Blog Category: UX/UI

11 Psychology Principles UX Designers Should Understand

It’s a fact of life — you spend five seconds figuring out that the pull handle on a door is actually a push mechanism, and those few moments of annoying inconvenience cast a pall over your day.  There are millions of examples of similar quirks in consumer psychology. We pick a neutral blue sweater over…

After Years of Searching, One Learner Finds Her Calling Through a UX/UI Boot Camp

After graduating college with a bachelor’s degree in international affairs, Saskia Mick worked a broad range of jobs: from waiting tables to designing floral arrangements to working at her local library. While each position presented opportunities and challenges, Saskia struggled to find a career path that truly energized and excited her — until she enrolled in a…

How to Become a UX Researcher (No Experience Needed)

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If you have a knack for understanding people and figuring out what makes them tick, a career in user experience (UX) research might just be the right fit for you. In this article, we’ll show you how to become a UX researcher and give you a few insights into what career training opportunities and job…

The UX/UI Industry: A Beginner’s Guide

  In today’s digital era, a well-designed user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) make a website or an app more engaging, trustworthy, and accessible. That is why an increasing number of companies are looking for talented user interface and user experience designers who can transform the digital presence of their business through optimized interfaces,…

UX vs. UI Design: What’s The Difference?

Today, we see the term “UX/UI” thrown around quite a bit—so much so that many people assume the two fields are a single discipline or that they can be used interchangeably. While UX and UI design do share some overlap, they have more differences than similarities. So, let’s explore what each of them really is,…

UX Design Explained in 60 Seconds

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Design is a core piece of life. Every human-made invention in our lives has been designed for a specific use: whether it be the apps on our phones, the style of our homes, or express lanes on the interstate, design is everywhere.   UX design, or user experience design, is the process of designing experiences,…