Information Architecture Vs.User Flows: Understanding The Difference

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  What makes you open Google? Why you use apps on your phone like Airbnb, Duolingo, Twitter, and Quora? Why you open these apps every day?! Actually you use them to search for something you need to buy, for example, search for an apartment for your next trip, learn some Spanish, post some tweets about your self or ask professionals for help. You use any app or website for two purposes, whether to find an information (Pizza dough recipe or

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Six Tips For Getting Your First UX Job

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  If you are starting your journey as a user experience designer, or you are interested in this field and want to start with it, you need to work very hard to be of the great designers you are inspired by. Thinking of what to do in this phase is worrying and stressful. You in this phase have a little or no experience, you need the experience to get a good job and you need a good job to have

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Visual Interfaces Are Dying, What Is Next?

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By 2020, 30% of web browsing sessions will be done without a screen. Yes, that is true. By 2020, the need to use your hands and eyes for browsing will be reduced and replaced by using only your voice for browsing and interaction. Some audio-centric products are being emerged in a big way in the past few years like Google Home and Amazon’s Echo. An analysis by Voicebot of the forecasted growth of smart speaker ownership found that the number of

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8 UX Advice For Beginners UX Designers (From My Experience)

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  “Learning is experience. Everything else is just information.” ― Albert Einstein I read a lot about UX before getting my first UX Designer job, I was asking about UX advice from experts and, I was very interested in UX and it’s practice and how designers think and solve users’ problems using logical thinking and creative thinking together. I was very interested to start my work as a UX Designer, work with other designers and apply all my readings and knowledge

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What Is Design? It’s Really A Hard Question

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What is design? It seems to be a stupid question for a lot of people, but thinking really about the definition of such a word is really a very hard thing. When you say the word “Design” to 10 people, I’m sure you will get 10 different definitions, they may have common things of course but everyone has his own perspective when defining this amazing word. I was trying to search and collect some definitions for the word “Design” to

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Never Ask About The UX Process

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Whenever I attend any meetup about user experience or join a group for people interested in user experience, the first question I already encounter is ” What is your UX process? “. I know they are not asking about the high level process: Discover – Design – Validate. Thinking about this question and trying to figure out the answer for it, I always has the same answer “It depends on your project“.     If there is an ideal UX

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Why You Should Hire A UX Designer For Your Startup?

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As a product designer, I encounter daily a lot of enthusiastic people who are building their new startups with wishes and dreams to be the next Uber or the next Airbnb. Unfortunately, most of these startups end up failing with a lot of frustrations and damages. I came across a finding that 90% of startups fails. A survey of failed startups found out that “lack of a market need for their product” as the single biggest reason for their failure.

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The One & Only Needed Skill For Designers

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  If you lose all your skills as a designer, and you have to choose just one skill to remain in your skills list, what this skill would be? It’s a hard question to answer. One skill ONLY is very hard to choose among a lot of skills and experiences any designer must have. I thought that problem solving is the most important skill for a designer. But wait, what if I was solving the wrong problem?   “ If

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Why do user experience designers need to learn psychology?

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Have you ever asked yourself why people are not doing what you intended them to do with your designs? Have you ever tried to persuade people to do something through your design — Maybe signing up, sharing something or buying your product — and the results were awful to you? Or you decided to draw a road map for your user to be guided through your site and they took another direction that wasn’t intended? Or you intended to do something to catch your

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What is user experience and why it is becoming more important now ?

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What is User Experience Design ? According to Wikipedia: ” User experience is the process of enhancing user satisfaction by improving the usability, accessibility, and pleasure provided in the interaction between the user and the product.” On Interaction Design: Beyond human-computer interaction book, User experience was defined as: “How people feel about a product and their pleasure and satisfaction when using it, looking at it, holding it and opening and closing it, it includes their overall impression of how good it is to use,

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