existing systems.
Uxmatters
1 week ago
UX design

Spatial Computing: A New Paradigm of Interaction

Immerse intentionally
Strategize spatially
Naturalize interactions
Medium
1 week ago
UX design

Seeing the Systems in EdTech

Systems thinking is crucial for meaningful problem-solving in EdTech.
The pace layers framework provides an actionable and profound approach to systems thinking.
Medium
1 week ago
UX design

Mastering the Mind Game: How Priming Shapes Your Online Experience

Priming is the subconscious activation of specific concepts or mental representations that can influence behavior or perception.
UX designers can strategically incorporate priming techniques into interface design to optimize usability and enhance user engagement.
LogRocket Blog
1 week ago
UX design

Critical UX artifacts for ongoing documentation (+template) - LogRocket Blog

Creating and maintaining ongoing UX documentation is important for maintaining alignment and avoiding wasted efforts.
Key UX artifacts for documentation include user personas, empathy maps, value proposition canvas, user journey maps, and interview snapshots.
Medium
1 week ago
UX design

Designer, don't fall in love with your project

Designers have a tendency to become possessive and territorial over their work.
The design stage is where ideas take a concrete form for the first time.
Stephanie Walter - Senior UX Designer, Mobile Expert, Conference Speaker, Blog writer and Teacher.
3 weeks ago
UX design

Pixels of the Week - February 5, 2024 by Stephanie Walter - UX Researcher & Designer.

Struggling to explain accessibility? Check out the 5 illustrations on different aspects of accessibility.
Smashing Magazine is offering a workshop on UX design in June 2024. Get your early bird ticket!
Medium
2 weeks ago
UX design

Storytelling For Designers

Storytelling skills are as critical as design craft skills and tools knowledge in UX design.
Data storytelling skills are becoming critical for designers today, as they help in making data-driven decisions, building bridges between teams, and creating more effective designs.
Medium
2 weeks ago
UX design

Apple Vision Pro: UX yay or nay

The underpinnings of UX will largely remain the same as long as input and output largely remain the same.
The Apple Vision Pro has the potential to disrupt how we teach and practice UX.
Medium
3 weeks ago
UX design

Model designers, form factor trap, the loss of process, challenging ChatGPT

Designers are focused on the interface of AI models without considering the core models themselves.
The UX Collective is a design publication that promotes unheard design voices and critical thinking.
uxplanet.org
3 weeks ago
Artificial intelligence

UX for Human-Centered AI: How to do it right.

AI systems are continuously learning and never 100% accurate, making their outputs complex and dynamic.
Designing for the UX of AI requires a different approach compared to traditional UX design.
Medium
3 weeks ago
UX design

Mastering UX Design: Discover My 7 Favorite UX Tools

Choosing the right UX tools is crucial for efficient and productive UX design.
Consider aspects like project goals, project type, teamwork, complexity, integration, cost, and testimonials when choosing a UX tool.
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LogRocket Blog
3 weeks ago
UX design

Pop-ups, popovers, and poppers: What are they and when do you use them? - LogRocket Blog

Establishing a consistent terminology is important in UX and UI design teams for clear communication and collaboration.
Pop-ups, popovers, and poppers are commonly conflated terms in UI design and have different functions.
eLearning
1 month ago
UX design

What Does Make UI/UX Essential in Software Development? - eLearning

UI/UX design is critical to the success of a software product
The global UI and UX Design Software market is predicted to reach USD 4093.63 million by 2028
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Creative Bloq
1 month ago
UX design

Last chance to claim a free Figma Pro subscription with our UX design course

Exclusive offer for UX design students: new students signing up for the online UX Design Foundations course can get a free Figma Pro membership worth $144
The course features expert contributors and tutors from Parsons School of Design, providing a well-rounded education in UX design
Uxmatters
1 month ago
UX design

Making Sense of Big Data in UX: From Numbers to Insights

Behavioral data allows UX designers to understand user behaviors and identify areas for improvement.
Data analysis and personalization can enhance user engagement and satisfaction.
uxplanet.org
1 month ago
UX design

Why your UX Portfolio is not getting interviews in 2024? Do's & Don'ts!

Your portfolio is a crucial asset that compensates for any uncertainties in your resume or work experience.
Strive for a portfolio that is undeniably exceptional and showcases your potential and versatility in UX design.
Medium
1 month ago
UX design

Why Not Become a UX Designer in 2024?

The job market for UX designers has become saturated, creating a gap between supply and demand.
Building a strong portfolio and networking are essential for standing out in the competitive job market.
Medium
2 months ago
Career

Most of the portfolios I review have these key problems

Put a problem statement and a few screens of your solution at the beginning of your case study to catch attention quickly.
Include enough detail to create a good story, but avoid overwhelming the reader with excessive detail.
Medium
1 month ago
UX design

Presenting work with confidence and clarity

Clearly articulate the purpose of the presentation
Tailor the presentation to the specific audience
Medium
1 month ago
UX design

The UX tricks behind upselling, trials and churn

Companies ask for a payment card before a trial to reduce decision-making and potential churn.
Promising to remind users before a trial ends can reduce pre-trial anxiety and increase conversion rates.
Medium
1 month ago
UX design

The Ultimate Guide to Google Analytics 4 for UX Designers and Business Owners

Google Analytics 4 provides valuable insights into user behavior and engagement on your website.
Using Google Analytics 4 can help UX designers or business owners understand how visitors interact with their websites and optimize the user experience.
Medium
1 month ago
UX design

What designers can learn from the practice of finding joy

Recognize the successful aspects of design and collect data on user joy and satisfaction.
Positive emotions like joy and delight are crucial in creating a satisfying user experience.
Medium
1 month ago
UX design

UX Research: A Practical Guide to Insights, Budgeting, and Stakeholder Engagement

User research is crucial for understanding user behaviors, needs, and preferences.
UX research is integral in creating user-centric products and informing the design phase.
Medium
1 month ago
UX design

Pressing necessity of UX Evolution in curbing digital addiction

The rapid growth of smartphones has resulted in a surge in app usage and dependency.
Major organizations in the social media industry have misused design principles to make their apps addictive.
Medium
1 month ago
UX design

Boring designs, using AI for 3D rendering, 58 rules for beautiful UI

A chair must be functional, stable, and appealing
The Vitruvian Triad of architecture includes stability, utility, and beauty
Medium
1 month ago
UX design

Gen Z Attention Spans? Meet the UX Design Hacks That Win Them Over

Generation Z's unique expectations and behaviors are reshaping UX and interface design.
Generation Z's reliance on digital connectivity and integration of virtual and physical experiences present challenges for designers.
Medium
1 month ago
UX design

AI Vertigo: where do we go from here as designers?

The product design community is reassessing the value of designers in the face of AI and generative technologies.
Being a UX designer involves manifesting the product into existence through means, goals, and facilitation of a dynamic user experience.
Uxmatters
1 month ago
UX design

Enterprise UX Design: Collaborating and Taking Charge of Uncertainties

Navigating the unknown is a challenge in UX design, especially in enterprises with limited data and customer access.
Keeping the user at the center of the process and conducting thorough research can help overcome uncertainties and find optimal solutions.
uxplanet.org
1 month ago
UX design

Can guessing your Body Fat % be a Risky UX case?

The onboarding process for Asana Rebel was engaging and tailored to the user's needs.
The inclusion of a body fat percentage question using a slider and illustrations could lead to inaccurate answers and discourage users.
uxplanet.org
1 month ago
Web design

Top 12 Figma Plugins for UI/UX Designers in 2024

There are several useful plugins available for Figma that make designing easier and more efficient.
Some of the plugins mentioned in the article include a content generator, a website converter, an isometric image creator, a frame and component switcher, a vector to 3D converter, and a contrast checker.
Medium
1 month ago
Web design

AI Vertigo: where do we go from here as designers?

Designers are questioning their value and relevance in light of new generative technologies and layoffs.
The role of a UX designer goes beyond pixels and involves creating dynamic experiences.
LogRocket Blog
1 month ago
UX design

Leader Spotlight: Changing how people work, with Todd Buelow - LogRocket Blog

Todd Buelow emphasizes the importance of upskilling teams in agile processes for successful digital transformations.
Involving UX design in the discovery process and having a dynamic roadmap are key factors for success in digital transformations.
Stephanie Walter - Senior UX Designer, Mobile Expert, Conference Speaker, Blog writer and Teacher.
1 month ago
UX design

2023 wrap-up - the professional part by Stephanie Walter - UX Researcher & Designer.

Launch of UX template shop
Updates and improvements to UX templates
Substack
1 month ago
UX design

Rebirth of the UX Unicorn?

AI narrows skill gaps in UX design
Demand for UX professionals with comprehensive skill sets is increasing
LogRocket Blog
1 month ago
Web design

A UX designer's guide to 40 essential UI elements - LogRocket Blog

UI elements provide navigational support and help users control the system they are using.
This article covers forty essential UI design elements that UX designers should be familiar with.
uxplanet.org
1 month ago
UX design

Navigating the Complex Landscape of UX Design as a Team of One

Photo by Austin Mabe on Unsplash As UX/UI design evolves, collaboration has been at the forefront of all design efforts in the last few years.
uxplanet.org
1 month ago
UX design

If I started UX Design in 2024, Here's What I'd Do!

https://undraw.co Most beginners associate UX design with the use of Figma.
But UI/UX design is a broader field of knowledge and skills.
Stephanie Walter - Senior UX Designer, Mobile Expert, Conference Speaker, Blog writer and Teacher.
2 months ago
Web design

Pixels of the Week - December 17, 2023 by Stephanie Walter - UX Researcher & Designer.

Curated articles and resources about UX Design, User Research, UI and mobile design, HTML, CSS, and the web industry
Currently reading and prefacing Geoffrey Crofte's book 'Formulaire Web - Les erreurs à éviter qui vous coûtent cher'
Experimenting with a foil quill for the Cameo 4 and creating metallic gel pen Winter solstice cards
Medium
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Generative AI for UX designers: 5 Real-world Applications I've Explored

UX designers use generative AI to quickly understand the problem space by crafting detailed prompts.
Generative AI can be used to conduct user research and simulate user personas.
Medium
2 months ago
UX design

Can UX design actually be ethical?

The potential negative effects of using human psychology in design
The lack of emphasis on ethics and forecasting in UX design education
Stephanie Walter - Senior UX Designer, Mobile Expert, Conference Speaker, Blog writer and Teacher.
2 months ago
Web design

Pixels of the Week - December 10, 2023 by Stephanie Walter - UX Researcher & Designer.

Curated articles and resources on UX Design, User Research, UI, and more
Sharing a product risk management workshop and upcoming changes to the newsletter
Medium
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

My take on 2024 UX trends

AI will have a significant impact on the field of computer science in 2024.
Current state of UX design in relation to AI is limited, but companies will still explore AI to stay current.
Medium
2 months ago
Design

20 Inspiring UX Quotes You Should Learn as a UX Designer

Design software to behave like a likable person: respectful, generous, and helpful.
Involve customers in design decisions and gather their feedback for improvement.
Prototypes are invaluable tools for communication and can replace numerous meetings.
uxdesign.cc
2 months ago
UX design

The State of UX in 2024: Enter late-stage UX

Late-stage UX is characterized by market saturation, financial focus, automation, commoditization, and increased influence of corporations.
Designers in 2024 must navigate this landscape by adapting to automation, focusing on scalability and standardization, considering financial health in design decisions, and addressing user trust issues.
Medium
2 months ago
UX design

Bad cookie popup design vs your time, privacy and trust

Many Cookie Popups lack UX accessibility and empathy for the user
Some Cookie Popups intentionally use deceptive design patterns
Business needs often outweigh user needs in Cookie Popup design
Medium
3 months ago
Agile

UX design in an Agile Scrum environment

Integrating UX design into Agile Scrum environments is a challenge but crucial for product development.
UX professionals must find ways to align their detailed approach with the fast-paced nature of Agile Scrum.
Agile Scrum emphasizes flexibility, iterative development, and delivering functional software at a rapid pace.
Medium
3 months ago
UX design

Beyond demographics: Adding depth to user personas

User personas are a powerful tool in UX design that can predict user behavior and reveal their needs and motivations.
Traditional demographic-based personas are limited in their effectiveness because demographics alone do not fully capture user behavior and motivations.
Medium
3 months ago
UX design

Eye-Tracking and UX

Eye-tracking technology provides valuable insights into user behavior and preferences in UX design.
Eye-tracking data can help create more effective, engaging, and personalized user experiences.
Eye-tracking reveals real-time engagement and interaction patterns, unlike traditional analytics.
uxplanet.org
3 months ago
UX design

New UX Design and A.I Tools that I discovered in October 2023

Figma color wheel allows for easy creation of custom color palettes
Jony Eye helps identify design errors and problems in files
Recraft.ai is an AI-based application for creating logos and illustrations
LogRocket Blog
2 months ago
Web design

10 advanced Figma tips and tricks to improve your workflow - LogRocket Blog

Figma is a powerful design tool with a large market share among collaborative design tools.
To become a proficient UX designer with Figma, it's important to learn and demonstrate shortcuts that improve workflow and efficiency.
uxplanet.org
2 months ago
Design

7 UX/UI Design Trends in 2023: Innovations in User Experience

Buttonless UI is an emerging trend in UI/UX design as technology advances.
Buttonless interfaces use alternative methods like gestures and voice commands for user interaction.
Medium
3 months ago
Design

Four Factors in Design Transformation

Design does not evolve on its own, everything is in motion, and signals, and trends shape design every day.
Improving UX maturity within an organization requires focusing on mindset, process, strategy, and innovation capabilities.
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
2 months ago
Business intelligence

Five hard skills that demonstrate you're cut out for a career in product management

Having technical expertise is crucial for product managers to make informed decisions and communicate effectively with technical teams.
Data analysis and interpretation skills help product managers make evidence-based decisions.
Understanding UX design principles and project management capabilities are also important for product managers.
Uxmatters
3 months ago
UX design

Optimizing the Supply Chain: A Strategic Approach to UX Design

Meeting the needs of different users is essential in UX design for a supply-chain platform.
Creating a scalable platform requires effective UX design to anticipate future demands.
UX design improves efficiency by streamlining processes and enhancing productivity.
Dribbble
3 months ago
UX design

The Magic of Details: How UX Microinteractions Transform Products

User perception of credibility is heavily influenced by design
Microinteractions are a crucial part of good UX design
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