Typography Resources for UX Designers

Your users deserve a type expert, this list of free typography resources for UX Designers may help you. Typography is entwined in our everyday lives and there is no avoiding its omnipresent power, it plays a vital role in user experience design, can be used to define a brand and helps to deliver information. A firm […]

Remote Communication

Presentations The tool to use when you present the research findings. Skills If you’re presenting using slides be clear who will be attending the presentation, send follow-ups to lock in the time and technology being used, and test it before. In my personal experience, the more important the presentation, the more important it is for […]

Remote UX Design

Storyboard Storyboards are illustrations that represent shots that ultimately represent a story. Basically, it’s a sequential art, where images are arrayed together to visualise the story. This method came from the motion picture production. Depending on the audience, it may be an extremely rough sketch, purely for crystallizing your own ideas. Sometimes it can be useful […]

Remote UX Analysis

Personas Personas are fictional, generalized characters that encompass the various needs, goals, and observed behavior patterns among your real and potential customers. Skills There’s no reason why your personas can’t be created remotely, you can organize your interviews by Skype and work with your team in the same way. Tools Google Docs Personapp Allows you […]

Remote UX Research

Analytics Review Analysing web usage data or mobile usage data, and making recommendations. Skills To make the most from Analytics data, UX professionals need to integrate this data where it can add value to qualitative processes. Analytics has traditionally been used to inform marketing strategy and tactics, but now I see more usability and user-experience professionals relying on […]

Remote User Experience Design

Becoming a remote worker is a life-long goal for many people, the advantages are many: manage your time, working wherever in the world and tapping into a global client base. Is it possible to be a UX Designer working remotely? I think the right answer is no. If you’re a UX designer and you spend your […]

Visibility of system status

Jacob Nielsen’s first heuristic is about the visibility of the system status. According to the author, the user has to understand what’s going on at any time. The system must keep informed users through appropriate responses provided within a reasonable time. Here is the original article by Nielsen: http://nngroup.com/articles/ten-usability-heuristics