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A Day in the Life
User Experience (UX) Design focuses on the interaction between users/humans and products such as websites and apps. With the increase in daily web and mobile usage and the customer experience, it's no surprise why UX Designers are high in demand. UX Designers have to be adept with technology, communication and writing, prototyping and wireframing, but it also requires empathy and knowledge in psychology.
Balance data with instinct to make intuitive leaps that solve client design challenges
Interpret consumer and business research into insights that drive the strategy for user experience
Drive the development and communication of design and experience guidelines
Produce audience personas, user journey maps, site maps, detailed user flows, wireframes, prototypes, and user interface specifications
Perform metrics analysis to inform design/UX optimization efforts; apply a data-driven approach to all design activities
Skills You'll Need
Fluency in standard methodologies for mobile and web information architecture and responsive design, as well as deep knowledge of usability principles and techniques
Strong user experience skill set including strategy, information architecture, and design aesthetic
Strong presentation skills and ability to craft a story
Experience thinking in design system terms
Excellent experience creating beautiful and user-friendly web applications, business software, mobile apps, and consumer-facing digital experiences
Fluency in Figma, Omnigraffle, Axure, Miro, Sketch, and/or InVision
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