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How to Make A Perfect Interaction Demo that Can Attract Customers?

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In the process of interactive design will produce out of a wide variety of outputs, such as flow charts, mind maps, drafts on paper, and even interaction demo. In order to facilitate product managers, designers, developers and project stakeholders to see intuitive effects, and communicate more effectively. The designer usually provides intuitive product through demo that shows how the user interacts with the product.
How to make a perfect interaction demo? I’d love to share some experiences of it here.
Part One: Tools for Interaction Demo
Axure There are so many tools for interaction demo, I prefer to use Axure. Axure is simple and easy to use for experienced designers, it has a strong ability for interactive demo. For advanced users, the production of a very high fidelity demo is also a great achievement.
Balsamiq Balsamiq provides web commonly used components with rich hand-drawn style. You can make a right and rapid prototype with it, which is close to the hand-painted prototype o…

What is Interaction Design And How it Works?

Interaction design” is not a fresh term in the design industry. While batches of Rookies are flocking in this industry with questions about this term. For example, what is interaction design and what are its principles? How’s it work and what’s the interaction design progress?
Interaction design, often abbreviated as IxD, is "the practice of designing interactive digital products, environments, systems, and services." While the digital side of this statement is true, interaction design is also useful when creating physical (non-digital) products, exploring how a user might interact with it. Common topics of interaction design include design, human–computer interaction, and software development. While interaction design has an interest in form (similar to other design fields), its main area of focus rests on behavior. Rather than analyzing how things are, interaction design synthesizes and imagines things as they could be. This element of interaction design is what clearly m…

Step-by-Step Guide: Become an Excellent Interaction Designer

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In recent years, with the rise of the Internet industry, designer quickly became a popular profession. The thriving designer career trends attract more people to join in the industry; especially the excellent designers are hot needed. According to the different job descriptions, designers are divided into several categories, such as interaction designers, visual designers, user experience designers, web designers and so on. Today, our protagonist is the interaction designer.
What is Interaction Design?
The interaction design was put forward by the founder of IDEO, Bill Mogridi, in 1984. At the beginning, it’s called Softface, and then renamed "Interaction Design", that is what we called the interaction design today. An interaction designer is a profession that focuses on the interaction mechanism between product and the user. That means with the help of interaction designer, it will allow users to use the product simpler and easier, experience the product more intuitively, a…