UX designers are responsible for making sure that the design, features, and functionality of a product achieves the goals of a business and satisfies its customers. They do this by combining strategy, process, and research to ensure a product reflects what users need and want.
The average total compensation for an entry-level Product Designer with less than 1 year experience, according to PayScale, is $71,776 (based on 127 salaries).
Source: PayScale: Average Product Designer Salary, (Retrieved Oct. 22, 2021)
The title Product Designer can sometimes be used interchangeably for a UX Designer or a UI Designer but the key distinction between these roles is that a Product Designer often combine some elements of both UX and UI design. They take ownership of the product's visual design as well as the research that informs the design.
The average total compensation for an entry-level UX Researcher with less than 1 year experience, according to PayScale, is $69,612 (based on 98 salaries).
Source: PayScale: Average UX Researcher Salary, (Retrieved Oct. 22, 2021)
A UX Researcher is in charge of collecting all information about a the users of their product in order to give the business, designers, and developers data-informed insights into the behaviors, motivations, and psychology of their target users. In addition to collecting research, UX Researchers need to analyze data to make informed decisions about the product.
The average total compensation for an entry-level UI Designer with less than 1 year experience, according to PayScale, is $50,022 (based on 23 salaries).
Source: PayScale: Average User Interface Designer Salary, (Retrieved Oct. 22, 2021)
The job of a User Interface Designer is to improve the usability of a product and make it more enjoyable for the end user through stylistic choices that effect the visual design of a product as well as the interactivity. A UI Designer is concerned with how the product looks and feels.
The average total compensation for an entry-level Interaction Designer with less than 1 year experience, according to PayScale, is $65,528 (based on 23 salaries).
Source: PayScale: Average Interaction Designer Salary, (Retrieved Oct. 22, 2021)
The Interaction Designer focuses on the a person's experience with a product before, during, and after they are done using it. This role requires a foundational understanding of UX and UI design skills and also incorporates design strategy to ensure that user interactions are pleasant, timely, and engaging.
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In this course, you will learn both user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design. This means that you will be learning how to design digital products using research, data, and design thinking.
Learn the foundational topics and ideas of user experience design. Develop core problem solving skills through human-centered design exercises and learn how to convey meaning through visuals. We will also introduce user research and define contextually relevant research methods and techniques through applied exercises.
Discover how applications and websites are constructed and learn methods to evaluate the ease of use of a product. You will start by creating an efficient information architecture model that informs navigation and then begin sketching wireframes based on scenarios and user stories. We will also create screen flow diagrams and build paper prototypes to evaluate design interactions.
Learn how to set measurable performance goals and choose tools to test them. Use test results and feedback to inform changes in design or functionality. Execute deliverable handoffs to developers. Start synthesis presentation outline. Craft problem statement, solution, goals, artifacts, assets and research findings into a compelling story.
Begin your final project and use design thinking to work through a real, industry problem. Develop a design solution that addresses this problem, putting the user first. The result will be a prototype with accompanying design artifacts as well as a robust presentation to include in your portfolio.
A quality UX portfolio puts you and your best work in the proper light. It conveys to a prospective employer or client that you know what you’re doing—that you have in essence, been there and done that.
You will graduate with a job-ready UX portfolio. Here is an example of a portfolio from a former UX Bootcamp student, Mia Kerin.
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