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Six Questions Designers Should Know About Software Prototyping

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If you have entered the internet industry, you must be familiar with some words like UI/UX design and prototype. However, what is the meaning of them? Maybe you will be speechless. Obviously, there is a terrible shortage of your industry knowledge. How to cram this knowledge? Let’s start to learn a high-frequency word, software prototyping. Asking questions is the best way to learn a new industry vocabulary. Thus, I prepared some questions about software prototyping that the UI UX design beginner often ask. I hope it’s useful for you.
1. How did the software prototype get evolved?
The initial prototype is a sketch which draws on paper. People introduce the structure and function of the product directly to the consumer. With the development of the Internet industry, this approach is gradually optimized. People begin to make a simple software prototyping. This way becomes very popular for its vivid presentation.
2. What is software prototyping?
Make a model which includes the interface…

Do You Know the UI/UX Designer Responsibilities & Skills?

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China set off a wave of unemployment in 2017. It gives many UI/UX designers who just enter this industry a head-on blow. The internet industry is not affected by this, but the market keeps a growing trend. Is the tide of unemployment true? No matter if it’s true. It has been a wake-up call for UI/UX designers all over the world. If you don’t work hard, you’ll try to find work. How to tide the period of unemployment perfectly? Instead of sitting on pins and needles, you should make clear these UI/UX designer responsibilities.
Part 1: UI Designer Responsibilities
With the development of the internet industry, occupations like UI design become popular. Many people are not clear about UI/UX designer responsibilities. For instance, many UI designers think they only needs to design a better interface and icon. What are the responsibilities of UI designer on earth? Keep reading and you’ll know.

1. Interface Design
Responsible for the product interface design, creative work, and production w…

Tips on How to Learn UI/UX Design for Beginners

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The first thing to understand about UX is that it is not simply an exercise in creating a prototype. Many people approach UX entirely focused on prototype creation, but creating a prototype is only a narrow subset of what the discipline of UX has to offer. In this article, I’ll be covering the three cornerstones of becoming and being a UX professional: learning UX, practicing UX design, and cultivating your own UX connection.

Part I. Tips on Learning UX
1. A list of classic books and resources for beginners: Read my list of UX resources for beginners
2. The latest books for designers: Great books for designers to read in 2016 Free UX & UI Books That Worth Your Reading
3. Listen to useful podcasts: my blog post about my favorite UX podcasts
4. A list of UX Design Blogs And Resources You Should Follow, some collections such as UX — UI Readings on Medium, and Inspiration and helpful links for User Experience Designers
5. Great tools for reference: Adobe, Photoshop, Illustrator, and so…

The Best User Experience Design Methods for You

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I work on UX design for five years. I was a rookie, my design was changed beyond recognition. Now I’m a skilled designer, I can design a standard program easily.
I adored these experienced designers very much in my heart, they can complete a design with a stroke of a pen. However, you will find that your dream is not far away when you have designed hundreds of projects. The way to be an experienced designeris traceable. Design god is equal to work hard, have a correct method, and speak less. It’s necessary to work hard and speak less, but the most important thing is to have some practical user experience design methods.
How to own a set of design methods of user experience? I summarize some methods according to my design experience, I hope it can provide some references for you!
1. User Research Method
As a designer, you have to understand your product at first. Then you should think about the features and requirements of the user group. You can make a good user experience design onl…

5 Tips to Be an UI/UX Expert

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Introduction: It’s amazing that the commuting times actually bring me inspiration to write. I decided to write an article which takes the bus as an example. Ding ding ding, It’s this article, 5 Tips to be a perfect UI/UX expert.
With the rapid development of the Internet, UI/UX design is destined to be popular. Because of low threshold and high salary, so many people fall in the design industry's feet. These UI/UX designers are very confused when they get into this industry. How can I stand out in this industry? At first, you can set a little goal for yourself, becoming an UI/UX expert in 2017.

UI/UX Basic Skills
Many young people try their best to catch the early bus to be an UI/UX expert, but few of them succeed. What’s the reason of it? They don’t get a ticket. If you want to catch UI/UX expert this bus, you have to master the following job skills.
UI Essential Skills 1. Have a certain aesthetic ability. 2. Interactive design. 3. Animation design. 4. Optimization design. 5. Me…

The Best User Experience Design Methods for You

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I work on UX design for five years. I was a rookie, my design was changed beyond recognition. Now I’m a skilled designer, I can design a standard program easily.
I adored these experienced designers very much in my heart, they can complete a design with a stroke of a pen. However, you will find that your dream is not far away when you have designed hundreds of projects. The way to be an experienced designer is traceable. Design god is equal to work hard, have a correct method, and speak less. It’s necessary to work hard and speak less, but the most important thing is to have some practical user experience design methods.
How to own a set of design methods of user experience? I summarize some methods according to my design experience, I hope it can provide some references for you!
1. User Research Method As a designer, you have to understand your product at first. Then you should think about the features and requirements of the user group. You can make a good user experience design on…

7 Popular Tools for UX Design - Which is the Best?

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A workman must sharpen his tools if he wants to work well. Therefore, it’s important for designers to choose tools for UX design. Why do we think so? A good tool for UX design not only brings ideal effective but also saves a lot of time. How to choose UX design software? We should consider some factors like the functionality, convenience & efficiency, and the cost-effective. This article will introduce you with seven best tools for UX design from these three aspects.
1. Adobe XD (Adobe Experience Design CC)Pricing:Free for download As a new generation of the design tool, Adobe XD advertised itself as a lightweight vector and prototype software. Its core function is that designers can perfectly switch interface design and prototype interaction by the two buttons of design and prototype correspondingly. Although it’s a new design tool, its ability to solve problem can’t be despised!


2. Axure RPPricing: Person vision-$29 per month ; Personal lifelong version-$495 Axure is a professi…

Four Best Mobile App Prototyping Tools

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With the rapid rise of the software industry, occupations like UI UX designers have become coveted fat for many young people. The taste of users is higher and higher, and they are more and more picky to a product, so this piece of fat is not easy to eat. How can you satisfy user’s discerning taste? It’s not enough to have good ideas, your design needs a perfect mobile app prototyping tool in 2017.
You must figure out a problem before you choose a mobile app prototyping tool. Does this prototype tool bring you desired effect?
1. Hand-painted Tool
POP-prototyping on paper If you are a designer who goes after convenience and have art design ability, you can choose this original hand-painted tool! POP is a free mobile app prototyping tool. It allows you to bid farewell to a long process of learning tool and complex interaction. You only need a piece of paper and a pen to start your design immediately when inspiration comes. Then you upload the draft design to a POP app to begin editing button,…