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How Much Are You Worth? UI/UX Designer Salary Around the World

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IT industry has become a high-salaried industry, as the popularization of the Internet today,also become a development trend around the world. The demand for talent soared due to the rapid development of society. Therefore, the vocational skill requirements derived from the Internet environment for IT staff are constantly keeping up. If you want to gain a firm foothold in the IT industry, no matter the basic office skills, or professional application development language, and professional design tools, that are essential career competences for IT staff, according to the requirements of different industries. So, you may raise questions under the precondition of the sustainable growth of Internet popularity. What’s the most wanted skill? What’s the most potential industry? And what’s the most promising job? Data from an IT survey shows that the most popular 10 IT skills/professions are as follows: 1. UI/UX designer 2. Full-stack Web and product developers 3. Network engineers 4. Securi…

12 Design Tools & Websites for UI/UX Designers

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The continuous improvement of design tools, have a positive impact on usability and user experience, that provides great convenience for designers, as well as the users. Therefore often a good web designer will try to be updated with frontier, and master the latest tools. Hundreds of design blogs and websites update design articles, share design skills, and recommend new tools today on the internet. That is the important source of information for designers. Now, let’s look have a look at what’s new about the design tools and websites. 1. UX checklist Are you sure you have settled all the problems? When you prepare to hand over the project to your clients? UX Checklist is a professional checklist for user experience, you can follow it to review the stage of your project, whether you have already finished all the woks or not. 2. Font Awesome Font Awesome gives you scalable vector icons that can instantly be customized — size, color, drop shadow, and anything that can be done with the pow…

What UI Stands for in Design

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What UI Stands for in Design? When it comes to the meaning of UI, people may hold the first expression that someone who can draw icons is UI designer. Actually drawing icon is only one of the skills of UI design. Broadly speaking, the meaning of UI definitely refers to a large category. According to the traditional classification, the product consists of two parts-design and development. UI design belongs to front-end design. However, it is not easy to be an excellent UI designer. There seem to be lots of things to learn, such as product analysis, user feedback documents, flow charts, design sketches, design prototypes, etc. Currently, users selecting an App not only consider its powerful functionality and greater comfort but also lay more emphasis on its better-looking interface. The interface could be the first thing that users see and use while using their phones. Thus the appearance of the interface is able to exert a large impact on the user experience. Your users are likely to k…

How to Become a User Experience Designer?

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grace04/27/201710250 Views UI/UX design, as the top spot in the top ten most influential IT skills, is very attractive for the layman and the novice designer both on job market prospects and salary. This is why so many people are eager to switch to be an interface designer or user experience designer. Somebody told me that you are also considering to change career. So you want to be a UX designer? Before you made the decision, I have some questions for you. How much knowledge do you know about user experience? Do you know how to become a user experience designer? Here is some experience summarized by predecessors in the user experience design industry for reference at first. 1. Do you know what a user experience designer does? The terms of UX, UI, IA, and IxD are always complicated for layman or people who new to the design industry, so they cannot figure out what’s the difference between the terms. If you want to be a user experience designer, you have to know what is user experience…

You Have No Idea How Today's Mobile Interface Design Is Like in China

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Many developed countries have been the juggernauts in mobile interface design for decades. Not long ago, investors in Silicon Valley looked down upon China’s internet companies as marginal firms that produced fluffs by copying. Not any more. Today BAT (Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent) becomes three threatening monsters. The same story is happening again in the design field. Two years ago in China, “mobile interface design” was just a catchy buzzword. But with China’s internet giants going global and domestic users’ becoming pickier and pickier, designers and PMs are in return forced to uncompromisingly pursue the perfection of app ui design. You can have a sip of five examples below to get an idea of China’s mobile interface design. These Apps, I believe, have a sense of design which many western-designed Apps lack. To be more specifically, I assess them in three aspects: Interface: The mobile App screen design should stand out. Every tiny detail in the interface should combine to be the prov…

A List of User Experience Goals That UX Designers Should Set

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User experience design plays an important role in product design process. But what is good user experience on earth? Is there any criterion? The following 5 user experience goals, listed in a logical order, may help you to find the right direction of user experience design ASAP and make you an excellent UX designer. Goal 1: “I got what I need” To give users what they need is the first goal of user experience design. Before using a product, people are mostly concerned about “whether it is useful?” “Will this product solve my problems?” So a product should meet the functional demands of users first (not only those existed demands, but also potential ones). Doing user research is a good way to find out users’ demands, but objectively, it’s hard to measure users’ needs precisely, even if it was huge company which has advanced user survey technologies. For example, Facebook at the beginning didn’t take “making friends with strangers (say, a friend’s friend)” seriously as they believed tha…