What Skills Should a UX Designer Have?4:53 with Anwar Montasir
So what skills do industry employers expect from a UX designer? The answer to this question tends to evolve over time, and partly depends on the type of role you’re preparing for. But there are a handful of skills that most UX professionals are capable of. Let’s take a look.
User Research: The process of understanding user behaviors, needs, and attitudes using different observation and feedback collection methods.
Information Architecture: The practice of organizing and labeling content so users can make sense of it
Interaction Design: A discipline that focuses on the way users interact with a product
Sketches: The process of working out ideas using pencil or pen and paper
Wireframes: The skeletal framework of a webpage, focused on navigation, page structure, labeling of content
Mockups: A high-resolution representation of a webpage that includes decisions about design elements like color, typography, and photography
Prototypes: A usable, interactive version of a web design that can be tested on users before the design gets coded
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