When you’re overthinking your UX — Satisficing vs Maximizing Photo by José Alejandro Cuffia on Unsplash UX is about the details. The difference between good and bad UX, after all, often boils down to how thoughtful and accommodating your design is. It’s about the things that people don’t notice more often than the
Problem solving as a junior designer Illustration by Source As designers, we are all problem solvers. And from the view of building out the problem space, there are different roles to perform. Exact details can vary depending on your team and the project, and the following is a general definition of these roles.
The false alarm should be a true alarm for UX designers. So states Hanlon’s Razor: “Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.” We’d all do well to keep that truism in mind when considering the following scenario. This video was published on YouTube on October 21st,
In the past three months, I’ve had a few people ask me about how I landed a job in UX design without having any relevant experience under my belt. “How did you get into UX without a design degree?” “What did you do to learn how to become a UX designer?” “What
Little Experiences That Make Up The Bigger Picture We have all heard the phrase, “Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff”. It’s a common way of letting people know to shrug off the little things and instead, worry about the bigger, more important things. Great advice. Except when it comes to UX Design.
3 things I’ve learned interning in entertainment Reflecting on my work in the LA corporate scene Photo by Julian Howard on Unsplash Since moving to Los Angeles, I have been thoroughly immersed in the heart of LA — entertainment. Whenever I tell people I live in LA, the first question I get is
On the bright side Photo | Kessa It was a time when – Designers were urged to not just look, but go beyond boundaries Designers were encouraged to experiment and fail, not play safe Designers delivered solutions, not merely elaborate artifacts Designers were motivated to think “Why?” not just “What?” Designers doodled on paper, not
Reduce clutter and focus on the things that matter Photo by Levi Price on Unsplash We live in the world where brands are trying to get a fraction of our attention. We are often bombarded by adverts, pop ups, cookie notifications, offers and then everything outside of online world like kids and
How Dropbox helps designers have the latest design assets Product designers know that the key to creating the best work is always staying in sync. Every team member should be able to find the information about the project they need when they need it, and the information should also be up
1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another form of Dementia, per Alzheimer’s Association. Witnessing the process of mental deterioration can be tragic for seniors, family members, and caregivers. Posts from the Memory People Facebook group. Names have been changed. Consequently, our team of student designers set out to design