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 entire day on your computer, you’re really missing the point. The answers aren’t at your desk.

But there are plenty of UX-related tasks that you can offer in a remote capacity.

Lets’s try to organize our work as UXD in four areas:

  • Remote Research (Remote UX Research)
    • Analytics Review
    • Surveys
    • Competitive Analysis
    • Heuristic Evaluation
    • Content Audit
    • Contextual Enquiry
    • Usability Testing

 

  • Remote Analysis (Remote UX Analysis)
    • Personas
    • User Stories / Scenarios
    • Mental Models
    • Experience Maps